Best Pirate Movies

Yarrr, matey! X marks the spot for our list of the best pirate movies! Raise the Jolly Roger, or simply pick one of these high seas adventures for your next family movie night. From the friendly fun of Jake and the Never Land Pirates to the signature swagger of Captain Jack Sparrow, pirate fans of all ages will be able to find something to tickle their fancy. Although many swashbucklers are scalawags and known for fighting, drinking, and stealing, we've included plenty of pirates who are role models for courage, perseverance, and teamwork (talking parrot and eye patch not included).

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Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Battle for the Book!

age 3+

Friendly themes abound when swashbucklers meet the Darlings.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky

age 3+

Delightful lessons and swashbuckling fun for preschoolers.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie

age 5+

Entertaining, humorous take on biblical story.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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Peter Pan

age 5+

Stereotypes mar otherwise jaunty Disney adventure classic.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1953)
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The Pirate Fairy

age 5+

Amusing pirate-themed Tinker Bell adventure; some violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Blackbeard's Ghost

age 6+

A yo-ho-wholesome retread of Disney favorites.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1968)
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Muppet Treasure Island

age 6+

Hilarious high seas adventure with lots of pirate action.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1996)
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The Pirate

age 6+

Garland sings, Kelly dances in the Caribbean.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1948)
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The Pirates! Band of Misfits

age 6+

Pirate adventure blends Victorian history, high-seas fun.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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The Swan Princess: Princess Tomorrow, Pirate Today!

age 6+

Lots of peril and adventure in clever princess tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2016)
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The Crimson Pirate

age 7+

Carnival-like 1950s pirate yarn is fun for all.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1952)
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Treasure Island (1934)

age 7+

Spry adaptation of beloved pirate yarn has a treasured cast.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1934)
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Treasure Island (1950)

age 7+

Avast! Disney's live-action, seagoing landmark.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1950)
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Timecrafters: The Treasure of Pirate's Cove

age 8+

Tale of kids versus time-traveling pirates has some peril.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Peter Pan (2003)

age 9+

Charming live-action tale has intense peril, some violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2003)
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Treasure Planet

age 9+

Outer-space pirate treasure hunt lots of fun; fab animation.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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The Goonies

age 10+

Classic '80s adventure has lots of swearing, some scares.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1985)
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One Piece: Stampede

age 11+

Fun anime pirate adventure has cartoon violence, language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

age 12+

Rip-roaring fun for kids who don't mind skeletons.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2003)
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

age 12+

Action-packed sequel has lots of violence, scary moments.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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