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The High and the Mighty

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
On a flight from Hawaii to California, the engine dies on the plane Dan is flying. As he prepares for a crash landing, the passengers reassess their lives. The template for disaster movies with an Oscar-winning score and a cast list that reads like a who's who of 50s film.

Cast: John Wayne , Claire Trevor , Laraine Day , Jan Sterling , Robert Stack , Phil Harris , Robert Newton , David Brian

Director: William Wellman

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

The High and the Mighty (1954)

Release Date: July 3rd, 1954|2 hr. 27 min.

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