The small town of Haven becomes a hot-bed of inventions all run by a strange green power device. The whole town is digging something up in the woods, and only an alcoholic poet can discover... See full summary »
After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.
An elderly janitor hurt in an explosion at a secret army lab run by "The Shop" starts to grow younger. A ruthless operative is sent to cover it up, so the janitor and his wife go on the run with the help of a sympathetic female agent.
On a redeye flight to Boston from Los Angeles, 10 people wake up to a shock: All the passengers and crew have vanished. When they try to contact the ground they make no connections. They land the plane only to discover that things haven't changed, but it's like the world is dead. Nobody's there, the air is still, sound doesn't echo, the food is tasteless, and a distant sound comes closer and closer. A race of monstrous beings bent on their destruction is heading for them, eating everything in sight.Written by
The aircraft used in the movie (Lockheed L-1011-385-1 TriStar (Reg No. N31018)), first flew on 10/02/1974, and was delivered to Trans World Airlines on 23/03/1974. Following filming of The Langoliers, the aircraft was re-registered as SE-DSC, and sold to Air Ops of Sweden (delivered 18/03/1995). It was broken up for scrap at Bournemouth, UK, 1996. See more »
When approaching LAX, Laurel notes that everything looks the same and there's no one there. Except there are cars driving around. See more »
[after Albert has knocked C. Toomey unconscious]
You did *this* with a toaster?
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Cloud cover (presumably the view of the sky from a cockpit window) forms the backdrop for the opening credits. See more »
I finally watched this mini-series last night expecting the worst, but I was pleasantly surprised. Granted, the digital TV effects circa 1995 look very cheesy now, but if you can get past that, you'll enjoy one of the most faithful King adaptations I've seen. One thing seriously bothers me, though. I also recently saw ROSE RED and it was horrendous. It was several hours too long, very borrowed from various other sources, and pretty much a bust altogether. It was Stephen King at his absolute worst. How is it that something as involving and edge-of-your-seat as THE LANGOLIERS gets a lower rating on this site than ROSE RED?
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