Most Popular Naval Aviation Movies and TV Shows
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1. Top Gun: Maverick (2021)
Action, Drama | Post-production
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.
3. Top Gun (1986)
PG | 110 min | Action, Drama
As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.
Votes: 290,042 | Gross: $179.80M
4. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A young man must complete his work at a Navy Officer Candidate School to become an aviator, with the help of a tough Gunnery Sergeant and his new girlfriend.
Votes: 48,639 | Gross: $129.80M
5. 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.
Votes: 234,208 | Gross: $65.42M
6. Hot Shots! (1991)
PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy
A parody of Top Gun (1986) in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers.
Votes: 97,952 | Gross: $69.47M
8. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
G | 144 min | Action, Drama, History
In 1941, following months of economic embargo, Japan prepares to open its war against the United States with a preventive attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor.
Votes: 31,289 | Gross: $29.55M
10. American Warships (2012 Video)
TV-14 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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.
11. The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
Approved | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War
A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.
12. Dive Bomber (1941)
Approved | 132 min | Drama, War
A military surgeon teams with a ranking navy flyer to develop a high-altitude suit which will protect pilots from blacking out when they go into a steep dive.
13. Drain the Bermuda Triangle (2014)
TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, Short
What lies beneath the mythical triangle? With the aid of data from sophisticated sonar surveys, National Geographic explores what the ocean floor looks like below the Bermuda Triangle.
14. Flat Top (1952)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, War
During the Korean War, aboard the U.S.S. Princeton, Navy Commander Dan Collier reminisces about his first assignment on the same aircraft carrier in the war against Japan.
15. The Fighting Lady (1944)
Passed | 61 min | Documentary, History, War
The film follows the WWII exploits of the Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-10) (unidentified in the film), in its first major operations following its commissioning in 1943. ... See full summary »
16. Torpedo Bombers (1983)
96 min | Drama, War
In 1944,when British navy convoys try to supply the Soviets with war matériel under the lend-lease agreement,the Soviet naval aviation base in Murmansk is attacked by German bombers.
18. The Millionaires' Unit (2015)
120 min | Documentary, Action, History
Seven years in the making and filmed on three continents, The Millionaires' Unit documentary tells the dramatic story of a group of Yale students who were the first to fly for America in WW1, some of them making the ultimate sacrifice.
20. Attack in the Pacific (1944)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, History, War
Crusade in the Pacific is a video series that documents the fighting between the United States and Imperial Japan during and immediately after World War II.
23. Eyes of the Navy (1940)
Approved | 20 min | Documentary, Short
Produced by MGM in 'cooperation' with the US Navy, Eyes of the Navy amounts to a prewar (for the US at least; by 1940 England had been at war for a while) recruitment film for young men to ... See full summary »
26. They Fly with the Fleet (1951)
Approved | 16 min | Documentary, Short, News
Filmed at the U.S. Naval Aviation Training Station at Pensacola, Florida, this entry in RKO's "This is America" series follows the transformation of an aviation cadet into a full-fledged airman as an Ensign in the U. S. Navy air arm.
Sky King (1951–1962)
26 min | Adventure, Western
When a man who looks like Sky King steals the Songbird and attempts to blow up a Navy missile center, Sky borrows a jet to chase him.
Days That Shook the World (2003– )
The Battle of Midway
60 min | Documentary, History
Following the embarrassment caused by the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, the Japanese devised a climactic battle over the island of Midway intended to finish U.S. naval power in the Pacific. On ... See full summary »