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A Wing and a Prayer (1998)

An air-traffic controller (Claudia Christian) faces the challenge of her career when she is forced to guide a disabled airplane to safety, unaware that her husband is aboard.

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Shelley Lowe
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Jack Lowe
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LaVaughn
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Evan Lansing
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Vernon Spencer
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Will
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Harriet
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Ben Ortiz
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Burt
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Beastmaster
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Grizzly
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Deparle (as Robert Curtis-Brown)
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Justin
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Lisa Parmenter
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An air-traffic controller (Claudia Christian) faces the challenge of her career when she is forced to guide a disabled airplane to safety, unaware that her husband is aboard.

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Orage sur la tour de contrôle  »

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Grizzly first calls the flight involved in the near-miss Trans-Atlantic 219. In all subsequent radio transmissions, it is referred to as Pan-Atlantic 219. See more »

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References Airport 1975 (1974) See more »

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Great film.
27 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

It is intelligent, engaging, well-acted, and mostly believable. At the end, I wanted more. The cast is good. On the whole, this was a great movie - great enough for me to go through the IMDb's registration process just so as to give this movie a just review. On a scale of 10, I will give 9 points to the TV version that I saw on USA movies (TV usually edits out any foul language and slackness).


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