20 movies like Billy Budd, ordered by similarity : Abandoned(2015), Adrift(2018), Damn the Defiant!(1962), The Poseidon Adventure(2005), Tugboat Annie(1933), Boys(2018), Henry V(1945), Diary of a Lost Girl(1929), Sister(2012), Vincent Wants to Sea(2010), The Shipbuilders(1943), Captain Phillips(2013) ...
Robert Ryan Terence Stamp Melvyn Douglas Peter Ustinov John Neville Ronald Lewis Lee Montague Paul Rogers Niall MacGinnis John Meillon Ray McAnally
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Billy Budd is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
Dominic Purcell Peter Feeney Owen Black Siobhan Marshall Greg Johnson Daniel Cleary Serena Cotton Rachel Nash
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In 1989 the trimaran Rose Noelle set sail from Picton, New Zealand, bound for Tonga with four crew. After a freak wave capsized the yacht, they drifted for 119 days before landing on Great Barrier Island.
Romance, Adventure, Drama
Shailene Woodley Sam Claflin Jeffrey Thomas Elizabeth Hawthorne Grace Palmer Marisiale Tunoka Kael Damlamian Neil Andrea Apakuki Nalawa Tim Solomon
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A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.
Alec Guinness Dirk Bogarde Maurice Denham Nigel Stock Richard Carpenter Peter Gill David Robinson Robin Stewart Ray Brooks Peter Greenspan Anthony Quayle
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On the H.M.S. Defiant, during the French Revolutionary War, fair Captain Crawford is locked in a battle of wills against his cruel second-in-command Lieutenant Scott-Padget, whose heavy-handed command style pushes the crew to mutiny.
Adventure, Drama, Action
Adam Baldwin Rutger Hauer Steve Guttenberg Bryan Brown C. Thomas Howell Peter Weller Alex Kingston
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A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.
Marie Dressler Wallace Beery Robert Young Maureen O'Sullivan Willard Robertson Tammany Young Frankie Darro Jack Pennick Paul Hurst Oscar Apfel Robert McWade
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Annie the tugboat captain tries to help two young lovers come together.
Aure Atika Nicolas Bauwens Tommy Lee Baïk Ilian Bergala Pierre Cartonnet Marie Denarnaud Félix Maritaud
young man man gay man classmate concierge boyfriend intense brooding suspenseful melodramatic emotional profound hotel club school past homosexuality partnership first love trust
Laurence Olivier Robert Newton Renee Asherson Leslie Banks Esmond Knight Leo Genn Felix Aylmer Ralph Truman Harcourt Williams Ivy St. Helier Ernest Thesiger
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In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.
Louise Brooks Fritz Rasp Josef Rovenský Sybille Schmitz Valeska Gert Edith Meinhard
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After falling pregnant to a pharmacist and refusing to marry, a young woman is thrown from her home and sent to a strict girls' reform school.
Kacey Mottet Klein Léa Seydoux Martin Compston Gillian Anderson Jean-François Stévenin Yann Trégouët Gabin Lefebvre
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A poor boy (Kacey Mottet Klein) steals from wealthy patrons at a posh ski resort to support himself and his irresponsible older sister (Léa Seydoux).
Karoline Herfurth Heino Ferch Katharina Müller-Elmau Karin Thaler Tim Seyfi Florian David Fitz Johannes Allmayer Ulrich Boris Pöppl
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A young man suffering from Tourette's syndrome absconds from an institution with two other inhabitants to travel to Italy to fulfill his mother's last wish.
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A generation of shipbuilders is nearly wiped out by the Great Depression, but a second Great War gets them back to work.
Mystery & Thriller, Action, Drama
Tom Hanks Catherine Keener Barkhad Abdi Barkhad Abdirahman Faysal Ahmed Mahat M. Ali Michael Chernus Corey Johnson Max Martini Chris Mulkey Yul Vazquez
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The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Andrew Garfield Michael Shannon Laura Dern Tim Guinee Noah Lomax Clancy Brown J.D. Evermore Judd Lormand Cullen Moss John L. Armijo Nicole Barré
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A recently unemployed single father struggles to get back his foreclosed home by working for the real estate broker who is the source of his frustration.
Adventure, Drama, Action
Prabhas Rana Daggubati Anushka Shetty Tamannaah Sathyaraj Nassar Ramya Krishnan Subbaraju Adivi Sesh
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In ancient India, an adventurous and daring man becomes involved in a decades-old feud between two warring peoples.
Mystery & Thriller, Drama
Denzel Washington Gene Hackman George Dzundza Viggo Mortensen James Gandolfini Matt Craven Lillo Brancato Jr. Rocky Carroll Danny Nucci Steve Zahn Rick Schroder
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On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy Captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
Mystery & Thriller, Drama
Elisabeth Moss Michael Stuhlbarg Odessa Young Logan Lerman Allen McCullough Edward O'Blenis Victoria Pedretti Robert Wuhl Paul O'Brien
academic writer author newlywed husband wife bleak brooding confident disheartening intense melancholy passionate profound solemn vermont college writing affair muses
A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.
Action, Crime, Drama
Jake Gyllenhaal Michael Peña Natalie Martinez Anna Kendrick David Harbour Frank Grillo America Ferrera Cle Sloan Jaime Fitzsimons Cody Horn
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Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves.
Sverrir Gudnason Shia LaBeouf Stellan Skarsgård Tuva Novotny Ian Blackman David Bamber Jane Perry Roy McCrerey Robert Emms Scott Arthur
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The story of the 1980 tennis rivalry between the placid Björn Borg and the volatile John McEnroe.
Glenda Jackson Ben Kingsley Richard Johnson Michael Gambon Rosemary Leach Eleanor Bron Harriet Walter Jeroen Krabbé Nigel Hawthorne
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Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they ... See full summary »
Drama, Action, History, War
Nicolas Cage Tom Sizemore Thomas Jane Matt Lanter Weronika Rosati Cody Walker Brian Presley Emily Tennant Callard Harris Emily Marie Palmer
captain lieutenant admiral childhood friend chief petty officer love interest thrilling tense intense suspenseful brash gripping philippines sea disaster world war ii uss indianapolis military seafaring courage
During World War II, an American navy ship is sunk by a Japanese submarine leaving 890 crewmen stranded in shark infested waters.