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'Captain Phillips' Star & Oscar Nominee Barkhad Abdi Is Pretty Much Broke (REPORT)

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Katie Roberts on Mar 4th, 2014 4:45PM

Steve Granitz/WireImage An Oscar nomination may guarantee fame, but it doesn't guarantee fortune, a lesson that "Captain Phillips" star Barkhad Abdi is learning the hard way. A recent report in T...

Real-Life Crew Members Say 'Captain Phillips' Is a Big Lie

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Oct 14th, 2013 11:45AM

Over the weekend, "Captain Phillips," a true-life adventure based on the hijacking of a freighter off the coast of Somalia, won rave reviews and a respectable box office. The film was buoyed large...

The SEALs Rescue Depicted in 'Captain Phillips' Wasn't So Tidy in Real Life

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The Associated Press on Oct 11th, 2013 8:30PM

Sony WASHINGTON (AP) - After U.S. Navy SEAL snipers conducted a dramatic rescue in 2009 that freed a cargo ship captain being held by pirates, $30,000 disappeared from a lifeboat, triggering an inve...

Date Movies for Parents: 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity,' 'Rush'

Posted by
Sandie Angulo Chen on Oct 10th, 2013 2:00PM

Sony A chill is finally in the air, the children have been in school for more than a month, and the holiday season is nearly upon us. That means it's also the season for award-caliber "prestige" fil...

Weekend Movies: 'Captain Phillips,' 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'Machete Kills,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted by
Erin Whitney on Oct 10th, 2013 9:30AM

This weekend, an American cargo ship gets hijacked by pirates in "Captain Phillips," the world's most famous star-crossed love story is retold in "Romeo and Juliet," and Machete goes to Mexico to t...

'Captain Phillips' Review: 10 Things You Should Know About the High Seas Thriller

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Oct 9th, 2013 10:00AM

Sony In 2009, amidst a rash of piracy-related hijackings, the freighter ship Maersk Alabama was taken by Somali pirates. It was the beginning of a week-long ordeal that was intensely scrutinized ...

How 'Captain Phillips' Director Paul Greengrass Got One of Tom Hanks's Best Performances

Posted by
Alex Suskind on Oct 8th, 2013 11:00AM

AP How do you make a great film based on a true story that everyone knows the ending to? You have two options: one is to unearth an angle to the story that the general public doesn't already know ...

Pirates Board Tom Hanks's Ship in a New Clip From 'Captain Phillips' (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Sep 30th, 2013 12:00PM

Tom Hanks is an actor who perfectly balances fear and courage in each of his characters, from his Chuck in "Cast Away" to his Captain Miller in "Saving Private Ryan." In his latest film,"Capta...

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