PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Thriller
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.
14 October 2013 | Tony Heck (email@example.com)
8 | Very tense & makes you think about both sides of the event and if the pirates were really evil or not. I say B+.
"It was supposed to be easy. I take over ship, get paid, no one gets hurt." In 2009 a Somali named Muse (Abdi...
Originally, Ron Howard was on board as the director in development stage for Captain Phillips (2013). Howard, though, would eventually swap feature film projects with Paul Greengrass, who was set to direct Rush (2013) during its developmental stage at the time. Howard came ... ...
Andrea Phillips: You all right?
Captain Richard Phillips: Yeah.
Andrea Phillips: You'd think these trips would get easier, but it's just the opposite.
Captain Richard Phillips: Well, I feel the same way, Ange.
Andrea Phillips: I know this is what we do. This is our life. But it just seems like... the world is moving so fast... right now things ...
Throughout the entire movie (more specifically during the life boat scenes) captain Phillips' facial hair changes constantly, going from beard to goatee to clean shaved etc... The final scene when he is rescued, he has very little stubble and clean trimmed side burns when he was just on a life boat for 3 days.
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