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Pandora's Clock (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Thriller | Drama  -  10 November 1996 (USA)
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Quantum Airlines flight 66 has just taken off from Frankfurt, Germany bound for New York's JFK International Airport with 247 passengers aboard. After take-off, a man infected with a ... See full summary »

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Quantum Airlines flight 66 has just taken off from Frankfurt, Germany bound for New York's JFK International Airport with 247 passengers aboard. After take-off, a man infected with a Doomsday Virus passes out while a flight attendant and doctor try to save the man. The pilot tries to land the plane but can't because the people on the ground know about the virus. An ambassador and his secretary help the pilot struggle through the government's secret attempt to shoot flight 66 out of the air. And if the plane does land, Doomsday has arrived on earth. Written by Gustaf Molin <gustaf.molin@usa.net>

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and a brief sexual innuendo | See all certifications »
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The oval office set was built originally for Dave (1993). See more »

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When the plane landed, two engines were visible hanging on the left wing, when one of them was apparently shot by the air-to-air rocket and exploded. See more »

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CIA Director Jonathan Roth: [Roth's corollary to Newton's law] Bodies in motion tend to stay in motion. Bodies at rest tend to be left behind.
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Gripping suspense/thriller
29 July 2001 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

"Pandora's Clock" is a gripping suspense/thriller that's a cross between a virus movie and a disaster film. This movie, which aired in two parts on NBC in its debut showing in 1996, is about an airplane flight that becomes infected with a virus when one of the passengers just happens to be carrying this disease. The U.S. Government debates on whether the plane should be destroyed or not, while the pilot (Richard Dean Anderson) and a virus expert (Daphne Zuniga) try to figure something out to avoid disaster. I'm not really a big fan of TV movies and miniseries, but I liked "Pandora's Clock". It's one heck of a thrill ride. Jane Leeves (TV's "Frasier"), Robert Loggia, and Edward Herrmann (as the President) also star.

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