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Terminal Velocity (1994)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Mystery  |  23 September 1994 (USA)
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Ditch Brodie is a maverick skydiving instructor. One day, a beautiful girl comes in, wanting to take her first jump. Up in the air, Ditch takes his eyes off her momentarily, then looks back to find out that she has fallen out, dying on impact. Ditch is suspicious that all is not as it seems, because he distinctly remembers hooking her static line on... Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Rated PG-13 for scenes of strong action/violence, and for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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23 September 1994 (USA)  »

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Caída libre  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$16,478,900 (USA)
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Trivia

Ditch drives a white 1970 Dodge Challenger, an homage to the iconic white 1970 Dodge Challenger in Vanishing Point (1971), which was directed by Richard C. Sarafian, the father of this movie's director, Deran Sarafian. See more »

Goofs

The Boeing 747 has an "INTERFLUG" livery. INTERFLUG - the airline of the former German Democratic Republic (East Germany) - never had a 747. See more »

Quotes

Chris Morrow: I'd be stupid to trust my life to a walking penis.
Richard "Ditch" Brodie: I'm much more than a walking penis, I'm a flying penis!
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Crazy Credits

The song listing at the end of the credits is missing one track. Sting "This Cowboy Song" which actually plays through the credits, whoops. See more »

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References The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) See more »

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FALLING INTO YOU
Written by Marie Clair D'Ubaldo, Rick Nowels and Billy Steinberg
Performed by Marie Claire D'Ubaldo
Courtesy of Polydor Records by arrangement with PolyGram
Special Markets
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A movie quite underrated
4 November 1999 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

This is one film that has not scored many good reviews, but honestly, I'm a little surprised why most movie critics has slaughtered this film all together. Myself, I think that's unfair, cause I found it absolutely enjoyable. OK, the story is a bit thin at times, but alot of films has had thinner stories than this one, and still received better reviews. Sheen doesn't act too bad in this film either, and Kinsky surprises as well. None of them are great actors, but they don't let the film down. In general, a fair action-movie, with some very spectacular skydiving-scenes. Not bad at all.


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