- 134 min
- Directed by: Paul Greengrass
- Cast: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini
- UK release: 18 October 2013
Bourne helmer Greengrass directs the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and his crew's encounter with Somali pirates aboard the Maersk Alabama.
Reviews & features
The Film Formula: Captain Phillips22 Oct 2013
We discover the different elements behind the Tom Hanks-starring hijack drama
Comparisons to Danish thriller A Hijacking have been rife in Captain Phillips reviews, and it's easy to see why. Both feature a small band of Somali pirates taking over a large industrial freighter; both focus on the hostages forced to interact closely…
Captain Phillips8 Oct 2013
A riveting high seas drama from Paul Greengrass, starring a career-best Tom Hanks
British director Paul Greengrass is something of a specialist when it comes to recreating fraught real-life events – whether it be the Irish massacre in Bloody Sunday or the 9/11 plane hijacking in United 93. His latest film, Captain Phillips, is also…
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