Most of the passengers on an airplane disappear, and the remainder land the plane in a mysteriously barren airport.
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 Harker (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Laurel Stevenson (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Dinah Bellman (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Nick Hopewell (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Aunt Vicki (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Don Gaffney (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Richard Logan (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Albert Kaussner (2 episodes, 1995)
Kymberly Dakin ...
 Doris Heartman (2 episodes, 1995)
Kimber Riddle ...
 Bethany Simms (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Brian Engle (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Danny Keene (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Craig Toomy (2 episodes, 1995)
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 James Deegan (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Gate Agent (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Bob Jenkins (2 episodes, 1995)
John Griesemer ...
 Roger Toomy (2 episodes, 1995)
Christopher Cooke ...
 Craig (9 Years) (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Tom Holby (2 episodes, 1995)
David Kelly ...
 Little Boy (2 episodes, 1995)
Stephanie Dunham ...
 Little Girl (2 episodes, 1995)
John Winthrop Philbrick ...
 Father (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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Prepare yourself for the flight of your life! See more »


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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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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Cast members Dean Stockwell and Kate Maberly have both starred in a film version of The Secret Garden (1993). See more »

Goofs

In cruise flight, the camera zooms in on main panel. The indicated airspeed reads zero. See more »

Quotes

Albert Kaussner: Gentlemen, the cola is very, very good today.
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Crazy Credits

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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Referenced in Shameful Sequels: Beethoven's 4th (2012) See more »

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A very entertaining film
9 July 2003 | by (Isle of Wight, England) – See all my reviews

I have seen this film several times and still enjoy watching it. The

first viewing is obviously the best as the mystery of what happened to the plane is still unknown to you. The way the passengers

onboard the plane cope with the situation makes (for me)

fascinating viewing. My one small critical comment would be that the film is fairly long, however despite this I would still regard it as probably my favourite film.


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