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Flight (2012)

Denzel Washington as "Whip Whitaker"

Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington) has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip pulls off a miraculous crash-landing that results in only six lives lost. Shaken to the core, Whip vows to get sober -- but when the crash investigation exposes his addiction, he finds himself in an even worse situation.

Academy Award (2012) Nominated Best Actor
Golden Globe (2012) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

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