Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP 

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Das Boot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Uwe Ochsenknecht

Released: 1981

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Das Boot is a 1981 German epic film written and directed by Wolfgang Petersen, produced by Günter Rohrbach, and starring Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, and Klaus Wennemann. ...more
The Hunt for Red October... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Tim Curry

Released: 1990

Directed by: John McTiernan

The Hunt for Red October is a 1990 American submarine spy-thriller film directed by John McTiernan, based on the 1984 novel by Tom Clancy. In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine ...more
Master and Commander: Th... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Joseph Morgan

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Weir

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is a 2003 epic historical drama film co-written and directed by Peter Weir, starring Russell Crowe as Jack Aubrey, with Paul Bettany as Stephen ...more
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

Released: 1997

Directed by: James Cameron

Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance and disaster film directed by James Cameron. A seventeen-year-old aristocrat (Kate Winslet) falls in love with a kind but poor artist (Leonardo DiCaprio) ...more
Jaws is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

Released: 1975

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley's novel of the same name. The prototypical summer blockbuster, its release is regarded as a ...more
The Perfect Storm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane

Released: 2000

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is an adaptation of the 1997 non-fiction book of the same title by Sebastian Junger, which ...more
Crimson Tide is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen, Gene Hackman

Released: 1995

Directed by: Tony Scott

Crimson Tide is a 1995 American submarine film directed by Tony Scott. On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer (Denzel Washington) stages a mutiny, to prevent his trigger happy ...more
Pirates of the Caribbean... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana

Released: 2003

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a 2003 American fantasy swashbuckler film based on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disney theme parks. It was directed by Gore ...more
The Abyss is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Chris Elliott

Released: 1989

Directed by: James Cameron

The Abyss is a 1989 American science fiction-adventure film written and directed by James Cameron, starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Michael Biehn. When an American submarine ...more
The Poseidon Adventure ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Dismalhead added Gene Hackman, Stella Stevens, Ernest Borgnine

Released: 1972

Directed by: Irwin Allen, Ronald Neame

The Poseidon Adventure is a 1972 American action-adventure disaster film, directed by Ronald Neame, produced by Irwin Allen, and based on Paul Gallico's novel of the same name. The film features ...more
Captain Ron is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Kurt Russell, Roselyn Sánchez, Martin Short

Released: 1992

Directed by: Thom Eberhardt

Captain Ron is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Thom Eberhardt, produced by David Permut, and written by John Dwyer for Touchstone Pictures. It stars Kurt Russell as the title character, ...more
Poseidon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Emmy Rossum, Fergie, Kurt Russell

Released: 2006

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Poseidon is a 2006 disaster film directed and co-produced by Wolfgang Petersen. It is the third film adaptation of Paul Gallico's novel The Poseidon Adventure, and a loose remake of the 1972 ...more
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Kevin Costner, Jack Black, Dennis Hopper

Released: 1995

Directed by: Kevin Costner, Kevin Reynolds

Waterworld is a 1995 American post-apocalyptic science fiction action film directed by Kevin Reynolds and co-written by Peter Rader and David Twohy. It was based on Rader's original 1986 ...more
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Jeff Bridges, Ryan Phillippe, Željko Ivanek

Released: 1996

Directed by: Ridley Scott

White Squall is a 1996 American drama feature film, directed by Ridley Scott.
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Orson Welles, Gregory Peck, John Huston

Released: 1956

Directed by: John Huston

Moby Dick is a 1956 film adaptation of Herman Melville's novel Moby-Dick. It was directed by John Huston with a screenplay by Huston and Ray Bradbury. The film starred Gregory Peck, Richard ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane

Released: 1989

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Dead Calm is a 1989 Australian thriller film starring Sam Neill, Nicole Kidman and Billy Zane. It was based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Charles Williams. The film was directed by ...more
Mutiny on the Bounty is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Marlon Brando, Richard Harris, Trevor Howard

Released: 1962

Directed by: Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed

Mutiny on the Bounty is a 1962 historical drama film starring Marlon Brando and Trevor Howard based on the novel Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall. The film retells ...more
The Bounty is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson, Daniel Day-Lewis

Released: 1984

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

The Bounty is a 1984 British adventure drama historical film directed by Roger Donaldson, starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins, and produced by Bernard Williams with Dino De Laurentiis as ...more
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Julianna Margulies, Emily Browning, Karl Urban

Released: 2002

Directed by: Steve Beck

Ghost Ship is a 2002 American-Australian horror film directed by Steve Beck. The film was shot in Queensland, Australia and Vancouver, Canada. It stars an ensemble cast featuring Gabriel Byrne, ...more
The Old Man and the Sea ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
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
Lifeboat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Tallulah Bankhead, Hume Cronyn, Heather Angel

Released: 1944

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

This film is an American drama thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock from a story by John Steinbeck. The film stars Tallulah Bankhead with William Bendix. Also in the cast are Walter ...more
Cape Fear is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange

Released: 1991

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Cape Fear is a 1991 American psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and a remake of the 1962 film of the same name. It stars Robert De Niro, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange and ...more
The Philadelphia Experim... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
Nancy Allen, Stephen Tobolowsky, Michael Paré

Released: 1984

Directed by: Stewart Raffill

The Philadelphia Experiment is a 1984 science fiction film. It is directed by Stewart Raffill and stars Michael Paré, Bobby Di Cicco, and Nancy Allen and based on the urban legend of the ...more
Overboard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
carlybobarly added Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Roddy McDowall

Released: 1987

Directed by: Garry Marshall

Overboard is a 1987 American romantic comedy film starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell. It was directed by Garry Marshall, produced by Roddy McDowall, and loosely inspired by the 1974 Italian ...more
Mutiny on the Bounty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movie Theme: ON BOAT / SHIP
clash1977 added Clark Gable, David Niven, James Cagney

Released: 1935

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Mutiny on the Bounty is an American 1935 drama film starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable, and directed by Frank Lloyd based on the Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall novel Mutiny on the ...more