Most Popular "Shore Leave" Titles
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2. Hollywood Canteen (1944)
Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty. With a little friendly help from John Garfield, Slim gets to kiss Joan Leslie, whom ... See full summary »
3. Antwone Fisher (2002)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Antwone Fisher, a young navy man, is forced to see a psychiatrist after a violent outburst against a fellow crewman. During the course of treatment a painful past is revealed and a new hope begins.
Votes: 27,815 | Gross: $21.08M
4. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Captain Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's long-lost half-brother who hijacks the Enterprise for an obsessive search for God at the center of the galaxy.
Votes: 46,144 | Gross: $55.21M
5. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History
A dramatization of the Japanese attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.
Votes: 26,136 | Gross: $14.50M
6. Anchors Aweigh (1945)
Passed | 143 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical.
8. The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot must come to terms with with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges. The ending of this grim war drama is all tension.
10. Born to Dance (1936)
Passed | 106 min | Musical, Comedy
Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love. Nora wants to become a dancer on Broadway. Ted rescues the Pekinese of ... See full summary »
11. Kiss Them for Me (1957)
Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
Three decorated Navy pilots finagle a four day leave in San Francisco. They procure a posh suite at the hotel and Commander Crewson, a master of procurement, arranges to populate it with ... See full summary »
12. Cinderella Liberty (1973)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty due to his service records being lost.
14. Popeye the Sailor (1933)
Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Musical
Popeye begins his movie career by singing his theme song, demonstrating his strength at a carnival, dancing the hula with Betty Boop, pummeling Bluto, eating his spinach and saving Olive Oyl from certain doom on the railroad tracks.
15. We Dive at Dawn (1943)
98 min | Action, Drama, War
All leave is canceled so that a British submarine can be sent after a new German warship. They chase it so far that they have no fuel to get home.
16. The Docks of New York (1928)
Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A blue-collar worker on New York's depressed waterfront finds his life changed after he saves a woman attempting suicide.
17. Remembrance (1982)
117 min | Drama
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 »
18. Carrier (2008– )
CARRIER is a character-driven immersion in the high-stakes world of a nuclear aircraft carrier, shot on the USS Nimitz during a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf. The program follows... See full summary »
20. The Fleet's In (1942)
Approved | 93 min | Musical, Romance
Shy sailor Casey Kirby suddenly becomes known as a sea wolf when his picture is taken with a famous actress. His buddies then make a bet with some other sailors that Casey can defrost an ... See full summary »
22. Panic in the Parlor (1956)
81 min | Comedy
Battle-axe Emma Hornett dominates her hen-pecked husband Henry, his meek sister Edie and daughter Shirley. Shirley is to marry young sailor Albert,raised in an orphanage,and he and best man... See full summary »
23. Song of Scheherazade (1947)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1865, the cadets of a Russian Naval Academy ship have shore leave in Morocco; among them is (fictionalized) future composer 'Nicky' Rimsky-Korsakov. In search of a piano, Nicky and ... See full summary »
24. Vampire Hookers (1978)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror
Carradine is an aged vampire who has a bevy of vampiric beauties who lure many of their customers back to his lair. A pair of virile young Navy sailors get mixed up in their shenanigans.
25. Tum Haseen Main Jawan (1970)
148 min | Comedy, Romance
Surendra is an army officer, and has had numerous affairs with a number of attractive young women. One day he meets with beautiful Anuradha, and falls in love with her. Anuradha too loves ... See full summary »
26. The Skipper Surprised His Wife (1950)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy
When a naval officer's wife breaks her ankle and is laid up, her husband takes over running the household by employing military regimentation and disciple, which leads to a number of amusing situations. (Comedy, 85 mins.)
28. Death Feud (1987)
85 min | Action, Drama
While in town on shore leave, Joe meets, falls in love with and proposes to Anne, a beautiful woman he rescues from an attacker. Anne, however, has a past: she's a prostitute and a former ... See full summary »
29. Seven Days Ashore (1944)
Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Circumstances force a womanizing playboy on leave from the Merchant Marine to ask two shipmates to help him by dating two surplus girlfriends.
30. True to the Navy (1930)
Passed | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
A countergirl at a San Diego soda shop has a lot of sailor "boyfriends," but her heart really belongs to a free-spirited gunner, who doesn't want to be tied down to any one woman.
33. Sweethearts on Parade (1930)
Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Helen and Nita work in a department store to make ends meet while they search for millionaire husbands. They meet Bill and Hank, who make them reconsider whether they really need millionaires to be happy.
34. Shipmates (1931)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The handsome young seaman John Paul Jones falls in love with Kit Corbin. Kit is the daughter of admiral Ben Corbin. But John is unable to act upon his love because of social class ... See full summary »
35. Desire (II) (2000)
A somewhat unhappy man and wife are touring New York's Prospect Park, when they encounter a pair of sailors on shore leave. The wife and one sailor give in to their desire and tarry a bit. ... See full summary »
36. Sailors on Leave (1941)
Approved | 71 min | Musical, Comedy
Chuck Stevens(William Lundigan), a sailor who is allergic to women, receives a letter notifying him that he will inherit a large sum of money if he marries before his next birthday, Not ... See full summary »
37. Calling All Tars (1936)
18 min | Short, Comedy
This early comedy short has Bob Hope and John Berkes putting on sailor uniforms to find dates, getting mistaken for real sailors and being dragged back to a Navy ship by the shore patrol. ... See full summary »
38. Puppet Love (1944)
7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
Bluto builds a Popeye puppet and manipulates it to treat Olive rudely. Then he comes in and takes Olive away. When Popeye discovers the ruse, knocks Bluto out and ties puppet strings to him.
39. Shaving Muggs (1953)
Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Shore leave; Olive refuses to go out with either of the boys until they get a shave and haircut (Popeye actually has stubble). Barber Wimpy is out, so they take turns. First Popeye takes ... See full summary »
40. Sailors Beware! (1933)
18 min | Short, Comedy
A pair of sailors are on shore leave - skirt chasing and raising hell. They're targeted and pursued by a gang looking for a sailor with a winning lottery ticket. Mayhem ensues.
41. Shanghaied Shipmates (1936)
7 min | Animation, Family, Short
Porky and some of his fellow sailors are on shore leave in a bar. A pirate captain discovers that his own crew has jumped ship and forces everyone in the bar to become his crew. The captain... See full summary »
42. Poor Little Butterfly (1938)
Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Romance
A butterfly sailor returns to port aboard a turtle battleship to marry his butterfly girlfriend. The courtship runs smoothly and wedding plans are made. The ship's whistle signals the end ... See full summary »
Days That Shook the World (2003– )
Attack on Pearl Harbor
60 min | Documentary, History
On-going series aired internationally on the History Channel. Program highlights a pivitol event in history from the perspective of those who witnessed it.
Harbor Command (1957– )
30 min | Action
Two smugglers are surprised by a harbor policeman, and shoot him down.Baxter gets to him, an old friend, in time to hear his last words, "Camphor Tubes". He soon realizes this is the method of hiding contraband the killers are using.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
After defeating the Borg, the crew of the Enterprise experiences shore leave in various ways. Captain Picard's return to his family's vineyard in France has some extraordinary repercussions... See full summary »
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The crew take some time off. Archer meets an old friend, captain Erika Hernandez. T'Pol takes Trip to Vulcan, with a surprise waiting. Phlox finds out Earth has become xenophobic.
The Pacific (2010– )
TV-MA | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After arduous months in Guadalcanal, exhausted marines are given rest and recreation in Melbourne, where they find the girls friendly and the beer cold.
The Winds of War (1983– )
Of Love and War
Drama, Romance, War
Safely back from the bombing mission, Pug Henry begins to realize the strength of the mutual affection he and Pamela Tudsbury share for one another. Any plans to spend some time together ... See full summary »
Star Trek (1966–1969)
TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
The past three months has left the crew of the Enterprise exhausted and in desperate need of a break, but does this explain McCoy's encounter with a human-sized white rabbit or Kirk ... See full summary »
Harbor Command (1957– )
30 min | Action
When 4500 sailors from a U.S. Navy carrier task force return to port with six months of back pay in their pocket, they are ready for shore liberty - and the crooks and con men are waiting ... See full summary »