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1. Antwone Fisher (2002)

PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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.

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

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

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

5.3
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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.

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

3. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

G | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A dramatization of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen.

Writers: Larry Forrester, Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Gordon W. Prange, Ladislas Farago | Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura, Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten

4. 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

5. On the Town (1949)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.7
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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.

Writers: Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Jerome Robbins | Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller

6. Mister Roberts (1955)

Unrated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.9
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Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Joshua Logan, Thomas Heggen | Directors: John Ford, Mervyn LeRoy, Joshua Logan | Stars: Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon

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.

Writers: Isobel Lennart, Natalie Marcin | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi

8. Kiss Them for Me (1957)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, War

5.8
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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 »

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Luther Davis, Frederic Wakeman | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Leif Erickson, Suzy Parker

9. Popeye the Sailor (1933)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Musical

7.7
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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.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Seymour Kneitel | Stars: William Costello, William Pennell, Bonnie Poe

10. 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.

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

11. The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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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 ... See full summary »

Writers: Valentine Davies, James A. Michener | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney

12. Hollywood Canteen (1944)

Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.4
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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, who ... See full summary »

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

13. Green Dolphin Street (1947)

Approved | 141 min | Adventure, Romance, Drama

6.9
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Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to marry wealthy Octavius. Years later, Edmund returns with his son, William. Sophie's daughter, Marguerite, and William ... See full summary »

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Elizabeth Goudge | Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Van Heflin, Lana Turner, Donna Reed, Richard Hart

14. 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 »

Writers: Jack McGowan, Sid Silvers, Buddy G. DeSylva | Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Eleanor Powell, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce, Una Merkel

15. 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

16. Carrier (2008– )

Documentary

8.2
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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 »

Creators: Mitchell Block, Maro Chermayeff | Stars: Chris Altice, Randy Brock, Kevin McLaughlin, David Fravor

17. The Docks of New York (1928)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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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.

Writers: Jules Furthman, Julian Johnson, John Monk Saunders | Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Olga Baclanova, Clyde Cook

18. 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 »

Writers: Walter DeLeon, Sid Silvers, Ralph Spence, Monte Brice, J. Walter Ruben, Kenyon Nicholson, Charles Robinson | Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, William Holden, Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton

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 »

Writers: Falkland L. Cary, Philip King | Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton, Ronald Lewis, Cyril Smith

20. Vampire Hookers (1978)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror

3.0
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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. One of the campiest movies we offer. A real schlock classic. Color. 16mm

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

21. Song of Scheherazade (1947)

Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.2
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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 »

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

22. Calling All Tars (1935)

18 min | Comedy, Short

6.4
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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 »

Writers: Jack Henley, Burnet Hershey | Director: Lloyd French | Stars: Bob Hope, John Berkes, Oscar Ragland, Paul Douglas

23. All Ashore (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Musical

5.1
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Three sailors finally get some shore leave, and go in search of fun and girls.

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

24. Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983)

117 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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A drunken sailor recounts his life story to a murderous student.

Writers: Emilio Del Solar, François Ede, Raoul Ruiz | Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Jean-Bernard Guillard, Philippe Deplanche, Nadège Clair, Lisa Lyon

25. 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 »

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

26. True to the Navy (1930)

Passed | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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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.

Writers: Keene Thompson, Doris Anderson, Herman J. Mankiewicz | Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Harry Green, Rex Bell

27. Seven Days Ashore (1944)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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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.

Writers: Jacques Deval, Edward Verdier, Irving Phillips, Lawrence Kimble | Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Wally Brown, Alan Carney, Marcy McGuire, Dooley Wilson

28. Lady Be Careful (1936)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.6
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Writers: Kenyon Nicholson, Charles Robinson, Dorothy Parker, Alan Campbell, Harry Ruskin | Director: Theodore Reed | Stars: Lew Ayres, Mary Carlisle, Benny Baker, Buster Crabbe

29. Sweethearts on Parade (1930)

Passed | 65 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.3
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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.

Writers: Alfred A. Cohn, James A. Starr, Colin Clements | Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Alice White, Lloyd Hughes, Marie Prevost, Kenneth Thomson

30. 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 »

Writers: Art Arthur, Malcolm Stuart Boylan, Herbert Dalmas | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: William Lundigan, Shirley Ross, Chick Chandler, Ruth Donnelly

31. Shipmates (1931)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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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 »

Writers: Ernest Paynter, Louis F. Edelman, Delmer Daves, Raymond L. Schrock, Frank Wead, Malcolm Stuart Boylan | Director: Harry A. Pollard | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Ernest Torrence, Dorothy Jordan, Hobart Bosworth

32. Puppet Love (1944)

7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

6.9
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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.

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

33. 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 »

Writers: E.M. Forster, Jorge Torregrossa | Director: Jorge Torregrossa | Stars: Suzanne Carney, William Short, Daniel Kruse, Bryan Close

34. Motel Confidential (1969)

85 min | Comedy

2.8
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Writer: Mark del Monde | Director: Stephen C. Apostolof | Stars: Milton Kaye, Dora Lorber, Bunny Glaser, Coleen O'Brien

35. Poor Little Butterfly (1938)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Romance

5.3
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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

36. 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.

Writers: Ralph Ceder, Scott E. Cleethorpe | Director: Del Lord | Stars: Eugene Pallette, Walter Catlett, Dorothy Granger, Matt McHugh

37. Shaving Muggs (1953)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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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 »

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

38. Shanghaied Shipmates (1936)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.9
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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

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

60 min | Documentary, History

6.1
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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

40. 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.

Writers: Vincent Forte, Leo A. Handel | Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Wendell Corey, Larry Thor, Casey Walters, Dale Van Sickel

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

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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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 »

Writers: Gene Roddenberry, Ronald D. Moore, Susanne Lambdin, Bryan Stewart | Director: Les Landau | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

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

TV-PG | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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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.

Writers: Gene Roddenberry, Rick Berman, Brannon Braga, Michael Sussman | Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

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

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.

Writers: George Pelecanos, Michelle Ashford, Robert Leckie, Eugene Sledge, Chuck Tatum | Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Joshua Bitton

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

Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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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 »

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

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

50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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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 »

Writers: Theodore Sturgeon, Gene Roddenberry | Director: Robert Sparr | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Emily Banks, Oliver McGowan

46. 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 »

Writers: Leo A. Handel, Hendrik Vollaerts | Director: Derwin Abrahams | Stars: Wendell Corey, Rayford Barnes, Gary Vinson, William Swan

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

50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.9
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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.

Writers: Gene Roddenberry, David Gerrold | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, William Schallert

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

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

7.6
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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 »

Writer: Russell T. Davies | Director: James Strong | Stars: David Tennant, Kylie Minogue, Geoffrey Palmer, Russell Tovey