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1. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)

PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.4
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43 Metascore

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.

Director: William Shatner | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 43,959 | Gross: $55.21M

2. Antwone Fisher (2002)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

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.

Director: Denzel Washington | Stars: Denzel Washington, Derek Luke, Joy Bryant, Malcolm David Kelley

Votes: 26,547 | Gross: $21.08M

3. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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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.

Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 25,087 | Gross: $14.50M

4. The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.8
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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.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 4,178

5. On the Town (1949)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.

Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller

Votes: 12,251

6. Mister Roberts (1955)

Unrated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.8
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Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2.

Directors: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy, Joshua Logan | Stars: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon

Votes: 12,873 | Gross: $21.20M

7. Anchors Aweigh (1945)

Unrated | 143 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.2
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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.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi

Votes: 6,003

8. 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.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, John Stratton, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 3,039

9. Cinderella Liberty (1973)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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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.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: James Caan, Marsha Mason, Kirk Calloway, Eli Wallach

Votes: 1,413

10. Kiss Them for Me (1957)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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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 »

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Leif Erickson, Suzy Parker

Votes: 1,518

11. Hollywood Canteen (1944)

Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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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 »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Bette Davis, John Garfield, The Andrews Sisters, Jack Benny

Votes: 1,314

12. Born to Dance (1936)

Passed | 106 min | Musical, Comedy

6.8
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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 »

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Eleanor Powell, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce, Una Merkel

Votes: 916

13. We Dive at Dawn (1943)

98 min | Action, Drama, War

6.8
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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.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Eric Portman, John Mills, Reginald Purdell, Niall MacGinnis

Votes: 959

14. The Docks of New York (1928)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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A blue-collar worker on New York's depressed waterfront finds his life changed after he saves a woman attempting suicide.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Olga Baclanova, Clyde Cook

Votes: 2,735

15. Popeye the Sailor (1933)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Musical

7.8
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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.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: William Costello, William Pennell, Bonnie Poe

Votes: 1,094

16. Carrier (2008– )

Documentary

8.6
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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 »

Stars: Chris Altice, Randy Brock, Kevin McLaughlin, David Fravor

Votes: 515

17. Vampire Hookers (1978)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror

3.4
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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.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: John Carradine, Bruce Fairbairn, Trey Wilson, Karen Stride

Votes: 328

18. Remembrance (1982)

117 min | Drama

6.3
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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 »

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

Votes: 51

19. Panic in the Parlor (1956)

81 min | Comedy

6.4
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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 »

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton, Ronald Lewis, Cyril Smith

Votes: 262

20. Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983)

117 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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A drunken sailor recounts the surrealistic odyssey of his life story to a murderous student.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Jean-Bernard Guillard, Philippe Deplanche, Nadège Clair, Lisa Lyon

Votes: 509

21. Song of Scheherazade (1947)

Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.3
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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 »

Director: Walter Reisch | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Brian Donlevy, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Eve Arden

Votes: 118

22. The Fleet's In (1942)

Approved | 93 min | Musical, Romance

6.9
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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 »

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, William Holden, Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton

Votes: 267

23. End Play (1976)

80 min | Thriller

6.4
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Director: Tim Burstall | Stars: George Mallaby, John Waters, Ken Goodlet, Delvene Delaney

Votes: 138

24. Death Feud (1987)

85 min | Action, Drama

3.6
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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 »

Director: Carl Monson | Stars: Frank Stallone, Christopher Mitchum, Karen Mayo-Chandler, Anthony Caruso

Votes: 34

25. Shipmates (1931)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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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 »

Director: Harry A. Pollard | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Ernest Torrence, Dorothy Jordan, Hobart Bosworth

Votes: 73

26. Desire (II) (2000)

Drama, Short

6.3
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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 »

Director: Jorge Torregrossa | Stars: William Short, Daniel Kruse, Bryan Close, Beverly Bullock

Votes: 71

27. True to the Navy (1930)

Passed | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.1
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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.

Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Harry Green, Rex Bell

Votes: 65

28. All Ashore (1953)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Musical

4.9
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Three sailors finally get some shore leave, and go in search of fun and girls.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Dick Haymes, Peggy Ryan, Ray McDonald

Votes: 117

29. Motel Confidential (1969)

85 min | Comedy

3.0
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Director: Stephen C. Apostolof | Stars: Milton Kaye, Dora Lorber, Bunny Glaser, Coleen O'Brien

Votes: 22

30. Seven Days Ashore (1944)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.8
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Circumstances force a womanizing playboy on leave from the Merchant Marine to ask two shipmates to help him by dating two surplus girlfriends.

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Wally Brown, Alan Carney, Marcy McGuire, Dooley Wilson

Votes: 90

31. Sweethearts on Parade (1930)

Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

8.1
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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.

Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Alice White, Lloyd Hughes, Marie Prevost, Kenneth Thomson

Votes: 17

32. Lady Be Careful (1936)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.9
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Director: Theodore Reed | Stars: Lew Ayres, Mary Carlisle, Benny Baker, Buster Crabbe

Votes: 9

33. Calling All Tars (1936)

18 min | Short, Comedy

6.3
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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 »

Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Bob Hope, John Berkes, Oscar Ragland, Paul Douglas

Votes: 29

34. Sailors Beware! (1933)

18 min | Short, Comedy

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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.

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Eugene Pallette, Walter Catlett, Dorothy Granger, Matt McHugh

35. Sailors on Leave (1941)

Approved | 71 min | Musical, Comedy

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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 »

Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: William Lundigan, Shirley Ross, Chick Chandler, Ruth Donnelly

36. Puppet Love (1944)

7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.5
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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.

Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

Votes: 37

37. Shaving Muggs (1953)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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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 »

Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

Votes: 33

38. Poor Little Butterfly (1938)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Romance

5.4
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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 »

Director: Ben Harrison

Votes: 10

39. Shanghaied Shipmates (1936)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.8
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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 »

Director: Jack King | Stars: Billy Bletcher, Joe Dougherty

Votes: 50

40. Days That Shook the World (2003– )
Episode: Attack on Pearl Harbor (2004)

60 min | Documentary, History

6.9
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On-going series aired internationally on the History Channel. Program highlights a pivitol event in history from the perspective of those who witnessed it.

Director: Dan Clifton | Stars: Peter Guinness, William Bruno, Amy Lynn Church, P.J. McCarthy

Votes: 11

41. Harbor Command (1957– )
Episode: Camphor Tubes (1957)

30 min | Action

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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.

Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Wendell Corey, Larry Thor, Casey Walters, Dale Van Sickel

42. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Family (1990)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.1
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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 »

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,369

43. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
Episode: Home (2004)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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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.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

Votes: 960

44. The Pacific (2010– )
Episode: Melbourne (2010)

TV-MA | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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After arduous months in Guadalcanal, exhausted marines are given rest and recreation in Melbourne, where they find the girls friendly and the beer cold.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Joshua Bitton

Votes: 1,138

45. The Winds of War (1983– )
Episode: Of Love and War (1983)

Drama, Romance, War

7.3
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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 »

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ali MacGraw, Jan-Michael Vincent, John Houseman

Votes: 49

46. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: Shore Leave (1966)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.6
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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 »

Director: Robert Sparr | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Emily Banks, Oliver McGowan

Votes: 1,440

47. Harbor Command (1957– )
Episode: Shore Patrol (1958)

30 min | Action

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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 »

Director: Derwin Abrahams | Stars: Wendell Corey, Rayford Barnes, Gary Vinson, William Swan

48. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: The Trouble with Tribbles (1967)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

9.0
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To protect a space station with a vital grain shipment, Kirk must deal with Federation bureaucrats, a Klingon battle cruiser and a peddler who sells furry, purring, hungry little creatures as pets.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, William Schallert

Votes: 1,737

49. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Voyage of the Damned (2007)

TV-PG | 71 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Doctor finds his TARDIS colliding with a spaceship based on the RMS Titanic during a Christmas party. With the help of a waitress named Astrid, the Doctor must take on the race called ... See full summary »

Director: James Strong | Stars: David Tennant, Kylie Minogue, Geoffrey Palmer, Russell Tovey

Votes: 3,653