The last time Tom Hanks was at sea he was talking gobbledygook to a ball named Wilson. This time the situation looks to be just as perilous for our man.
Directed by Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips is the true story of the man at the helm of the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in nearly two hundred years. After taking control of the MV Maersk Alabama a group of Somali pirates finally relinquish control before retreating with the titular Captain Phillips as a hostage. What ensues is a thrilling stand-off between them and the US military.