Most Popular Fishing Village Movies and TV Shows
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2. Insomnia (2002)
R | 118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Votes: 260,255 | Gross: $67.36M
3. Dark Shadows (2012)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.
Votes: 236,581 | Gross: $79.73M
4. Leviathan (2014)
R | 140 min | Crime, Drama
In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Votes: 45,340 | Gross: $1.09M
5. Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
R | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientific experiments backfire and produce horrific mutations: half man, half fish, which terrorize a small fishing village by killing the men and raping the women.
6. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, Western
After robbing a Mexican bank, Dad Longworth takes the loot and leaves his partner Rio to be captured but Rio escapes and searches for Dad in California.
8. Babette's Feast (1987)
G | 103 min | Drama
During the late 19th century, a strict religious community in a Danish village takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor's daughters.
Votes: 16,913 | Gross: $4.40M
10. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
Approved | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and, ultimately, New York City.
Votes: 6,465 | Gross: $5.00M
11. City Island (2009)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
Prison guard Vince tells Molly from acting class, that one inmate is his 24 y.o. love child. Vince takes him home to stay with his family - straight A son with fat girl fetish, college dropout/stripper daughter and cute wife.
Votes: 29,842 | Gross: $6.67M
12. For Those in Peril (2013)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama
Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older brother. ... See full summary »
13. The Old Man and the Sea (1958)
Not Rated | 86 min | Adventure, Drama
An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story.
14. The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
PG | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Young Fiona lives with her grandparents in a small fishing village where she takes an active role to unravel the mysterious secrets.
Votes: 6,670 | Gross: $6.10M
15. XXY (2007)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance
The story of an intersexual fifteen-year-old. She lives with her parents, who have to cope with the challenges of her medical condition.
Votes: 12,584 | Gross: $0.05M
16. Porgy and Bess (1959)
138 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A woman whose past is scorned by nearly everyone around her meets a man who'd love her regardlessly- if only everyone else would allow them to.
17. Half Light (2006)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Rachel Carlson, a successful novelist moves to a small Scottish village to move on with her life after the death of her son. Strange things start to happen when she is haunted by ghosts and real life terror.
18. A Girl at My Door (2014)
119 min | Drama
Young-nam was a promising graduate of the police academy before she was transferred to the small seaside village, as a result of misconduct. On her first day in the village, she encounters ... See full summary »
19. The Beaches of Agnès (2008)
Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary, Biography
Agnès Varda explores her memories, mostly chronologically, with photographs, film clips, interviews, reenactments, and droll, playful contemporary scenes of her narrating her story.
Votes: 2,929 | Gross: $0.24M
20. Undertow (2009)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An unusual ghost story set on the Peruvian seaside; a married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.
21. Abigail Lesley Is Back in Town (1975)
R | 100 min | Drama, Romance
A seductive woman who left her small fishing town long ago, after being caught with another woman's husband, returns to shake up the place by seducing everyone, including the woman and her girlfriends.
22. Johnny Belinda (1948)
Unrated | 102 min | Drama
In post-war Cape Breton, a doctor's efforts to tutor a deaf/mute woman are undermined when she is raped, and the resulting pregnancy causes scandal to swirl.
23. No Such Thing (2001)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
The story of a young journalist who journeys to Iceland to find her missing fiancé only to encounter a mythical creature. She eventually forges a relationship with the being.
Votes: 3,740 | Gross: $0.06M
24. La Pointe Courte (1955)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
There are two parts to this film: sequences of life in the fishing village of La Pointe Courte (a government inspector's visit, the death of a child) alternate with others following a ... See full summary »
25. Humanoids from the Deep (1996 TV Movie)
R | 86 min | Action, Drama, Horror
While a town is in a state of alert, the monster of the sea keeps mutating the townspeople at an alarming rate. A researcher finds a genetic disorder that has been caused by a chemical that... See full summary »
26. Schweigeminute (2016 TV Movie)
89 min | Drama, Romance
A minute's silence is being observed in the grammar school of Hirtshafen, a small fishing town on the Baltic shore - in memory of Stella Petersen, the school's young English teacher. For ... See full summary »
27. Blue Fin (1978)
PG | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Based on the children's novel by celebrated South Australian author 'Colin Thiele', this is an emotional father and son story about tuna fishing of Southern Blue Fin tuna in South ... See full summary »
28. Seducing Doctor Lewis (2003)
Unrated | 108 min | Comedy
A much-needed boost, in the form of a new factory, is promised to the residents of the tiny fishing village St. Marie-La-Mauderne, provided they can lure a doctor to take up full-time residency on the island. Inspired, the villagers devise a scheme to make Dr. Christopher Lewis a local.
Votes: 4,989 | Gross: $0.49M
30. Shikijô ama: Fundoshi matsuri (1981)
69 min | Comedy
A village that was once a magnet for tourists to go skin-diving has fallen on hard times, and so the mayor's son gets the idea to hire a bevy of beautiful women as diving instructors in order to lure back the tourists.
31. Erik the Conqueror (1961)
Not Rated | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Two estranged brothers confront each other as rivals when war breaks out between Britain and the Vikings for control of England.
32. Cornwall: This Fishing Life (2020– )
60 min | Documentary
Documentary series exploring life for the people of the fishing village of Mevagissey on Cornwall's south coast, which has bucked the trend that has seen the fishing industry die out in other parts of the county.
Star: Steve Robinson
33. Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, History, War
A gentle widower, enraged at Nazi atrocities against his peaceful Norwegian fishing village, escapes to Britain and returns leading a commando force against the oppressors.
Votes: 651 | Gross: $1.30M
36. Tales from the Gimli Hospital (1988)
72 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
While their mother is dying in the modern Gimli, Manitoba hospital, two young children are told a tale by their Icelandic grandmother about Einar the Lonely, his friend Gunnar, and the ... See full summary »
38. The Angry Hills (1959)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, War, Thriller
In 1941, Greek resistance entrusts an American journalist with a Greek double-agent secret list that must reach London and must not fall into Nazi hands.
40. Laia (2016 TV Movie)
84 min | Drama
"Laia" is located in the imaginary village of Sinera, a fishing village inhabited by a series of extreme characters, indiscriminately diverted to the adversities of destiny. There, Laia ... See full summary »
41. Watchtower (2001)
R | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A brother and sister move to a sleepy Oregon town and are befriended by a stranger with a magnetic personality on a summer sabbatical.
43. Desire Me (1947)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance, War
Released from a POW camp at the end of WW2, a French soldier tricks the wife of a fellow French POW into believing her husband was killed by the Germans, and seduces the grieving woman but the 'dead' husband eventually returns home.
44. Escapade in Japan (1957)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Family
A plane on its way to Japan is forced to land at sea just off the Japanese coast. A small American boy survives the ditching, but is separated from the rest of the passengers and crew and ... See full summary »
45. Way Back Home (I) (2011)
105 min | Drama
For 12 years, Jessica Santiagio (Julia Montes) has been dealing with the pain and guilt of losing her sister Joanna. Despite her efforts to please her mother Amy (Agot Isidro), Jessica ... See full summary »
46. Australian Rules (2002)
95 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
In Prospect Bay, a remote outpost on the South Australian coast, two communities, the Goonyas and the Nungas, come together on the one field they have in common, the football field. But the... See full summary »
48. Selkie (2000)
88 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
When a teenaged boy learns that his mother has taken a job on a remote island off mainland Australia, he is shattered that he must leave his friends and girlfriend and come with them. But ... See full summary »
49. School Girl's Gestation (2014)
60 min | Drama
Yukie, Takako, Mako and others live in a rural fishing village. They are typically boisterous, but regular schoolgirls. Since the village is not doing well and the living conditions are ... See full summary »
50. Chemmeen (1965)
Not Rated | 140 min | Drama, Romance
Karutthamma, the daughter of a Hindu fisherman, falls in love with a Muslim fish trader. However, social prejudices seem to ruin their love life and invite the wrath of their communities. ... See full summary »