Released Date
October 11, 2013
Distributor
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)
Genre
Drama
Rating
PG-13
Budget
$55,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$107,100,855 + $111,690,956 = $218,791,811
65

Tom Hanks

as Richard "Rich" Phillips / "Ir

36

Barkhad Abdi

as Adan Bilal

62

Catherine Keener

as Andrea Phillips

About Captain Phillips

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

About

Paul Greengrass film about the true story of Richard Phillips as his ship is hijacked by Somali pirates. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards. 

Trivia

Barkhad Abdi ad-libbed some of the most famous lines in the film. The film is the acting debut of the four main Somali Pirates actors.