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Nowhere to Land (2000)

TV Movie  |   |  Thriller  |  12 March 2000 (USA)
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A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.

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Captain John Prescott
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Kim McGee
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George Eller (as James B. Sikking)
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Phillip Deacon
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Anne Prescott
Helen Thomson ...
Claire Munson
Damian Pike ...
Agent Mike Tanner
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Danny Gorlin
Rodney Power ...
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Dane Carson ...
Tony
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Jamie Moore ...
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Over 300 people are believed to be held hostage in a Boeing 747 enroute from Sydney, Australia, to Los Angeles, California. The plane, under command of veteran pilot Captain John Prescott, is two hours from land; however, early reports suggest that a biochemical device hidden onboard the plane is timed to detonate within the hour. The device, believed to contain a nerve gas ten times deadlier than the Sarin gas released in a Tokyo subway in 1995, is reported to be tied to a countdown trigger with less than an hour remaining. Apparently disguised within passenger carry-on luggage, the bomb seems to have been planted not by a political terrorist, but by a madman acting in hopes of revenge. Alerted to the man's presence in Australia, both governments have begun the chase. The American FBI, present in Australia for security preparations in advance of the upcoming 2000 Olympic Games, have dispatched agents to work in collaboration with Australian police forces. Details at this point are ... Written by DANIEL

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All external airplane shots are taken from Executive Decision (1996), so the fictitious airline had to have the same name as in that movie, "Oceanic". See more »

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After Deacon activates the timer, he places the device under the seat with the digital display facing away from the aisle. When the crew locate it, the display is facing the aisle. See more »

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Very gripping
17 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I only saw the last 15 minutes of this film, so I cannot say what the overall film was like, however, the part I saw was very good. The acting was very impressive, and the fear was very believable. I was very scared, just from that fifteen minutes, and when it finished I realised that I was shaking, I had been so frightened. Usually when I am channel hopping, I don't stop at films. This one had me gripped from the moment I selected its channel. I, personally recommend it to anyone who likes lots of tension in a film. The only down side is, I never want to go on an American airline now. I really want to see the rest of what promises to be a great film.


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