The Flight of the Phoenix Poster

Release Date: 1965

DVD Release Date: May 20th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
Tense tale about a group of men who are left stranded in the middle of the Arabian desert after a plane crash. Their only hope of survival is to rebuild the craft so that, phoenix-like, she may fly again and carry them to safety, but can the captain and navigator calm the passengers as tension mounts and time starts to run out?

Cast: James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Ernest Borgnine, Ian Bannen, Ronald Fraser, Christian Marquand, Dan Duryea

Director: Robert Aldrich

Genres: Adventure

Production Co: The Associates & Aldrich Company Inc.

Keywords: Survival, Death, Suspenseful, Soldier, Quest, 1960s, Tense

Awards

Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama