Frank Darnell, director of the Central Security Agency (CSA), is at a loss when Miles Crandall, the genius who writes top-secret satellite communication software for is Pentagon-contracted company, disappears from a private jet flight, apparently by parachute, over the desert. CSA vet Cathy Davis, who retired to be a mother to husband Jack ad their kids, is secretly called in to solve the riddle, ironic given her cover as game designer for the US Puzzle Co. They soon realize the escape was staged, the question remains by whom and why. Meanwhile David boy Nick, an unpopular bright nerd, runs for class secretary, his haughty sister Susan fails joining the cheerleaders. Written by
Did You Know?
The aircraft seen at the beginning of the movie is a Beech 200 Turbo Prop with the registry number N269LS. See more
At the beginning of the film when the plane lands you can clearly see two people in the cockpit, although the plot has only one person on plane. See more
You know what your problem is Darnell? Just can't help showing off.