The movie primarily revolves around the hijacking of a Danish freight ship by the Somali Pirates.
The movie outlines the sad plight of the crew of a Danish freight vessel captured by the Somali pirates.
This narrates the life of the struggles that Somali fisher-folk are subject to, that force them to turn to sea piracy.
It is an adaptation of Richard Phillips' traumatic experience of the captured American vessel ‘Maersk Alabama.’
It's an account of an outfitted gang that deals with rescue missions involving the Somali sea robbers.