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.
The pirates have two handguns with them, a Makarov (Soviet design, commonly produced all over the world) and a Colt 1911.
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 ...
At the chase scene, the Navy declares that the boat is in the direction of 035. If the boat was heading to Somalia, 035 would be just the opposite way back home as it heads north-east, and they were westbound.
$25,718,314 (USA) (13 October 2013)
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