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The Flyboys (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure | 15 August 2008 (USA)
Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob.

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Two kids from a small town accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob. Written by DCP

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For the first time in their lives, they're trying to get grounded.

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Although filmed in Utah and Nevada, the film is set in Arizona: the cars have Arizona license plates (at 01:32:08, 10:50, 21:31, 45:21, 01:18:49 and 01:27:32 in 99 minute version) and the boys land on Highway 89 near Cooper, Arizona (in newspaper at 01:29:46 in 99 minute version). See more »

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When Kyle and Jason are playing in the "dungeon" with Angelo and all three are on the sofa with Kyle on top of Angleo as Angelo's bodyguard comes into the room, you can see Kyle's blue underwear (at 56:03 and 56:08 to 56:10 in 99 minute version). Later, when Lenny pulls Kyle out of the trunk (boot) of the car at the airport, he has white underwear (at 01:12:48 to 01:12:50). See more »

Quotes

Ed Thomas: Now don't tell your mother I took you up today.
Jason McIntyre: Pfft, you kidding me?
Ed Thomas: And definately don't tell her we did the spin.
Jason McIntyre: Nope.
Ed Thomas: Or the loop.
Jason McIntyre: Alright.
Ed Thomas: Or the dive.
Jason McIntyre: [laughs] Yup.
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Another Town
Written by Matt Rohr and Kent Sparling
Performed by Riis Spargo
Courtesy of the Jicama Salad Company
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an inspiring movie for the entire family
1 April 2008 | by See all my reviews

This movie is powerful on many levels...the character development, the plot, the acting, the special effects, the scenery, the music...it is uplifting and "on the edge of your seat" exciting....you are not just watching this movie..you are involved in it because you are carried away by the story...you are so affected by the plot and the compassion that you feel for the characters...I was especially touched by the development of the friendship between the two boys and the influence of the grandfather and the uncle in this story....and the truth revealed that good things can come from life experiences that, at the time, seem too challenging for words! ...wholesome, funny, thrilling, and touching....you can cry and you can laugh with the audience...finally, a movie for the entire family to watch and enjoy together!!


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