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1. Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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81 Metascore

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.

Writers: Patrick O'Brian, Peter Weir, John Collee | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd, James D'Arcy

2. Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)

119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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A true WW2 story: the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.

Writers: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter, Jack Gwillim

3. Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

Approved | 97 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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The World War II story of the British Navy's effort to defeat Nazi Germany's most powerful warship.

Writers: Edmund H. North, C.S. Forester | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith

4. The Sea Wolves (1980)

PG | 120 min | Action, History, War

6.3
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A true WW2 story: the British must attack a German ship but it's safe in neutral Goa. So they send civilians, ex-soldiers about 60 years old.

Writers: James Leasor, Reginald Rose | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven, Trevor Howard

5. Soldier of Orange (1977)

R | 165 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.8
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This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.

Writers: Erik Hazelhoff Roelfzema, Kees Holierhoek, Gerard Soeteman, Paul Verhoeven | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Jeroen Krabbé, Susan Penhaligon, Edward Fox

6. Goldeneye (1989 TV Movie)

105 min | Biography

6.7
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Fact-based biography of James Bond author, Ian Fleming. The film focuses on his wartime exploits and romantic adventures which ultimately led to his creation of the super-spy.

Writers: Reg Gadney, John Pearson | Director: Don Boyd | Stars: Charles Dance, Phyllis Logan, Patrick Ryecart, Marsha Fitzalan

7. Vacation from Marriage (1945)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A dull married couple, separated by their enlistment during World War II, reunite after three years to find that they have become very different people.

Writers: Clemence Dane, Anthony Pelissier | Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns, Ann Todd

8. Against All Flags (1952)

83 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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Brian Hawke of the Royal Navy versus the pirates of Madagascar.

Writers: Æneas MacKenzie, Joseph Hoffman | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Alice Kelley

9. Malta Story (1953)

Approved | 97 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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In 1942 Britain was clinging to the island of Malta since it was critical to keeping Allied supply lines open. The Axis also wanted it for their own supply lines. Plenty of realistic ... See full summary »

Writers: Thorold Dickinson, Peter De Sarigny, William Fairchild, Nigel Balchin, Hugh P. Lloyd | Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Steel, Muriel Pavlow

10. Operation Disaster (1950)

97 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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The crew of a submarine is trapped on the sea floor when it sinks. How can they be rescued before they run out of air?

Writers: W.E. Fairchild, Kenneth Woollard | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Mills, Nigel Patrick, Peter Hammond, Andrew Crawford

11. The Cruel Sea (1953)

Approved | 126 min | Drama, War

7.7
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The World War II adventures of a British convoy escort ship and its officers.

Writers: Nicholas Monsarrat, Eric Ambler | Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, John Stratton, Denholm Elliott

12. The Buccaneers (1956–1957)

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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Captain Dan Tempest was an ex-pirate who received a pardon from the King and turned privateer after his stronghold of New Providence was taken over by Crown soldiers. Tempest and Lt. ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Shaw, Paul Hansard, Brian Rawlinson, Edwin Richfield

13. Above Us the Waves (1955)

92 min | Drama, War

6.6
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The attack by British submarines on the German battleship "Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during the Second World War.

Writers: Charles Esme Thornton Warren, James D. Benson, Robin Estridge | Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice

14. Ghostboat (2006 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A British Sub goes missing at the end of the war leaving only one crew member surviving. Everyone believes it lost to the bottom of the Baltic Sea, then 40 years later it reappears without ... See full summary »

Writers: Neal R. Burger, Guy Burt, George Simpson | Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: David Jason, Ian Puleston-Davies, Tony Haygarth, Julian Wadham

15. Glory at Sea (1952)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.3
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The captain of a old destroyer in 1940 struggles with his crew as well as the Nazis.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, William Fairchild, Hugh Hastings, William Rose | Director: Compton Bennett | Stars: Trevor Howard, Richard Attenborough, Sonny Tufts, James Donald

16. Remembrance (1982)

117 min | Drama

6.2
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A group of Devonport-based Royal Navy ratings, due to sail to America for a six-month NATO exercise, go out on the town on their last night in port, hitting Plymouth's notorious Union ... See full summary »

Writer: Hugh Stoddart | Director: Colin Gregg | Stars: Roger Adamson, John Altman, Dawn Archibald, Sean Arnold

17. The McKenzie Break (1970)

PG | 108 min | War, Drama, Action

6.5
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During WW2, German POWs in Britain plot to escape from their prison camp in Scotland.

Writers: William W. Norton, Sidney Shelley | Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Brian Keith, Helmut Griem, Ian Hendry, Jack Watson

18. Battle Hell (1957)

113 min | Drama, History, War

6.8
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While sailing lawfully up the Yangste river in 1949, the British warship Amethyst found its return to the open sea blocked by Communist Chinese shore batteries that unexpectedly opened fire... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Earl, Franklin Gollings, Eric Ambler | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Richard Todd, William Hartnell, Akim Tamiroff, Donald Houston

19. The Spy in Black (1939)

Approved | 77 min | Thriller, War

7.0
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A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Writers: J. Storer Clouston, Emeric Pressburger, Roland Pertwee | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw, Marius Goring

20. The Silent Enemy (1958)

112 min | Action, Biography, History

6.5
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In the Mediterranean in 1941 the Italians start using underwater chariots to mine the undersides of allied ships. Explosives expert Lionel Crabbe arrives in Gibralter to organise defences, ... See full summary »

Writers: Marshall Pugh, William Fairchild | Director: William Fairchild | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Dawn Addams, Michael Craig, John Clements

21. Lions Among Men (2011)

22 min | Short, Action, Adventure

7.9
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After masking her identity as a woman and joining the British Royal Navy in 1808, Victoria finds herself shipwrecked on an unknown island with the Lieutenant who betrayed her, the slave ... See full summary »

Writer: Becky Wangberg | Director: Traci Hays | Stars: Johanna Watts, Dayo Okeniyi, Crispian Belfrage, Jonah Priour

22. The Navy Lark (1959)

82 min | Comedy

6.8
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Film version of a popular BBC radio show about the incompetent crew of a Royal Navy ship.

Writers: Lawrie Wyman, Sid Colin | Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Cecil Parker, Ronald Shiner, Leslie Phillips, Elvi Hale

23. U47 - Kapitänleutnant Prien (1958)

87 min | Drama, War

6.2
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In 1939 German U-boat captain Günther Prien receives orders to infiltrate the British Royal Navy base at Scapa Flow and sink British warships.

Writers: J. Joachim Bartsch, Udo Wolter | Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Dieter Eppler, Sabine Sesselmann, Joachim Fuchsberger, Harald Juhnke

24. Hell Boats (1970)

PG-13 | 95 min | War, Drama

5.1
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An American commander, serving under the British Royal Navy in 1942, is assigned to blockade the island of Malta and told to formulate a plan to destroy the Nazi arsenal in Sicily.

Writers: Anthony Spinner, Donald Ford, Derek Ford, S.S. Schweitzer | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: James Franciscus, Elizabeth Shepherd, Ronald Allen, Reuven Bar-Yotam

25. Battle of the Atlantic (2002 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, History, War

8.2
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The story of the World War II effort by Nazi Germany to disrupt Allied shipping with U-boat attacks and the Allied efforts to prevent it.

Stars: Chris Broyles, Bill Paterson

27. Watch Your Stern (1960)

90 min | Comedy

5.6
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When the details of a secret torpedo are destroyed by an incompetent seaman, the crew of the ship rally round, when the Admiral needs the plans to show to a visiting scientist.

Writers: Earle Couttie, Alan Hackney, Vivian Cox | Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Connor, Eric Barker, Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims

28. Sink the Bismarck (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary

8.8
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Detailed and fascinating documentary telling the history of the famous German battleship of World War II. The urgent British hunt and the German ship's efforts to escape are described ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Kirk | Stars: John Hillerman, Willie Armstrong, Paul Beaver, George Bell

29. A King's Story (1965)

102 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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Life story of King Edward VIII from his birth until abdication in 1936. Talks of life in Victorian England, life in the Royal Navy, and travels as Prince of Wales. In-depth look into the ... See full summary »

Writers: Sydney Box, Duke of Windsor, Glyn Jones | Director: Harry Booth | Stars: Duke of Windsor, Duchess of Windsor, Orson Welles, Carleton Hobbs

30. Three Cockeyed Sailors (1940)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, War

5.7
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Three British sailors find they've accidentally strayed on board a Nazi ship during WWII. They then proceed to take it over and requisition it for the Royal Navy.

Writers: Austin Melford, John Dighton, Angus MacPhail | Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Tommy Trinder, Claude Hulbert, Carla Lehmann, Michael Wilding

31. Sailor (1976– )

300 min | Documentary

8.6
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In 1976 BBC camera crews were invited on board Britain's best-loved warship, the aircraft carrier Ark Royal... See full synopsis »

32. Just Nuisance the Movie

100 min | Action, Adventure, Family | Announced

In 1939 the British Royal Navy did the unthinkable...the slightly daft...and the definitely bizarre. Known for their stiff upper lip demeanor and rigid rule following, it seems almost ... See full summary »

Stars: Alistair McKenzie, Rocco Ancarola, Kiley Elizabeth

34. Warship (2001– )

224 min | Documentary, History, War

7.8
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The evolution of the modern naval warship, from the days of wooden vessels under sail to today's nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, submarines, and missile cruisers.

Stars: Stacy Keach, Tim L. Smith

35. History's Raiders: Target St. Nazaire (2001 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary, History, War

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Documentary tells the story of the Royal Navy and Army's commando attack on the French coastal town of St. Nazaire. The successful raid destroyed the port's dry docks and repair facilities,... See full summary »

Writer: Simon Dunstan | Director: Jonathan Martin | Star: Stan Bernard

36. Operation Algeciras (2004)

87 min | Documentary, War

6.6
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Writers: Iván Aledo, Antonio Llorens, Jesús Mora | Director: Jesús Mora | Star: Abel Folk

37. Sea of Fire (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, War

6.2
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The story of the HMS Coventry, which was bombed during the Falklands conflict and sunk in a mere 20 minutes. On 2nd April 1982 Argentinean troops invaded the Falkland Islands. The HMS ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Duncan | Stars: David Bark-Jones, Steve Chaplin, Robert Lowe, Alan Medcroft

38. The Adventures of Peter Simple (1957– )

25 min | Drama, Family

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Stars: Timothy Bateson, Madge Brindley, Peter Bull, Patrick Cargill

39. Codigo SUE (2008 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

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The aircraft carrier "HMS Invincible" was really reached by the Argentine ballistic missiles? How did Argentine get the Exocet missiles? Direct testimonies, unpublished imagine and documents never revealed.

Writer: Juan Pablo Roubio | Director: Juan Pablo Roubio

40. Men Like These (1932)

63 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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A British submarine on patrol is accidentally rammed by a merchant ship, that tears a big hole in in sub. It sinks and the trapped men are doomed, unless a diving-lung, recently added to ... See full summary »

Writers: John F. Meed, Leslie Norman | Director: Walter Summers | Stars: John Batten, Sydney Seaward, James Enstone, Syd Crossley

41. This Little Ship (1953)

11 min | Documentary, Short, History

6.5
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The sacrifice of HMS Plym in the first British atomic bomb test.

Writer: Colin Dean | Directors: Adrian Cooper, Ron Osborn | Star: Jack Hawkins

42. Coach Trip (2005– )
Episode: Episode #2.11 (2006)

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Director: Amanda Wood | Stars: Brendan Sheerin, Andy Love

43. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )
Episode: The Sinking of HMS Victoria (1977)

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Dramatization of events surrounding the loss of the turret ship HMS Victoria during fleet exercises off Tripoli on June 22, 1893.

Writers: James Warner Bellah, Donald MacIntyre | Director: Leonard Lewis | Stars: John Standing, Terrence Hardiman, Frederick Treves, George Waring