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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
Director Paul Greengrass
Cast Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, John Magaro
Run Time 134
2013 Columbia Pictures Official Movie Website

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