Movies about the beach

List of the best movies about the beach, selected by visitors to our site: Baywatch, The Beach, The Sand, Summer Things, Love at Second Sight, Atlantics, Children of the Sea, The Nightingale, Penguin Highway, The Trouble with You.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Baywatch (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
Duration02:16
CharactersLifeguards, Friends, Bodybuilders, Hackers, Bodyguards
PlotInvestigation, Death, Dancing, Motorcycles, Basketball, Racing, Chase
PlaceBeach, Party, Sea, Yachts
TimeSummer
StyleFor a group of friends, Light, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.

The Beach (2000)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:59
CharactersSharks, Tourists
PlotAdventure, Love, Survival, Mystery, Love triangle, Blackmail
PlaceBeach, Sea, Islands
StyleAction, Exciting

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.

The Sand (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 3.8)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Monsters
PlotSupernatural
PlaceParty, Beach
StyleDisturbing

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water again, you can’t even get across the sand! BLOOD BEACH meets SPRING BREAKERS in an ace monster mash-up of smart nostalgia and up-to-the-minute visual effects. After an all-night graduation beach party, a group of hung-over students wake up under blazing sun to find their numbers somewhat depleted. An enormous alien creature has burrowed down deep and anyone foolish enough to make contact with the sand finds themselves at the mercy of a sea of flesh-eating tentacles. Will they ever be able to escape its carnivorous clutches?

Summer Things (2002)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Italy
Duration01:43
PlaceBeach, France
StyleSmart, Romantic, By books

Two couple of friends, one very rich the other almost homeless, decides to go on Holiday. Julie, a single mother, joins them too. Once at seaside, it starts a complicate love cross among them that will involve also a transsexual, a jealous brother,a Latin Lover and another nervous stressed couple. Not to mention about the daughter of one of them that is secretly in Chicago with one of his father's employee... More, at the end of the summer all of them will join the same party...

Love at Second Sight (2019)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:52
CharactersWriters, Teachers
PlotLove, Snow
PlaceFrance, Trains, Beach
TimeNight

A man tries that his wife fall in love with him again, after to wake up in an alternate reality where she never knew him.

Atlantics (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
PlotMoney, Death
PlaceSea, Trains, Beach, Night Clubs

Along the Atlantic coast, a soon-to-be-inaugurated futuristic tower looms over a suburb of Dakar. Ada, 17, is in love with Souleiman, a young construction worker. But she has been promised to another man. One night, Souleiman and his co-workers leave the country by sea, in hope of a better future. Several days later, a fire ruins Ada’s wedding and a mysterious fever starts to spread. Little does Ada know that Souleiman has returned.

Children of the Sea (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration02:04
CharactersMonsters, Brothers, Friends, Sharks, Turtles, Fish, Babies
PlaceSea, Trains, Beach
TimeNight

Ruka is a young girl whose parents are separated and whose father works in an aquarium. When two boys, Umi and Sora, who were raised in the sea by dugongs, are brought to the aquarium, Ruka feels drawn to them and begins to realize that she has the same sort of supernatural connection to the ocean that they do. Umi and Sora's special power seems to be connected to strange events that have been occurring more and more frequently, such as the appearance of sea creatures far from their home territory and the disappearance of aquarium animals around the world. However, the exact nature of the boys' power and of the abnormal events is unknown, and Ruka gets drawn into investigating the mystery that surrounds her new friends.

The Nightingale (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersHorses, Singers
PlaceAustralia, Beach

In 1825, Claire, a 21-year-old Irish convict, chases a British soldier through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. She enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

Penguin Highway (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:39
CharactersAnimals, Penguin, Teens, Cats, Scientists
PlotMystery, Experiments
PlaceSchool, Trains, Beach
TimeSummer

A fourth-grader investigates the mysterious reason behind the sudden appearance of penguins in his village, which is somehow related to a power from a young woman working at a dental clinic.

The Trouble with You (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration02:12
CharactersPolice, Dogs, Taxi drivers
PlotEveryday life, Robbery
PlaceSea, Beach, Night Clubs
TimeNight

Detective Yvonne is the widow of police chief Santi, a local hero in a town on the French Riviera. When she learns he was in fact a crooked cop, she tries to right his wrongs. Crossing paths with Antoine, a victim of Santi, sets off a series of wild events.

A Land Imagined (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Netherlands, Singapore
CharactersPolice, Cats, Fish
PlotLoneliness, Dancing
PlaceBeach
TimeNight

A lonely construction worker from China goes missing at a Singapore land reclamation site, and a sleepless police investigator must put himself in the mind of the migrant to uncover the truth beneath all that sand.

Swinging Safari (2018)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration02:01
CharactersTeens, Family, Whale
PlaceParty, Beach, Australia

1975: A 200-ton blue whale gets washed up on a local beach and the kids think it’s the biggest thing that’s ever happened in Australia. Behind closed doors, the Mums and Dads of a quiet suburban street are going to celebrate in their own special way, by joining the sexual revolution and throwing a wife-swapping key party. And like the rotting whale, it’s all about to go spectacularly wrong.

Don't Go (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.2)
Genredetective
CountryRepublic of Ireland
CharactersFathers
PlotDeath, Dreams, Depression
PlaceBeach
StyleDisturbing

Devastated by his daughter's death in a terrible accident, Ben becomes convinced that he can bring her back through a recurring dream. But is it just a dream? Or is Ben losing his mind?

Cars 3 (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
PlotCars, Racing, Technology, Rivalry
PlaceBeach, Moon, Mountains, Deserts
TimeNight
StyleFor children, Tense, Disney

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn't through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!

Kiss and Cry (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography, sport
CountryCanada
CharactersSingers, Trainers
PlotSports, Figure Skating, Cancer
PlaceBeach

A romantic drama based on the story of Carley Allison, a promising 18 year old figure skater and singer who made medical history in her fight against a rare 1 in 3.5 billion type of sarcoma.

Zama (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryArgentina, Brazil, Spain, Dominican Republic, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Luxembourg, USA, Portugal, Lebanon
Duration01:56
CharactersFamily, Horses, Writers
PlotInvestigation, Death, Loneliness
PlaceJungle, Beach

In a remote South American colony in the late 18th century, officer Zama of the Spanish crown waits in vain for a transfer to a more prestigious location. He suffers small humiliations and petty politicking as he increasingly succumbs to lust and paranoia.

Ava (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:31
CharactersDogs, Mothers, Horses, Single mothers, Strong women, Blind
PlotLove, First love
PlaceSea, Beach
TimeSummer

Ava, 13, is spending the summer on the Atlantic coast when she learns that she will lose her sight sooner than expected. Her mother decides to act as if everything were normal so as to spend their best summer ever. Ava confronts the problem in her own way. She steals a big black dog that belongs to a young man on the run...

Godard Mon Amour (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration02:02
CharactersActors, Directors, Students
PlotLove with age difference, Radio
PlaceParis, Sea, Italy, Trains, France, Beach

During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later gets married.

Claire's Camera (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea, France
Duration01:38
CharactersTeachers, Directors, Lovers, Photographers
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceKorea, France, Beach

On a business trip to the Cannes Film Festival, Manhee is accused of being dishonest and fired. A teacher named Claire goes around taking photos with a Polaroid camera. She gets to know Manhee and sympathizes with her. Through taking photos, Claire has acquired the ability to look slowly at things and to transform objects.

The Keeping Hours (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersParents, Writers
PlotDisasters, Wedding, Ghosts, Death, Divorce, Supernatural
PlaceBeach

A supernatural love story that centers on two parents whose life together falls apart after their son dies. The man, now a successful lawyer, and the woman, now married and an author, get a chance at reconciliation ten years later.




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