The Langoliers (1995)

TV Mini-Series  |  PG-13  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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Most of the passengers on an airplane disappear, and the remainder land the plane in a mysteriously barren airport.

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 Laurel Stevenson (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Bob Jenkins (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Brian Engle (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Nick Hopewell (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Don Gaffney (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Rudy Warwick (2 episodes, 1995)
Christopher Collet ...
 Albert Kaussner (2 episodes, 1995)
Kimber Riddle ...
 Bethany Simms (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Dinah Bellman (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Craig Toomy (2 episodes, 1995)
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Storyline

On a red eye flight to Boston from LA 10 people wake up to a shock. All the passengers and crew have vanished. When they try to contact the ground they make no connections. They land the plane only to discover that things haven't changed. But its like the world is dead. No one is there, the air is still, sound doesn't echo, the food is tasteless. And a distant sound is heard coming closer. A race of monstrous beings bent on their destruction is heading for them, eating everything in sight. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for violence and some sci-fi terror | See all certifications »

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14 May 1995 (USA)  »

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Stephen King's The Langoliers  »

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Trivia

In the novella, there is no wind, not even a light breeze when they are in Bangor. Since this was virtually impossible to execute for the movie they simply created dialogue to explain that even with a wind down here the clouds are not moving. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the film when the travelers are waiting to catch up with time at LAX a woman in a black t-shirt wearing a backpack and baseball cap walks by twice going the same direction. See more »

Quotes

Bethany Simms: The later it gets, the later it gets.
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Cloud cover (presumably the view of the sky from a cockpit window) forms the backdrop for the opening credits. See more »

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Blast from the past
24 September 2005 | by (Slovenia) – See all my reviews

When I was 8 years old (10 years ago) I watched an interesting movie late at night.It was a two parter but I did't know that,so after the first part ended I went to sleep (thinking what a stupid movie it was).The next day I found out I missed a complete second half.Over the years I forgot about it.Until a week ago I stumbled on it on IMDb.Without a second to waste I went and downloaded it.And I have to say it was worth the time and effort. I loved every minute of it,including the part I already saw.It held me in suspense for all 3 hours.The acting was excellent.Only minus (if you could call it that regarding it was filmed in 1995) are the special effects.As someone on this board so excellently described The Langoliers quote:"they looked like giant meatballs with buzz-saw teeth" I just wanted to say this movie brought me back to when I was 8 and I enjoyed watching every minut of it.


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