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Passenger 57 (1992)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  6 November 1992 (USA)
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An airline security expert must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists seize control of it.

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Storyline

Air travel is the safest, the FAA says. But the FAA never figured the risk with Charles Rane on board. "The Rane of Terror" has masterminded four terrorist attacks. Soon there will be a fifth -- and that's bad news for the passengers on Flight 163. But there's good news too: the man in seat 57! Wesley Snipes plays John Cutter, an undercover security operative who enters the lavatory and exits to find Rane (Bruce Payne) and his gang have taken over. Cutter's next move is clear. Do. Or be done to. Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>

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He's an ex-cop with a bad mouth, a bad attitude, and a bad seat. For the terrorists on flight 163 . . . he's very bad news.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for terrorist violence and language | See all certifications »

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6 November 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Passageiro 57  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$44,065,653 (USA)
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Trivia

Robert Hooks, who plays Dwight Henderson in the film, is the father of director Kevin Hooks. See more »

Goofs

In the last scene in the air, one of the aircraft doors is completely sucked out of the plane, though when the plane is landing all doors are still in perfect condition. The plane's left side faces the camera as it lands which shows both doors still in place. The door which was blown out is located on the other side. When Biggs stops to offer Cutter and Marti a ride into town, in the background you can see emergency workers using this door to board the plane. See more »

Quotes

Sabrina Ritchie: And how would you like your sirloin, sir?
Charles Rane: Bloody.
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The first part of the credits scroll while John Cutter and Marti Slayton walk along the runway towards the fairground in the distance as fireworks go off in the night time sky See more »

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Referenced in Storage Hunters: Disaster Strikes! (2011) See more »

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Too High
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Performed by Norman Brown
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Fun 90s action thriller
17 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

Charles Rane (Bruce Payne) is a ruthless terrorist. The FBI manages to capture him right before he is able to get plastic surgery. Former secret service agent John Cutter (Wesley Snipes) is still haunted by his dead wife. His old friend Sly Delvecchio (Tom Sizemore) gets him an airline security job. Marti Slayton is the brash flight attendant. They are flying out to L.A. Also on the plane, Rane is being transported accompanied two FBI agents. The problem is that Rane's people are also on board and they're armed. Cutter forces the plane to land.

This is simply a fun action thriller. The script has a lot of action and the . It doesn't necessarily take it too seriously. Wesley Snipes delivers the action and Schwarzenegger-worthy one liners. "Always bet on Black!" There is enough wild action. Bruce Payne is terrific. He milks every insane Bond villain move. It is a lot of fun especially if you don't try to dissect everything.


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