Most Popular "Naval Battle" Titles
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1. 300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
2. Battleship (2012)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.
3. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History
A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.
PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
6. Michiel de Ruyter (2015)
Action, Biography, History
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 county's strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter.
7. U-571 (2000)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, War
A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.
8. In Harm's Way (1965)
Approved | 165 min | Drama, War
A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
9. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (2013 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, History
A video game where you play as sailor, privateer and assassin Edward Kenway exploring on and around the islands in the Caribbean Sea during the early 18th century.
Writers: Nicholas Grimwood, Jean Guesdon, Mark Hill, Mustapha Mahrach, Corey May, Darby McDevitt, Jill Murray | Director: Ashraf Ismail | Stars: Matt Ryan, Sean Pertwee, Diarmaid Murtagh, Amy Landecker
10. Assassin's Creed III (2012 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, History
The American Colonies, 1775. It's a time of civil unrest and political upheaval in the Americas. As a Native American fights to protect his land and his people, he will ignite the flames of a young nation's revolution.
Writers: Richard Farrese, Nicholas Grimwood, Russell Lees, Corey May, Matt Turner, Danny Wallace, Jeffrey Yohalem, Ceri Young | Directors: Alex Hutchinson, Shea Wageman | Stars: Noah Watts, Neil Napier, Robin Atkin Downes, Adrian Hough
12. The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1960)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, War
Lieutenant Rip Crandall is hoodwinked into taking command of the "Wackiest Ship in the Navy" - a real garbage scow with a crew of misfits who don't know a jib from a jigger. What none of ... See full summary »
14. The Bedford Incident (1965)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Thriller
An American destroyer captain is determined to confront a Soviet submarine caught violating territorial waters. Perhaps too determined.
16. American Warships (2012 Video)
TV-14 | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When a US plane is taken down over seas by an unknown assailant, the army is sure it was North Korea and a new war is about to break out. Even worse, the true attacker is an alien armed force and only one old battleship can stop them.
17. The Sea Hawk (1940)
Approved | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Geoffrey Thorpe, a buccaneer, is hired by Queen Elizabeth I to nag the Spanish Armada. The Armada is waiting for the attack on England and Thorpe surprises them with attacks on their galleons where he shows his skills on the sword.
18. The Gallant Hours (1960)
Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, War
A semi-documentary dramatization of five weeks in the life of Vice Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey, Jr., from his assignment to command the U.S. naval operations in the South Pacific to ... See full summary »
19. They Were Expendable (1945)
Approved | 135 min | Drama, War
A dramatized account of the role of the American PT Boats in the defense of the Philippines in World War II.
20. The Enemy Below (1957)
Approved | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are good ones, and the engagement lasts for a considerable time.
21. Run Silent Run Deep (1958)
Approved | 93 min | War, Action, Drama
A U.S. sub commander, obsessed with sinking a certain Japanese ship, butts heads with his first officer and crew.
22. Sink the Bismarck! (1960)
Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, History
The World War II story of the British Navy's effort to defeat Nazi Germany's most powerful warship.
23. Destination Tokyo (1943)
Approved | 135 min | Adventure, History, War
In order to provide information for the first air raid over Tokyo, a U.S. submarine sneaks into Tokyo Bay and places a spy team ashore.
24. Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)
117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters.
25. PT 109 (1963)
Approved | 140 min | Biography, Drama, War
Dramatization of President John F. Kennedy's war time experiences during which he captained a PT boat, took it to battle and had it sunk by a Japanese destroyer. He and the survivors had to... See full summary »
26. Operation Pacific (1951)
Approved | 111 min | Drama, War
During WWII, a submarine's second in command inherits the problem of torpedoes that don't explode. When on shore, he is eager to win back his ex-wife.
27. Action in the North Atlantic (1943)
Approved | 126 min | Drama, War
An American tanker is sunk by a German U-boat and the survivors spend eleven days at sea on a raft. They're next assigned to the liberty ship "Sea Witch" bound for Murmansk through the sub-stalked North Atlantic.
29. Hornblower: Duty (2003 TV Movie)
Adventure, Drama, War
Admiral Pellew interrupts Hornblower's wedding reception and tasks him to locate a British ship which has disappeared off the French coast, where Napoleon's troops are engaged in covert activities.
30. Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999 TV Movie)
93 min | Adventure, Drama, War
Lt. Hornblower and his crew are captured by the enemy while escorting a Duchess who has secrets of her own.
31. Damn the Defiant! (1962)
Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant's first officer makes ... See full summary »
32. Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)
119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A true WW2 story: the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.
35. The Sea Chase (1955)
Approved | 117 min | Action, Drama, War
As World War II begins, German freighter captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships.
36. Submarine X-1 (1969)
G | 89 min | Action, Drama, War
After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs.
37. Die Männer der Emden (2012)
180 min | Adventure, Drama
When their ship is sunk in the first world war, in the Indian ocean, 50 men have to cross infinite stretches of sea and desert, avoid enemies, find allies and finally make it home to Germany. A breathtaking real-live odyssey.
38. Mutiny (1952)
Approved | 77 min | Adventure
Early in the War of 1812, Captain James Marshall is commissioned to run the British blockade and fetch an unofficial war loan from France. As first mate, Marshall recruits Ben Waldridge, a ... See full summary »
39. The Mysterious Island (1929)
Passed | 95 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island's inhabitants. Dakkar, his ... See full summary »
40. Battle of the Coral Sea (1959)
86 min | Drama, War, Action
In 1942 submarine commander Jeff Conway secretly photographs Japanese aircraft carriers in the Coral Sea but his submarine is damaged and he's forced to surrender.
43. Rome: Engineering an Empire (2005 TV Movie)
Despite their personal short comings, many of the Roman Empires great engineering accomplishments were introduced during the reign of the Caesars. The tradition continued under Vespasian, ... See full summary »
44. The Pirate and the Slave Girl (1959)
99 min | Adventure, Action, Drama
Bianca, the beautiful daughter of Rhodes military governor, travels in the San Luca from the Venice Republic to her home in Rhodes, and without her knowledge, the ship also brings secret ... See full summary »
49. Jia wu feng yun (1962)
95 min | History, War
In 1894 the Japanese Imperial Navy provokes the Chinese navy to test defenses. Some Chinese want to make concessions while others want to fight. When Japan invades, some naval officers put up a heroic resistance.