• Captain Phillips


    Captain Phillips is a 2013 American thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi. The film is inspired by the true story of the 2009 Maersk Alabama hijacking, an incident during which merchant mariner Captain Richard Phillips was taken hostage by pirates in the Indian Ocean led by Abduwali Muse.

    The screenplay by Billy Ray is based on the 2010 book A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Seaby Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty. Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca served as producers on the project. It premiered at the 2013 New York Film Festival,[3] and was theatrically released on October 11, 2013.[4] The film emerged as a box office success grossing over $218 million against a budget of $55 million. In 2014, Captain Phillips received six Academy Awardnominations, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor for Abdi, but did not win in any of the categories.

  • CAST

    • Tom Hanks as Richard Phillips, captain of the MV Maersk Alabama
    • Barkhad Abdi as Abduwali Muse, pirate leader
    • Barkhad Abdirahman as Adan Bilal
    • Faysal Ahmed as Nour Najee
    • Mahat M. Ali as Walid Elmi
    • Catherine Keener as Andrea Phillips
    • Michael Chernus as Shane Murphy, first officer of MV Maersk Alabama
    • David Warshofsky as Mike Perry, chief engineer, MV Maersk Alabama
    • Corey Johnson as Ken Quinn, helmsman, MV Maersk Alabama
    • Chris Mulkey as John Cronan, senior crew member, MV Maersk Alabama
    • Yul Vazquez as Commander Frank Castellano, commanding officer, USS Bainbridge
    • Max Martini as U.S. Navy SEAL commander
    • Omar Berdouni as Nemo, Somali-language translator working for the US Navy as part of Mission Essential[7]
    • Mohamed Ali as Assad
    • Issak Farah Samatar as Hufan

    (From Wikipedia)

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  • IMDb                                           7.9/10


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