It premiered at the 2013 , and was theatrically released on October 11, 2013. They are later intercepted by the. During a drill, the vessel is chased by Somali pirates in two , and Phillips calls for help. Bilal cuts his feet when they reach the engine room, and Muse continues to search alone. Phillips and Muse are set on an unstoppable collision course when Muse and his crew target Phillips' unarmed ship; in the ensuing standoff, 145 miles off the Somali coast, both men will find themselves at the mercy of forces beyond their control.
Mike Perry, the chief engineer of the Maersk Alabama, also asserted in a interview that the film does not tell the true story. Najee convinces Bilal and Elmi that Phillips must be killed. It did not win in any of the categories. In March 2011, actor Tom Hanks attached himself to the project after reading a draft of the screenplay by. The captain of the ship, Richard Phillips Tom Hanks , looks to protect his crew from the hostile invaders, and their leader, Muse Barkhad Abdi. The pirates are after millions of dollars, and Phillips must use his wits to make sure everyone survives and returns home safely.
Najee spots Phillips writing the letter and beats him further. Muse agrees to board Bainbridge, where he is told that his clan elders have arrived to negotiate Phillips's ransom. The film was nominated for four , including Best Picture Drama , Best Actor in a Drama Hanks , Best Supporting Actor Abdi and Best Director Greengrass. The crew members ambush Muse, holding him at knifepoint, and arrange to release him and the other pirates into a lifeboat. The screenplay by is based on the 2010 book by Richard Phillips with. As the lifeboat heads for Somalia, tensions flare between the pirates as they run low on the plant-based amphetamine and lose contact with their. The captain of the ship, Richard Phillips Tom Hanks , looks to protect his crew from the hostile invaders, and their leader, Muse Barkhad Abdi.
Once all are on the lifeboat, Najee attacks Phillips, forcing him into the vessel before launching the boat with all five of them on board. It is - through director Paul Greengrass's distinctive lens - simultaneously a pulse-pounding thriller, and a complex portrait of the myriad effects of globalization. Suddenly, Somali pirates race toward the vessel, climb aboard and take everyone hostage. While they search the ship, Murphy sees that the youngest pirate Bilal does not have sandals and tells the crew to line the engine room hallway with broken glass. Chief Engineer Mike Perry cuts power to the ship, plunging the lower decks into darkness.
Filming took place off the coast of in the. The film was praised for its direction, screenplay, production values, cinematography, and the performances of Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi. A worldwide search subsequently began to find the film's supporting Somali cast. Captain Phillips Nominated Nominated Nominated , and Nominated Nominated Nominated Nominated Nominated , , and Nominated Best Actor in a Supporting Role Barkhad Abdi Nominated Best Screenplay, Adapted Billy Ray Nominated Best Editing Christopher Rouse Nominated Best Edited Feature Film — Dramatic Christopher Rouse Won Top Ten Films of the Year Captain Phillips Won Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases Nominated Excellence in Production Design — Contemporary Film Paul Kirby Nominated Barkhad Abdi Won Barkhad Abdi Won Captain Phillips Nominated Paul Greengrass Nominated Tom Hanks Nominated Barkhad Abdi Won Billy Ray Nominated Barry Ackroyd Nominated Nominated Christopher Rouse Nominated Captain Phillips Nominated Big Budget Drama Francine Maisler and Donna M. Archived from on April 5, 2015. In April 2009, the U. The negotiators are unable to change his mind and a parachutes in to intervene, while Phillips makes an unsuccessful attempt to escape from the lifeboat before being quickly recaptured and repeatedly beaten by Najee.
The film was also nominated for nine , including Best Film, Best Direction Greengrass , Best Actor Hanks , Best Supporting Actor Abdi , and Best Adapted Screenplay. The pirates tie up and blindfold Phillips, leaving him to say his final goodbyes. Captain Phillips 2013 Captain Phillips is a multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U. Knowing that the pirates are listening to radio traffic, he pretends to call a warship, requesting immediate air support. Wary of pirate activity off the coast of the , he and First Officer order strict security precautions on the vessel and carry out practice drills. Director was offered the helm of the untitled film adaptation during the following June. .
The next day, Muse 's skiff, now fitted with two outboard engines, returns with the same four pirates aboard. However, Muse's right-hand man Nour Najee refuses to board the lifeboat with Muse unless Phillips goes with them. Muse is arrested and taken into custody for piracy. Looking to feast your eyes on '' in the comfort of your own home? A soundtrack album for the film was released in physical forms on October 15, 2013 by. Despite the best efforts of Phillips and his crew, the pirates secure their ladder to the Maersk Alabama. The film focuses on the relationship between the Alabama's commanding officer, Captain Richard Phillips two time Academy Award®-winner Tom Hanks , and the Somali pirate captain, Muse Barkhad Abdi , who takes him hostage.
Ali were chosen from among more than 700 participants at a 2011 call at the Brian Coyle Community Center in ,. Nine weeks were spent filming aboard the , a identical to the Maersk Alabama; it was chartered on commercial terms. One skiff turns around in response, and the other — manned by four heavily armed pirates led by — loses engine power trying to steer through Maersk Alabama 's wake. Archived from on December 13, 2013. Archived from on October 9, 2013. Najee becomes agitated and tries to convince the others to kill Phillips. In a article, some of the crew members of the Maersk Alabama accused the film of being inaccurate in facts and the portrayal of Phillips, claiming that Phillips was not as heroic as the film depicts him.