Cast & Credits:
Release Date: October 11, 2013
Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Director: Paul Greengrass
Screenwriter: Billy Ray
Starring: Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Yul Vazquez, Michael Chernus, Chris Mulkey, Corey Johnson, David Warshofsky, John Magaro, Angus MacInnes
Genre: Action, Darma, Thriller
Runtime: 134 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for sustained intense sequences of menace, some violence with bloody images, and for substance use)
Official Website: http://CaptainPhillipsmovie.com
Columbia Pictures' action-thriller "Captain Phillips" stars two-time Oscar® winner Tom Hanks in the true story of Captain Richard Phillips 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. The film is directed by Oscar® nominee Paul Greengrass, from a screenplay by Billy Ray and based upon the book, "A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea," by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty. The film is produced by Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, and Michael De Luca.