Movies at sea

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Kon-Tiki (1950 Documentary)
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A documentary about the Kon-Tiki expedition of the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl. (77 mins.)
Director: Thor Heyerdahl
“ Kon-Tiki 1950 ” - cinematicus
 
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The Boat (1921 Short Film)
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Buster and his family go on a voyage on his homemade boat that proves to be one disaster after another. (23 mins.)
 
3.
The Navigator (1924)
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Two spoiled rich people find themselves trapped on an empty passenger ship. (59 mins.)
 
4.
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
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Midshipman Roger Byam joins Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian aboard HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti... (132 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
5.
Lifeboat (1944)
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Several survivors of a torpedoed ship find themselves in the same boat with one of the men who sunk it. (97 mins.)
 
6.
The Caine Mutiny (1954)
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When a U.S. Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny. (124 mins.)
Director: Edward Dmytryk
 
7.
All at Sea (1957)
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A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition. (87 mins.)
Director: Charles Frend
 
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The Enemy Below (1957)
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During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are experts, and so begins a deadly game of cat-and-mouse. (98 mins.)
Director: Dick Powell
 
9.
A Night to Remember (1958)
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On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean. (123 mins.)
Director: Roy Baker
 
10.
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
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In 1787, British ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian. (178 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
11.
Human (1962)
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The ship Kaijin Maru is left adrift after losing all means of navigation in a storm. The four people on the ship are becoming increasingly desperate as food and water run out. (117 mins.)
Director: Kaneto Shindô
 
12.
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
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In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling but their ship is taken over by pirates who become fond of the kids. (103 mins.)
 
13.
Morituri (1965)
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A war pacifist is blackmailed to pose as an SS officer and to disable the scuttling explosives on freighter carrying rubber cargo to be captured by the Allies. (123 mins.)
Director: Bernhard Wicki
 
14.
The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (1966 TV Series)
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The aquatic explorations of Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the crew of the Calypso. (60 mins.)
Director: Joe Thompson
 
15.
The Onedin Line (1971 TV Series)
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love... (50 mins.)
 
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Jaws (1975)
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A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down. (124 mins.)
 
17.
Midway (1976)
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A dramatization of the battle that was widely heralded as a turning point of the Pacific Theatre of World War II. (132 mins.)
Director: Jack Smight
 
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The Deep (1977)
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A pair of young vacationers are involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a way into a deadly wreck in Bermuda waters... (123 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
 
20.
Das Boot (1981)
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The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror. (149 mins.)
 
21.
Dead Calm (1989)
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After a tragedy, John Ingram and his wife Rae spend some time isolated at sea when they come across a stranger who has abandoned a sinking ship. (96 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
 
22.
The Legend of 1900 (1998)
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A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land. (165 mins.)
 
23.
Longitude (2000 TV Movie)
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Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it. (200 mins.)
 
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The Endurance (2000 Documentary)
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A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in 1914-1916, featuring new... (97 mins.)
Director: George Butler
 
25.
The Cat's Meow (2001)
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Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924. (114 mins.)
 
26.
The Blue Planet (2001 Mini-Series)
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Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans. (50 mins.)
 
27.
Nova (1974 TV Series)
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In late 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton set forth for Antarctica with 27 men, determined to be the first man to cross the continent from coast to coast...
 
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Open Water (2003)
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Based on the true story of two scuba divers accidentally stranded in shark infested waters after their tour boat has left. (79 mins.)
Director: Chris Kentis
 
29.
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America. (138 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
30.
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
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With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son. (119 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
 
31.
Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)
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A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen no Lorelei. (128 mins.)
 
32.
I Shouldn't Be Alive (2005 TV Series)
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Re-enactments of real-life tales of human survival against the savage elements, dangerous climates and physical hazards. (60 mins.)
 
33.
I Shouldn't Be Alive (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Dive Into Danger (2006)
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Two divers lose their boat and must swim to shore through shark infested waters. (60 mins.)
 
34.
Open Water 2: Adrift (2006)
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When a group of friends fail to lower the ladder of their boat, they find themselves stranded in the surrounding waters and struggle to survive. (95 mins.)
Director: Hans Horn
 
35.
Die Gustloff (2008 TV Movie)
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German film loosely based on the sinking, by a Soviet submarine, of a Nazi troop-transport ship in the Baltic Sea on January 30th 1945. (188 mins.)
 
36.
Oceans (2009 Documentary)
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An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world. (104 mins.)
 
37.
Sea Wolf (2009 Mini-Series)
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A young man is taken aboard a seal-hunting vessel helmed by the cruel captain Wolf Larsen. (180 mins.)
 
38.
Pirate Radio (2009)
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A band of rogue DJs that captivated Britain, playing the music that defined a generation and standing up to a government that wanted classical music, and nothing else, on the airwaves. (135 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
“ "The Boat That Rocked" ” - cinematicus
 
39.
The Reef (2010)
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A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef. (94 mins.)
Director: Andrew Traucki
 
40.
Kon-Tiki (2012)
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Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times. (118 mins.)
 
41.
The Deep (2012)
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland. (95 mins.)
“ Djúpið ” - cinematicus
 
42.
A Hijacking (2012)
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The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen. (103 mins.)
Director: Tobias Lindholm
“ Kapringen ” - cinematicus
 
43.
The Master (2012)
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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
 
44.
Pioneer (2013)
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A thriller set at the beginning of the 1980's Norwegian Oil Boom and centered on a diver whose obsession with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea leads to tragedy. (111 mins.)
 
45.
Captain Phillips (2013)
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The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. (134 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
46.
All Is Lost (2013)
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After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face. (106 mins.)
Director: J.C. Chandor
 
47.
Black Sails (2014 TV Series)
Episode: V. (2014)
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Flint and his crew of the Walrus play a deadly game of naval warfare when they engage Captain Bryson... (56 mins.)
 
48.
Black Sails (2014 TV Series)
Episode: VIII. (2014)
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Silver gives Flint the last details of the schedule with the location of the ship. Eleanor's situation changes when the supply ships get sunk in the bay. Meanwhile with Mutiny rising up aboard the Walrus, Gates makes a vital decision. (56 mins.)
 
49.
Against the Sun (2014)
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A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission. (100 mins.)
Director: Brian Falk
 
50.
Black Sea (2014)
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In order to make good with his former employers, a submarine captain takes a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a submarine rumored to be loaded with gold. (114 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
51.
Admiral (2015)
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When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France and Germany and the country itself is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the country's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter. (151 mins.)
Director: Roel Reiné
 
52.
In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
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A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick. (122 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard