Captain Nigel Badminton from Our Flag Means Death

Captain Nigel Badminton (Rory Kinnear) is a character in the HBO Max series, Our Flag Means Death. He is a British Naval officer who encounters Stede Bonnet aboard his ship, The Revenge. As children, Nigel teased Stede for being a cowardly rich boy. As an adult, he continues his bullying, for he mocks Stede’s lavish lifestyle and delusion of piratehood. However, Stede accidentally assists in his death, when he knocks Nigel unconscious, causing him to fall on his sword and stab himself in the eye. From then on, he appears as a hallucination, taunting Stede in his moments of doubt. He has a twin brother named Chauncey Badminton, who searches for his mysteriously absent sibling.

Frank Wolff from Jungle Cruise

Frank Wolff (played by Dwayne Johnson) is a boat captain and one of the main characters of the Disney film Jungle Cruise.  Frank teams up with Dr. Lily Houghton and her brother McGregor Houghton to search for the mysterious Tree of Life in the jungles of South America.  Frank wears a tan Captain’s hat and khakis, with a striped shirt and vest.  If you don’t want to shell out for a pair of knee high boots, a set of costume boot covers like the ones shown here can help transform a pair of brown shoes you already own into an adventurous pair of boots like the ones Frank wears.

Captain B. McCrea from Wall-E

Captain B. McCrea from Wall-E

In Wall-E, Captain B. McCrea (voiced by Jeff Garlin) is the captain and commander of the starliner Axiom. Like the rest of humanity’s survivors on board, he’s become extremely obese and is now confined to a hoverchair, leaving management of his ship to the computer Auto. The captain teams up with Wall-E and Eve to wrest control from the evil Auto, before piloting the ship back to Earth.

The Skipper

On Gilligan’s Island, the Skipper Jonas Grumby (Alan Hale Jr) is the captain of the S. S. Minnow. A jovial fellow who gets exasperated by Gilligan on occasion, he still has the patience of a saint for not having thrown “little buddy” overboard.

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