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Fearless (1993)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  15 October 1993 (USA)
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A man's personality is dramatically changed after surviving a major airline crash.

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Storyline

After a terrible air disaster, survivor Max Klein emerges a changed person. Unable to connect to his former life or to wife Laura, he feels godlike and invulnerable. When psychologist Bill Perlman is unable to help Max, he has Max meet another survivor, Carla Rodrigo, who is racked with grief and guilt since her baby died in the crash which she and Max survived. Written by Reid Gagle

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Some people are afraid of nothing.

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language and airplane crash realism | See all certifications »

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15 October 1993 (USA)  »

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£423,383 (UK) (20 May 1994)
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Trivia

Ironically, director Peter Weir claimed that making this film cured him of his fear of flying. See more »

Goofs

While driving after the crash, Max checks his map and points to Highway 99 between Bakersfield and Los Angeles. However, he is obviously out in the middle of the Mojave desert and nowhere near either city. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Cop: [seeing more survivors] Hey, there's more over here! Bring another team! Another team here by the tail! We're going to need a lot more help.
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Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Fear of Flying (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Concerto No.5 in E Flat for Piano and Orchestra
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Vladimir Ashkenazy and Wiener Philharmoniker (as The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra)
Conducted by Zubin Mehta (as Zubin Meta)
Courtesy of DECCA/LONDON RECORDS
By Arrangement with POLYGRAM SPECIAL MARKETS
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Incredibly intense
30 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

This is a great movie that never found much of an audience. Jeff Bridges should have been Oscar-nominated for his work here. Some scenes are extremely difficult to watch, but you will never forget a lot of them. Also fantastic are Rosie Perez and Benicio Del Toro. The crash scenes are so realistic, that it is unthinkable that people actually did go through similar ordeals.


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