The BEST Episodes of Captive

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 22, 2020

Network: Netflix

Documentary series reconstructing history's most complex, high-stakes hostage negotiations as kidnapping victims recount their terrifying ordeals.

The Peacemakers, Iraq

#1 - The Peacemakers, Iraq

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 9, 2016

In the violent aftermath of the Iraq War, four human rights activists from Christian Peacemaker Teams are taken hostage by insurgents in Baghdad.

star 7.87
31 votes
Prison Riot, U.S.A.

#2 - Prison Riot, U.S.A.

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 9, 2016

The story of a 10-day standoff between prisoners and guards inside a maximum-security prison.

star 7.45
177 votes
Taken at Sea, Somalia

#3 - Taken at Sea, Somalia

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 9, 2016

A British couple are captured by pirates while navigating the Indian Ocean on their yacht.

star 7.38
64 votes
Al Qaeda Hostages, Yemen

#4 - Al Qaeda Hostages, Yemen

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 9, 2016

Pierre and Yolanda Korkie relocate from South Africa to Yemen to perform charitable work, but tragedy follows when they are kidnapped by Al Aaeda.

star 7.21
29 votes
American Missionaries, Philippines

#5 - American Missionaries, Philippines

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 9, 2016

The protracted confinement of two American missionaries by a terrorist group in the Philippines.

star 7.18
56 votes
Bethlehem Siege, Palestine

#6 - Bethlehem Siege, Palestine

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 9, 2016

A lengthy standoff between Palestinians seeking safety inside the Church of the Nativity and invading Israeli troops.

star 7.07
29 votes
Cola Kidnap, Brazil

#7 - Cola Kidnap, Brazil

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 9, 2016

The plight of a Coca-Cola executive who was abducted and held for ransom in Brazil.

star 6.99
82 votes
British Aid Workers, Chechnya

#8 - British Aid Workers, Chechnya

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 9, 2016

The story of British aid workers who were abducted in Chechnya while constructing a rehab center.

star 6.73
40 votes