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Final Approach (2007)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Crime | Thriller  -  24 May 2008 (USA)
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An action filled account of an Ex FBI negotiator who uses all his skills to save a jumbo jet headed for Los Angeles California from the terrorists who have placed a bomb on board.

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Jack Bender
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Greg Gilliad
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Sela Jameson
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Brian Fields
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Lina Howren
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Robert Windom
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Vince Gilford
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FBI hostage rescue team leader Jack Bender has been sacked for not being a team player, and months later he finds himself in the ultimate hostage nightmare: stuck aboard a plane that's been taken over by a group of well-armed terrorists who threaten to detonate a nuclear weapon unless they receive a billion dollars... Written by Anonymous

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fbi | plane

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High altitude. Higher pressure.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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24 May 2008 (USA)  »

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$6,500,000 (estimated)
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The aircraft used in the movie is a three-engine Lockheed L-1011. When Brian adjusts the throttle, there are four levers shown, indicating he is flying a four-engine aircraft. See more »

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The movie is about a plane hijacking that is handled by accident than design.
4 October 2009 | by (Islamic Republic of Iran) – See all my reviews

To me movie is just a bit better than awful! the movie is about a hijacked plane that is somehow cliché these days. The problem is that you see the series of illogical event through the movie that can hardly happen together in real life. the previous comments went through some of those.

The hilarious thing was the way the top authorities were dealing with such a terrorist attack. The movie depicted the officials as naive people that changed their mind on some unreliable resources. You can see the authorities and important character did not control the situations but the flight attendant and Jack's wife had lots of influences and handle the that serious nuclear threat. To me it could be a good news for terrorist that the main challenge they would have is facing with some brave flight attendants and passengers over hijacking rather than sophisticated officials.

The ridiculous thing was that the Jack's wife was taken on the operations to fight with the dangerous villains. Imagine a lady with a miniskirt and high-heeled shoes and make-up was walking on the battlefield. Do not miss that! As nobody knows when such a scene repeats over the cinema history!

To me, if you wanted to tell the movie in a phrase you would say it is Bollywood version of hijacking that was made in US.


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