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Final Approach (1991)

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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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Complete credited cast:
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Col. Jason Halsey
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Dr. Dio Gottlieb
Madolyn Smith Osborne ...
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
Hank Garrett ...
RSO
Maarten Goslins ...
Younger Jason
Ellen Hilton ...
Woman in Waiting Room
James Flynn ...
Man in Waiting Room
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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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6 December 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dirección final  »

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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 »

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Col. Jason Halsey: [about Rorscach Inkblot test] This is bullshit.
Dr. Dio Gottlieb: I thought you said it was a plane.
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A blast
25 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I loved this film picked it up not knowing what it was, and couldn't turn it off. If you enjoy character plays and films that think this would be your stop. I thought the interplay between two highly talented actors was impressive. This is more of a two man show at a theater than a film. I loved the minimalistic set and the entire feel set by the director. Kudos to the actors for taking part in a film that realistically never had a chance to be a "hit", but would stretch them as actors. Also, this film would make for a good discussion film for a group of friends. I have no idea how this film was greenlight given how Hollywood has been catering to people with a room temperature iq for long time now. Enjoy this rare nugget of quality film making and storytelling!


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