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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)NominatedActor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2012)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
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