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PG-13| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
On a flight over the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, Capt. Frank Towns (Dennis Quaid) and co-pilot A.J. (Tyrese Gibson) are unable to keep their cargo plane in the air when a violent sandstorm strikes. Crash-landing in a remote part of the desert, the two pilots and their passengers -- a crew of oil workers and a drifter (Giovanni Ribisi) -- must work together to survive by rebuilding the aircraft. Soon, low supplies and a band of merciless smugglers add greater urgency to their task.

Cast: Dennis Quaid , Giovanni Ribisi , Tyrese Gibson , Miranda Otto , Hugh Laurie , Tony Curran , Jacob Vargas , Scott Michael Campbell

Director: John Moore

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Action

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

Release Date: December 17th, 2004|1 hr. 52 min.

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    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    While still trumpeting human ingenuity, the new movie lacks the subtlety, character development and exceptional ensemble acting of the 1965 version. show more

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    Mike Clark USA Today

    There's nothing like dumbing down a movie grown-ups love so it can be "sold" to teens who aren't going to go anyway. The savvy flyer will proceed to the gate marked The "Aviator" instead. show more

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    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    So what's the point of doing it a second time if you can't make it more realistic? show more

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