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A second trailer for the film “Captain Phillips” has been released online, offering another glimpse into the maritime industries’ most anticipated film of 2013. The film, starring Tom Hanks as Captain Richard Phillips, tells the real-life story of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama by Somali pirates.

SEE ALSO: Captain Phillips Trailer #1

The ship was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years and made international headlines when the pirates took Captain Phillips hostage onboard a lifeboat for days before… well we won’t spoil the ending but you can read gCaptain’s full coverage of the incident HERE.

The film is directed by British director Paul Greengrass (of the Bourne trilogy and United 93). “Captain Phillips” is set to be released in theaters October 11, 2013 in the U.S. For worldwide release dates, see HERE.

Will you see it? Let us know in the comments…

(April 9, 2009) In a still frame from video released by the U.S. Navy taken by the Scan Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle, the 28-foot lifeboat holding Captain Phillips and his captures is seen Thursday, April 9, 2009 in the Indian Ocean. (U.S. Navy Photo)

(April 9, 2009) In a still frame from video released by the U.S. Navy taken by the Scan Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle, the 28-foot lifeboat holding Captain Phillips and his captures is seen Thursday, April 9, 2009 in the Indian Ocean. (U.S. Navy Photo)

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  • TDBraun

    Read the book and loved it. Will see the movie for sure…

  • http://gmail Capt Larry Reimer

    Not a chance that I’ll spend the money to watch a movie where Radars “blip” like Sonars and the Water Cannons shown would take the Main Engine “off line” – HOW could this abortion have gotten thru ANY Maritime Consultant??!!

    • Damn Yankee

      It’s no “Contraband”!!!! Marky Mark really brought that one home…

  • http://www.kalmameri.blog.com harry

    If this trailer is flowing a bit as true, then have to say, that the act of these pirates indicated those pirates been very military trained group and they took the ship with no hesitate, keeping in hurry like a hell, so, what can do -or what kind of resistance can offer the ship’s crew against so violent attack -mariners who in the western countries have lead their easy and secured life.

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