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Captain Phillips (2013)  link to Captain Phillips on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 253

poster Captain Phillips

IMDb Rating:
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7.8/10 (390571 votes)

Country: USA, 134 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Biography, Drama, Thriller

Director(s): Paul Greengrass

Storyline:
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. It is - through director Paul Greengrass's distinctive lens - simultaneously a pulse-pounding thriller, and a complex portrait of the myriad effects of globalization. The film focuses on the relationship between the Alabama's commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips (two time Academy Award®-winner Tom Hanks), and the Somali pirate captain, Muse (Barkhad Abdi), who takes him hostage. Phillips and Muse are set on an unstoppable collision course when Muse and his crew target Phillips' unarmed ship; in the ensuing standoff, 145 miles off the Somali coast, both men will find themselves at the mercy of forces beyond their control.

Cast:

photo Tom Hanks Tom Hanks Captain Richard Phillips
photo Catherine Keener Catherine Keener Andrea Phillips
photo Barkhad Abdi Barkhad Abdi Muse
photo Barkhad Abdirahman Barkhad Abdirahman Bilal
photo Faysal Ahmed Faysal Ahmed Najee

Medium: Media file,

Location: [Seagate Expansion Drive]G:\Movies\C\Captain Phillips (2013).avi

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1