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Captain Phillips: True story? Fact and fiction in Tom Hanks and Paul Greengrass’ new movie about Maersk Alabama hijacking.

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I was hoping for a rescue, but I thought the chances were slim-to-none that that would be successful. The crew later overpowered one of the pirates. With these advisories in effect, on April 8, 2009, four boarded the when it was located around 300 nmi 560 km southeast of the Somalian port city of. The screenplay by is based on the 2010 book by Richard Phillips with. On Saturday, April 11, Maersk Alabama arrived in Mombasa, still under U.

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The True Story of 'Captain Phillips'

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Navy marksmen from formerly known as opened fire and killed the three pirates on the lifeboat, and Phillips was rescued. The film, titled , was released on October 11, 2013 and had its premiere showing at the 2013. Phillips publicly thanks sailors for his dramatic rescue at sea. Captain Phillips 2013 English Subtitles Captain Phillips is a multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U. On April 8, the destroyer and the frigate were dispatched to the in response to the hostage situation, and reached Maersk Alabama early on April 9. According to a crew member, Phillips and the pirates got into the ship's rescue boat, but it would not start, so the crew dropped a lifeboat and met the pirates to switch prisoners and boats. Phillips hostage so that they could accurately re-create the boat and interiors for the set.

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Captain Phillips True Story vs Movie

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The crew members ambush Muse, holding him at knifepoint, and arrange to release him and the other pirates into a. 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. The film was praised for its direction, screenplay, production values, cinematography, and the performances of Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi. Three days later, on Sunday, April 12, U. Muse is arrested and taken into custody for piracy.

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Captain Phillips (2013) English Subtitles

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However, Muse's right-hand man Nour Najee refuses to board the lifeboat with Muse unless Phillips goes with them. The film was also nominated for nine , including Best Film, Best Direction Greengrass , Best Actor Hanks , Best Supporting Actor Abdi , and Best Adapted Screenplay. Next thing we know some very scary guys were pointing guns in our faces, screaming at us. 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 film was nominated for four , including Best Picture Drama , Best Actor in a Drama Hanks , Best Supporting Actor Abdi and Best Director Greengrass. I didn't believe 1,200 miles would make you safe.

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Captain Phillips 'no hero' in real life, say ship's crew

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In 2014, Captain Phillips received six nominations, including , and for Abdi. Through our exploration into the Captain Phillips true story, we learned that the Maersk Alabama container ship had been on a voyage from Salalah, Oman to Mombasa, Kenya when it. Phillips describes them setting up a ritual-like way in which they would kill him that included stringing him up. . The crew tried to exchange the captured pirate for Captain Phillips, as depicted in the movie, but once the pirate hostage climbed off the Alabama, the pirates drove the lifeboat away without letting Phillips climb onto the Alabama. With a crew of 20, the ship departed from , en route to ,. The media got everything wrong.

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The True Story of 'Captain Phillips'

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Knowing that the pirates are listening to radio traffic, he pretends to call a warship, requesting immediate air support. As I told the crew, it would be a matter of when, not if. In reality, the Alabama had one more speedboat in addition to those other boats in pursuit. A fourth pirate, , aboard the Bainbridge and speaking with military negotiators while being treated for an injury sustained in the takeover of Maersk Alabama, surrendered and was taken into custody. He later pleaded guilty to hijacking, kidnapping and hostage-taking charges and was sentenced to over 33 years in prison. Phillips attempted to escape by swimming away from the lifeboat Ruling: Fact Phillips pushed one of the pirates into the water while he was relieving himself outside the hatch and tried to swim away.

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Captain Phillips Ending

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Phillips and his crew tricked one of the pirates by laying broken glass on the ground Ruling: Fiction In the film, the Alabama crew craftily lays broken glass on the ground for one of the pirates who is barefoot to step on when he enters the engine room where they are hiding. Phillips is kidnapped on the lifeboat as the pirates leave the Alabama Ruling: Mostly Fact Phillips actually tried to put the pirates on an open-air boat first so that the Navy could more easily shoot them , but the battery was busted. They are later intercepted by the. The crew attempted to exchange the captured pirate, whom they had kept tied up for twelve hours, for Phillips. The injury forces the pirate with the bloody foot and Captain Phillips to turn back, allowing the rest of the crew to overtake the other pirate with a knife and hold him hostage. 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. It is - through director Paul Greengrass's distinctive lens - simultaneously a pulse-pounding thriller, and a complex portrait of the myriad effects of globalization.

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