Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Eric Bana Honor US Coast Guard at ‘Finest Hours’ Premiere (Photos)

Disney’s action thriller chronicles the greatest small-boat rescue in Coast Guard history

The cast and crew of “The Finest Hours” honored the people who made the film possible at Monday’s Hollywood premiere — members of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Eric Bana and Josh Stewart all posed for photos with real-life uniformed servicemen and women at the Disney action thriller’s premiere held at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Blvd.

Pine snapped selfies with Coast Guard members while Stewart stood beaming on the red carpet with a large group of officers gathered behind him.

Eric Bana, Holliday Grainger, Chris Pine and Casey Affleck at The Finest Hours premiere

Eric Bana, Holliday Grainger, Chris Pine and Casey Affleck at “The Finest Hours” premiere

Directed by Craig Gillespie from a screenplay written by Scott Silver, Eric Johnson and Paul Tamasy, “The Finest Hours” chronicles the greatest small-boat rescue in Coast Guard history.

It tells the true story of the Pendleton rescue mission attempt in 1952 by Coast Guard ships after two oil tankers were split apart by a nor’easter storm.

It is based on the 2009 book by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman.

Josh Stewart with US Coast Guard at The Finest Hours premiere

Josh Stewart with US Coast Guard at “The Finest Hours” premiere

“Star Trek” actor Pine plays Boatswains Mate First Class Bernard WebberAffleck is Ray Sybert, while Ben Foster portrays Seaman Richard Livese.

British actress Holliday Grainger (“Great Expectations”) has the female lead in the drama as Pine’s love interest.

The movie is set to sail into theaters on Friday, Jan. 29.

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Casey Affleck and Eric Bana at “The Finest Hours” premiere