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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Andrew Niccol (story) and
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Release Date:
18 June 2004 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Life is waiting.
Plot:
An eastern immigrant finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
5 wins & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A Feel-Good Dramedy That Explores Humanity See more (608 total) »


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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for brief language and drug references
Runtime:
128 min
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Brazil:12 | Canada:PG (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Chile:TE | Finland:K-3 | France:Tous publics | Germany:0 | Hong Kong:IIA | Iceland:L (original rating) | Iceland:LH (video rating) | India:U (cinema release) | Ireland:PG | Malaysia:U | Netherlands:MG6 | Norway:A | Peru:Apt | Philippines:G | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:All | Spain:T | Sweden:7 | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) | Switzerland:12 (canton of Zurich) | UK:12A | USA:PG-13 (certificate #40891)
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The stereo Viktor uses in the painting scene is a Philips AZ3010 CD Soundmachine. It was available in white with lime trim (used in the movie), white with blue trim and lime with black trim. It was likely purchased at Walmart or another inexpensive retailer.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Viktor comes out of the hotel he has his large suitcase in is right hand. He calls the cab and opens the door with his now empty right hand and gets into the cab, apparently leaving his suitcase behind.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
PA announcer:United Airlines announcing the arrival of Flight 9435 from Beijing. Customer service representative, please report to gate C42.
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Soundtrack:
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41 out of 48 people found the following review useful.
A Feel-Good Dramedy That Explores Humanity, 8 July 2014
Author: Calum Rhys from Worcester, England

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, two of the biggest names in Hollywood, two people who could literally make any film they wanted to, and instead they settle on a feel-good dramedy... good thinking Steven. 'The Terminal' is a charming adaptation of a true story about a foreign civilian stuck in an American airport terminal lounge after his country faces war. The thing that makes this film worth watching are the excellent performances from the amiable cast and the sympathetic direction from Spielberg. After watching some of the behind the scenes as well, I was amazed at how the crew had built a full-size replica airport in a hangar in LA complete with working escalators, the attention to detail is astounding, and this makes the film that much more worth sitting through. 'The Terminal' is an entertaining comedy-drama that explores humanity and sentimentality, a spectacular flick from Spielberg and Hanks.

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