Movies like Captain Phillips (2013)
If you're looking for some great movies that are a lot like Captain Phillips, here is our list of similar films:
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    1. Black Hawk Down

    #374 most popular movie yesterday

    Black Hawk Down portrays the intense battle between U.S. military forces and Somali militants. Both movies immerse audiences in chaotic, real-world conflict situations, involving life-or-death stakes and showcasing the resilience of the human spirit.

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    2. Zero Dark Thirty

    #526 most popular movie yesterday

    Zero Dark Thirty is a gripping account of the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden after the 9/11 attacks, culminating in his death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6 in May 2011. Fans of Captain Phillips will appreciate the intense, realistic portrayal of a critical moment in recent history.

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    3. Sully

    #730 most popular movie yesterday

    Sully dramatizes the Miracle on the Hudson, where Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger successfully landed a disabled plane on the Hudson River. Viewers who appreciate the depiction of quick-thinking leadership under pressure in Captain Phillips will find a similar spirit in Sully.

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    4. The Hurt Locker

    #736 most popular movie yesterday

    The Hurt Locker follows a bomb disposal team during the Iraq War, capturing the high-stakes tension and psychological pressure faced by soldiers. Its intense action and character-driven storytelling align well with Captain Phillips' approach to heroism and danger.

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    5. Lone Survivor

    #975 most popular movie yesterday

    Lone Survivor recounts the harrowing mission of SEAL Team 10 in Afghanistan and the extraordinary lengths the team went to in fighting for survival. It shares the same dedication to authenticity and respect for real-life heroism seen in Captain Phillips.

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    6. Argo

    #1,120 most popular movie yesterday

    Argo tells the true story of the CIA's operation to rescue six Americans during the Iran hostage crisis by posing as a film crew. Like Captain Phillips, the movie offers a tense, real-life drama that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats.

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    7. United 93

    #2,980 most popular movie yesterday

    United 93 is a visceral retelling of the events on United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked during the September 11 attacks. The film's raw and emotional narrative style resonates with fans of Captain Phillips' own harrowing hostage tale.