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Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips

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Average of 497 ratings: 3.8 Stars

2013 M Contains violence.

In this exciting adventure based on true events that made international headlines, Tom Hanks portrays Capt. Richard Phillips, who is taken hostage by Somali pirates after they hijack his cargo ship, and the U.S. Navy's efforts to rescue him.

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Duration
129 minutes

DVD details

Screen Format
2.40:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
Zone
4
Subtitles
English, Danish, Finnish, Hindi, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish; English for the hearing impaired
Audio
English, Italian, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1; English audio descriptive

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.40:1
Zone
B
Subtitles
English, Danish, Finnish, Hindi, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish; English for the hearing impaired
Audio
English, Italian, Spanish DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1.; English audio descriptive

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4.5 by C team

I remember this event unfolding. Fantastic movie. Tom Hanks superb as always.

5 by ransid

What a great movie, Tom hanks plays Captain Philips well and deserves his nomination. the movie grips the story of the pirates there desperation and survival of a life of crime on the waters, and also... Read more

4.5 by jillbruce

Edge of the seat stuff - Tom Hanks was brilliant as Captain Phillips and the Somali pirates weren't far behind. It was long but kept you in suspense the whole journey.

3 by Patticakes

Not very realistic in places, although I did quite enjoy it, think they could have done more with it, a bit drawn out.

4 by lizzy

Amazing, suspensful psychological thriller! I remember wondering how a few people could take over a huge modern ship. Now I know.

4.5 by graygray

One of the VERY FEW movies which lives up to the Hollywood hype, Tom Hanks is surprisingly good for such an overrated actor but it is Barkhad Abdi's performance which really shines-he plays the psycho... Read more

5 by englishrose

Brilliant action film, the reality must be terrible for crews.

2.5 by kcr

If you like to watch long drawn out suffering such as Castaway then you will enjoy this movie. I am pleased I hired it through FATSO and not seen it at a cinema. Long and drawn out in parts.

3.5 by bante

A good movie full of suspense with great acting by all . Did go on for rather a long time, but I suppose in reality this event did go on for a long time. Must have been a pretty horrific experience... Read more

5 by Riverspastor

It took me a while to get around to watching this movie, thinking that it would be drawn out drama. But I was wrong! It was much more of a thriller drama, that has a subtle way of keeping you on... Read more