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Sky Fighters (2005)
"Les chevaliers du ciel" (original title)

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While in an international fair of exhibition of airplanes, a French Mirage 2000 of the last generation vanishes and pilots Antoine "Walk'n" Marchelli and Sebastian "Fahrenheit" Vallois are ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Capitaine Antoine "Walk'n" Marchelli
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Capitaine Sébastien "Fahrenheit" Vallois
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Maelle Coste
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Capitaine Estelle 'Pitbull' Kass
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Bertrand
Rey Reyes ...
Capitaine Leslie 'Stardust' Hedget
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Général Buchanan
Jean-Baptiste Puech ...
Ipod
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Stan
Fiona Curzon ...
Mrs Redgrave
Jean-Michel Tinivelli ...
Colonel Farje
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Général Hardouin
Eric Poulain ...
Capitaine Klébér
Pierre Poirot ...
De Séze
Jean-Yves Chilot ...
Houdon
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While in an international fair of exhibition of airplanes, a French Mirage 2000 of the last generation vanishes and pilots Antoine "Walk'n" Marchelli and Sebastian "Fahrenheit" Vallois are assigned to locate the plane that is flying in a hiding position below a commercial airplane. The pilots order the Mirage to return to the base, but the Mirage attacks Fahrenheit instead, and Walk'n immediately shots the Mirage saving his partner. However, the evidences are forged by the leader of a force called "Special Missions" and Walk'n is falsely accused of not following the orders and discharged from the air force. Blacklisted in the commercial flight companies, Walk'n and Fahrenheit are pressed to join the Special Missions team, where they disclose betrayals in a net of espionage. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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'Top Gun' for a new generation.

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Adventure | Action

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Release Date:

9 November 2005 (France)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

€20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,712,896 (France) (11 November 2005)

Gross:

$8,168,074 (Europe) (2 December 2005)
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Trivia

Early in the film, one pilot does a barrel roll over the other jet, in what is presumably a homage to the same stunt performed by Chuck Yeager in the John Wayne vehicle Jet Pilot (1957). See more »

Goofs

When attacking the desert airbase in the recaptured Mirage 2000D, Capitaine Antoine "Walk'n" Marchelli (Benoît Magimel) fires a Matra 550 Magic IR AAM from the port outer pylon, which destroys a refuelling truck on the ground and the captured Mirage 2000-5 it is refuelling. In the next few shots the Mirage 2000D still has a Magic on the port outer pylon. See more »

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Version of Les nouveaux chevaliers du ciel (1988) See more »

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Surprisingly Good Action French Movie
19 February 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

While in an international fair of exhibition of airplanes, a French Mirage 2000 of the last generation vanishes and pilots Antoine "Walk'n" Marchelli (Benoît Magimel) and Sebastian "Fahrenheit" Vallois (Clovis Cornillac) are assigned to locate the plane that is flying in a hiding position below a commercial airplane. The pilots order the Mirage to return to the base, but the Mirage attacks Fahrenheit instead, and Walk'n immediately shots the Mirage saving his partner. However, the evidences are forged by the leader of a force called "Special Missions" and Walk'n is falsely accused of not following the orders and discharged from the air force. Blacklisted in the commercial flight companies, Walk'n and Fahrenheit are pressed to join the Special Missions team, where they disclose betrayals in a net of espionage.

"Sky Fighters" is a surprisingly good action French movie, a sort of "Top Guns" of the Twentieth-First Century. The cinematography is spectacular, with impressive air flight sequences and the story is full of action, betrayal and espionage with many twists. In the end, this movie is a great entertainment. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Os Cavaleiros do Ar" ("The Air Knights")


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