In a thrilling story inspired by actual events from the Battle of the Atlantic, Tom Hanks stars as a first-time captain who leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the surrounding enemy Nazi U-boats in order to give the allies a chance to win the war. The film is directed by Aaron Schneider from a screenplay by Hanks.

Directed by

Aaron Schneider

Screenplay by

Tom Hanks

Based on the novel "The Good Shepherd" by

C. S. Forester

Produced by

Gary Goetzman


Tom Hanks,  Stephen Graham,  Rob Morgan,  and Elisabeth Shue

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