Most Similar Movies to Down to the Sea in Ships (1949)


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Adrift (2018)

Adrift (2018)

6.6/10 Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller

A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

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Captains Courageous (1937)

Captains Courageous (1937)

8.0/10 Adventure

A spoiled brat who falls overboard from a steamship gets picked up by a fishing boat, where he's made to earn his keep by joining the crew in their work.

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Reap the Wild Wind (1942)

Reap the Wild Wind (1942)

6.7/10 Adventure

Florida ship salvager, Loxi, falls for Jack, captain of a ship wrecked on the Key West shore. However, their romance is complicated by the arrival of another suitor, and eventually leads to tragedy.

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Captain Caution (1940)

Captain Caution (1940)

5.6/10 Adventure

When her father dies, a young woman helps a young man take command of the ship to fight the British during the war of 1812.

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The Perfect Storm (2000)

The Perfect Storm (2000)

6.4/10 Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger.

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Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951)

Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951)

7.3/10 Adventure

During the Napoleonic wars, a British Navy Captain has adventures in Central American waters.

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The Red Tent (1971)

The Red Tent (1971)

8.9/10 Adventure, Drama

Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen (Sean Connery) leads a 1928 North Pole air search for Italian explorer Umberto Nobile (Peter Finch).

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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

8.5/10 Drama, War, Adventure

In 1805 a British captain (Russell Crowe) and his crew endure hardships while trying to prevent a French ship from reaching the Pacific Ocean.

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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

7.4/10 Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War

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.

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All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953)

All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953)

2.6/10 Adventure

Whaling brothers (Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger) sail the 19th-century South Seas, where black pearls and a woman (Ann Blyth) bring mutiny.

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The World in His Arms (1952)

The World in His Arms (1952)

6.9/10 Adventure

In San Francisco in 1850, a Russian Countess runs away from an arranged marriage to a Russian Prince and falls into the arms of an American sea captain who occasionally poaches seals in Russian Alaska.

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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

6.9/10 Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History

A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.

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Against All Flags (1952)

Against All Flags (1952)

6.6/10 Adventure

Brian Hawke of the Royal Navy versus the pirates of Madagascar.

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Moran of the Lady Letty (1922)

Moran of the Lady Letty (1922)

6.4/10 Adventure

A milquetoast young man of society toughens up once he's shanghaied and falls for the captain's tomboy daughter.

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Krakatoa, East of Java (1969)

Krakatoa, East of Java (1969)

5.5/10 Adventure

In 1883, ship captain Hanson plans a shipwreck salvage mission in The Dutch East Indies to retrieve a cargo of pearls but an unexpected volcano eruption and a state-ordered transport of convicts upset his plans.

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The Golden Hawk (1952)

The Golden Hawk (1952)

5.5/10 Adventure, Biography

The seafaring adventures of French privateer Kit 'The Hawk' Gerardo during the Franco-Spanish-English war of the 17th century.

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Blackie the Pirate (1971)

Blackie the Pirate (1971)

5.4/10 Adventure, Comedy, Action

Captain Blackie conceives a plan to acquire a shipment of Spanish gold after he discovers about it when he stumbles upon Don Pedro. Three other pirate captains want the gold for themselves and try to foil Blackie's plan.

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China Seas (1935)

China Seas (1935)

8.0/10 Adventure

Dashing captain Alan Gaskell (Clark Gable) is attempting to lead a more subdued life with a new love interest, aristocrat Sybil Barclay (Rosalind Russell), when his ship is taken over by pirates while sailing the South Pacific. Alan discovers that his predicament involves his volatile former girlfriend, Dolly Portland (Jean Harlow), and her new beau, the shifty Jamesy MacArdle (Wallace Beery). This tense scenario leads to unexpected sparks between Alan and Dolly.

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King Kong (1933)

King Kong (1933)

7.9/10 Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction

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.

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The African Queen (1951)

The African Queen (1951)

7.8/10 War, Romance, Drama, Adventure

In WWI Africa, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.

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La tortue rouge (2016)

La tortue rouge (2016)

7.5/10 Animation, Fantasy

A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.

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