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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
J. Todd Adams ...
Lenny Drake
Dallen Gettling ...
Ed Thomas
Samantha Barrett
Frank D'Amico ...
Harrison Young ...
Grandpa Thomas
Susan Thomas
John McIntyre
Ms. Poulson
Dylan Kasch ...


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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Sky Kids  »

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At one point, J. Todd Adams was forced to put down his gun prop by the town's law enforcement. The production team explained and he was soon allowed to continue. See more »


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 »


Ed Thomas: You boys keep your noses clean.
Jason McIntyre: What we've got fingers for right?
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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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Finally a real adventure with a message
30 March 2008 | by (Arizona) – See all my reviews

This movie was one of the best films I have seen in a long time! My kids loved it! It was nice to see a film that actually has a message as well as an adventure!

There are a lot of plot empty movies out there! More like crappy ones with not point! This is not one of them! It has something for everyone in it.

I saw this in the Sedona Film Festival and plan on going to it this week in the Phoenix Film Festival!

I am taking my kids and some of our friends and family! I can't wait to cry, laugh, and enjoy the ride this movie takes you on again! I recommend everyone go see it.

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