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The Flyboys (2008)

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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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Ed Thomas
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Carmine
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Manny
Frank D'Amico ...
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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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15 August 2008 (USA)  »

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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

Angelo Esposito: [Angelo, Jason and Kyle fighting on the bean bag, Manny walks up] Yelling
Angelo Esposito: [Clears throat] You need some help here Boss?
Angelo Esposito: Maybe... Stick around.
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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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This movie rocks
25 February 2008 | by (Omaha NE) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the Omaha Film Festival where it just won the jury prize for best film and the audience choice award for best film. This film is amazing--a real surprise! This is one of those films that I would have watched 100 times over the summer when I was a kid. Everything about it worked--the performances of the two lead kids, career-making performances from both Stephen Baldwin and Tom Sizemore, great aerial photography and stunt work, an amazing score, etc. There are scenes with both a bully and another with the bully's brother that are awesome. I very rarely get this enthusiastic about a film anymore, but just can't say enough good things about it. Great job, Rocco! I wish you great success and can't wait to see your next film!


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