Movies about pirates

Movies about pirates
List of the best movies about pirates selected by visitors to our site: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Captain Blood, Aybolit-66, Yellowbeard, Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N., Hook, The Sea Hawk, Cutthroat Island, Captain Blood: His Odyssey, The Pirates.

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Genre
Country
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

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.

Captain Blood (1935)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, adventure, history
CountrySpain, Italy, USA
Duration01:45

Dr. Peter Blood, unjustly convicted of treason and exiled from England, becomes a notorious pirate.

Aybolit-66 (1967)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, musical, family
CountrySoviet Union

An eccentric musical comedy based on the tale of Korney Chukovsky. In Africa, monkeys fell ill. This news was reported to Dr. Aybolit by the monkey Chichi, who escaped from the robber Barmaley. Aybolit and his assistants — Chichi and the dog Avva — are in a hurry to save the monkeys from the disease. But Barmaley and his robbers are trying to stop them. First, they capture the doctor’s ship at sea and throw Aybolit, Avva and Chichi into the water, but they swim to Africa.

Yellowbeard (1983)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Mexico
Duration01:36

For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to confiscate his fabulous treasure, the Royal Navy allows him to escape and follows him, where saucy tarts, lisping demigods and some awful puns and punishments await.

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:57

A naval adventure, based on the novels by C.S. Forester, about the heroic, 19th-century British seafarer. The story sails with his ship, the Lydia, through battles with Spain and then France won with wit rather than might.

Hook (1991)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps Peter's kids and forces Peter to return to Neverland, could lead to a chance at redemption, in this family-oriented fantasy from director Steven Spielberg.

The Sea Hawk (1940)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Dashing pirate Geoffrey Thorpe plunders Spanish ships for Queen Elizabeth I and falls in love with Dona Maria, a beautiful Spanish royal he captures.

Cutthroat Island (1995)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, France, Italy, Germany
Duration02:04

Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete her quest before they mutiny against her. This is made yet more difficult by the efforts of the British crown to end her pirate raids.

Captain Blood: His Odyssey (1991)
Markimdb: 7
Genreadventure
CountrySoviet Union, France
Duration02:21

After being wrongly convicted as a traitor, Peter Blood, an English physician, is sent to exile in the British colonies of the Caribbean, where he becomes a pirate.

The Pirates (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:10

On the eve of the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, a whale swallows the Emperor's Seal of State being brought to Joseon by envoys from China. With a big reward on whoever brings back the royal seal, mountain bandits led by Jang Sa-jung go out to sea to hunt down the whale. But he soon clashes with Yeo-wol, a female captain of pirates, and unexpected adventure unfolds.

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Pirates (1986)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryFrance, Tunisia
Duration02:01

Captain Red runs a hardy pirate ship with the able assistance of Frog, a dashing young French sailor. One day Capt. Red is captured and taken aboard a Spanish galleon, but thanks to his inventiveness, he raises the crew to mutiny, takes over the ship, and kidnaps the niece of the governor of Maracaibo. The question is, can he keep this pace up?

Treasure Planet (2002)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

When space galleon cabin boy Jim Hawkins discovers a map to an intergalactic "loot of a thousand worlds," a cyborg cook named John Silver teaches him to battle supernovas and space storms. But, soon, Jim realizes Silver is a pirate intent on mutiny!

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.

Uncharted (2022)
Mark
Genreadventure
CountryUSA

A descendent of explorer Sir Francis Drake uncovers the location of the legendary El Dorado. With the help of his mentor and an ambitious journalist he works to uncover its secrets while surviving on an island filled with pirates, mercenaries, and a mysterious enemy.

Edge of the World (2021)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China, Malaysia

Biopic about Sir James Brooke, the British adventurer who became King of Sarawak in the 1840's and embarked on a lifelong crusade to end piracy and head-hunting - only to face charges of murder and piracy himself.

Band of Robbers (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

A comedic thriller that re-imagines Mark Twain's iconic literary characters of "Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" as grown men in current day.

Captain Phillips (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

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.

The Ice Pirates (1984)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled by an evil emperor (John Carradine) presiding over a trade oligarchy that controls all mining and sale of ice from asteroids and comets.

The Sea Chase (1955)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

As the Second World War breaks out, German freighter captain Karl Ehrlich is about to leave Sydney, Australia with his vessel, the Ergenstrasse. Ehrlich, an anti-Nazi but proud German, hopes to outrun or out-maneuver the British warship pursuing him. Aboard his vessel is Elsa Keller, a woman Ehrlich has been ordered to return to Germany safely along with whatever secrets she carries. When Ehrlich's fiercely Nazi chief officer Kirchner commits an atrocity, the British pursuit becomes deadly.

Peter Pan Live! (2014)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:11

Preparing to sprinkle fairy dust across America, NBC presents a bold new LIVE television production of the classic Broadway musical that will gather friends, families and anyone who refuses to ever grow up. Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. Get ready for show-stopping stars, stunning costumes, extravagant sets and delightful music that will have everyone in your home singing along. From Executive Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron comes a soaring holiday event guaranteed to take viewers on a magical and musical journey to the second star to the right.

The Spanish Main (1945)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Laurent van Horn is the leader of a band of Dutch refugees on a ship seeking freedom in the Carolinas, when the ship is wrecked on the coast of Cartagene. governed by Don Juan Alvardo, Spainish ruler. Alvarado has Laurent thrown in prison, but the latter escapes, and five-years later is a pirate leader. He poses as the navigator on a ship in which Contessa Francesca, daughter of a Mexican noble, is traveling on her way to marry Alvarado, whom she has never seen. Laurent's pirates capture the ship and Francesa, in order to save another ship, gives her hand-in-marriage to Laurent, who sails her to the pirate hideout. This irks the jealous Anne Bonney and,also, Captain Benjamin Black, who was already irked, anyway. They overpower Laurent and send Francesa to Alvarado, and then Mario du Billar, trusted right-hand man, makes a deal to deliver Laurent to Alvarado also.

Pan (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:24

Living a bleak existence at a London orphanage, 12-year-old Peter finds himself whisked away to the fantastical world of Neverland. Adventure awaits as he meets new friend James Hook and the warrior Tiger Lily. They must band together to save Neverland from the ruthless pirate Blackbeard. Along the way, the rebellious and mischievous boy discovers his true destiny, becoming the hero forever known as Peter Pan.

The Buccaneer (1958)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

During the War of 1812 against Britain: General Andrew Jackson has only 1,200 men left to defend New Orleans when he learns that a British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 men to take the city. In this situation an island near the city becomes strategically important to both parties, but it's inhabited by the last big buccaneer: Jean Lafitte. Although Lafitte never attacks American ships, the governor hates him for selling merchandise without taxes - and is loved by the citizens for the same reason. When the big fight gets nearer, Lafitte is drawn between the fronts. His heart belongs to America, but his people urge him to join the party that's more likely to win.

Crusoe (2008)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa

Crusoe is a television adventure drama based loosely on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. The series' 13 episodes aired on NBC during the first half of the 2008–2009 television season. It follows the adventures of Robinson Crusoe: a man who has been shipwrecked on an island for six years and is desperate to return home to his wife and children. His lone companion is Friday, a native whom Crusoe rescued and taught English.

Popeye (1980)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he must first contend with Olive's fiancé, Bluto.

Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreadventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

After being shipwrecked, the Robinson family is marooned on an island inhabited only by an impressive array of wildlife. In true pioneer spirit, they quickly make themselves at home but soon face a danger even greater than nature: dastardly pirates. A rousing adventure suitable for the whole family, this Disney adaptation of the classic Johann Wyss novel stars Dorothy McGuire and John Mills as Mother and Father Robinson.

Under the Silver Lake (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

Young and disenchanted Sam meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who's swimming in his building's pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal and conspiracy.

In Search of the Castaways (1962)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Two teenagers, Mary (Hayley Mills) and Robert (Keith Hamshere) are lead by Professor Paganel (Maurice Chevalier) on a search expedition for the children's shipwrecked sea captain father. This Disney film was based upon Jules Verne's 1868 adventure novel Captain Grant's Children.

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.

Nate and Hayes (1983)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryNew Zealand, USA
Duration01:39

Nathaniel Williamsen is taken to an island mission with his fiancee Sophie. Their ship, the Rona, is captained by the roguish Bully Hayes, who also takes a liking to Sophie. When Sophie is kidnapped by slave trader Ben Pease "Nate" teams with Hayes in order to find her.




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