Captain Phillips

Release date:October 10, 2013
(2D theaters and IMAX, p.m. screenings)

Studio:Columbia Pictures (Sony)

Director:Paul Greengrass

MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substanc


Starring:Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Barkhad Abdi, Max Martini, Yul Vazquez, Michael Chernus, Chris Mulkey, Corey Johnson, David Warshofsky, John Magaro, Angus MacInnes

Genre:Thriller, Action

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Plot Summary:

Columbia Pictures' action-thriller "Captain Phillips" stars two-time OscarĀ® winner Tom Hanks in the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. The film is directed by OscarĀ® nominee Paul Greengrass, from a screenplay by Billy Ray and based upon the book, "A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea," by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty. The film is produced by Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, and Michael De Luca.

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