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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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Jackie Reynolds
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Dan Reynolds
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Abu Karlin
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Elizabeth Foxhaven
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Gerald Foxhaven
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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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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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Fasten those Seat Belts for this "Final Approach" ****
31 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wonderful action movie.

While it follows the usual plot line, it is excitingly done and holds your interest every step of the way.

As usual, we see a guy getting fired for becoming too zealous during a shooting at a cult, only for the guy to reemerge in a hijacking of an airplane. We get the pilots knocked out or dead, a young excited stewardess who can become the center of attention. A coronary patient who succumbs to an attack from all the excitement, a doctor not allowed to help the patient due to racism, dissension among the hijackers, are they there to make a political point or are they just a bunch of crooks out to clean out a bank?

With all the usual plot lines, this film works due to the excitement which is generated.

The cast is perfect and of course there are always people available who can land the plane.


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