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The list contains the best, new and most relevant captain movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense and intense films and TV shows about / with captain, escapades, danger, adventure, chase, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, rivalry and mentor plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as captain: Meet Dave (2008), Black Sails (2014), Firefly (2002), The Adventures of Tintin (2011), The King's Pirate (1967), Posse from Hell (1961), Captain Newman, M.D. (1963), Street Kings (2008), Persuasion (2007), Moby Dick (1998).
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Firefly
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA
44 min.
 9.0
Black Sails
Adventure, Drama
South Africa, USA
56 min.
 8.3
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12 Strong
Action, Drama, History, War
USA
130 min.
 6.6
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
USA
135 min.
 7.1

List of captain movies

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, swashbuckler, pirate, captain, treasure, ancient mystery, danger, adventurer, battle, chase, ship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, caribbean, spain, england
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 4.9
 35K
Meet Dave
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of miniature aliens operate a spaceship that has a human form. While trying to save their planet, the aliens encounter a new problem, as their ship becomes smitten with an Earth woman.
Style: humorous, funny, semi serious, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, benign alien, adventure, friendship, alien encounter, family, disorder, humanity, captain, fish out of water, spacecraft, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, entertaining, witty, wild, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, date night, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, treasure, treasure hunt, ship, ocean or sea, pirate ship, good versus evil, exotic island, captain, tombs and skeletons, greed ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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 8.3
 76K
Black Sails
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Plot: pirate, mistrust, captain, adventure, bare breasts, seduction, killings, island, escapades, treasure, swashbuckler, female nudity ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
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 9.0
 215K
Firefly
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, captivating, buddy comedy, light, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, escapades, spacecraft, space travel, friendship, smuggling, outlaw, cargo, mysterious past, captain, preacher, danger ...
Time: future
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The Adventures of Tintin
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, colourful, intense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, amateur detective, comics, chase, fantasy world, danger, escapades, investigation, map, artifact ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1949, 1940s
Place: europe, morocco, seaport, north africa
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Captain Jack Sparrow works his way out of a blood debt with the ghostly Davey Jones, he also attempts to avoid eternal damnation.
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: adventure, swashbuckler, treasure, ship, pirate, sword fight, betrayal, chase, ghost, island, treasure hunt, captain ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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The King's Pirate
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Handsome British officer, Lt. Brian Fleming is sent undercover to infiltrate a lively band of pirates.
Plot: captain, pirate, princess, acrobat, sea battle, british navy, undercover agent, lieutenant, swashbuckler, sword duel, slave auction, sword ...
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Posse from Hell
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Murphy goes after bad guys who shot his friend the sheriff and abducted a local girl. In a plot reminiscent of High Noon, the posse of town blowhards gradually abandons Murphy; only tenderfoot banker Saxon remains, to prove his manhood. When they ...
Plot: captain, posse, bank robbery, deputy, manhunt, stolen money, revenge motive, implied rape, audio flashback, eye bandage, carrying someone, dying man ...
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Captain Newman, M.D.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 1944, Capt. Josiah J. Newman is the doctor in charge of Ward 7, the neuropsychiatric ward, at an Army Air Corps hospital in Arizona. The hospital is under-resourced and Newman scrounges what he needs with the help of his inventive staff, ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, soldier, doctors and patients, war, military life, wartime life, military, captain, mentally unstable, battles, power relations, doctor ...
Place: arizona
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 6.8
 100K
Street Kings
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder, violence, vigilantism, police investigation, neo noir, redemption, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.6
 12K
Persuasion
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, classic literature, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, jane austen, love triangle, ocean or sea, navy, couple relations, adaptation, literature, infidelity, love story, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: england, britain
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Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A ship captained by the father (Dale Dye) of the leader (Michael McGrady) of Delta Force is taken hostage by terrorists. As might be expected the force is sent in to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, government agency, ship, hostages, adventure, one man army, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, race against time, admiral, captain, terrorist ...
Time: 90s
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 6.5
 3K
Moby Dick
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: ship, adventure, obsessive quest, ocean or sea, vengeance, human nature, obsession, danger, escapades, whale, captain, sea ...
Time: 19th century
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Chupacabra Terror
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cryptozoologist Doctor Peña traps the legendary Chupacabra on a remote Caribbean Island to make his name in the scientific community. When he smuggles it aboard the cruise ship Regent Queen, commanded by Captain Randolph, the monster breaks out of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, gory, island, deadly creature, ship, daring rescue, race against time, danger, forces of nature, cryptozoology, captain, cruise ship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: caribbean
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Captain America
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During World War II, a brave, patriotic American Soldier undergoes experiments to become a new supersoldier, "Captain America." Racing to Germany to sabotage the rockets of Nazi baddie "Red Skull", Captain America winds up frozen ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, captain, rivalry, crimes, imaginary, undercover, frozen alive ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1943, year 1993, 1930s ...
Place: alaska, rome italy, italy, california
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 6.0
 83K
Broken Arrow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, gunfight, military, adventure, betrayal, chase, car chase, arms dealer, mexican standoff, race against time, helicopter, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, hong kong, mine
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 261K
Serenity
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, witty, exciting, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: firefly, adventure, space travel, chase, space opera, friendship, spacecraft, outer space, good versus evil, on the run, kick-butt women, revenge ...
Time: future
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Star Trek: The Next Generation
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry as part of the Star Trek franchise. The show is set in the nearby regions of the Milky Way galaxy, approximately during the 2360s and ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, adventure, alien encounter, cult, space wars, escapades, imaginary, space opera, space and aliens, alien ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 59K
Peter Pan
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, fairy tale, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, pirate, family, island, childhood, coming of age, magic, mermaid, swashbuckler, sword fight, fairy ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, big ben london
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Captain Abu Raed
Genre: Drama
Country: Jordan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Abu Raed is an old airport janitor who has always yearned to travel the world but has never been able to afford it. One day, he finds an old discarded pilot's hat, and discovers a calling: a group of children in his poor neighborhood assume ...
Style: uplifting, serious, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: golden years, urban ghetto, human spirit, friendship, working class, elderly, hopes, mistaken identity, children, society, down on your luck, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, jordan
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Girls! Girls! Girls!
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elvis plays Ross Carpenter, a fishing guide/sailor who loves his life out on the sea. When he finds out his boss is retiring to Arizona, he has to find a way to buy the Westwind, a boat that he and his father built. He is also caught between two ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: boat, opposites attract, rising to stardom, couple relations, romance, dancing, fight scenes, nightclub, love triangle, chase, wooing, ship ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: hawaii, arizona, usa, las vegas
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 4K
Murder Ahoy
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During an annual board of trustees meeting, one of the trustees dies. Miss Marple thinks he’s been poisoned after finding a chemical on him. She sets off to investigate at the ship where he had just come from. The fourth and final film from the ...
Style: talky, clever, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, ship, mystery, crime, private detective, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, who done it, miss marple, snuff, poison ...
Time: 60s
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Mutiny on the Bounty
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a strict discipline. When they arrive at Tahiti, it is like a ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, betrayal, adventurer, christian, leadership, christianity, sacrifice, ship, brutality, mentor, runaway, island ...
Time: 18th century, 1960s, 1930s, 1780s
Place: england, europe, tahiti, battleship, seaport
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 30K
Black Sea
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, treasure hunt, adventure, survival, betrayal, greed, murder, escapades, russian, twists & turns, cold war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: russia, black sea
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The Dark Knight Rises
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman ...
Style: exciting, suspense, epic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilante, vengeance, redemption, secret identity, dark hero, vigilantism, murder, betrayal, destruction, chase, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, dungeon, pentagon, italy
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 8.4
 853K
WALL·E
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When ...
Style: light, feel good, futuristic, touching, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: robot, adventure, loneliness, outer space, happy ending, a.i., ecology, earth, love, technology, love and romance, garbage ...
Time: future
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 8.0
 545K
Star Trek
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: destiny, adventure, space travel, space opera, teleportation, time travel, alternate reality, vengeance, spacecraft, star trek, mentor, alternate universe ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
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Captain Phillips
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, poverty, hijacking, hostage, survival, ship, brutality, courage, pirate, culture clash, ocean or sea, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s
Place: somalia, africa, united states, kenya, virginia ...
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Star Trek Into Darkness
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, good versus evil, adventure, master villain, space travel, heroic mission, space wars, space and aliens, space opera, alien, friendship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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