Most Popular Destroyer Movies and TV Shows
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1. Battleship (2012)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.
Votes: 226,894 | Gross: $65.42M
4. 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: 7,453 | Gross: $4.20M
5. Operation Petticoat (1959)
Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Romance, War
During World War II, a commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) submarine, a con man executive officer, and a group of army nurses.
Votes: 11,415 | Gross: $23.30M
6. In This Corner of the World (2016)
PG-13 | 129 min | Animation, Drama, History
Set in Hiroshima during World War II, an eighteen-year-old girl gets married and now has to prepare food for her family despite the rationing and lack of supplies. As she struggles with the... See full summary »
8. 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.
9. The Island (2006)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama
Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future.
10. In Which We Serve (1942)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, War
This "story of a ship", the British destroyer H.M.S. Torrin, is told in flashbacks by survivors as they cling to a life raft.
Votes: 4,706 | Gross: $0.45M
11. Morituri (1965)
Approved | 123 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A war pacifist is blackmailed to pose as an SS officer and to disable the scuttling explosives on freighter carrying rubber cargo to be captured by the Allies.
12. 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.
13. The Gallant Hours (1960)
Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, War
A semi-documentary dramatization of five weeks in the life of Vice Admiral William F. "Bull" Halsey, Jr., from his assignment to command the U.S. naval operations in the South Pacific to the Allied victory at Guadalcanal.
14. Haven (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 180 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and ... See full summary »
15. Up Periscope (1959)
Approved | 112 min | Action, Drama, Romance
In 1942, Navy Lieutenant Kenneth Braden from the underwater demolition team is sent to a Japanese island to photograph secret radio codes.
20. The Deep Six (1958)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, War
Called to active duty during WW2, reserve Navy Lieutenant Alec Austin struggles to do his military duties while observing his Quaker beliefs, at the dismay of his comrades.
22. U47 - Kapitänleutnant Prien (1958)
87 min | Drama, War
In 1939 German U-boat captain Günther Prien receives orders to infiltrate the British Royal Navy base at Scapa Flow and sink British warships.
23. The Last U-Boat (1993 TV Movie)
99 min | Drama, War
In 1945 an advanced type of German U-boat loaded with atomic technology en route for Japan and escorted by Japanese naval officers receives news that Germany has capitulated.
24. Destroyer of Worlds (I) (2018)
43 min | Short, Sci-Fi
Arty, a precocious teenager must reluctantly leave his life in 1954 behind when his father makes the most devastating discovery to date: Leap Theory.
25. Stand by for Action (1942)
Passed | 109 min | Action, Drama, War
During WW2, two Navy officers take command of an obsolete, World War I-vintage, destroyer that is assigned to convoy-escort duty in the Japanese-controlled waters of the South Pacific.
Votes: 503 | Gross: $0.55M
26. Alice in the Navy (1961)
90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
The frustration of an unkept promise and an insuppressible youthful rebellion lead to an unprecedented act of love, as the daughter of the Hellenic Naval Academy's commander and a fourth-year cadet meet again in the strangest of places.
27. Okinawa (1952)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Drama, History
Basically the story of the sea battle for Okinawa between the ships of the U.S. Navy and the Japanese suicide planes---the Kamaikazes---and, as such, is filled with stock footage from ... See full summary »
28. Submarine D-1 (1937)
Approved | 100 min | Action, Drama
Navy officers fall for Ann. She has her own plans. USS Pensacola is struck during a last dive drill, there is an attempt to rescue. The USS Dolphin (D-1) and her crew depart from ... See full summary »
30. Navy Blues (1929)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Drama
On shore leave, a young sailor meets and falls in love with a pretty young blonde. He goes home with her to meet her parents, but they don't approve of him at all. Their daughter takes ... See full summary »
32. The Skipper Surprised His Wife (1950)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy
When a naval officer's wife breaks her ankle and is laid up, her husband takes over running the household by employing military regimentation and disciple, which leads to a number of amusing situations. (Comedy, 85 mins.)
33. Orzel (1959)
104 min | Drama, War
Based on a true story of Polish submarine "Orzel" (The Eagle): September 1939, "Orzel" is coming to Estonian neutral harbor in Tallin. Under pressure from Germany Estonians have intern the ... See full summary »
34. Prisoner of Japan (1942)
Passed | 64 min | Drama, War
On a small tropical island in the South Pacific, David Bowman (Alan Baxter), a young American planter, finds himself pitted against a ruthless Japanese agent, Matsuru (Ernst Deutsch). He ... See full summary »
Votes: 47 | Gross: $0.35M
35. U-Boat Prisoner (1944)
Approved | 66 min | Drama, War
An American sailor poses as a Nazi spy in this implausible WWII action drama that reportedly is based on the actual experience of Archie Gibbs, a seaman detained aboard a German submarine. ... See full summary »
36. Torpedoed (1937)
66 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Trouble is brewing in the banana republic of Bianco for both His Excellency, El Presidente, and the British Consul, Brant. Rebels, led by Diego De Costa, the trusted "Minister of the ... See full summary »
39. USS VD: Ship of Shame (1942)
46 min | Action, Drama, War
This film was made by the U.S. government during World War II to show its young servicemen the results of "fooling around" with "loose women" overseas. Actual victims of such sexually ... See full summary »
48. Lesnaya khronika (1970 TV Short)
10 min | Animation, Short, Family
The Wolf-greed is robbing in the forest, robbing the animals of their property. One day the Hare found a hunting trap, and began searching for its "lost" owner. Fox, having decided to ... See full summary »