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R| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary
Just-paroled army ranger Cameron Poe (Nicolas Cage) is headed back to his wife (Monica Potter), but must fly home aboard a prison transport flight dubbed "Jailbird" with some of the worst criminals living. Along with Diamond Dog (Ving Rhames) and Baby-O (Mykelti Williamson), genius serial killer Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom (John Malkovich) unleashes a violent escape plot in mid-flight. Secretly working with U.S. Marshall Vince Larkin (John Cusack), Poe tries to foil Grissom's plan.

Cast: Nicolas Cage , John Cusack , John Malkovich , Steve Buscemi , Ving Rhames , Colm Meaney , Mykelti Williamson , Rachel Ticotin

Director: Simon West

Genres: Action

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

Con Air (1997)

Release Date: June 6th, 1997|1 hr. 55 min.

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    Hang on to your seatbelts. Non-stop action.

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In Defense of Nicolas Cage

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I've gotten into some scuffles with good friends, total strangers and a (now ex-) girlfriend over my unabashed love of Nicolas Cage. So when I was offered a chance to defend this great thespian --...

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