A factory worker is convinced to hijack a helicopter and help two prisoners escape from jail.

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Cast

Credited cast:
James Michael Bailey ...
State Trooper
Patrik Baldauff ...
Highway Lieutenant
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Delia
Lon Boudreaux Jr. ...
Crowd Control Officer
Leslie Carde ...
T.V. Reporter
Barbara Chaney ...
Mrs. Forester
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Trustee
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Pilot
David E. Dossey ...
Burly Man
Harold Evans ...
Security Guard
Peter Gabb ...
Chaplain Wicks
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Billy
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Jesse Smith
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Joyce Mattox
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Madison
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Based on real facts, this story portrays the physical and emotional isolation of two individuals and the futility of their attempt to escape it. Joyce Mattox, a woman engulfed by the boredom and mediocrity of her small-town existence, meets a prisoner on a visit with her church choir. Their attraction grows until Joyce is convinced that she must help Jesse break out of prison so that they can always be together. Written by Slacker

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12 February 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Mulher Que Veio do Céu  »

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This movie was loosely inspired by a helicopter prison escape from the Perry Correctional Center in Greenville, South Carolina in December 1985. See more »

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Why Not Me
Written by Harlan Howard (uncredited), Sonny Throckmorton (uncredited) and Brent Maher (uncredited)
Performed by The Judds
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GREAT MOVIE!
6 September 2003 | by (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

Scott Glenn and Sharon Gless played really great together! Her accent was a little off, but she played a great part. An actor from "Barney Miller" was in there and he did a great job, also! (sorry, I forgot his name) If you like prison movies and being on the run, you will love this one!


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