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The Langoliers (TV Mini-Series 1995) Poster

(1995 TV Mini-Series)

Trivia

The aircraft used in the movie is a Lockheed L-1011-385-1 TriStar (N31018) belonging to the now defunct Trans World Airlines.
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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.
Filmed in and around Bangor International Airport in Maine (Stephen King's hometown).
Much of the story derives from Stephen King's own fear of flying; King often writes true life-experiences into his novels.
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Cast members Dean Stockwell and Kate Maberly have both starred in a film version of The Secret Garden (1993).
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The aircraft used in the movie (Lockheed L-1011-385-1 TriStar (Reg No. N31018)), first flew on 10/02/1974, and was delivered to Trans World Airlines on 23/03/1974. Following filming of The Langoliers, the aircraft was re-registered as SE-DSC, and sold to Air Ops of Sweden (delivered 18/03/1995). It was broken up for scrap at Bournemouth, UK, 1996.
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Boston is mentioned in this story and another Stephen King story, Doctor Sleep.
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The Langoliers themselves were originally going to be portrayed by puppets, but we're replaced with CGI instead. Unfortunately, the poorly rendered and animated monsters ended up looking laughably hokey, and are regarded as some of the worst CGI effects ever.
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