Seafaringby Bobby Briggs Briganza | created - 28 Aug 2014 | updated - 16 Aug 2019 | Public
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2. Treasure Island (1934)
Passed | 110 min | Adventure, Family
Young Jim Hawkins is torn between his loyalty to his benefactors and his affection for lovable rogue Long John Silver in their struggle to recover a buried pirate treasure.
Votes: 2,566 | Gross: $2.54M
3. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Passed | 132 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
First mate Fletcher Christian leads a revolt against his sadistic commander, Captain Bligh, in this classic seafaring adventure, based on the real-life 1788 mutiny.
5. The Ghost Ship (1943)
Passed | 69 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Tom Merriam signs on the ship Altair as third officer under Captain Stone. At first things look good, Stone sees Merriam as a younger version of himself and Merriam sees Stone as the first ... See full summary »
PG-13 | 138 min | 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.
Votes: 208,983 | Gross: $93.93M
11. The White Dawn (1974)
PG | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1896, three survivors of a whaling ship-wreck in the Canadian Arctic are saved and adopted by an Eskimo tribe but frictions arise when the three start misbehaving.
Votes: 725 | Gross: $0.40M
12. Frisco Kid (1935)
Passed | 77 min | Adventure, Romance
After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 San Francisco, his audacity helps him to arise to a position of power in the vice industry of the infamous Barbary Coast.
13. Bahama Passage (1941)
Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance
A girl, Carol Delbridge (Madeleine Carroll), whom the audience is quickly informed "has been around", and her father arrive to take over the business management of an island in the Bahamas ... See full summary »
15. Captain Ron (1992)
PG-13 | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy
A Chicagoan inherits an old yacht. He, his wife, daughter and son fly to a Caribbean island and hire a dubious Captain Ron to sail them on an adventure to Miami.
Votes: 20,753 | Gross: $22.52M
16. Maidentrip (2013)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.
Votes: 3,738 | Gross: $0.07M
17. All Is Lost (2013)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 77,803 | Gross: $6.26M
18. Twilight for the Gods (1958)
Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Drama
The sailing vessel Cannibal has a leaking hull. The captain (Rock Hudson) reluctantly changes course for Honolulu, where one passenger (Cyd Charisse) is wanted by the law. The water rising, everyone struggles against nature to survive.
The Great Ships (1996– )
The Pirate Ships
Not Rated | 47 min | Documentary, History
A history brief of piracy through eighteen centuries, with emphasis on ship building and maneuvering in the eighteenth century.
20. Tiger Bay (1959)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A twelve-year-old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend, but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation.
21. The Ship That Died (1938)
Approved | 10 min | Drama, Short
In this entry from the John Nesbitt's "Passing Parade" series, the "Mary Celeste" sails from New York on November 7, 1872, with a full crew, including the captain's wife, which was cause ... See full summary »
22. Abandoned (VI) (2015)
TV-14 | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
In 1989 the trimaran Rose Noelle set sail from Picton, New Zealand, bound for Tonga with four crew. After a freak wave capsized the yacht, they drifted for 119 days before landing on Great Barrier Island.
23. 12 Days of Terror (2004 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
For twelve days in July, 1916, a shark patrolled the waterways of northern New Jersey. This docudrama is based on Richard Fernicola's account of those days.
24. Herring Hunt (1953)
11 min | Documentary, Short, Drama
The operations of a herring boat, and of her crew, are typical of the ships and crews that dot the coastal waters of British Columbia. This film goes out to sea to tell the story of the ... See full summary »
25. The Bermuda Triangle (1978)
G | 112 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Mystery
The passengers and crew of a ship on a scuba diving trip in the Caribbean stray into the famed Bermuda Triangle, and mysterious and deadly things start happening.
32. The Admiral (2015)
TV-PG | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
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).
33. Kill Cruise (1990)
R | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A washed-out German sailor, in a drunken state, agrees to take two British women from Gibraltar to the West Indies in his sail boat. Early into the voyage, they realise that it's not going ... See full summary »