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, visually appealing, epic, suspense and humorous films and TV shows about / with captain, danger, escapades, rivalry, adventure, gun, heroes, destiny, storytelling and catastrophe plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as captain: Peter Pan (2003), Black Sails (2014), Star Trek (1966), Firefly (2002), Once Upon a Time (2011), The Adventures of Tintin (2011), Captain Phillips (2013), Meet Dave (2008), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Star Trek (2009).

List of captain movies

 6.8
 73K
Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
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, fairy tale, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, first love, imaginary kingdom, childhood, adventure, pirate, young heroes, captain, boy, magic, mermaid ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london, england
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 8.2
 103K
Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
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, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, swashbuckler, captain, gold, treasure, pirate ship, graphic violence, island, treasure hunt, killings, mistrust ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
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 8.4
 82K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, kids
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, benign alien, adventure, star trek, alien planet, captain, heroic mission, alien encounter, friendship ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
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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, romantic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: pirate, ship, chase, mermaid, adventurer, swashbuckler, treasure hunt, mythical creature, escape, captain, treasure, fantasy world ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: spain, england, caribbean, 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, dark fantasy, colourful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, treasure, sea battle, british empire, theft, weirdo, tombs and skeletons, treasure hunt ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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 9.0
 262K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, witty, futuristic, captivating, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, adventure, smuggling, friendship, captain, space wars, preacher, survival, space and aliens ...
Time: future
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, twists and turns, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, magical, princess, fairy, legends and myths, magic, power of love, adventure, curses spells and rituals, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
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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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: alternate timeline, superhero, time paradox, changing the past or future, super strength, save the world, alternate reality, rivalry, race against time, hopes, captain, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, future
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, big ben london, london
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The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK, France, Australia
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, colourful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, adventurer, riddles and clues, young heroes, amateur detective, escapades, journey, reporter, captain, treasure map ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1949, 1940s, 1930s
Place: morocco, europe, north africa
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Captain Phillips (2013)
Genre: Action, 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: realistic, suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: ship, hostage, rescue, navy, terrorism, u.s. navy, hijacking, pirate, escapades, kidnapping, hostage situation, captain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2010s, 2000s
Place: somalia, africa, vermont, virginia, kenya ...
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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, psychotronic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, courage, heroism, superhuman powers, adventure, one man army, heroes, heroic mission, army, transformation, disney, super soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1942
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, north america, europe ...
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 5.0
 41K
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, feel good, entertaining ...
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: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, alien planet, spacecraft, space exploration, star trek, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, intelligence ...
Time: future, 24th century
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Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, humorous, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, date night
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, journey, supernatural, swashbuckler, friendship, courage, sailboat, fantasy world, sword fight, determination ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean, singapore
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 7.9
 601K
Star Trek (2009)
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, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, space opera, teamwork, adventure, teleportation, star trek, time paradox, human versus alien ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, iowa
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 7.0
 95K
Greyhound (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the ...
Style: serious, exciting, emotional, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, u.s. navy, navy, warship, war, submarine, convoy, ship captain, battleship, ocean, us military, naval officer ...
Time: 1940s
Place: atlantic ocean, san francisco
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 7.2
 249K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, sun, expedition, self sacrifice, heroic mission, earth, astronaut, end of the world, trapped in space ...
Time: future, 21st century
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, leadership, mutiny, captain, ocean, sailboat, betrayal, ship, rebelliousness, military, crew, tyrant ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 60s, 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, suspense, touching
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, captain, heroes, martial arts, crimes, rivalry, good versus evil, superhuman powers, escapades, undercover, battles, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1936 ...
Place: washington d.c., rome italy, ohio, 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, suspenseful ...
Plot: brutality, aborigine, psychopath, rape, gang, savagery, tragic event, criminal, captain, vengeance, corporal punishment, cowboy ...
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: realistic, humorous, psychological, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: military hospital, captain, doctors and patients, hospital, mentally unstable, war, doctor, psychiatrist, military life, psychiatric ward, shell shock, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Place: yuma arizona, arizona
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 6.4
 4K
Moby Dick (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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, sea, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, whale, captain, adventure, ocean, friendship, shipwreck, vengeance, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, realistic, factual ...
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, disaster, courage, trapped, rescue, oil rig, sea, survival, evacuation, heroism, panic ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010, 21st century, 70s
Place: louisiana, boston, california
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 7.3
 22K
Last Resort (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, navy, nuclear threat, island, military, government conspiracy, captain, moral dilemma, heroes, soldier, power relations, nato ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.5
 234K
Futurama (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, adult animation, parody ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: space travel, mad scientist, scientist, goofy hero, social satire, robot, alien, adult humor, benign alien, space and aliens, escapades, androids and robots ...
Time: future, year 1999, 20th century, 90s, distant future
Place: new york
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 8.4
 35K
Red Dwarf (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, stylized, witty, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, cat, radiation, outer space, slacker, space and aliens, adventurer, friendship, captain, escapades, androids and robots ...
Time: future, distant future, 20th century, 21st century, 2010s ...
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 7.8
 134K
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, battles, freedom, slavery, racism, war, prejudice, glory, hopes, human spirit, civil war, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, boston, south carolina
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 7.8
 7K
Duck Dodgers (2003)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Duck Dodgers is an American animated television series, based on the 1953 theatrical cartoon short Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century, produced by Warner Bros. Animation from 2003 to 2005. The series is a space opera, featuring the fictional Looney ...
Style: parody, humorous, surreal, not serious, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, talking animals, cartoon duck, outer space, anthropomorphism, mars, space travel, heroes, disorder, self involved, hapless, distant planet ...
Time: future, 24th century
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 6.6
 239K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: chosen one, space wars, young heroes, save the world, intelligence, space and aliens, child prodigy, prodigy, space battle, basic training, battles, adventure ...
Time: future
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 8.8
 117K
One Piece (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Years ago, the fearsome pirate king Gol D. Roger was executed, leaving a huge pile of treasure and the famous "One Piece" behind. Whoever claims the "One Piece" will be named the new pirate king. Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: pirate, ship, treasure, heroes, friendship, doctor, mechanic, ocean, rivalry, escapades, adventure, captain ...
Place: japan
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