Captain Phillips

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Director

Paul Greengrass

Cast

Tom Hanks as Capt. Richard Phillips

Catherine Keener as Andrea Phillips

Barkhad Abdi as Muse

Barkhad Abdirahman as Bilal

Faysal Ahmed as Najee

Mahat M. Ali as Elmi

Michael Chernus as Shane Murphy

Corey Johnson as Ken Quinn

Max Martini as SEAL Commander

Chris Mulkey as John Cronan

Yul Vazquez as Capt. Frank Castellano

David Warshofsky as Mike Perry

Omar Berdouni as Nemo

Mohamed Ali as Asad

Issak Farah Samatar as Hufan

Writers

Billy Ray (screenplay)


Summary

In April 2009, the U.S. containership Maersk Alabama sails toward its destination on a day that seems like any other. Suddenly, Somali pirates race toward the vessel, climb aboard and take everyone hostage. The captain of the ship, Richard Phillips, looks to protect his crew from the hostile invaders, and their leader, Muse. The pirates are after millions of dollars, and Phillips must use his wits to make sure everyone survives and returns home safely.

Genre

Drama, Action, Mystery, Thriller

Released

October 11, 2013

Runtime

2hrs 13min

MPAA

PG-13, for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use

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