Captain Phillips

Lists: Action, Drama, Thriller, Biopic, Best Picture nominee 2010 to 2019

Brief Synopsis: "The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years."

Overall Ranking: 215 (Rank from 2013: # 9)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 66.67%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Dave Examines Movies98(full review)
Dan Franzen of Frothy Ruminations97(full review)
FilmHamster97(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin97(full review)
Sweet Popcorn And Late Nights97 - A tense and engaging emotional punch of a film, which doesn’t allow you to paint people as good or evil.
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Darren of Movie Reviews 10193(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown93(full review)
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread93(full review)
Bryan Lienesch93 - A sensational thriller. The emotional heft the story brings only further cements you on the edge of your seat.
Silver Screen Riot Matt Oakes92(full review)
Entertainment Blur Rob92(full review)
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
Ryan from Ten Stars Or Less90(full review)
Minnesota Man90 - Not to be missed.
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That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes90(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik90(full review)
Josh of Classicblanca90(full review)
Andrew Buckle of The Film Emporium88(full review)
Paul Perkins88
Focused Filmographer Terrance88(full review)
Angry Vader88(full review)
Steve Habrat85(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest83
Patrick Devitt80
David Baruffi80(full review)
A Moot Point with Aling Lukring80(full review)
MandF Reviews80(full review)
Caz of Lets Go To The Movies80(full review)
Marc Ciafardini of Go, See, Talk!80(full review)
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Thomas Pollock80
Nathan Adams and the Temple Of Reviews80(full review)
Chris of This Is Madness75(full review)

People Involved

  • Tom Hanks (Captain Richard Phillips)
  • Catherine Keener (Andrea Phillips)
  • Max Martini (SEAL Commander)
  • Chris Mulkey (John Cronan)
  • Yul Vazquez (Frank Castellano)
  • Corey Johnson (Ken Quinn)
  • David Warshofsky (Mike Perry)
  • John Magaro (Dan Phillips)
  • Michael Chernus (Shane Murphy)
  • Angus MacInnes (John A White)
  • Barkhad Abdi (Muse)
  • Billy Ray (Director)
  • Dana Brunetti (Director)
  • Paul Greengrass (Director)