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Mayday (2005)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Drama  |  2 October 2005 (USA)
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Twelve miles above the Pacific Ocean, an errant missile strikes a state of the art passenger jet. The flight crew is crippled or dead. Now, defying both nature and man, a handful of survivors must achieve the impossible: Land the airplane.

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Twelve miles above the Pacific Ocean, an errant missile strikes a state of the art passenger jet. The flight crew is crippled or dead. Now, defying both nature and man, a handful of survivors must achieve the impossible: Land the airplane.

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Mayday - Hätäkutsu  »

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The missile fired from the F-18 is an AIM-9 Sidewinder. The Sidewinder is a short-range heat-seeking missile, and would have insufficient fuel to fly 480 miles to an airborne target. The operational range of the AIM-9 is about 11 miles. As a heat-seeker, it would not rely upon radar for guidance as shown in the movie. See more »

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Hurry up and end this, we're running out of time!
3 October 2005 | by (Santa Maria, California) – See all my reviews

This is a film that has the mark of an effort which runs as if it is a mini-series but suddenly realizes that, "Hey, our two-hour allotment is almost up, better end this thing quick." The first half of the film runs well, and engrosses the viewer, but there are too many threads left dangling and not enough time to tie them up neatly. What happens to the insurance people who want the plane to crash so that they can wiggle out of liability? What happens on Wake Island? Will the report go in about the errant missile? And wasn't the missile still intact when it hit the plane? How will they explain that? Too many holes and a movie that needed to run three hours at the least.


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