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Final Approach (2005)
"Junior Pilot" (original title)

Video  -  Family  -  14 January 2005 (USA)
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A kid is convinced that the plane he p is riding in is being hijacked.

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911 Operator
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Air Traffic Controller
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State Department Official
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Doctor Hector
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Bruno
Art Cohan ...
Mr. Dorchester
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Marge
Makoa Dacascos ...
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Tower Controller 2 (as Marianna Elliot)
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Little Monster
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Originally released as Junior Pilot in 2004. (Filmed December 2003.) See more »

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References Final Destination (2000) See more »

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WANNA FLY
Written and Performed by Safi
Produced by Rick Mitra
Recorded at DBC Studios (London, England)
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Good clean family fun!
29 April 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I've just watched this with my three children - 12yrs (boy), 10yrs (boy) and 8yrs (girl) and this film was good old fashioned family action adventure. Although definitely aimed at the kid market (I'd say 5 to 13)it was certainly watchable and as a parent it is a pleasure to find a movie that appeals to a broad range of ages whilst still being suitable for the whole family to watch - particularly younger children.

The story revolves around Ricky, a bit of a nerd with a vivid imagination (this can definitely be seen in his daydream sequences) who foils a kidnapping and major art theft while on on-board a flight to Washington for a school trip. Ricky's dad is an airplane mechanic, so Ricky not only knows the structure of the aircraft inside out but is also a top-gun on his computer flight simulator. This comes in handy when the pilot and co-pilot are out cold through a series of misadventures and there is no-one left to fly the plane. I don't want to give away any more of the plot.


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