Picture from Captain Phillips
Overall B+

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.

Violence C-
Sexual Content A
Profanity C
Substance Use D+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use

Captain Phillips

The most recent home video release of this movie is January 21, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Captain Phillips

Release Date: 21 January 2014

Captain Phillips releases to home video (Blu-ray and DVD) with the following extras:

- “Capturing Captain Phillips” Documentary– Three in-depth, behind-the-scenes featurettes on making the film.

- Commentary with Director Paul Greengrass

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Paul Greengrass brought another dramatization of a real-life terrorist attack to the big screen with the film United 93. He also directed the action movies The Bourne Ultimatum and The Bourne Supremacy.

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