The Pirates of Somalia Movie

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Who's Involved:

Evan Peters, Barkhad Abdi, Al Pacino, Melanie Griffith, Bryan Buckley

Release Date:

Friday, December 8, 2017 (Limited)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Follows rookie journalist Bahadur (Evan Peters), who, after having a chance encounter with an experienced war correspondent (Pacino), uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer (Abdi), Bahadur attempts to embed himself with the local Somali pirates, getting in way over his head.

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Crew: Who's making The Pirates of Somalia

A look at the The Pirates of Somalia behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Bryan Buckley last directed The Bronze and Where the White Man Runs Away. The film's writer Bryan Buckley last wrote Where the White Man Runs Away.


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Key Facts

  1. Based on the New York Times bestseller The Pirates of Somalia by Jay Bahadur.

Filming Timeline

On or about October 27, 2017, the film was in Completed status.

The Pirates of Somalia Release Date: When was it released?

The Pirates of Somalia was released in 2017 on Friday, December 8, 2017 (Limited release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including The Disaster Artist, I, Tonya and Bullet Head. 10+ Markets

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