Most Popular Piracy Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Martian (2015)
PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
Votes: 703,811 | Gross: $228.43M
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) searches for the trident of Poseidon while being pursued by an undead sea Captain and his crew.
Votes: 238,649 | Gross: $172.56M
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too.
Votes: 456,810 | Gross: $241.06M
4. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
PG-13 | 169 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Captain Barbossa, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann must sail off the edge of the map, navigate treachery and betrayal, find Jack Sparrow, and make their final alliances for one last decisive battle.
Votes: 567,241 | Gross: $309.42M
5. Captain Phillips (2013)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Votes: 395,687 | Gross: $107.10M
6. New York Minute (I) (2004)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Two very different twin sisters haven't spent a day together in years. That changes the day they have to go to NYC and everything goes wrong - chased by a truancy officer, a killer wanting a chip back and two nice young guys.
Votes: 20,695 | Gross: $14.02M
8. Yellowbeard (1983)
PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After serving two decades in prison, Yellowbeard (Graham Chapman) breaks out determined to recover the treasure that he buried so long ago, alongside his son, old crew, and the British Navy.
Votes: 6,981 | Gross: $4.30M
10. In Search of the Castaways (1962)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In 19th century England, young Mary Grant and her brother, Robert, embark on a dangerous quest to find their missing father, a sea captain who vanished somewhere along the Chilean coast.
Votes: 2,600 | Gross: $21.75M
12. A Hijacking (2012)
R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller
The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.
Votes: 14,986 | Gross: $0.41M
14. Forever Amber (1947)
Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
Votes: 1,122 | Gross: $16.00M
15. Decoder (1984)
87 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A burger shop employee discovers that by changing the background music from pleasantly calming to industrial "noise" music, he can incite riots and a revolution against the looming power of the government.
16. A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Drama
In 1870, a Jamaican colonial family sends its children to Britain for proper schooling but their ship is taken over by pirates who become fond of the kids.
17. China Seas (1935)
Passed | 87 min | Action, Drama, Adventure
When earthy Dolly Portland is rejected by Captain Gaskell in favor of a socialite, she aids Jamesy McCardle, in league with Malay pirates, in his plot to seize his ship.
21. Whale Wars (2008– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Reality-TV
This stunning and dangerous limited series spotlights both the controversial Japanese whaling trade and the tactics that the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and its staff and volunteers use to cripple it.
22. Chuck Norris vs. Communism (2015)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Comedy, History
In the oppressive 1980s communist Romania, the smuggled VHS tapes of banned Hollywood films become an inspirational ray of hope. A hybrid feature about the magic of film and the power it has to change lives.
23. Tarkan and the Blood of the Vikings (1971)
86 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
TARKAN VERSUS THE VIKINGS features a mustached villain, who is the leader of a Viking clan that worships an octopus god-monster. The Vikings wish to kidnap a beautiful girl to sacrifice her... See full summary »
24. Coming Soon (2008)
95 min | Horror, Thriller
What kind of scenes in a horror film scares you the most? When a ghost appears totally unexpectedly? When the main character does not see the ghost sneaking up behind him? When at the very ... See full summary »
31. Pueblo (1973 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, War
A Cold War incident, told in flashbacks, regarding the capture of the American spy ship, U.S.S. Pueblo and its crew by North Korean naval units off the North Korean coast on January 23, 1968.
32. Captain Pirate (1952)
Passed | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 1690, pardoned pirate Captain Blood's quiet existence is shaken when the Crown re-arrests him on fresh piracy charges but the captain suspects he's being set-up.
34. Corto Maltese: The Ballad of the Salt Sea (2002)
87 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
In 1913, laconic sea captain Corto Maltese, adrift in the Pacific, gets rescued by his bandit friend Rasputin who's taking two rich shipwrecked teens to an island where his boss the Monk will hold them for ransom. WWI complicates things.
35. ¡El que no corre... vuela! (1982)
85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After mistakenly going to jail, Maria makes friends with a woman whose kids live in the streets and Maria gets the idea to help them.
36. Störtebeker (2006 TV Movie)
180 min | Adventure
The end of the 14th century. Parents send the eldest son Jan to study in Hamburg, and the youngest - Klaus - to the monastery. No sooner had the children moved away from their homes, as on ... See full summary »
37. True Caribbean Pirates (2006 TV Movie)
120 min | History
Blackbeard, Henry Morgan, Ann Bonny and Black Bart Roberts. Larger than life, more dangerous than legend - pirates and buccaneers set sail for plunder. Shot in high definition - True ... See full summary »
39. The Mark of the Renegade (1951)
Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Romance, Western
Set in 19th century California Marcos Zappa goes undercover as a pirate to expose the crooked Don Pedro Garcia.
40. Skull & Bones (2019 Video Game)
Action, Adventure | Filming
Pirates have refused the King's Pardon and decide to leave the Caribean to reach a new frontier: the lucrative waters of the Indian Ocean. Players must thrive in order to survive in a place where everyone wants a bigger slice.
41. Caribbean (1952)
Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Francis Barclay, a former member of the British Admiralty, who was captured in the early 1700s, and sold into slavery, by Andrew McAllister, and forced into piracy, enlists the aid of Dick ... See full summary »
46. The Last Days of Joe Blow (2013)
88 min | Documentary, Biography
Richard Wolstencroft directs this documentary about actor and independent filmmaker Michael Tierney, his transformation into porn actor Joe Blow, and his last days in the industry.
48. Fast Life (1932)
Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Two sailors are leaving the US Navy after 10 years. In their spare time, one of them (Haines) invents a carburetor that should increase the speed that powered boats will run, but all that ... See full summary »
49. The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd (1953)
Approved | 230 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The British Admirality assigns two officers, Richard Dale and Alan Duncan, to gather evidence to convict Captain Kidd of piracy in the English courts. They sail for New York to learn the ... See full summary »