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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
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
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 Blood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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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Abbott and Costello Meet Capta... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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 Kidd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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 Hareblower is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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 America is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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 America is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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: The Winter So... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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 Nemo and the Underwate... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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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The Captain is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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 Abu Raed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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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Captain Newman, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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 II: Death Too ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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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Plastic Little: The Adventures... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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 Horatio Hornblower R.N... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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

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Captain Carey, U.S.A. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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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On the Air Live with Captain M... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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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The Immortal Voyage of Captain... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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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Captain Prabhakaran is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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 Salvation is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
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 Scarface is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Captain in the Title
Barton MacLane, Leif Erickson, Virginia Grey
Captain Scarface is a 1953 American thriller film directed by Paul Guilfoyle.