Captain movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant captain movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspense, serious, captivating, suspenseful and realistic films and TV shows about / with captain, danger, escapades, gun, adventure, rivalry, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling and pistol plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as captain: Black Sails (2014), Once Upon a Time (2011), Firefly (2002), Star Trek (1966), The Adventures of Tintin (2011), Peter Pan (2003), Meet Dave (2008), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), Captain America (1990).

List of captain movies

 8.2
 88K
Black Sails (2014)
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: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, gold, swashbuckler, treasure hunt, captain, bare breasts, treasure, island, pirate ship, killings, seduction ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 137 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, humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: ship, pirate, chase, mermaid, swashbuckler, adventure, captain, battle, immortality, adventurer, treasure hunt, battles ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, london, england, spain
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, exciting, offbeat, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, fairy, good versus evil, adventure, magical, happy ending, power of love, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, family relations, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, new england, usa
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
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, biting, colourful, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night, kids
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, pirate ship, treasure, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea, gold, treasure hunt, boat, captain, ghost ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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 9.0
 237K
Firefly (2002)
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, witty, buddy comedy, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, adventure, escapades, smuggling, friendship, survival, space and aliens, space wars, preacher, captain ...
Time: future
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 8.3
 70K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Space. The Final Frontier. The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. With a determined crew, the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, intellectual, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, spacecraft, space and aliens, benign alien, heroic mission, star trek, alien planet, captain, alien encounter, space wars ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
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The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK
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, realistic, stylized, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, adventure, escapades, riddles and clues, amateur detective, reporter, artifact, danger, map, captain ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s, year 1949 ...
Place: morocco, europe, north africa
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 6.8
 65K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
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: captivating, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, adventure, imaginary, pirate, children, childhood, first love, imaginary kingdom, mermaid, island, captain ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
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 5.0
 37K
Meet Dave (2008)
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, semi serious, funny, idiotic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: alien, spacecraft, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, captain, benign alien, alien encounter, disorder, escapades, mission gone awry, crew ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space exploration, space opera, alien planet, spacecraft, star trek, captain, teleportation, adventure, alien encounter, intelligence ...
Time: future
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Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, captain, mutiny, betrayal, ship, rebelliousness, military, ocean or sea, crew, tyrant, voyage ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 60s, 1960s, 1930s ...
Place: tahiti, england, europe
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Captain America (1990)
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, captivating, tense, touching, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, captain, heroes, rivalry, danger, imaginary, crimes, undercover, escapades, superhuman powers, good versus evil, battle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, washington d.c., california, west germany, europe ...
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The Proposition (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: brutality, psychopath, cowboy, sadist, aborigine, violence, rape, retribution, gang, savagery, tragic event, torture ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: australia
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Captain Newman, M.D. (1963)
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: emotional, psychological, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: military hospital, captain, doctors and patients, hospital, war, mentally unstable, doctor, psychiatrist, military life, shell shock, american soldier, psychiatric ward ...
Place: arizona, yuma arizona
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 6.4
 4K
Moby Dick (1998)
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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: ship, sea, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, whale, captain, adventure, ocean or sea, deadly, friendship, danger, shipwreck ...
Time: 19th century
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 7.4
 21K
Last Resort (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Last Resort is an American military drama television series. When the crew of the U.S. Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, the USS Colorado, pick up a U.S. Navy SEAL team off Pakistan's coast, the Colorado receives an order to launch ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, submarine, island, nuclear threat, military, captain, moral dilemma, power relations, treason, leadership, heroes, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.4
 207K
Futurama (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the ...
Style: futuristic, cynical, surreal, humorous, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, mad scientist, goofy hero, scientist, robot, alien, benign alien, social satire, escapades, space and aliens, androids and robots, professor ...
Time: future, year 1999, 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: new york
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Captain Phillips (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, 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, exciting ...
Plot: ship, pirate, hostage, terrorism, hijacking, rescue, navy, kidnapping, hostages, u.s. navy, confined, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2010s, 2000s
Place: somalia, africa, usa, vermont, kenya ...
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 8.4
 32K
Red Dwarf (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.
Style: sitcom, futuristic, stylized, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, cat, hologram, outer space, space and aliens, friendship, adventurer, captain, escapades, androids and robots, isolation ...
Time: future
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 7.8
 117K
Glory (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, epic ...
Plot: american civil war, freedom, slavery, racism, battles, prejudice, battle, war, military life, captain, hopes, camp ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new england, south carolina
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
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, captivating, interesting ...
Audience: family outing, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, legendary, supernatural, treasure, swashbuckler, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, magical, captain, sword fight ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack (2008)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack is an American animated television series created by Thurop Van Orman for Cartoon Network that premiered on June 5, 2008, and ended on August 30, 2010. On April 20, 2012, this series returned to Cartoon ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, melancholic, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, pirate, youth, young heroes, disorder, adventure, imaginary, parents and children, family relations, mishap, animal life ...
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 6.4
 872
Sea Wolf (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young man is taken aboard a seal-hunting vessel helmed by the cruel captain Wolf Larsen.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: ship, adventure, survival, sea disaster, danger, isolation, expedition, escapades, writer's life, captain, love and romance, drowning ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
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 6.4
 34K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
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, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, sea, treasure hunt, boat, gold, adventure, danger, ocean or sea, survival, obsessive quest, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: black sea, russia
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 7.2
 64K
Hostiles (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.
Style: suspense, tense, rough, captivating, psychological
Plot: native american, native american reservation, indian chief, bigotry, captain, trip, hate, battles, battle, duty, gunfight, reconciliation ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, new mexico, montana, colorado
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Godzilla: The Planet Eater (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With no means for defeating Godzilla Earth, mankind watches as King Ghidorah, clad in a golden light, descends on the planet. The heavens and earth shake once again as the war moves to a higher dimension.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, intense, suspense ...
Plot: godzilla, alien monster, creature, humanity in peril, good versus evil, monster, captain, self sacrifice, memory, betrayal, extraterrestrial, outer space ...
Place: japan
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 5.3
 32K
Serenity (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Baker Dill is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen tracks him down with a desperate plea for help.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, disturbing, suspenseful, brutal ...
Plot: neo noir, fishing boat, ex wife, husband, male prostitution, captain, fisherman, father son relationship, abusive stepfather, tyranny, secrets, male female relationship ...
Place: florida
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Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the year 2048, the human race is forced to leave Earth after decades of losing against Godzilla and other giant monsters. They take a twenty-year journey to another planet called Tau Ceti-e, but upon arrival, they discover that the planet has ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: godzilla, human versus monster, creature, monster, planet earth, captain, human in outer space, professor, alien, bomb, future dystopia, humanoid alien ...
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The Ghazi Attack (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: India’s first underwater war film tries to decode the mystery behind the sinking of Pakistani submarine PNS Ghazi during the Indo-Pak war of 1971.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, bilingual
Plot: submarine, leadership, survival, mission, captain, risk, patriotism, conspiracy, danger, rescue, responsibility, surveillance ...
Time: 70s
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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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, bleak, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, secret identity, chaos and mayhem, explosion, police detective, batman, terrorist, criminal underworld, chaos, destruction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, italy, pentagon
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