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Final Approach (1991)

Col. Jason Halsey (USAF) has just had a terrible air disaster and can't remember a thing -- even his name. Now he must go head-to-head with the psychiatrist Dr. Gottlieb as his only chance ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Col. Jason Halsey
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Dr. Dio Gottlieb
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Casey Halsey (as Madolyn Smith)
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Gen. Geller
Cameo Kneuer ...
Brooke Halsey
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Doug Slessinger
Karen Person ...
Ms. Peters
David Bonaiuto ...
Jason's Father
Duffy Rutledge ...
Jason's Mother
Colin Vogel ...
Country Doctor
Robert Jay Stahl ...
Emergency Room Doctor
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RSO
Maarten Goslins ...
Younger Jason
Ellen Hilton ...
Woman in Waiting Room
James Flynn ...
Man in Waiting Room
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Storyline

Col. Jason Halsey (USAF) has just had a terrible air disaster and can't remember a thing -- even his name. Now he must go head-to-head with the psychiatrist Dr. Gottlieb as his only chance to recover his memory. Col. Halsey is a stealth fighter test pilot in the highly classified project Black Magic. Is Dr. Gottlieb a helping professional or is he a counter-intelligence agent sent to debrief Halsey? This movie draws considerable footage from the Lockheed Corp. documentary "Blackbird: The Movie" for its background material on the SR-71 spy plane. Written by Anonymous

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Sci-Fi | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »
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6 December 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dirección final  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

During Jason's flashback of his arrival at the hospital after a car crash, a loudspeaker is heard calling "Dr. Stahl and Dr. Gee to psychiatrics". This is almost certainly a reference to Eric Steven Stahl and Gerald Laurence (a.k.a. G-man), the movie's writers. See more »

Quotes

Col. Jason Halsey: [first lines - over radio chatter] It sure looks beautiful. God. Sometime I wish I could stay up here.
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Absolutely brilliant!!
26 October 2003 | by (Lancashire UK) – See all my reviews

This is a virtually unknown gem of a movie - thought-provoking, challenging, amusing and beautiful - what more could you want. The only serious problem with it is the lack of a release on DVD where the excellent soundtrack could really be made to shine.

Definitely not for those who have to be hand-held through a plot - this is a film that rewards repeat viewings. It's rich script and subtle performances keep it fresh and give you a little extra to spot each time round.

Films don't get much better than this :)


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