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Columbia Pictures' action-thriller "Captain Phillips" stars two-time Oscar® 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 Oscar® 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.

Movie information

Release Date (USA): 2013-10-11
Rating (USA): PG-13
Release Date (UK): 2013-10-18
Rating (UK) : 12A
Director: Paul Greengrass
Producer: Scott Rudin; Michael DeLuca; Kevin Spacey; Dana Brunetti
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Writer/s: Billy Ray

Cast

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

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