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18 Movies Like Captain Phillips (2013)

A Hijacking (2012) poster

1 A Hijacking (2012) ★ 7.1

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The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbor when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship's cook Mikkel and the engineer Jan, who along with the rest of the seamen are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and death. With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of the shipping company and the Somali pirates.
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2 Hostage (2005) ★ 6.5

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When a family is held hostage, former hostage negotiator Jeff Talley arrives at the scene. Talley's own family is kidnapped and Talley must decide which is more important: saving a family he doesn't even know or saving his own fam...
Proof of Life (2000) poster

3 Proof of Life (2000) ★ 6.3

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Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Lone Survivor (2013) poster

4 Lone Survivor (2013) ★ 7.5

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Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.
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5 Non-Stop (2014) ★ 6.9

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An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages demanding $150 million into an off-shore account, or someone will die every 20 minutes.
United 93 (2006) poster

6 United 93 (2006) ★ 7.6

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On September 11, 2001, two American Airlines and two United Airlines domestic U.S. flights are hijacked by terrorists. After the collision of two planes against the World Trade Center and one against the Pentagon, the passengers and crew of United Flight 93 decide to struggle against the four terrorists to take back the control of the airplane.
The Finest Hours (2016) poster

7 The Finest Hours (2016) ★ 6.8

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The plot of the film is based on real events that took place in 1952, when coast guard officers, in the midst of a storm, using wooden motorboats, tried to rescue the crew of two oil tankers.
Monster (2003) poster

8 Monster (2003) ★ 7.3

Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.
Zero Dark Thirty (2012) poster

9 Zero Dark Thirty (2012) ★ 7.4

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.

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Argo (2012) poster

10 Argo (2012) ★ 7.7

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
Memories of Murder (2003) poster

11 Memories of Murder (2003) ★ 8.1

Deepwater Horizon (2016) poster

12 Deepwater Horizon (2016) ★ 7.1

A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.
13 Hours (2016) poster

13 13 Hours (2016) ★ 7.3

In the aftermath of Gaddafi's downfall, a power vacuum exists and there was no clear leadership. The climate in Libya is volatile with military weapons freely available. Even though US Ambassador Chris Stevens knew this when he visited Benghazi on September 11th 2012 to stay at an unofficial CIA base near their location, they were still attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals who sought revenge against America for supporting Gaddafi during his regime years before.

Fortunately six CIA contractors from ex-military backgrounds agreed to provide security and defend him; however that night those same men would find themselves battling more than just one hundred bullets fired into their compound while defending not only the ambassador but also innocent lives as well!

Greyhound (2020) poster

14 Greyhound (2020) ★ 7.0

With a convoy of ships in tow, the USS Greyhound led its escort through rough seas. For 50 hours and with no air cover from planes above them they were vulnerable to submarine attacks. What was worst fears became reality when word spread that their convoy had been targeted by U-Boats!
Blood Diamond (2006) poster

15 Blood Diamond (2006) ★ 8.0

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A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.

Blood Diamond (2006) is on #15 spot of movies related to Captain Phillips (2013). Blood Diamond (2006) was released in 2006, made by and has average rating 8.0 in 2022. Main stars of the Blood Diamond (2006) film are: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly.

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16 Munich (2005) ★ 7.5

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After the Black September capture and massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics, five men are chosen to eliminate the people responsible for that fateful day.

Munich (2005) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Josée Croze. You can find Munich (2005) in the the next genre categories: Action, Drama, History and Munich (2005) has average rating 7.5, according to Screench user votes.

Taken in Broad Daylight (2009) poster

17 Taken in Broad Daylight (2009) ★ 5.4

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The true and inspiring survival story of a teen horrifically kidnapped, how she manipulates her deranged captor, leaves clues, stays witty in her own mind to control her fear, engineers then ultimately negotiates her safe rescue after enduring six and a half days of hell.
Sully (2016) poster

18 Sully (2016) ★ 7.4

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What happened on January 15, 2009, will be called the "Miracle on the Hudson. On that day, the captain of Flight 1549, Chesley Sullenberger, made an emergency landing of an Airbus A320 on the cold waters of the Hudson River in New York City. None of the 155 people on board were injured. But despite all the accolades from the public and the media, an investigation was launched that threatened Captain Sully's professional reputation and longstanding career.

Sully (2016) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney. Sully (2016) belongs to the next genres: Biography, Drama and has average rating 7.4, according to user votes.

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