CAPTAIN PHILLIPS

Director Paul Greengrass
Year 2013
Starring Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener
Rating PG-13
Run Time 134min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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CAPTAIN PHILLIPS is director Paul Greengrass's multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates.

It is – through Greengrass's distinctive lens – simultaneously a pulse-pounding thriller and a complex portrait of the myriad effects of globalization. The film focuses on the relationship between the Alabama's commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips (two time Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks), and his Somali counterpart, Muse (Barkhad Abdi).

Set on an incontrovertible collision course off the coast of Somalia, both men will find themselves paying the human toll for economic forces outside of their control.

"This is acting of the highest order in a movie that raises the bar on what a true-life action thriller can do." - Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

"Yet another Greengrass masterpiece. And it reveals why there have been so many: Behind the director's dispassionate, unfailingly rigorous lens lies an enormous, unfailingly compassionate heart." - Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

"The piercingly realistic "Captain Phillips" will exceed your expectations." - Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

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