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Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips

Out here survival is everything
  • Would you like to buy some oil?

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. After the hijacking it turns into a tense hostage drama before the SEALS arrive.


134 minutes, No persons under 13 (Violence)
Action, Adventure, Biographical, Crime, Drama, Thriller.

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Credits
Cast
Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Faysal Ahmed, Mahat M. Ali, Michael Chemus, Catherine Keener
Director
Paul Greengrass
ScreenplayBilly Ray, from the book by Richard Phillips, Stephan Talty
MusicHenry Jackman
CinematographyBarry Ackroyd
EditingChristopher Rouse
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2013
Produced byMichael de Luca Productions, Scott Rudin Productions, Translux, Trigger Street Productions

Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report | ScreenIt Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama
LanguageInfrequent, mild
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceMild to moderate, realistic
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyInfrequent, used as exclamations
Drug abuseTraditional drug: khat
CommentsCaptain Phillips is a true story based on fact that relates the story of how Captain Phillips offered himself up for hostage to Somali pirates in order to save his ship's crew. A tense and taut drama ensues as Captain Phillips tries his best to ensure he stays alive. Complex and mature issues of Somali piracy explained.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)
Sex / NudityViolenceBlood / Gore / GrossGuns /
Weapons
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Alcohol / DrugsSmokingDisrespectful /
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Imitative BehaviourFrightening /
Tense Scenes
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Jump ScenesTense Family ScenesMusic (Scary/Tense)Music (Inappropriate)Topics to talk about
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)
Suggested age limitPositive messagesPositive role models
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ConsumerismDrinking, drugs, smoking
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape Argus/The StarAnn Hornaday quote icon 20
Die BurgerPaul Boekkooi quote icon 15
International Media
ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli quote icon 18
ScreenIt (USA)C. Fuchs12
Metacritic.com48 critics17
RottenTomatoes.com210 critics17
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 19
Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics quote icon 16
CommonSenseMedia (USA)Staff evaluation20
Internet (IMDB)21414 Netizens quote icon 16
Average .. 85%17


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