In 2009, pirates on the high seas seemed a romanticized thing of the past -- until a US cargo ship was hijacked by a group of armed men from Somali. This movie dramatized the real life events that Captain Richard Phillips (played by Tom Hanks) and his crew endured during the hostile takeover.
|MPAA Rating||PG-13 for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use|
|Theatrical Release||October 11, 2013|
|Cast||Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, John Magaro|
|2013 Columbia Pictures||Official Movie Website|
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