47 voters

What To Watch If You Love 'Black Sails'

Updated July 13, 2020 568 votes 47 voters44 items

List RulesVote up the films and television series that you know other fans of 'Black Sails' will love.

Black Sails kept viewers on the edge of their seats with adventure and drama, so it's no surprise that you’d be on the hunt for similar shows to watch after bingeing the entire series. Well, search no more, because this list has some of the best recommendations for movies and TV shows similar to Black Sails.

Deciding what to watch after Black Sails really depends on your mood, but if you’re looking for more gritty adventure shows, Vikings is a historical action drama that you’ll almost certainly love if you like Black Sails.

Some other movies and TV shows like Black Sails in this list are movies like the Pirates of the Caribbean series, which features open ocean fun. The Last Kingdom is another good TV series about historical wars and events. Other good TV and movies recommended for Black Sails fans include Game of Thrones, Spartacus, and Deadwood.

  • Game of Thrones
    Photo: Game of Thrones / HBO
    Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, based on the series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin. Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while a forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years.... more on Wikipedia
    Good choice?

    More Game of Thrones 

    The Most Epic Insults From Game of Thrones#2 of 639 The Best TV Shows To Binge Watch#1 of 334 The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years

  • Vikings
    Photo: History
    Vikings (History, 2013) is a historical drama television series created by Michael Hirst. A farmer (Travis Fimmel) rises to fame by successful raids into England, and eventually becomes a Scandinavian king, with the support of his family and fellow warriors.... more on Wikipedia
    Good choice?

    More Vikings 

    Turns Out The Real Inspiration For 'Vikings' Lagertha Is Even Tougher Than The TV Version11 Historically Inaccurate Details From History Channel's 'Vikings'#18 of 352 The Greatest TV Dramas of All Time

  • The Last Kingdom
    Photo: Netflix
    The Last Kingdom (BBC America, 2015) is a British historical fiction television series based on Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories series of novels. In 872 England, an unlikely hero (Alexander Dreymon) must choose between the country of his birth and the people of his upbringing during his quest to reclaim his birthright.... more on Wikipedia
    Good choice?
  • 4


    Spartacus (Starz, 2010) is a British television series produced in New Zealand, inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.... more on Wikipedia
    Good choice?