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Captive (2016 TV series)

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No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Executive producer(s)
  • Alex Marengo
  • Kathryn Taylor
Running time59–73 minutes
Production company(s)
Original networkNetflix
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Captive is an American documentary web series that was released on Netflix on December 9, 2016.[1] The series consisted of eight episodes, and explored hostage situations and negotiations around the world.[2]


No.TitleLength (minutes)CaptivesOriginal release date
1"Prison Riot, U.S.A."73:008December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
Lucasville Prison Riot
2"Cola Kidnap, Brazil"65:003December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
Corinne Coffin
3"Taken at Sea, Somalia"61:002December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
Paul and Rachel Chandler
4"American Missionaries, Philippines"61:0020December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
Dos Palmas kidnappings
5"British Aid Workers, Chechnya"59:002December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
Jon James and Camilla Carr
6"Bethleham Siege, Palestine"59:0039December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
Siege of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem
7"Al Qaeda Hostages, Yemen"62:003December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
2014 hostage rescue operations in Yemen
8"The Peacemakers, Iraq"62:00TBADecember 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)
Christian Peacemaker hostage crisis


  1. ^ Osborn, Alex (July 27, 2016). "Netflix Announces Debut Dates for Black Mirror and Gilmore Girls, Lady Dynamite Renewal and More". IGN. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "Netflix Commissions Hostage Series from Lightbox and Doug Liman". Deadline. April 19, 2016. Retrieved September 27, 2016.

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