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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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J. Todd Adams ...
Lenny Drake
Dallen Gettling ...
Ed Thomas
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Samantha Barrett
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Carmine
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Manny
Frank D'Amico ...
Sal
Harrison Young ...
Grandpa Thomas
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Susan Thomas
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John McIntyre
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Ms. Poulson
Dylan Kasch ...
Rick
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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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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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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 »

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: [Plane has just taken off with both boys aboard] Oh man, something bad happens every time I skip school.
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Soundtracks

Another Town
Written by Matt Rohr and Kent Sparling
Performed by Riis Spargo
Courtesy of the Jicama Salad Company
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See it! (if you can find it)
17 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at the Riverside Film Festival and was shocked to find out it has not been released nationwide because it was not picked up by the big studios for distribution. They (the Hollywood types) are so out of touch as far as knowing what the average movie-goer is looking for - they made a big mistake passing on this movie. It's a wonderful film and had a little of everything (with the exception of graphic violence and sex!)- action, suspense, romance, intrigue, etc. I found myself laughing, crying, cheering, clapping, and enjoying the roller-coaster ride of emotions to the very end. It's definitely a must-see for every age group.


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