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'The Finest Hours' Trailer, Or: Wait, Chris Pine Will Save You!

Chris Pine stars as Captain Bernie Webber in Disney's "The Finest Hours," the action-thriller based on the true story of&nbsp
Chris Pine stars as Captain Bernie Webber in Disney's "The Finest Hours," the action-thriller based on the true story of a daring Coast Guard rescue mission.

"Please tell me we're taking this boat to a bigger boat" sounds like a more panicky version of the famous "Jaws" quote, but here it signals a disaster more bloodcurdling than any great white shark: Chris Pine nearly drowning. That's pretty much the crux of "The Finest Hours," a thriller based on the true story of a 1952 Coast Guard mission deployed to save the crews of two merchant ships from a life-threatening monsoon. Pine and Ben Foster are part of the rescue efforts, referred to in the film's first trailer as a "suicide mission," while poor Casey Affleck and Josh Stewart are left to fear for their lives.

Disney has "The Finest Hours," directed by Craig Gillespie ("Lars and the Real Girl," "Million Dollar Arm") and based on the 2009 book of the same name, slated for release on Jan. 29, 2016. The studio is reportedly hoping for box-office figures on par with "American Sniper." Watch the trailer below.

 

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