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Tiger Cruise (2004)

TV-PG | | Drama, Family | TV Movie 6 August 2004
In the wake of the World Trade Center attacks, a naval carrier with civilians on board is ordered in combat mode.

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SEptember, 2001. On its last leg homeward, from Pearl Harbour (Hawaii) to San Diego, the USS Constellation hosts a jolly 'tiger cruise' for USNavy, Marines and USNAF relatives, mainly minors ('Navy brats'). Attitudes and emotions vary from simple joy to open frustration, the worst brat being XO commander Gary Dolan's daughter Maddie, who wants him to refuse a promotion to command for a shore job. Then the news of the WCC terror crisis changes everything, as the crew is recalled to war footing. Written by KGF Vissers

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Maddie wanted a father. What she found was a hero.

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6 August 2004 (USA)  »

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An Bord der Tiger Cruise  »

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Trivia

This is, according to Disney Channel, the 54th Disney Channel Original movie. See more »

Goofs

When the three children sneak on deck to watch the launch, we see an F-18 getting set up and then footage of an F -14 launch. See more »

Quotes

Cmdr. Dolan: [after he shows Maddie his quarters] I do outrank you just a bit.
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References Pearl Harbor (2001) See more »

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My Hero Is You
Written by Jamie Houston
Performed by Hayden Panettiere
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Outstanding!
9 August 2004 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

I was most impressed with this latest Disney original. I have found many Disney movies to be fun and entertaining, but this one is phenomenal. The story is well written and both entertaining and emotionally intense. The acting is exceptional. Bill Pullman did a great job in this movie. The child actors were right on the mark as well. Troy Evans's portrayal of Mr. Horner was both intensely dramatic and enjoyably comic. I thoroughly enjoyed this movie and it sparked interesting conversations with my children. It was a great angle on the 9/11 story and was based on factual events. A friend of mine whose son is in the Navy was actually on a similar cruise on 9/11.

All the themes addressed in the movie, patriotism, obedience, loyalty, compassion and sacrifice are values that are too often ignored in our society today and especially in the movies. Although it doesn't have a snowball's chance (political correctness and all that)...it should win SOME KIND of an award...Best Made for TV Movie?


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