Most Popular Ship's Crew Movies and TV Shows
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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: 192,495 | Gross: $93.93M
4. King Kong (1933)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.
Votes: 75,216 | Gross: $10.00M
6. In Harm's Way (1965)
Approved | 165 min | Drama, War
A Naval officer, reprimanded after Pearl Harbor, is later promoted to Rear Admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.
Votes: 7,534 | Gross: $4.20M
7. Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Not Rated | 178 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In 1787, British ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian.
Votes: 14,018 | Gross: $13.68M
9. Virus (1999)
R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.
Votes: 25,196 | Gross: $14.01M
11. The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, War
When a U.S. Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.
Votes: 23,132 | Gross: $21.75M
12. The Enemy Below (1957)
Approved | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are experts, and so begins a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.
13. The Blue Lagoon (1949)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific and fall in love while growing up together.
14. Billy Budd (1962)
Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, War
Billy Budd (Terence Stamp) is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
16. The Bedford Incident (1965)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Thriller
An American destroyer Captain is determined to confront a Soviet submarine caught violating territorial waters. Perhaps too determined.
18. Damn the Defiant! (1962)
Approved | 101 min | Action, Drama, History
On the H.M.S. Defiant, during the French Revolutionary War, fair Captain Crawford is locked in a battle of wills against his cruel second-in-command Lieutenant Scott-Padget, whose heavy-handed command style pushes the crew to mutiny.
19. Die Schatzinsel (1966–1967)
85 min | Adventure, Family
As a young boy finds an old map of a treasure island in the mid 1700s, he joins a sailing crew on an adventure to find the treasure island. He does not realize however that bloodthirsty ... See full summary »
20. Hornblower: Mutiny (2001 TV Movie)
98 min | Adventure, Drama, History
Hornblower and his comrades come under the command of a revered but obviously mentally unstable captain and eventually must mutiny.
21. Lakeboat (2000)
R | 98 min | Drama
Film adaptation of David Mamet's comic play Lakeboat about a grad student who takes a summer job on a Great Lakes freighter and sees life through the eyes of his low-brow crew members.
22. Kreuzfahrt ins Glück (2007– )
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
"Das Traumschiff" spin-off follows two wedding planners and the couple that hired them. They are all traveling on a German cruise ship where the couple is about to get married and spend their honeymoon visiting places where they dock.
23. Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001 TV Movie)
98 min | Adventure, Drama, War
Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.
25. Carrier (2008– )
CARRIER is a character-driven immersion in the high-stakes world of a nuclear aircraft carrier, shot on the USS Nimitz during a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf. The program follows... See full summary »
26. The Fighting Lady (1944)
Approved | 61 min | Documentary, History, War
The film follows the WWII exploits of the Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Yorktown (CV-10) (unidentified in the film), in its first major operations following its commissioning in 1943. ... See full summary »
27. Die Männer der Emden (2012)
180 min | Adventure, Drama
When their ship is sunk in the first world war, in the Indian ocean, 50 men have to cross infinite stretches of sea and desert, avoid enemies, find allies and finally make it home to Germany. A breathtaking real-live odyssey.
28. The Hook (1963)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, War
In the final days of the Korean War, an enemy airman is captured by three American soldiers who cannot bring themselves to follow the order to execute their prisoner.
29. Johnny Angel (1945)
Approved | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When a New Orleans merchant ship captain finds his father's sister ship derelict at sea, he investigates the crew's mysterious disappearance amid rumors of a smuggled gold cargo.
33. Western Approaches (1944)
83 min | Documentary, Drama, War
A wartime documentary, made under the auspices of the Crown Film Unit, made as a tribute to the Merchant Navy. During WWII they kept the lifeline to America and the Commonwealth open so ... See full summary »
36. Captain Cook: Obsession and Discovery (2007– )
54 min | Documentary, History
This documentary tells the real story of the life & times of Captain James Cook; the greatest explorer in history who discovered Australia & New Zealand. His 3 great voyages of discovery ... See full summary »
38. Melody of the World (1929)
40 min | Documentary, Short
An impression of the state of the world in 1929, contrasting similarities and differences in religion, customs, art and entertainment from all over the world. The film is constructed like a symphony.
43. Out of Luck (1923)
60 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Cowpuncher Sam Pertune (Hoot Gibson)strikes the father of the girl he loves, Mae Day (Laura La Plante), in self defense and, thinking he has killed him, runs away and joins the U.S. Navy. ... See full summary »
Action, Adventure, Biography | Announced
When Ernest Shackleton is given the ship Endurance to reclaim the record for the furthest south expedition, his journey is cut short when his ship becomes trapped in the ice pack and begins... See full summary »
Director: Randell Seymour