Comingsoon.net is setting sail to find out the best movies set at sea. Check out our choices in the gallery below!
Back in 2000, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration estimated that 95 percent of the world’s oceans remain unexplored in some capacity. Naturally, this makes the sea a prime location for a feature film. Quite a few filmmakers have realized this over the course of film history, and many of their final products have stood the test of time and remained great.
From sharks to pirates to shipwrecks, the possibilities are practically endless when it comes to movies set at sea. Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Alfred Hitchcock, and even Wes Anderson have all come to realize this. Until more filmmakers get on the boat, here are some of the best movies that take place largely in the ocean.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)