If You’re in Love with the Sea, You’ll Love These Movies

If You’re in Love with the Sea, You’ll Love These Movies

While we are all at home, we would like to list 20 movies for those who love the sea.

20 – All Is Lost (IMDB Rating: 6.9)

Action, Adventure, Drama

All is Lost by J.C. Chandor

After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.
Director: J.C. Chandor | Star: Robert Redford

19- Admiral (IMDB Rating: 6.8)

Action, Adventure, Biography

Admiral by Roel Reiné

When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by England, France, and Germany, and the country is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the country’s strongest weapon, the Dutch fleet: Michiel de Ruyter (Frank Lammers).
Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Frank Lammers, Sanne Langelaar, Barry Atsma, Lieke van Lexmond

18- The Admiral (IMDB Rating: 7.1)

Action, Drama, History

The Admiral by Han-min Kim

Admiral Yi Sun-sin faces a tough challenge when he is forced to defend his nation with just 13 battleships against 300 Japanese enemy ships in the Battle of Myeongryang.
Director: Han-min Kim | Stars: Min-sik Choi, Seung-ryong Ryu, Jin-woong Cho, Myung-gon Kim

17- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (IMDB Rating: 7.1)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Captain Barbossa, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann must sail off the edge of the map, navigate treachery and betrayal, find Jack Sparrow, and make their final alliances for one last decisive battle.
Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Geoffrey Rush

16- A Hijacking (IMDB Rating: 7.2)

Drama, Thriller

A Hijacking

The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.
Director: Tobias Lindholm | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling, Dar Salim, Roland Møller

15- Chasing Mavericks (IMDB Rating: 7.2)

Biography, Drama, Sport

Chasing Mavericks

When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.
Directors: Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson | Stars: Jonny Weston, Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer

14- Kon-Tiki (IMDB Rating: 7.2)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

Kon-Tiki

Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal’s epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times. Directors: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg | Stars: Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Gustaf Skarsgård, Odd-Magnus Williamson

13- The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (IMDB Rating: 7.3)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, Oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.
Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston, Cate Blanchett

12- Finding Dory (IMDB Rating: 7.3)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Finding Dory

Friendly but forgetful blue tang Dory begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.
Directors: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill, Kaitlin Olson

11- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (IMDB Rating: 7.3)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones’ service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.
Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport

10- Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (IMDB Rating: 7.4)

Action, Adventure, Drama

During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America.
Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd, James D’Arcy

9- Shackleton (IMDB Rating: 7.6)

Adventure, Biography, Drama

The true story of Shackleton’s 1914 Endurance expedition to the South Pole, and his epic struggle to lead his twenty-eight man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice.
Stars: Kenneth Branagh, John Grillo, Paul Humpoletz, Phoebe Nicholls

8- Moana (IMDB Rating: 7.6)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Moana

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.
Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, Don Hall, Chris Williams | Stars: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison

7- Longitude (IMDB Rating: 7.8)

Drama, History

In two parallel stories, the clockmaker John Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea in the 18th Century and the horologist Rupert Gould becomes obsessed with restoring it in the 20th Century.
Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Anna Chancellor, Emma Kay, Samuel West

6- Captain Phillips (IMDB Rating: 7.8)

Biography, Crime, Drama

Captain Phillips

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Catherine Keener

5- Cast Away (IMDB Rating: 7.8)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

Cast Away

A FedEx executive undergoes a physical and emotional transformation after crash landing on a deserted island.
Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez, Lari White

4- Titanic (IMDB Rating: 7.8)

Drama, Romance

Titanic

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Director: James Cameron | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane

3- Life of Pi (IMDB Rating: 7.9)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu

2- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (IMDB Rating: 8.0)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate “Captain” Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor’s daughter, from Jack’s former pirate allies, who are now undead.
Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

1- Finding Nemo (IMDB Rating: 8.1)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
Directors: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe

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