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Writers (WGA):
Stephen King (novel)
Tom Holland (teleplay)
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Release Date:
14 May 1995 (USA) See more »
Prepare yourself for the flight of your life! See more »
Most of the passengers on an airplane disappear, and the remainder land the plane in a mysteriously barren airport. Full summary »
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Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Great film See more (185 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 10 of 23)

Patricia Wettig ... Laurel Stevenson (2 episodes, 1995)

Dean Stockwell ... Bob Jenkins (2 episodes, 1995)

David Morse ... Brian Engle (2 episodes, 1995)

Mark Lindsay Chapman ... Nick Hopewell (2 episodes, 1995)

Frankie Faison ... Don Gaffney (2 episodes, 1995)
Baxter Harris ... Rudy Warwick (2 episodes, 1995)
Christopher Collet ... Albert Kaussner (2 episodes, 1995)
Kimber Riddle ... Bethany Simms (2 episodes, 1995)

Kate Maberly ... Dinah Bellman (2 episodes, 1995)

Bronson Pinchot ... Craig Toomy (2 episodes, 1995)

Series Directed by
Tom Holland (2 episodes, 1995)
Series Writing credits
Tom Holland (unknown episodes)
Stephen King (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Mitchell Galin .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 1995)
Michael Gornick .... associate producer (unknown episodes, 1995)
David R. Kappes .... producer (unknown episodes)
Richard P. Rubinstein .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Vladimir Horunzhy (2 episodes, 1995)
Series Cinematography by
Paul Maibaum (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Evelyn Sakash (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Harry Darrow (unknown episodes)
Series Costume Design by
Linda Fisher (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Joel Harlow .... special makeup effects artist (unknown episodes)
Tom Irvin .... special makeup effects artist: XFX Inc. (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Charles Miller .... unit production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jan Levine .... second assistant director (unknown episodes, 1995)
Deborah L. Marrs .... second assistant director (unknown episodes, 1995)
Danielle Rigby .... second second assistant director (unknown episodes, 1995)
Michael Green .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
David R. Kappes .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
Jeffrey Lazar .... additional first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Ed Healy .... scenic artist (unknown episodes, 1995)
Tobey L. Levine .... assistant props (unknown episodes, 1995)
Shelagh Talbot .... set dresser (unknown episodes, 1995)
Peter Thurrell .... set dresser (unknown episodes, 1995)
Arthur A. Wood III .... set dresser (unknown episodes, 1995)
Brian Buteau .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Sean Fallon .... property master (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Neil Cedar .... foley recordist (unknown episodes)
John Hassler .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
Bill Marino .... sound designer (unknown episodes)
Grant Maxwell .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Dow McKeever .... adr editor (unknown episodes)
Jay Meagher .... production sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Regina Mullen .... supervising adr editor (unknown episodes)
Ray Palagy .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Tony Pipitone .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Randolph Saucedo .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Randy Smith .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Vincent J. Guastini .... modeler/creature designer (unknown episodes)
Shirley Montefusco .... special effects crew (unknown episodes)
Vincent Montefusco .... special effects supervisor: pyro/mech (unknown episodes)
Keith Suzuki .... special effects foreman (unknown episodes)
Beecher Tomlinson .... special effects (unknown episodes)
Series Visual Effects by
Marc Lougee .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
Steven Meyer .... visual effects producer (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Guy D'Alema .... still photographer (2 episodes, 1995)

Douglas L. Adam Jr. .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Sean Anastasion .... electrician (unknown episodes)
John Farr .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Edwin M. Figueroa .... second unit: key grip (unknown episodes)
S. William Hinzman .... director of photography: additional photography (unknown episodes)
David R. Kappes .... camera operator: second unit (unknown episodes)
Eric Lee .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Thom Willey .... second assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cheryl G. Smith .... costumer (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Roger Doran .... colorist (2 episodes, 1995)

Ann L. Moore .... assistant editor (unknown episodes, 1995)
Series Other crew
Maryann Cuneo .... assistant: Mr. Rubinstein (unknown episodes, 1995)
Mary Gambardella .... script supervisor (unknown episodes, 1995)
Linda Housworth Klipper .... assistant: Mr. Galin (unknown episodes, 1995)
Rosina Lardieri .... assistant production coordinator (unknown episodes, 1995)
Kim E. Lombardi .... clearance coordinator (unknown episodes, 1995)
Meredith C. Milder .... assistant: Mr. Holland (unknown episodes, 1995)
Shirley Sonderegger .... assistant: Mr. King (unknown episodes, 1995)
Diane Vilagi .... production executive (unknown episodes, 1995)
Steven Caouette .... assistant: Mr. Pinchot (unknown episodes)
Matthew T. Chambers .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Eric Chase .... stand-in (unknown episodes)
Aaron Curran .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
R. Kappes .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Matt LaPointe .... assistant production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Norm Nelson .... production secretary (unknown episodes)
Elizabeth J. Nevin .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Pamela Williamson .... assistant location manager (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Stephen King's The Langoliers" - USA (complete title)
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Rated PG-13 for violence and some sci-fi terror
180 min | 60 min (3 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

The aircraft used in the movie is a Lockheed L-1011-385-1 TriStar (N31018) belonging to the now defunct Trans World Airlines.See more »
Revealing mistakes: As Brian is about to climb up the steps to uncouple the fuel pipes (with Nick following behind), on the left side of the picture (just over Brian's shoulder), a shadow can be clearly seen moving under the gantry to the terminal.See more »
Nick Hopewell:[about to go into the time rip] Oh my god, so beautiful.See more »
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53 out of 71 people found the following review useful.
Great film, 11 June 2005
Author: click66 from United Kingdom

I have to say I enjoyed this film a lot. I hadn't heard of it before but I found the film interesting. This film provides an interesting take on time travel not depicted in other time travel movies.

To be perfectly honest I did not see this as a scare film. It was not remotely frightening to me, but that did not prove to be a negative part to it. The story is brilliantly told, and the sfx weren't that bad. It was clearly an unreal format of effects, but this added to the unique structure.

Overall I enjoyed the Langoliers, a story of mystery and adventure crammed with plot twists.

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