The ship's wheel / boat's wheel on film posters

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In year of release order. From 2019 going back in time to 1917.

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1. Barnacle Bill

Comedy | Pre-production

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Director: Mark Haapala

2. The Clockwork Heart

3 min | Animation, Short, Drama | Post-production

A brilliant inventor creates a clockwork heart to save the love of his life from dying, but discovers that he is keeping her from being at peace.

Director: Damien Rochow

5. All Is Lost (2013)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

87 Metascore

After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Star: Robert Redford

Votes: 72,427 | Gross: $6.26M

6. Some Jerk with a Camera (2011– )


Join Some Jerk With A Camera on location at Disneyland, California (and occasionally other theme parks!) for a series of wacked-out, irreverently irrelevant digress-alicious trips through ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Goldmark, Charlie Callahan, Garrett Snook, Morgan Funder

Votes: 47

8. O Mundo Em Duas Voltas (2007)

92 min | Documentary

The Documentary, tells the story of the Schürmann Family while they sail around the world retracing Ferdinand Magellan Voyage. A Documentary that tells two great adventures with images of over 19 countries.

Director: David Schurmann | Stars: Vilfredo Schurmann, Heloisa Schurmann, Pierre Schurmann, David Schurmann

Votes: 157

9. Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy! (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 70 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Scooby and the gang take a mystery-themed cruise through the Bermuda Triangle, but what starts out as staged hi-jinks soon turns into the real thing. Ghost pirates are prowling the ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Sheetz | Stars: Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn, Grey Griffin

Votes: 1,939

10. Kameleon 2 (2005)

105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

The twinbrothers Sietse and Hielke Klinkhamer want to raise money for their ill friend, Marieke.

Director: Steven de Jong | Stars: Koen van der Donk, Jos van der Donk, Maarten Spanjer, Nelse Van Heurck

Votes: 605

11. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: The Way We Weren't (2004)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Marge and Homer find out that they actually kissed each other at age 10 without knowing they were each other's first kisses, and tell the story about this.

Director: Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 967

12. Popeye's Voyage: The Quest for Pappy (2004 Video)

TV-G | 44 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Popeye, Olive and Bluto head out to find Popeye's long lost Pappy.

Director: Ezekiel Norton | Stars: Kathy Bates, Garry Chalk, Tabitha St. Germain, Billy West

Votes: 201

13. Plop in de wolken (2000)

75 min | Family

One day, Plop receives a letter from his grandfather, Kabouter Knap, stating that he is very ill. The only thing that can save him is the juice of the carob root. Before the hourglass is ... See full summary »

Director: Bart van Leemputten | Stars: Walter De Donder, Aimé Anthoni, Chris Cauwenbergs, Agnes De Nul

Votes: 149

14. Pippi's Adventures on the South Seas (1999)

70 min | Animation, Family

A mysterious ship has sailed into Pippi's hometown and the Captain turns out to be her father. So it's off with her friends for a wild and wonderful, wind-blown adventure on the South Seas.

Director: Paul Riley | Stars: Börje Ahlstedt, Leif Andrée, Anders Beckman, Tomas Bolme

Votes: 239

15. First Daughter (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

A female Secret Service agent goes against protocol to save the U.S. president from an assassination attempt. She is reassigned to protect the president's daughter, which she considers a ... See full summary »

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Doug Savant, Monica Keena, Dallas Page

Votes: 879

16. The Ebb-Tide (1998 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 97 min | Adventure

A down-on-his-luck sea captain accepts an assignment on a rickety boat with a mysterious cargo and a questionable crew. As disaster befalls disaster, the crew finds itself on an uncharted ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Renton | Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Chris Barnes, Steven Mackintosh, John Adewole

Votes: 42

17. Captains Courageous (1996 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Robert Urich, Kenny Vadas, Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Robert Wisden

Votes: 537

18. The Adventures of Valdo & Marie (1996 Video Game)

K-A | Adventure, Family

Adventure game for kids that's set in the 16th century. Young boy Valdo joins a Portuguese ship heading for Japan. As they visit places, he must locate pieces of a treasure map and learn about the era. He also meats Marie, who helps him.

Director: Alexis Nolent | Stars: Leslie Clack, Christian Erickson, David Gasman, Karen Strassman

19. Captain Ron (1992)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy

39 Metascore

A Chicagoan inherits an old yacht. He, his wife, daughter and son fly to a Caribbean island and hire a dubious Captain Ron to sail them on an adventure to Miami.

Director: Thom Eberhardt | Stars: Kurt Russell, Martin Short, Mary Kay Place, Benjamin Salisbury

Votes: 19,544 | Gross: $22.52M

20. Cruise for a Corpse (1991 Video Game)


Raoul Dusentier is an inspector invited to spend some time on Niklos Karaboudjan's boat. Quickly after arriving, Karaboudjan is murdered and the investigation begins. The player play the ... See full summary »

Votes: 16

21. Treasure Island (1987 TV Movie)

50 min | Animation, Family

Hoist anchor, maties! And set a course for the grandest pirate yarn ever to shiver your timbers in this thrillingly animated, song-and-laughter filled version of Robert Louis Stevenson's ... See full summary »

Director: Warwick Gilbert | Stars: Ross Higgins, Todd Boyce, Margaret Christensen, Wallas Eaton

Votes: 75

22. The Eyes of the Amaryllis (1982)

93 min | Drama, Thriller

In 1880, a little girl is sent to Nantucket Island to live with her grandmother. She discovers, however, that her grandmother is an odd woman who has some strange habits, one of which is ... See full summary »

Director: Frederick King Keller | Stars: Ruth Ford, Martha Byrne, Guy Boyd, Jonathan Bolt

Votes: 73

26. Treasure Island (1973)

87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Young Jim Hawkins, a pirate mouse named Hiccup, Dr. Livesey and Squire Trelawney hire a ship to find the legendary treasure of notorious late pirate Captain Flint. However, Flint's former crewmates plan to take over the ship.

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: Richard Dawson, Davy Jones, Dal McKennon, Larry D. Mann

Votes: 117

28. Kapote klaine kai oi dynatoi (1967)

97 min | Drama, Romance

A poor young man, working hard, manages and becomes a captain on a ship of the shipowner, in whose home his mother worked older as a shipwreck. But he resigns when he discovers that the ship is dangerous.

Director: Apostolos Tegopoulos | Stars: Nikos Xanthopoulos, Antzela Zileia, Yorgos Moutsios, Giota Soimoiri

Votes: 25

30. Purple Noon (1960)

PG-13 | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Tom Ripley is a talented mimic, moocher, forger and all-around criminal improviser; but there's more to Tom Ripley than even he can guess.

Director: René Clément | Stars: Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Marie Laforêt, Erno Crisa

Votes: 12,371 | Gross: $0.62M

31. Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)

60 min | Adventure

Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »

Stars: Gardner McKay, James Holden, Lani Kai, Guy Stockwell

Votes: 253

32. The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

G | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Family

When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Richard Eyer, Torin Thatcher

Votes: 10,823 | Gross: $6.98M

34. Olet mennyt minun vereeni (1956)

102 min | Drama, Romance

Innocent girl gets lead astray by Lothario, not only into adultery, because he's already married, but devilish drink, too. Lothario's good friend, the fine upstanding seaman takes a fancy ... See full summary »

Director: Teuvo Tulio | Stars: Kirsti Hurme, Lauri Korpela, Nestori Lampi, Matti Lehtelä

Votes: 107

35. Tugboat Granny (1956)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

Tweety Bird and his mistress, Granny, are at the controls of a tugboat that Sylvester tries unsuccessfully to board.

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 157

36. Das geheimnisvolle Wrack (1954)

79 min | Adventure, Crime, Family

Several children find out what's the matter with a wreck offshore, which puts them into jeopardy.

Director: Herbert Ballmann | Stars: Kurt Ulrich, Wilfried Ortmann, Hans-Hasso Steube, Horst Naumann

Votes: 15

37. Waterfront (1954–1956)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

John Herrick was the Captain of the tug "Cheryl Ann" in Los Angeles harbor. His family consisted of wife May, Police Detective son Jim, and the crew of the tug, his son Carl, Tip, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick, Lois Moran, Willie Best

Votes: 73

38. A Perilous Journey (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Music

Francie Landereaux is one of 29 women on a voyage to California on a barter-bride deal in which any qualified man can buy a wife. Unknown to the sponsors, she is already married to a man ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Vera Ralston, David Brian, Scott Brady, Charles Winninger

Votes: 23

39. The World in His Arms (1952)

Approved | 104 min | Action, Adventure, History

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.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Gregory Peck, Ann Blyth, Anthony Quinn, John McIntire

Votes: 1,610 | Gross: $3.00M

40. Captains Outrageous (1952)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

The near-sighted, and obviously rich, Mr. MaGoo and his nephew, Waldo, set sail on their well-rigged boat to catch Mighty Moe, the elusive giant marlin. Walso falls overboard and Magoo ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Burness | Stars: Jim Backus, Jerry Hausner

Votes: 31

This same poster appeared on some other Mr Magoo short films circa 1952.

42. Luxury Liner (1948)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

A young girl stows away aboard a luxury liner which is full of musical stars--and which her father just happens to be the captain.

Director: Richard Whorf | Stars: George Brent, Jane Powell, Lauritz Melchior, Frances Gifford

Votes: 375

43. Wake of the Red Witch (1948)

Approved | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

During the 1860s in the South Pacific, Capt. Ralls, skipper of the Red Witch, has a series of adventures involving sunken gold bullion, pearls, natives, an unscrupulous ship owner and a giant octopus.

Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young, Adele Mara

Votes: 2,295

45. The Sea Wolf (1941)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

After being fished out of the sea by a sealer, three fugitives find themselves prisoners of the ship's brutal skipper who refuses to put them ashore and they hatch an escape plan during a crew mutiny.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Alexander Knox

Votes: 2,881

47. Mutiny Ain't Nice (1938)

6 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

Captain Popeye must hide Olive Oyl, an accidental stowaway on a ship filled with sailors who believe women are a jinx.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

Votes: 112

48. Affairs of Cappy Ricks (1937)

Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Drama

Cappy Ricks, a crusty old sea captain, returns home from a long voyage to discover that his family and his business are in chaos--his daughter is set to marry a nitwit that he can't stand, ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Walter Brennan, Mary Brian, Lyle Talbot, Frank Shields

Votes: 131

49. Captains Courageous (1937)

Passed | 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.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore, Melvyn Douglas

Votes: 8,101

50. Captain Calamity (1936)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

A South Seas skipper fights off thieves and pirates who are after a lost treasure.

Director: John Reinhardt | Stars: George Houston, Marian Nixon, Vince Barnett, Crane Wilbur

Votes: 101