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All Aboard! – Movies on the High Seas

With the summer weather now upon us, we daydream about spending a lazy day sailing or cruising on the water. Here are ten films that take you onto decks of many ships from many eras. Of course, if it‘s a movie about a ship, there is always a chance that it won’t end up right-side-up. Better wear your life jackets.

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) Dir. Frank Lloyd; Clark Gable, David Niven, James Cagney

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) Dir. Frank Lloyd; Clark Gable, David Niven, James Cagney

 The African Queen (1951) Dir. John Huston; Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley


The African Queen (1951) Dir. John Huston; Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley

A Night to Remember (1958) Dir. Roy Ward Baker;  Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres

A Night to Remember (1958) Dir. Roy Ward Baker; Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres

The Mosquito Coast (1986) Dir. Peter Weir; Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix

The Mosquito Coast (1986) Dir. Peter Weir; Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix

 

White Squall (1996)Dir. Ridley Scott; Jeff Bridges, Caroline Goodall, John Savage

White Squall (1996)Dir. Ridley Scott; Jeff Bridges, Caroline Goodall, John Savage

 Master & Commander:  The Far Side of the World (2003) Dir. Peter Weir; Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd


Master & Commander:
The Far Side of the World (2003) Dir. Peter Weir; Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Billy Boyd

Poseidon (2006) Dir. Wolfgang Petersen;  Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum

Poseidon (2006) Dir. Wolfgang Petersen; Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum

Pirate Radio (2009) Dir. Richard Curtis; Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Nick Frost

Pirate Radio (2009) Dir. Richard Curtis; Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Nick Frost

Life of Pi (2012) Dir. And Lee; Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain

Life of Pi (2012) Dir. And Lee; Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain

 Captain Phillips (2013) Dir. Paul Greengrass; Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman


Captain Phillips (2013) Dir. Paul Greengrass; Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman