Captain Phillips (2013)

7.57 / Rated by 8 people

134 min.
Plot  Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks) takes command of the MV ''Maersk Alabama'', an unarmed container ship from the Port of Salalah in Oman, with orders to sail through the Gulf of Aden to Mombasa, Kenya. Wary of pirate activity off the coast of the Horn of Africa, he and First Officer Shane Murphy (Michael Chernus) order strict security precautions on the vessel and carry out practice drills. During a drill, the vessel is chased by Somali pirates in two skiffs, and Phillips calls for help. Knowing that the pirates are listening to radio traffic, he pretends to answer the call and to promise immediate air support. One skiff turns around in response, and the other – manned by four heavily armed pirates led by Abduwali Muse (Barkhad Abdi) – loses engine power trying to steer through the ''Maersk Alabama''s wake.

The next day Muses skiff, fitted with both outboard engines, returns with the same four pirates aboard. Despite the best efforts of Phillips and his crew, the pirate...



Barkhad Abdi
Abduwali Muse
Catherine Keener
Andrea Phillips
Michael Chernus
Shane Murphy
David Warshofsky
Mike Perry
Corey Johnson
Ken Quinn
Chris Mulkey
John Cronan
Yul Vazquez
Commander Frank Castellano
Max Martini
U.S. Navy SEAL commander
Tom Hanks
Richard Phillips


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Captain Phillips
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Release Dates

United States


United States




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