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A Captain's Duty Captain Phillips Maersk Alabama

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2013 | PG-13 | Drama True Story

Follows the true story of Captain Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks) 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... more


In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, October 11, 2013 Nationwide Release

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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Cast

Tom Hanks
Captain Richard Phillips
Catherine Keener
Andrea Phillips
Max Martini
SEAL Commander
Chris Mulkey
John Cronan
Yul Vazquez
Frank Castellano
Corey Johnson
Ken Quinn
more cast & crew
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Screenwriter

Billy Ray

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Rating MPAA

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

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Follows the true story of Captain Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks) 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.
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Production Notes

  • Based on the book, "A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea" by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty.
Also Known As
  • A Captain's Duty
  • Captain Phillips
  • Maersk Alabama
Shooting Locations
  • Monday, February 13 2012: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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