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Fearless (1993)

A man's personality is dramatically changed after surviving a major airline crash.

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Cast

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Nan Gordon
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Jeff Gordon (as John De Lancie)
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Byron Hummel
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Gail Klein
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Sarah
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Alison
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Cindy Dickens
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Peter Hummel
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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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5 November 1993 (USA)  »

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Joyride  »

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$6,995,302 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film cast includes two Oscar winners: Jeff Bridges and Benicio Del Toro; and two Oscar nominees: Rosie Perez and Tom Hulce. See more »

Goofs

Camera operator reflected in Klein's sunglasses when he's leaning against the car tire near the beginning. 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 Home and Away: Episode #1.1598 (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Sin Ella
Written by Gipsy Kings
Performed by Gipsy Kings
Courtesy of ELEKTRA ENTERTAINMENT and SONY MUSIC
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Amazing picture of raw human emotions
12 November 1998 | by (Canberra, Australia) – See all my reviews

Fearless is Peter Weir at his best. He again mixes fear, love, freedom and life on the screen and pulls his audience into an amazing movie that will capture any heart. It reminds us that we all are human and that we need love and care to survive through the long journey of life. The last scene is brilliantly put together and the use of Henryk Gorecki's haunting 3rd Symphony brings tears to your eyes. A masterpiece


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