Movies about fishingby meliajanssen | created - 28 Dec 2018 | updated - 28 Dec 2018 | Public
List of movies about the sport and/or employment of fishing
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3. Riffraff (1936)
Passed | 94 min | Crime, Drama
Fisherman Dutch marries cannery worker Hattie. He quits his poorly paid job to concentrate on getting better working conditions as union leader. Unfortunately, the union members disagree ... See full summary »
4. Captains Courageous (1937)
G | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
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.
6. Johnny Frenchman (1945)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The fisherman from a Cornish village have a friendly rivalry with the fishermen (and one formidable woman) from a French port. Then war comes and they must all rethink their petty differences.
9. 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.
10. Man's Favorite Sport? (1964)
Approved | 120 min | Comedy, Romance
The author of a best-selling fishing guide is actually incredibly inexperienced when it comes to the sport, which causes mayhem when he is entered into a competition.
11. 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 »
12. A River Runs Through It (1992)
PG | 123 min | Drama
The story about two sons of a stern minister -- one reserved, one rebellious -- growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing.
Votes: 51,724 | Gross: $43.44M
16. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.
Votes: 60,819 | Gross: $9.03M