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Passenger 57 -- An airline security expert must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists sieze control of it.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Stewart Raffill (story) and
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Release Date:
6 November 1992 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
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.
Plot:
An airline security expert must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists seize control of it. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Wesley Snipes Vs The Rane Of Terror, or Pain Of Terror......... See more (92 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Wesley Snipes ... John Cutter

Bruce Payne ... Charles Rane

Tom Sizemore ... Sly Delvecchio
Alex Datcher ... Marti Slayton

Bruce Greenwood ... Stuart Ramsey

Robert Hooks ... Dwight Henderson

Elizabeth Hurley ... Sabrina Ritchie

Michael Horse ... Forget

Marc Macaulay ... Vincent

Ernie Lively ... Chief Biggs
Duchess Tomasello ... Mrs. Edwards

William Edward Roberts ... Matthew (as Cameron Roberts)
James Short ... Allen
Joel Fogel ... Dr. Bauman
Jane McPherson ... Nurse
Winston Bedford ... Doctor
Lori Bedford ... Surgical Receptionist
Kent Lindsey ... Agent Claflin
Rand MacPherson ... SWAT Commander
Lou Bedford ... Attorney Phillips
Elena Ayala ... Lisa Cutter
Mike Speller ... Headwaiter

Kareen Germain ... Security Attendant
Michael H. Moss ... Agent Manning (as Michael Moss)
Jim McDonald ... Agent Duncan
Zachary McLemore ... Norman

Lesa Thurman ... Norman's Mother

Janet Elder ... Screaming Woman
Alicia Allred ... Flight Attendant
Frank Causey ... Captain Whitehurst
Marty Connell ... First Officer

Frank Hart ... Flight Engineer

Tom Nowicki ... Sly's Assistant
Linda Vick ... Receptionist
Robert Midden ... Pistol-Whipped Passenger
Dennis Letts ... Frank Allen
Janis Benson ... Nora Allen
Gary Rorman ... Douglas
Lindsey Diamond ... Hostage Woman
Dean Carlberg ... Helicopter Pilot

Brett Rice ... Cop #1 (as James Brett Rice)
Henry J. McGauley ... Store Hold-Up Man
Michael Conner ... FBI Agent (as Michael D. Conner)
Carl Cole ... Sharpshooter
Jack Gibson ... Reporter #1
Lisa Capriani ... Reporter #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mike Agresta ... Doctor 3 (uncredited)

Renee Behan ... Passenger (uncredited)

Brock Burnett ... SWAT Sharpshooter (uncredited)
Rocky Essex ... Airport EMT (uncredited)

Sven Granlund ... Pilot Extra (uncredited)
Damian Mcknight ... Passenger #2 (uncredited)
Ryk O. ... Firefighter (uncredited)
Russell Sanderlin Sr. ... The Cowboy (uncredited)

Ginger Stanley ... Plane Passenger (uncredited)
James Stone ... Cop #2 (uncredited)

Directed by
Kevin Hooks 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Stewart Raffill (story) and
Dan Gordon (story)

David Loughery (screenplay) and
Dan Gordon (screenplay)

Produced by
Robert J. Anderson .... co-producer
Dan Paulson .... producer
Lee Rich .... producer
Dylan Sellers .... producer
Jonathan Sheinberg .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Stanley Clarke 
 
Cinematography by
Mark Irwin (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Richard Nord 
 
Casting by
Shari Rhodes 
 
Production Design by
Jaymes Hinkle 
 
Art Direction by
Alan E. Muraoka 
 
Set Decoration by
Don K. Ivey 
 
Costume Design by
Brad R. Loman  (as Brad Loman)
 
Makeup Department
Clifford Booker .... key hair stylist (as Cliff Booker)
Leslie Christin .... makeup artist
Selena Evans-Miller .... key makeup artist
Julie Hill-Parker .... makeup artist
Carol Rasheed .... hair stylist
Lynda Kyle Walker .... hair stylist (as Lynda Kyle-Walker)
Lee Grimes .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Jeff Standard .... makeup artist intern (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Robert J. Anderson .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cyd Adams .... second assistant director
Parnes Cartwright .... second second assistant director
Michael Finn .... additional second assistant director
John Gallagher .... second assistant director (as John E. Gallagher)
Evan Gilner .... dga trainee
Gary Marcus .... first assistant director
John Corso .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
William A. Cimino .... lead (as Bill Cimino)
Ed Collins .... set dresser
William Les Collins .... construction coordinator (as William L. Collins)
Stitch Crisp .... assistant property master
Charles S. Deaux .... swing gang (as Charlie Deaux)
Wallace G. Emery .... construction foreman (as Wallace Emery)
Jonathan Kovalcik .... art department assistant
Paul Mallick .... swing gang
Tom Miller .... property master (as Tommy Miller)
Jayne-Ann Tenggren .... assistant property master
Robert Welch .... swing gang
Jim Williams .... swing gang
Susan Inge Wood .... stand-by painter (as Susan Wood)
Lewis Bowen .... head scenic (uncredited)
Dean F. Janik .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Robert J. Anderson Jr. .... production sound mixer (as Robert Anderson Jr.)
Wayne Artman .... sound re-recording mixer
Dwight Brown .... cable person
William C. Carruth .... adr editor
Virginia Cook-McGowan .... sound effects editor
Samuel C. Crutcher .... sound effects editor
Tom E. Dahl .... sound re-recording mixer (as Tom Dahl)
Greg Dillon .... sound effects editor
Christopher Flick .... foley editor
Richard Friedman .... adr editor (as Dick Friedman)
Eric Gotthelf .... foley mixer (as Eric Gotthealf)
Robin Harlan .... foley artist
Robert G. Henderson .... supervising sound editor
David M. Horton .... sound effects editor
James J. Isaacs .... sound effects editor
Sarah Jacobs .... foley artist
Frank Jones .... sound re-recording mixer
Darrin Martin .... assistant sound editor (as Darrin V. Martin)
David M. O'Dell .... boom operator (as David O'Dell)
Lisa M. Risen .... assistant adr editor
Solange S. Schwalbe .... foley editor (as Solange Schwalbe-Boisseau)
Scott A. Tinsley .... foley editor (as Scot Tinsley)
Brooke Henderson Ward .... assistant sound editor (as Brooke Henderson-Ward)
Rob Hill .... adr artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Kevin Harris .... special effects assistant
William Purcell .... special effects
Scott Rushton .... special effects assistant
Richard Scioli .... special effects assistant (as Ric Scioli)
 
Stunts
Tom Akos .... stunts (as Thomas E. Akos)
Jay Amor .... stunt driver
Greg Anderson .... stunts
Tom Bahr .... utility stunts
Perry Barndt .... stunts
Erich Barrett .... stunts
Chick Bernhardt .... stunts (as Chick Bernhart)
Nathalie B. Bollinger .... stunts
Mindy Branston .... stunts
Barry Brazell .... stunts
Mark Chadwick .... stunts
Mike Christopher .... stunts
Scott Coyote .... stunts (as Scotty Coyote)
Max Daniels .... stunts
Sharie Doolittle .... stunts
Kelly Erin .... stunts (as Kelly Erin Welton)
John Evanko .... stunts
Lex D. Geddings .... stunts (as Lex Geddings)
Brandy Johnson .... stunts
Kim Kahana .... stunts
Artie Malesci .... stunts
Kathy Marshall .... stunts
Anderson Martin .... stunts
Thomas J. McTague .... stunts
Brady Michaels .... stunts
Jeff Moldovan .... stunts
Joe Murphy .... stunts (as Joseph Murphy)
Joe Murphy .... utility stunts
Ron Norris .... stunts
Bill Orsini .... stunts (as William Orsini)
Lisa Jean Renzetti .... stunts
Steven Ritzi .... stunts (as Steven T. Ritzi)
Cheyenne Rivera .... stunts
Ronald C. Ross .... stunts
Gar Stephen .... stunts
Jeff Ward .... stunt coordinator
Eric Whitmore .... stunts
Glenn R. Wilder .... stunt coordinator (as Glenn Wilder)
John Zimmerman .... stunts
Kim Zimmerman .... stunts
Mitchell Dean .... stunts (uncredited)
Andrew Scott Dixon .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Marcus Salgado .... fight choreographer (uncredited)
Bill Scharpf .... stunts (uncredited)
Jill Stokesberry .... stunts (uncredited)
Shelby Swatek .... stunts (uncredited)
Tommy Mack Turvey .... stunts (uncredited)
Scott Workman .... stunt driver (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Beverlin .... second assistant camera (as Bob Beverlin)
Jock Brandis .... chief lighting technician
Stephen Campbell .... first assistant camera
Richard Falk Jr. .... assistant chief lighting technician
Jon Baronn Farmer .... still photographer (as Jon Farmer)
Dawn Jones .... second assistant camera (as Dawn Laurel)
David M. Lang .... first assistant camera (as David Lang)
Joe Mast .... dolly grip
Frank Miller .... camera operator
Eugene Siegmund .... best boy grip
George Skelly .... key grip
Robert Ulland .... Steadicam operator (as Bob Ulland)
Gary Ware .... chief lighting technician
C.W. Fallin .... additional camera operator (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Joseph Middleton .... casting assistant
Tanya Sullivan .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kathy Bird .... costumer (as Kathryn Bird)
Shirley Bird .... costumer
Mary Lou Byrd .... costume supervisor
Molly Harris Campbell .... assistant costume designer (as Molly Campbell)
Barnaby Smith .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Donah Bassett .... negative cutter
Christopher Chaplin .... assistant editor
Timothy Colletti .... assistant film editor
Joseph Gutowski .... associate editor (as Joe Gutowski)
Gaston Santiso .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Stanley Clarke .... orchestrator
Robert Fernandez .... score recordist (as Bobby Fernandez)
Jamie Forester .... music editor (as Jamie Gelb Forester)
Dan Humann .... score mixer
William Kidd .... orchestrator
Jeff Marsh .... orchestrator
Lise Richardson .... music editor
James D. Young .... music editor
Paul Jackson Jr. .... musician (uncredited)
William Kidd .... conductor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Kevin Craig .... transportation captain
Ben Greenleaf .... transportation captain
Lee Siler .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Brian Albertsman .... location manager
Andrew Baird .... location assistant
Dave Black .... technical advisor
Wayne Bolin .... production aide
Jeffrey Britt .... production aide
Merrie Elisabeth Dudley .... staff assistant (as Merrie Dudley)
Marty Elfalan .... assistant accountant
Gina Forlenza .... assistant: Mr. Rich
Bruce Goldman .... production aide
Eleanor Hemingway .... production secretary
Jill Kantrowitz .... assistant: Mr. Hooks
Chad Leeper .... production aide
Darla 'Dee' Montgomery .... animal wrangler
Liz Newman .... assistant production secretary
John Overman .... production aide
Kathy Petty .... production accountant
Susana Preston .... script supervisor
Catherine Quinn .... assistant: Mr. Hooks
Candisse Reynolds .... production aide
Stanley Robinson .... production aide
Marcus Salgado .... technical advisor
Chuck Smith .... production aide
Anna C. Southall .... unit publicist (as Anna Southall)
Jack E. Stiles .... animal wrangler
Jeremy Tillman .... craft service
Marilyn J. Tillman .... craft service
Keith Leon Williams .... assistant: Wesley Snipes (as Keith Hickles)
Bill Daly .... post-production accountant manager (uncredited)
Christopher Sirmons Haviland .... stand-in (uncredited)
Alison Parraco .... assistant production accountant (uncredited)
Michael Riley .... title designer (uncredited)
Kenny Rivenbark .... remote head technician (uncredited)
Chip Swetnam .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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MPAA:
Rated R for terrorist violence and language
Runtime:
84 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:PG (Manitoba) | Canada:A (Nova Scotia) | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:16+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 (cut) (1993) | Finland:K-18 (uncut) (1992) (2001) | France:U | Germany:16 (re-rating) (uncut) (2013) | Germany:16 (cut) (1993) (video release) | Germany:18 (original rating) (1993) | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:12 | Norway:15 | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 | Spain:13 | Sweden:15 | UK:15 | USA:R

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Passenger 57 (1992) was scheduled to air on a Starz Entertainment Group channel the night of 9/11. What with the themes of terrorism on an airplane, the broadcast was obviously cancelled.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Cutter disarms the terrorist near the bathroom and puts a gun to his head, terrorist Matthew is shown walking behind Rane, Marti and Ms. Ritchie as they arrive on the scene. But Matthew does not appear in the following stand-off, even though he was present moments earlier.See more »
Quotes:
Sabrina Ritchie:And how would you like your sirloin, sir?
Charles Rane:Bloody.
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Soundtrack:
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16 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Wesley Snipes Vs The Rane Of Terror, or Pain Of Terror........., 9 October 2009
Author: JohnRouseMerriottChard from United Kingdom

Of all the Die Hard clones there has been, and there have been many, Passenger 57 may just be the worst. The story follows Wesley Snipes' airline security expert John Cutter, who whilst undertaking a flight to L.A. gets embroiled in a hostage takeover led by evil bad man with a troubled childhood, Charles Rane. Cue quips, kicks and death defying tricks as Cutter strikes one for the good guys. Kevin Hooks' film works well enough on a very basic actioner level, due in the main to Snipes. Snipes was six years away from his signature role in Blade, and for sure he is a bona fide action star. As evidenced here, where he has the charisma and body motions to carry the film thru its turgid script. A script that smacks of the writers sitting round a table and suggesting they put Snipes in a number of tricky situations as an excuse for him to beat the crappola out of everyone. Oh lets not forget the forced love story waiting to happen as well .

It's just a lazy film that is the cash in that many realised it was on its release. Bruce Payne manfully tries to make the unbalanced Charles Rane truly evil, but doesn't succeed. Liz Hurley, goddess of womanhood that she is, looks uncomfortable holding a gun, while leading lady Alex Datcher is hopelessly out of her depth. Youthful looking Tom Sizemore and Bruce Greenwood also appear, but both are throwaway characters that you end up wishing we had had more of. Stanley Clarke's score is abysmal, it's the sort of score one expects to hear in a soft core porno movie. You know the kind where the protagonists are making love but they still have their underwear on! Yes that kind. Poor plotting, poor scripting and just about poor in technical execution. I don't ask much of the action genre, I really don't, but at least give the film some soul from which to entertain the popcorn masses. 3/10 for Snipes' fighting and Liz Hurley's legs.

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