Starring: Tom Hanks, Chris Mulkey, Catherine Keener, David Warshofsky, Max Martini, Corey Johnson, Yul Vazquez, John Magaro, Maria Dizzia, Christopher Stadulis, Michael Chernus, Angus MacInnes, Roger Edwards, Rey Hernandez
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Rated:for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use.
Synopsis: 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.