Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips

Blu-ray Disc - 2014
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Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Publisher: [UNITED STATES] : Columbia, 2014
Edition: Widescreen ed
Branch Call Number: BLU Capta
Characteristics: 1 videodiscs (ca. 134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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Tense, great acting, and a shockingly strong supporting cast.
Great movie.

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Nooksack20
Apr 03, 2018

Better than average movie filled with action and suspense.

TSCPL_ChrisB Jun 03, 2016

The actors were magnificent in this movie. It was a little too much action for my taste--I would've liked to had more backstory, more drama about who these characters were and less adventure. I thought the cast of the Alabama were portrayed a little too favorably, especially the titular character, but I guess this is to be expected.

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taviwan
May 22, 2016

This is a very good production both in directing and acting. Recommend to watch.

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JihadiConservative
Apr 19, 2016

Of all the Tom Hank films I would have to say this is on my top three.The movie is EXTREMELY intense. When I watched it in theaters my heart was beating very very fast. It is a nail biter. The acting from EVERYONE was top notch. If your a drama/thriller fan, make sure to watch Phillips next.

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salsun
Nov 25, 2015

Very good movie; just can't stop watching but to glue on chair until the end.

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DesLi
Nov 09, 2015

Based on true story. Good acting. Good production. Entertaining!

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TheeAvebury
Jul 31, 2015

Average Hollywood flic- The Danish film " A Hijacking " is a much superior film to this.

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akirakato
Jul 30, 2015

This is a 2013 American biographical survival thriller directed by Paul Greengrass, based on the true story of the 2009 Maersk Alabama hijacking, an incident during which merchant mariner Captain Richard Phillips was taken hostage by pirates in the Indian Ocean led by Abduwali Muse.
It is a multi-layerd examination of the the real incident.
The Somali pirate leader, Muse, takes Captain Phillips as hostage, and the two men are set on an unstoppable collision course when the pirates target the American cargo ship.
In the ensuing standoff, both men find thyemselves at the mercy of forces beyond their control.
It is a gripping, thrilling and edge-of-your-seat drama that grabs your eyes from the start to the end.

Quimeras Jul 10, 2015

Not as biased as I thought it would be. Good film.

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vcc
Feb 16, 2014

Muse: Look at me.
Captain Richard Phillips: Sure.
Muse: Look at me.
Captain Richard Phillips: Sure.
Muse: I'm the captain now.

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vcc
Feb 16, 2014

"Everything is going to be alright." - Muse

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