Want to behold the glory that is 'Captain Phillips' in the comfort of your own home? Hunting down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or view the Paul Greengrass-directed movie via subscription can be difficult, so we here at Moviefone want to take the pressure off.
We've listed a number of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription choices - along with the availability of 'Captain Phillips' on each platform. Now, before we get into the nitty-gritty of how you can watch 'Captain Phillips' right now, here are some details about the Sony Pictures Entertainment action flick.
Released October 11, 2013, 'Captain Phillips' stars Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman. The PG-13 movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 13 min, and received a score of 83 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from 48 respected critics.
Interested in knowing what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "In April 2009, the U.S. containership Maersk Alabama sails toward its destination on a day that seems like any other. Suddenly, Somali pirates race toward the vessel, climb aboard and take everyone hostage. The captain of the ship, Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks), looks to protect his crew from the hostile invaders, and their leader, Muse (Barkhad Abdi). The pirates are after millions of dollars, and Phillips must use his wits to make sure everyone survives and returns home safely."