Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington, Oscar®-nominated for one of his most dynamic and surprising performances) makes a daring and inspired maneuver in order to pull off a successful crash landing, saving the lives of nearly everyone on board following a serious engine malfunction that should have spelled certain doom for all. But the authorities' investigation of the crash raises troubling questions about Whitaker's conduct on the day of the flight. Is Whitaker a hero, or a troubled man leading a dangerous double life? With Kelly Reilly, Don Cheadle, John Goodman, Bruce Greenwood, Melissa Leo and Tamara Tunie. DIR/PROD Robert Zemeckis; SCR John Gatins; PROD Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes, Jack Rapke, Steve Starkey. U.S./U.A.E., 2012, color, 138 min. RATED R
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