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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized and suspense films and TV shows about / with captain, escapades, danger, adventure, rivalry, dialogue, storytelling, vengeance, mentor and chase plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as captain: Firefly (2002), The Adventures of Tintin (2011), Black Sails (2014), Meet Dave (2008), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Star Trek (1966), Once Upon a Time (2011), Moby Dick (1998), Last Resort (2012), Red Dwarf (1988).

List of captain movies

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
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, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: pirate, ship, chase, captain, mermaid, swashbuckler, ancient mystery, immortality, adventure, treasure hunt, battle, danger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, spain, england, london
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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, humorous, colourful, biting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, boys' night, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, curses spells and rituals, gold, treasure, treasure hunt, captain, ocean or sea, pirate ship, ghost, boat ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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 9.0
 223K
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, spacecraft, outer space, smuggling, adventure, escapades, friendship, space and aliens, survival, preacher, captain, space wars ...
Time: future
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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, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, amateur detective, adventurer, reporter, adventure, riddles and clues, escapades, danger, map, dog, captain ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1940s, year 1949, 1930s
Place: morocco, europe, seaport, north africa
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 8.3
 80K
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, serious, stylized, rough, suspense ...
Plot: pirate, island, treasure hunt, gold, adventure, killings, treasure, seduction, captain, swashbuckler, escapades, mistrust ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
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 5.0
 36K
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, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: fish out of water, alien, friendship, captain, benign alien, adventure, disorder, alien encounter, escapades, mission gone awry, spacecraft, crew ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, spacecraft, captain, outer space, teleportation, space opera, alien planet, adventure, alien encounter, peaceful mission, escapades, intelligence ...
Time: future
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 8.3
 65K
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, benign alien, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, space wars, intergalactic ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
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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: exciting, captivating, offbeat, twists and turns, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, magical, true love, power of love, family relations, fairy, parents and children, fantasy world, imaginary, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
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 6.5
 3K
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ship, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, whale, sea, captain, ocean or sea, adventure, danger, deadly, vengeance, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
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 7.4
 20K
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, captivating, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, navy, military, island, nuclear threat, captain, moral dilemma, treason, power relations, heroes, leadership, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.3
 31K
Red Dwarf (1988)
Genre: 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: futuristic, stylized, witty, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, sitcom, spacecraft, cat, hologram, adventurer, space and aliens, outer space, friendship, captain, escapades, androids and robots ...
Time: future
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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, semi serious, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, curses spells and rituals, theft, supernatural, captain, treasure, chases and races, freedom, swashbuckler, underwater ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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 6.4
 32K
Black Sea (2014)
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, exciting, bleak, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, treasure hunt, sea, gold, survival, betrayal, adventure, escapades, dishonesty, obsessive quest, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1941
Place: black sea, russia
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 5.3
 17K
Serenity (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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: surprise ending, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, brutal ...
Plot: fishing boat, ex wife, husband, neo noir, captain, fisherman, island, father son relationship, obsession, male female relationship, secrets, tyranny ...
Place: florida
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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
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, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, chaos and mayhem, heroes, explosion, destruction, nuclear threat, criminal underworld, crime fighter, terrorist, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, dungeon, pentagon, italy
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 8.1
 5K
Dad's Army (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Introducing the Walmington-On-Sea home guard. During WW2, in a fictional British seaside town, a ragtag group of Home Guard local defense volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, soldier, captain, sergeant, war, hapless, warden, military life, disorder, commander, military base, hapless soldier ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe
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 8.3
 22K
'Allo 'Allo (1982)
Genre: Comedy, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 'Allo 'Allo! is a British sitcom broadcast on BBC One from 1982 to 1992 comprising eighty-five episodes. The story is set up in a small town café in Nazi-occupied France during World War II. It is a parody of another BBC programme, the ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, surreal
Plot: farce, painting, cafe, sitcom, parody, soldier, captain, forger, german army, gestapo, french resistance, escape ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, europe, dungeon
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 8.4
 46K
M*A*S*H (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital is stuck in the middle of the Korean war. With little help from the circumstances they find themselves in, they are forced to make their own fun. Fond of practical jokes and revenge, the doctors, nurses, ...
Style: clever, humorous, cynical, realistic, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, doctors and patients, military hospital, military, friendship, surgery, military life, doctor, sergeant, u.s. army, anti war, nurse ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: korea
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 6.9
 61K
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: feel good, exciting, captivating, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, pirate, adventure, first love, childhood, imaginary, mermaid, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, fantasy world, island, young heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, big ben london
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 6.7
 78K
The New World (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: chief, princess, culture clash, captain, adventurer, new world, power of love, native americans, wilderness, romance, colonialism, army ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england
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 6.3
 142K
Flightplan (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing child, airplane, mystery, search, family relations, robbery, grief, bomb, pilot, captain, rainy, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When time travel allows a past wrong to be righted for The Flash and his family, the ripples of the event prove disastrous as a fractured, alternate reality now exists where a Justice League never formed, and even Superman is nowhere to be found. ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, intense, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, alternate timeline, race against time, time travel, adventure, save the world, heroes, chases and races, hopes, villain, danger, changing the past or future ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, big ben london, washington d.c., paris france
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The Adventures of Tintin (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Travel with Tintin, the young and intrepid Belgian reporter, and his faithful dog Snowy as they take you from Tibet to the Moon, or from Egypt to the depths of the sea -- solving mysteries, pursuing truth and justice, and gambling with their lives.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: riddles and clues, dog, young heroes, adventure, investigation, chases and races, journalism, escapades, friends, mystery, crimes, incompetent police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, belgium
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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The show is set in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369 - 2375. Unlike the other Star Trek TV shows, it takes place on a space station instead of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, space travel, wormhole, doctor, cloning, outer space, captain, culture clash, teleportation, commander, space opera, alien ...
Time: future
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Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, evil alien, getting home, teleportation, outer space, hologram, allies, alien encounter, hopes, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: battleship
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Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, time travel, space opera, evil alien, attack, invasion, good versus evil, captain, mind control, commander, scientist ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: montana
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The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A new Soviet nuclear missile sub (a Boomer) heading out on her maiden voyage that is being tracked by a Los Angeles class American submarine suddenly goes silent and "disappears". This focuses the attention of both U.S. Intelligence and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, submarine, navy, spy, cia, politics, underwater, russian, defection, nuclear threat, against the rules, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, russia, soviet union, washington d.c., iceland ...
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Blackadder Goes Forth (1989)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: It is 1917, and lunatic General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmanay Melchett is leading the British troops at the front lines against the Germans, while everyone waits for Field Marshall Haig's big push. There are various emotions throughout the camp ...
Style: dark humor, witty, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: insanity, officer, captain, soldier, self involved, war, escapades, commander, assistant, military life, disorder, worn out ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
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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, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: brutality, violence, psychopath, retribution, track down, sadist, gang, outlaw, wilderness, criminal heroes, nihilism, rape ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: australia
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