Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips

Somali pirates storm a U.S. containership and hold the captain (Tom Hanks) and crew hostage.

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Captain Phillips


Docudrama, Action, Thriller133 Mins2013PG-13

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 (Tom Hanks), looks to protect his crew from the hostile invaders, and their leader, Muse (Barkhad Abdi). The pirates are after millions of dollars, and Phillips must use his wits to make sure everyone survives and returns home safely.


  • Dark
  • Emotional
  • Tense
  • Intense