Captain Phillips (Also Known As: A Captain's Duty ) is a Biography, Drama, Thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass and written by Billy Ray. It was released on 29 November 2013. It stars Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman. The film's content : 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.. What awaits ahead ? Enjoy the film and discover by yourself.