Mike Hagan is a pilot in passenger service and candidate for the honor "Best Pilot of the Year". Nobody knows that he's got private sorrows - he's an alcoholic. A stewardess notices his regular visits of the toilet and reports it.

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Mike Hagan
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Pat Simpson
Frank Converse ...
Jim Cochran
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Doctor O'Brian
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Randolph Evers
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Joe Barnes
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Larry Zanoff
Jennifer Houlton ...
Cricket
Kitty Sullivan ...
Nancy
Leigh Cort ...
Jean Hagan
Bob Willis ...
Ken Howland
Hope Pomerance ...
Sandy Campbell
Ted Janus ...
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Paul Stewart ...
2nd Mechanic
Bob Kozloski ...
1st Engineer
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Our Pilot, Mike Hagan is a great pilot, careful, thoughtful and uses his knowledge of flying to see trouble and avoid it. But his biggest trouble is he is an alcoholic. Unlike the movie "Flight", Mike realizes his problem and is determined to "save himself". But you can't hide for ever and he seeks help from a fellow pilot. The other pilot's program works, but once an alcoholic, always one except he doesn't drink. Everything comes to a head, (no pun intended) for Mike as he now must face the reality of his job, The Pilot! Written by Bob Howard

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12 June 2016 | by (Carlsbad, CA) – See all my reviews

this movie is dumm. why does the pilot stay married to that stupit woman? she has the pursonality of a troll. I would have had her put out and sleep in the doghouse. then when the pilot is with his mistress, he wont stop drinking even tho he has a chance for a new life. and he tells the sichiatrist that he doesn't want to stop drinking. well, then I have no simmpathy for his butt. he haz a dotter who wunts to lern how to fly, but he - the pilot - wont stop drinking even for her. he dumm he should take the advise of that sichiatrist and stop drinking so he can have a better life. this movie is really muronik. I hated it and I would never watch it again. I like movies about dogs and cats and stuff. this movie sucked


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