It might have all been another Hollywood-formula flick with American might taking on the alien other. But Greengrass gives Phillips and Muse the time, aboard a covered lifeboat, to discover shared beliefs and fears. show more
The film succeeds on its own terms — an exciting entertainment that makes us feel good about the outcome, and about the reach of American power, rather than its limits. Yet the narrative container is far from full. There isn't enough incident or complexity to sustain the entire length of this elaborately produced star vehicle. show more
Captain Phillips is harrowing, inspiring, a must-see piece of moviemaking. show more
Great movie, well written, great plot, and I was glued to it all the way through. Tom hanks is such a great actor, he makes any movie great. Well worth watching you wont be dissappointed!
great movie Tom should have gotten the Oscar nod
Terrific Movie. But when is a Tom Hanks movie not? Although a little slow through the middle, it more than makes up for it with an amazing finish ! A def. rent !