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Captain Phillips (2013)

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Captain Phillips is a multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. The film focuses on the Alabama's commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips, and the Somali pirate captain, Mus… View More
Genres Drama
Director Paul Greengrass
Starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Catherine Keener, Michael Chernus View More
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Movie Summary

Captain Phillips is a multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. The film focuses on the Alabama's commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips, and the Somali pirate captain, Muse, who takes him hostage. The two men are set on an unstoppable collision course when Muse and his crew target Phillips' unarmed ship; in the ensuing standoff, both men will find themselves at the mercy of forces beyond their control.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama
Director Paul Greengrass
Starring Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Catherine Keener, Michael Chernus, Corey Johnson, Maximillian Martini, Chris Mulkey, Yul Vazquez, David Warshofsky
Studio Name Sony Pictures
Release Date 2013
VUDU Release Date 01/21/2014
Rating PG-13 About Ratings
Running Time 134 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital Plus

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