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The Flyboys (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure  |  15 August 2008 (USA)
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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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Action | Adventure

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Sky Kids  »

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Released in early 2009 on DVD as 'Sky Kids' in Europe. Despite being a US film, the release on DVD there is scheduled for summer 2010. See more »

Goofs

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

Jason McIntyre: [catching up with Kyle's bicycle] Hi, I'm Jason. Jason McIntyre.
Jason McIntyre: [gets no response] Hey, where did you learn to fight like that, huh?
Kyle Barrett: [puts brakes on] What do you want?
Jason McIntyre: I just wanted to say thanks, you know and... I thought that maybe would be friends... or something.
Kyle Barrett: You shouldn't let kids push you around like that.
Jason McIntyre: I know. I know that.
Kyle Barrett: I think I broke that kids nose.
Jason McIntyre: Really?
Kyle Barrett: Yeah, I think so.
Jason McIntyre: Cool.
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Another Town
Written by Matt Rohr and Kent Sparling
Performed by Riis Spargo
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What a Wonderful Movie
14 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What an absolutely wonderful entertaining movie. Thisis a great movie for the whole family and very wonderful characters in it. What is wrong with the Hollywood people whom were not interested in this movie. I guess they are after all the digitally mastered movies that capture the awe of people. You can't get much better than this movie with all stunts and no digital generation. I rather enjoy all live stunts and no animation. The characters in this were down to earth and you could just absorb the boys as if they were your own.I saw it at the Atlanta Film Festival and hope that it gets a nationwide release eventually. What a great director. My hat's off to you.


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