The film Captain Phillips is a 2013 American biographical drama-thriller film directing by Paul Greengrass and acting Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi. The movie is really motivated by the actual a great storyline of the 2009 Maersk Alabama hijacking, an event while which vendor mariner Captain Richard Phillips was undertaken hostage by pirates in the Guardafui Channel targeted by Abduwali Muse.

The movie script by Billy Ray is structured on the 2010 book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty. Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca supported as producers on the assignment. It launched at the 2013 New York Film Festival and was theatrically introduced on October 11, 2013. The film appeared as a box office achievements grossing more than $218 million against a spending budget of $55 million. In 2014, Captain Phillips was given six Academy Award selections, integrating best picture, best-adapted screenplay and Best Supporting Actor for Abdi.

Mr Richard Phillips takes control of the MV Maersk Alabama, an unarmed package dispatch from the Port of Salalah in Oman, with assignments to cruise throughout the Guardafui Channel to Mombasa, Kenya. Wary of pirate recreation off the coast of the Horn of Africa, he and First Officer Shane Murphy request tight protection safety measures on the ship and bring out practice exercises. During an exercise, the ship is hunted down by Somali pirates in two skiffs, and Phillips calling for support. Understanding that the Buccaneers are heading to a radio station traffic, he pretends to contact a warship, asking for instant air help and support. A single skiff shift around in impulse, and the other – manned by 4 (Four) greatly equipped pirates marched by Abduwali Muse – loses engine unit power attempting to drive throughout Maersk Alabama’s wake.

The following day, Muse’s skiff, so now installed with two outboard engines, results with the same 4 pirates aboard. In spite of the best attempts of Phillips and his team, the Pirates secure and protect their ladder to the Maersk Alabama. As they board, Phillips instructs the team to conceal in the engine room or space and enables himself to be snagged. He offers Muse the $30,000 in the ship’s free from danger, but Muse’s instructions are to ransom the vessel and team in exchange for hundreds of thousands of us dollars of insurance plans money from the shipment business. Whilst they look the ship, Murphy recognizes that the youngest pirate Bilal does not have shoes and says the team to line the engine space passageway with the cracked wine glass. Chief Engineer Mike Perry cuts electric power to the ship, falling the lower decks into the night. Bilal cuts his foot when they reach the engine area, and Muse persists to look by himself. The team members ambush Muse, possessing him at knifepoint, and arrange to discharge him and the other pirates into a lifeboat. Even so, Muse’s right-hand person Nour Najee refuses to take the lifeboat with Muse except if Phillips moves with these people. Once all are on the lifeboat, Najee hits Phillips, pushing him into the vessel prior to starting the boat with all five of them on board.