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. 
* Captain Phillips received six (6) 2014 Oscar Nominations: 
"Best Picture" 
"Best Actor in a Supporting Role" (Barkhad Abdi) 
"Film Editing" (Christopher Rouse) 
"Sound Editing" (Oliver Tarney) 
"Sound Mixing" (Chris Burdon, Mark Taylor, Mike Prestwood Smith & Chris Munro) 
"Writing - Adapted Screenplay" (Billy Ray) 
* 'Captain Phillips' received four (4) 2014 Golden Globe Nominations:  
"Best Drama" in motion pictures 
"Best Actor in a Drama" (Tom Hanks) 
"Best Supporting Actor" (Barkhad Abdi) 
"Best Director" (Paul Greengrass)

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