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First look at movie on Capt. Phillips

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A first look at the new movie about Captain Phillips. Tom Hanks plays the merchant marine captain from Underhill taken hostage off the Somali coast.

The film chronicles the harrowing events aboard the Maersk-Alabama back in 2009. Pirates boarded the ship and eventually took Captain Richard Phillips hostage aboard a life raft. He was rescued five days later when Navy SEAL snipers killed the pirates.

The film is scheduled to hit theaters in October.

Click here to see the trailer.

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