Movies about the oceans

List of the best movies about the oceans selected by visitors to our site: Aquaman, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Kon-Tiki, Titanic, Adrift, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, The Abyss, 47 Meters Down, Moana, White Squall.

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Aquaman (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25

Once home to the most advanced civilization on Earth, Atlantis is now an underwater kingdom ruled by the power-hungry King Orm. With a vast army at his disposal, Orm plans to conquer the remaining oceanic people and then the surface world. Standing in his way is Arthur Curry, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.

Kon-Tiki (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryNorway, United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration01:49

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

Titanic (1997)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA, Mexico, Australia, Canada
Duration03:14

84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning.

Adrift (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Iceland
Duration02:28

A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.

The Abyss (1989)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the power to change the world or destroy it.

47 Meters Down (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:58

Two sisters on Mexican vacation are trapped in a shark observation cage at the bottom of the ocean, with oxygen running low and great whites circling nearby, they have less than an hour of air left to figure out how to get to the surface.

Moana (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

White Squall (1996)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:09

Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.

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Deep Blue Sea (1999)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, South Africa, Mexico
Duration01:45

On a remote former submarine refueling facility called Aquatica, a team of scientists are searching for a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Susan McAlester genetically engineers three Mako sharks, intending to increase their brain capacity so that they can harvest the tissue as a cure for Alzheimer's. Unfortunately, the increased brain capacity also makes the sharks smarter, faster, and more dangerous. Aquatica's financial backers are skeptical and nervous about the tests, and send a corporate executive to visit the facility.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:07

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

Life of Pi (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, France, India
Duration02:07

The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.

Waterworld (1995)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. But the trio soon becomes the target of a menacing pirate who covets the map to 'Dryland' – which is tattooed on Enola's back.

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

Wes Anderson’s incisive quirky comedy build up stars complex characters like in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ with Bill Murray on in the leading role. An ocean adventure documentary film maker Zissou is put in all imaginable life situations and a tough life crisis as he attempts to make a new film about capturing the creature that caused him pain.

Captain Phillips (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

The Finest Hours (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Baywatch (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China
Duration02:16

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.

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, South Korea
Duration02:30

Dracula, Mavis, Johnny and the rest of the Drac Pack take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula falls in love with the ship’s captain, Ericka, who’s secretly a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the notorious monster slayer.

The Big Blue (1988)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, sport
CountryFrance, Italy, USA
Duration02:12

Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to follow in the footsteps of his father, who died at sea when Jacques was a boy; to the bewilderment of scientists, Jacques harbors a remarkable ability to adjust his heart rate and breathing pattern in the water, so that his vital signs more closely resemble that of dolphins than men (he even considers a school of dolphins as his extended family). As Enzo persuades a reluctant Jacques to compete against him in a free diving contest -- determining who can dive deeper and longer without scuba gear -- Jacques meets Johana, a beautiful insurance investigator from America, and he finds that he must choose between his love for her and his love of the sea.

Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:15

A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

The Shallows (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:15

An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.

Midway (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, China, Canada, Hong Kong

The story of the soldiers and aviators who helped turn the tide of the Second World War during the iconic Battle of Midway in June 1942.

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:12

Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.

The Reef (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia
Duration01:28

A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.

The Perfect Storm (2000)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure.

K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration02:18

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Piranha 3D (2010)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:25

Each year the population of sleepy Lake Victoria, Arizona explodes from 5,000 to 50,000 residents for the annual Spring Break celebration. But then, an earthquake opens an underwater chasm, releasing an enormous swarm of ancient Piranha that have been dormant for thousands of years, now with a taste for human flesh. This year, there's something more to worry about than the usual hangovers and complaints from locals, a new type of terror is about to be cut loose on Lake Victoria.

All Is Lost (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and barely escapes with his life. With any luck, the ocean currents may carry him into a shipping lane -- but, with supplies dwindling and the sharks circling, the sailor is forced to face his own mortality.

Finding Nemo (2003)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish, hungry seagulls, and more along the way.




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