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1,870 Ratings

Captain Phillips

Directed by Paul Greengrass
United States, 2013
Drama, Thriller


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.

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Captain Phillips Directed by Paul Greengrass

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2014 | 6 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year

Village Voice Film Poll

2013 | 2 nominations including: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2013 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor

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