Tom Hanks Battles Pirates In The Not Very Swashbuckling 'Captain Phillips' Trailer

I didn't see a single eye patch. These Somali pirates were wise not to attack Russell Crowe, instead they set they're sights on Hollywood nice guy Tom Hanks. Here he plays the titular Captain Phillips, a man already ill-fated enough to have to spend all of his time on some dumbass boat whose situation goes from bad to worse when pirates board his vessel and try to take over. We can all agree that's not cool. I bet they didn't even go to captain school.

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'Cloud Atlas' Trailer Stars Hanks, Berry, & Also Hanks

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And Jimmy Kimmel is indirectly involved, too. Ah, movie stars. When you or I spend a month or two goofing off, it's vacation. When they do it, it's a summer tent pole with millions of dollars invested and millions more to be spent in marketing and promotion. So it is with Larry Crowne, what looks to be a delightful frolic starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, both of whom I've always preferred in comedies over heavy drama (this goes for Hanks especially). Anyway, you can watch the clip here, from Hanks' appearance last night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." The clip from the movie comes in at around one minute into the video. (via The Playlist)


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