Greyhound (2020, U.S.A./Canada/China)

Studio: Sony/ Columbia/ TriStar

Rating: M

Running time: 91 minutes

Available Format: DVD

This is the thrilling story inspired by actual events from the Battle of the Atlantic.

Tom Hanks plays a first-time captain who leads a convoy of allied ships.  They carry 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.

Aaron Schneider directs a screenplay by Hanks.  Co-stars Elisabeth Shue, Stephen Graham and Matt Helm.