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The Best Movies With Sea in the Title 

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Updated April 20, 2020 496 votes 89 voters 13.6k views 103 items

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with sea in the name? This list ranks the best movies with sea in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with sea in the name? If you like scary shark movies, then you probably enjoyed Deep Blue Sea when it came out in 1999. Starring actors like Samuel L. Jackson, It's definitely one of those films you'll always watch when it's on TV. There are probably one or two movies with sea in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with sea in the title includes classic movies like 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and even animated features like The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word sea in it.
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20,000 Leagues Under the... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas

Released: 1954

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1954 American Technicolor adventure film starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas and Peter Lorre. It was the first CinemaScope science fiction film and ...more

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The Sea Chase is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
John Wayne, Lana Turner, James Arness

Released: 1955

Directed by: John Farrow

The Sea Chase is a 1955 World War II drama film starring John Wayne and Lana Turner, David Farrar, Lyle Bettger, and Tab Hunter. It was directed by John Farrow from a screenplay by James Warner ...more

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The Sea Hawk is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Errol Flynn, Claude Rains, Gilbert Roland

Released: 1940

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

The Sea Hawk is a 1940 American Warner Bros. feature film starring Errol Flynn as an English privateer who defends his nation's interests on the eve of the Spanish Armada. The film was the tenth ...more
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Deep Blue Sea is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Samuel L. Jackson, LL Cool J, Thomas Jane

Released: 1999

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Deep Blue Sea is a 1999 science fiction horror film, starring Saffron Burrows, Thomas Jane, LL Cool J, Michael Rapaport, Stellan Skarsgård and Samuel L. Jackson. The film was directed by ...more

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Song of the Sea is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Margarida Cardoso, Aurora Duarte, Cacilda Lanuza

Released: 1952

Directed by: Alberto Cavalcanti

Song of the Sea is a 1952 Brazilian drama film directed by Alberto Cavalcanti. It was entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival.
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The Little Mermaid II: R... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Clancy Brown, Buddy Hackett, Tara Strong

Released: 2000

Directed by: Jim Kammerud

The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea is a 2000 Disney animated feature film and direct-to-video sequel to the 1989 animated film The Little Mermaid. Directed by Jim Kammerud and Brian Smith, ...more

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Voyage to the Bottom of ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Barbara Eden, Joan Fontaine, Peter Lorre

Released: 1961

Directed by: Irwin Allen

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea is an American science fiction film, produced and directed by Irwin Allen, released by 20th Century Fox in 1961. The story was written by Irwin Allen and Charles ...more

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The Sea Wolf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, John Garfield

Released: 1941

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

The Sea Wolf is a 1941 American black-and-white film adaptation of Jack London's novel The Sea Wolf with Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, and John Garfield. The film was written by Robert Rossen ...more
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Down To the Sea in Ships... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Richard Widmark, Dean Stockwell, Lionel Barrymore

Released: 1949

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Down to the Sea in Ships is a 1949 seafaring drama directed by Henry Hathaway, starring Richard Widmark and Lionel Barrymore. The supporting cast includes Dean Stockwell, Cecil Kellaway, Gene ...more
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The Deep Blue Sea is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Vivien Leigh, Kenneth More, Eric Porter

Released: 1955

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

The Deep Blue Sea is a 1955 British drama film directed by Anatole Litvak, starring Vivien Leigh and Kenneth More and released by Twentieth Century Fox. The picture was based on the play of the ...more
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Percy Jackson: Sea of Mo... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Alexandra Daddario, Logan Lerman, Jake Abel

Released: 2013

Directed by: Thor Freudenthal

The son of Poseidon and his friends head into the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece.

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20,000 Leagues Under the... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Noble Johnson, Matt Moore, Joseph W. Girard

Released: 1916

Directed by: Stuart Paton

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1916 silent film directed by Stuart Paton. The film's storyline is based on the novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne. It also incorporates ...more
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Sea of Love is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Al Pacino, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman

Released: 1989

Directed by: Harold Becker

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The Sea Hawk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Wallace Beery, Milton Sills, Marc McDermott

Released: 1924

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

The Sea Hawk is a 1924 American silent film about an English noble sold into slavery who escapes and turns himself into a pirate king. Directed by Frank Lloyd, the screen adaptation was written ...more
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The Old Man and the Sea ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Spencer Tracy, Tony Rosato, Mauritz Hugo

Released: 1958

Directed by: Henry King, Fred Zinnemann, John Sturges

The Old Man and the Sea is a Warnercolor 1958 film starring Spencer Tracy, in a portrayal for which he was nominated for a best actor Oscar. The screenplay was adapted by Peter Viertel from the ...more
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Godzilla vs. the Sea Mon... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Hideyo Amamoto, Akihiko Hirata, Kumi Mizuno

Released: 1966

Directed by: Jun Fukuda

Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster ゴジラ・エビラ・モスラ 南海の大決闘 Gojira, Ebira, Mosura Nankai no Daikettō) is a 1966 Japanese science fiction kaiju film produced by Toho. Directed by Jun Fukuda with special ...more
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It Came from Beneath the... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Faith Domergue, Kenneth Tobey, Ian Keith

Released: 1955

Directed by: Robert Gordon

It Came from Beneath the Sea is a 1955 American black-and-white science fiction and giant monster film from Columbia Pictures, produced by Sam Katzman and Charles Schneer, directed by Robert ...more
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Out to Sea is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Jack Lemmon, Dyan Cannon, Walter Matthau

Released: 1997

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Out to Sea is a 1997 romantic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Rue McClanahan, Dyan Cannon and Brent Spiner. It was the final film for both Donald O'Connor and Edward Mulhare. ...more
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Swept from the Sea is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Rachel Weisz, Ian McKellen, Kathy Bates

Released: 1998

Directed by: Beeban Kidron

Swept from the Sea is a 1997 American drama film directed by Beeban Kidron and starring Vincent Perez, Rachel Weisz, and Ian McKellen. Based on the 1901 short story "Amy Foster" by ...more
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The Sailor Who Fell from... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Kris Kristofferson, Sarah Miles, Jonathan Kahn

Released: 1976

Directed by: Lewis John Carlino

The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea is a 1976 film starring Kris Kristofferson and Sarah Miles, directed by Lewis John Carlino. It was adapted from the 1963 novel The Sailor Who Fell ...more
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In the Heart of the Sea ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson

Released: 2015

Directed by: Ron Howard

In the Heart of the Sea is an upcoming biographical thriller film directed by Ron Howard. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, and Tom Holland. It is based on Nathaniel Philbrick's ...more
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The Witch Who Came from ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Millie Perkins, Lonny Chapman, Vanessa Brown

Released: 1976

Directed by: Matt Cimber

The Witch Who Came From the Sea is a 1976 American horror film directed by Matt Cimber and shot by cinematographer Dean Cundey. The film's tagline was "Molly really knows how to cut men
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Beyond the Sea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman

Released: 2004

Directed by: Kevin Spacey

Beyond the Sea is a 2004 American biographical film based on the life of singer/actor Bobby Darin. Starring in the lead role and using his own singing voice for the musical numbers, Kevin Spacey ...more

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Volcanoes of the Deep Se... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title

Released: 2003

Directed by: Stephen Low

Volcanoes of the Deep Sea is a 2003 documentary film directed by Stephen Low in the IMAX format about undersea volcanoes.
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Under the Sea 3D is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Sea in the Title
Jim Carrey

Released: 2009

Directed by: Howard Hall

Under the Sea 3D a new IMAX 3D adventure, transports moviegoers to some of the most exotic and isolated undersea locations on Earth, including Southern Australia, New Guinea and others in the ...more

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