Films The Best Movies With Captain in the Title  

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How many movies with captain in the title can you name? This list ranks the best movies with captain in the name, whether they're documentaries, dramas, horror movies, or any other genre of film. Do you have a favorite movie with captain in the title? Categorizing movies by words in their titles is kind of uncommon, but that's a big part of why this list is so fun to scroll through. There's probably one movie with captain in the title you think of right away, but you might be shocked to see how many others exist as well.

Notable films with captain in the title include Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Captain Phillips, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the captain movies up or down depending on how much you like them.

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Captain Phillips is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Phillips Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini Captain Phillips is a 2013 American biographical thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi. The film is inspired by the true story of the 2009 Maersk ...more

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Captain America: The First Ave... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones Captain America: The First Avenger is a 2011 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is ...more

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Captain Kidd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Kidd Charles Laughton, John Carradine, Randolph Scott Captain Kidd is a 1945 adventure film starring Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, and John Carradine, directed by Rowland V. Lee, produced by Benedict Bogeaus and James Nasser, ...more

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Captain America is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain America Ned Beatty, Darren McGavin, Francesca Neri Captain America is a 1990 direct-to-video American-Yugoslavian superhero film directed by Albert Pyun. The film is based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. While the film takes ...more

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Captain Blood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Blood Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone Captain Blood is a 1935 American swashbuckling film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, and Ross Alexander. The film was made by First ...more

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Sky Captain and the World of T... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow is a 2004 American science fiction action adventure film written and directed by Kerry Conran in his directorial debut. The film is set in an alternative ...more

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Captain Newman, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Newman, M.D. Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis Captain Newman, M.D. is a 1963 film starring Gregory Peck, Tony Curtis, Angie Dickinson, Robert Duvall, Eddie Albert and Bobby Darin. It was directed by David Miller and filmed on location at ...more

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The Return of Captain Invincib... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
The Return of Captain Invincible Christopher Lee, Alan Arkin, Bill Hunter The Return of Captain Invincible is a 1983 Australian musical comedy and superhero film starring Alan Arkin and Christopher Lee. It grossed a mere $55,110 at the Australian box office despite a ...more

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Captain America is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain America George J. Lewis, John Davidson, Dick Purcell Captain America is a 1944 Republic black-and-white serial film loosely based on the Timely Comics character Captain America. It was the last Republic serial made about a superhero. It also has ...more

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Captain America is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain America Steve Forrest, Heather Menzies, Lance LeGault Captain America is an 1979 television film loosely based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, directed by Rod Holcomb and starring Reb Brown. The film was followed by the sequel ...more

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Captain Carey, U.S.A. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Carey, U.S.A. Alan Ladd, Russ Tamblyn, Francis Lederer Captain Carey, U.S.A. is a 1950 drama film starring Alan Ladd, Wanda Hendrix, and Francis Lederer. An American returns to post-World War II Italy to bring a traitor to justice. The film was ...more

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Captain America: The Winter So... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios ...more

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Captain Boycott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Boycott Stewart Granger, Alastair Sim, Cecil Parker Captain Boycott is a 1947 British historical drama film directed by Frank Launder and starring Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan, Mervyn Johns, Alastair Sim and Cecil Parker. Robert Donat makes a ...more

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Adventures of Captain Wrongel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Adventures of Captain Wrongel Adventures of Captain Vrungel is a 1981 Soviet musical adventure animation film by David Cherkassky, Kievnauchfilm, loosely based on the novel with the same name by Andrey Nekrasov. Cartoon ...more

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Captain Lightfoot is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Lightfoot Rock Hudson, Barbara Rush, Jeff Morrow Captain Lightfoot is a 1955 film starring Rock Hudson and Barbara Rush, and is a Hollywood adaptation of a book by W. R. Burnett written in 1954. The movie is set in the early 19th century with ...more

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Captain Salvation is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Salvation Pauline Starke, Marceline Day, Lars Hanson Captain Salvation is a 1927 drama directed by John S. Robertson and released by MGM. It stars Lars Hanson, Pauline Starke and Marceline Day. On January 18, 2010 the film had its first home video ...more

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Captain Nemo and the Underwate... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Nemo and the Underwater City Chuck Connors, Luciana Paluzzi, Robert Ryan Captain Nemo and the Underwater City was a 1969 British film, featuring the character Captain Nemo and inspired by some of the settings of Jules Verne's novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the ...more

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Captain Hareblower is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Hareblower Mel Blanc Captain Hareblower is a Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies theatrical cartoon short released in 1954. It was directed by Friz Freleng and starred Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam, with both voices provided ...more

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Captain Abu Raed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Abu Raed Nadim Sawalha, Lara Salawa, Ayat Najah Abd Al-Sadeq Captain Abu Raed is a 2007 film directed by Amin Matalqa.

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Captain Pirate is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Pirate Louis Hayward, Patricia Medina, Ted de Corsia Captain Pirate is a 1952 American action/adventure film directed by Ralph Murphy, starring Louis Hayward and Patricia Medina, and produced by Harry Joe Brown. The swashbuckler was based on the ...more

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Abbott and Costello Meet Capta... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd Charles Laughton, Lou Costello, Bud Abbott Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd is a 1952 film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, along with Charles Laughton, who reprised his role as the infamous pirate from the 1945 film ...more

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Captain Ron is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Ron Kurt Russell, Roselyn Sánchez, Martin Short Captain Ron is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Thom Eberhardt, produced by David Permut, and written by John Dwyer for Touchstone Pictures. It stars Kurt Russell as the title character, ...more

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On the Air Live with Captain M... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
On the Air Live with Captain Midnight John Ireland, Barry Greenberg, Tracy Sebastian On the Air Live with Captain Midnight is a 1979 movie directed by Beverly Sebastian and Ferd Sebastian with Tracy Sebastian as Marvin Ziegler, aka Captain Midnight, who runs his own pirate radio ...more

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Plastic Little: The Adventures... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Plastic Little: The Adventures of Captain Tita Kappei Yamaguchi, Norio Wakamoto, Ryūsei Nakao Plastic Little: The Adventures of Captain Tita is a 1994 anime comedy film written by Satoshi Urushihara and directed by Kinji Yoshimoto.

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Captain America II: Death Too ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain America II: Death Too Soon Connie Sellecca, Reb Brown Captain America II: Death Too Soon is an 1979 television film based on the Marvel Comics character Captain America, directed by Ivan Nagy and starring Reb Brown. The film was preceded by Captain ...more

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The Immortal Voyage of Captain... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake Adrian Paul, Daniel Kash, Temuera Morrison The Immortal Voyage of Captain Drake is a made for TV movie starring Adrian Paul and Sofia Pernas, released on January 17, 2009.

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Space Pirate Captain Harlock is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Space Pirate Captain Harlock Haruma Miura, Maaya Sakamoto, Yū Aoi Space Pirate Captain Harlock is a 2013 Japanese 3D CG anime film directed by Shinji Aramaki. In 2010, Toei Animation announced that it made a pilot for a computer-graphics remake, and it ...more

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Captain Prabhakaran is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Prabhakaran R. Sarathkumar, Ramya Krishnan, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Captain Prabhakaran is a 1991 action film written by R.K. Selvamoni and Liyakath Ali Khan and directed by R.K. Selvamoni.

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Captain Scarface is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Scarface Barton MacLane, Leif Erickson, Virginia Grey Captain Scarface is a 1953 American thriller film directed by Paul Guilfoyle.

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Captain from Castile is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain from Castile Cesar Romero, Tyrone Power, Lee J. Cobb Captain from Castile is a historical adventure film released by 20th Century Fox in 1947. Directed by Henry King, the Technicolor film starred Tyrone Power, Jean Peters, and Cesar Romero. Shot ...more

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Captain Video: Master of the S... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere Jack Ingram, I. Stanford Jolley, William Fawcett Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere is a 15-chapter serial released by Columbia Pictures in 1951. It was directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet and Wallace A. Grissel with a screenplay by Royal ...more

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Captain Spanky's Show Boat is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Spanky's Show Boat Robert Blake Captain Spanky's Show Boat is a 1939 Our Gang short comedy film directed by Edward Cahn. It was the 183rd Our Gang short that was released.

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Captain Caution is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Caution Victor Mature Captain Caution is a 1940 film directed by Richard Wallace.

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The Captain from Köpenick is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
The Captain from Köpenick Heinz Rühmann, Martin Held, Leonard Steckel The Captain from Köpenick is a 1956 West German film directed by Helmut Käutner and based upon the play The Captain of Köpenick by Carl Zuckmayer. The play was based on the true ...more

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The Great Adventures of Captai... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd George D. Wallace, John Crawford, Richard Crane The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd was the 52nd serial released by Columbia Pictures. It is based in the historical figure of Captain William Kidd.

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Captain Awesome: The Rumble in... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Awesome: The Rumble in the Concrete Jungle Captain Awesome: The Rumble in the Concrete Jungle is a 2011 animated short film directed by Ercan Bozdogan, Mikkel Aabenhuus Sorensen.

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The Captain Is a Lady is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
The Captain Is a Lady Charles Coburn, Virginia Grey, Billie Burke The Captain Is a Lady is a 1940 comedy film based on the novel by Louise Forsslund, written by Henry Clark and directed by Robert B. Sinclair.

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Captain Blood is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Blood Elsa Martinelli, Bourvil, Jean Marais Captain Blood is a 1960 French-Italian swashbuckler film directed by André Hunebelle and starring Jean Marais, Bourvil, Elsa Martinelli and Lise Delamare. It is based on a novel by Michel

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Captain Sindbad is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Sindbad Guy Williams, Pedro Armendáriz, Walter Barnes Captain Sindbad is a 1963 action fantasy adventure film written by Ian McLellan Hunter and Guy Endore, and directed by Byron Haskin.

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Captain Tugboat Annie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Tugboat Annie Joseph Crehan, H.B. Warner, Edgar Kennedy Captain Tugboat Annie is a 1945 second sequel to the classic Tugboat Annie, this time starring Jane Darwell as Annie and Edgar Kennedy as Horatio Bullwinkle. The movie was directed by Phil ...more

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The Captain is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
The Captain Heinz Rühmann, Horst Tappert, Horst Janson The Captain is a 1971 German comedy film directed by Kurt Hoffmann and starring Heinz Rühmann, Johanna Matz and Horst Tappert. The captain of an old tramp steamer is offered the chance to ...more

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Captain Bay-Bay is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Bay-Bay Hans Albers, Robert Meyn, Erna Sellmer Käpt'n Bay-Bay is a film directed by Helmut Käutner released on Jan 29, 1953.

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The Voyage of Captain Fracassa is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
The Voyage of Captain Fracassa Emmanuelle Béart, Ornella Muti, Vincent Pérez Captain Fracassa's Journey is a 1990 Italian comedy film directed by Ettore Scola. It was entered into the 41st Berlin International Film Festival.

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Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunte... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter Caroline Munro, Ian Hendry, Julian Holloway Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter is a 1972 British horror film. It was written and directed by Brian Clemens, produced by Clemens and Albert Fennell for Hammer Film Productions, and belatedly ...more

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Captain January is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain January Shirley Temple, Buddy Ebsen, Slim Summerville Captain January is a 1936 American musical comedy-drama film directed by David Butler. The screenplay by Sam Hellman, Gladys Lehman, and Harry Tugend is based on the story The Lighthouse at Cape ...more

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Dragon Ball Z: Captain Ginyu: ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Dragon Ball Z: Captain Ginyu: Vol. 18: Assault Hiromi Tsuru, Toshio Furukawa, Naoko Watanabe

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Son of Captain Blood is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Son of Captain Blood Sean Flynn, Ann Todd, Fernando Sancho The Son of Captain Blood is a 1962 Italian/Spanish/US international co-production film. It is the first starring role in a film for Sean Flynn the son of Errol Flynn who played the lead in the ...more

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Captain Corelli's Mandolin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Corelli's Mandolin Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Christian Bale Captain Corelli's Mandolin is a 2001 epic war film directed by John Madden and based on Louis de Bernières' 1994 novel of the same name. It stars Nicolas Cage and Penélope Cruz. ...more

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Captain is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Captain is a baseball manga series by Akio Chiba which ran in Monthly Shōnen Jump from 1972 to 1979. This series ran concurrently with another Chiba manga series Play Ball, which ran in Weekly ...more

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Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. Christopher Lee, Stanley Baker, Virginia Mayo Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. is a 1951 naval adventure film. It was directed by Raoul Walsh and stars Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty and Terence Morgan. It was based upon three of ...more