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The Langoliers 

Most of the passengers on an airplane disappear, and the remainder land the plane in a mysteriously barren airport.
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1995  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Tom Holland ...  Harker 2 episodes, 1995
Patricia Wettig ...  Laurel Stevenson 2 episodes, 1995
Kate Maberly ...  Dinah Bellman 2 episodes, 1995
Mark Lindsay Chapman ...  Nick Hopewell 2 episodes, 1995
Julie Arnold Lisnet Julie Arnold Lisnet ...  Aunt Vicki 2 episodes, 1995
Frankie Faison ...  Don Gaffney 2 episodes, 1995
Baxter Harris Baxter Harris ...  Rudy Warwick 2 episodes, 1995
Michael Louden Michael Louden ...  Richard Logan 2 episodes, 1995
Christopher Collet ...  Albert Kaussner 2 episodes, 1995
Kymberly Dakin Kymberly Dakin ...  Doris Heartman 2 episodes, 1995
Kimber Riddle Kimber Riddle ...  Bethany Simms 2 episodes, 1995
David Morse ...  Brian Engle 2 episodes, 1995
David Forrester ...  Danny Keene 2 episodes, 1995
Bronson Pinchot ...  Craig Toomy 2 episodes, 1995
Chris Hendrie ...  James Deegan 2 episodes, 1995
Jennifer Nichole Porter ...  Gate Agent 2 episodes, 1995
Dean Stockwell ...  Bob Jenkins 2 episodes, 1995
John Griesemer John Griesemer ...  Roger Toomy 2 episodes, 1995
Christopher Cooke Christopher Cooke ...  Craig (9 Years) 2 episodes, 1995
Stephen King ...  Tom Holby 2 episodes, 1995
David Kelly David Kelly ...  Little Boy 2 episodes, 1995
Stephanie Dunham Stephanie Dunham ...  Little Girl 2 episodes, 1995
John Winthrop Philbrick John Winthrop Philbrick ...  Father 2 episodes, 1995
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Storyline

On a red eye flight to Boston from LA 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 its like the world is dead. No one is there, the air is still, sound doesn't echo, the food is tasteless. And a distant sound is heard coming closer. A race of monstrous beings bent on their destruction is heading for them, eating everything in sight. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Prepare yourself for the flight of your life! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and some sci-fi terror | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stephen King's The Langoliers See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (3 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Legend has it that although the character of Dinah was always blind, young actress Kate Maberly consistently looked directly at the camera while acting during nearly every scene, causing Director Tom Holland to add the timelessly fashionable sunglasses to her already unbearably chic costume. The particular brand of glasses became so popular in 1995 after the Langoliers air date that they were flying off the shelves, and the company producing them could barely meet demands but was catapulted into unforeseen success. That company's name? Ray Ban. See more »

Goofs

The distance from the plane to the terminal decreases for one shot. See more »

Quotes

Bob Jenkins: The bottom line is, I believe, that we have hopped an absurdly short distance into he past. Say as little as 15 minutes and we're discovering the unlovely truth about time travel.
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Crazy Credits

Cloud cover (presumably the view of the sky from a cockpit window) forms the backdrop for the opening credits. See more »

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Referenced in Rick and Morty: A Rickle in Time (2015) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Very Good
3 June 2002 | by fukko123See all my reviews

Not sure why some people reviewing this come out with "This movie was crap" or this movie was worse than "Plan 9 from outer space"

I liked it and thought it had an exellent plot. I didnt think that they did too bad considering it was a TV Movie. Maybe a little too long, but worst movie ever? Not really just certain people who disliked it a little didnt want to review this and say " I disliked this movie a little.......erm" The Langoliers did also look pretty poor, but the build up to the Langoliers was more important.Very Good and certainly not worst movie ever.Have you people ever seen Death Wish 3 and 4 or Titanic or Hobgoblins? I can assure you that they are much worse.


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