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Nowhere to Land (2000)

A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.

Director:

Armand Mastroianni

Writer:

Matt Dorff
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Wagner ... Captain John Prescott
Christine Elise ... Kim McGee
James Sikking ... George Eller (as James B. Sikking)
Mark Lee ... Phillip Deacon
Rachael Blake ... Anne Prescott
Helen Thomson ... Claire Munson
Damian Pike Damian Pike ... Agent Mike Tanner
Laurie Foell ... Flight Attendant Maggie (as Laurie Foel)
Ernie Hudson ... Danny Gorlin
Rodney Power Rodney Power ... Agent Jeff Belmont
Dane Carson Dane Carson ... Tony
Holly Brisley ... Jenny
Ryan Johnson ... Chad
Jamie Moore Jamie Moore ... Natalie
Brendan Moar Brendan Moar ... AFP Kelly
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Over 300 people are believed to be held hostage in a Boeing 747 enroute from Sydney, Australia, to Los Angeles, California. The plane, under command of veteran pilot Captain John Prescott, is two hours from land; however, early reports suggest that a biochemical device hidden onboard the plane is timed to detonate within the hour. The device, believed to contain a nerve gas ten times deadlier than the Sarin gas released in a Tokyo subway in 1995, is reported to be tied to a countdown trigger with less than an hour remaining. Apparently disguised within passenger carry-on luggage, the bomb seems to have been planted not by a political terrorist, but by a madman acting in hopes of revenge. Alerted to the man's presence in Australia, both governments have begun the chase. The American FBI, present in Australia for security preparations in advance of the upcoming 2000 Olympic Games, have dispatched agents to work in collaboration with Australian police forces. Details at this point are ... Written by DANIEL

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Fasten your seat belt

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Thriller

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Country:

USA | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

762 - O Vôo do Medo See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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One external shot of the aircraft is from "Airport 1975" (1975) See more »

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Several shots of the aircraft taking off and landing show a hole in the left side of the fuselage near the wing. These were stock shots from another movie involving the same aircraft/airline. (see"Trivia" section) See more »

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Edited into Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004) See more »

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Shot Down in Flames
14 May 2001 | by Bcaldc10See all my reviews

Could it be possible for a film to have any more worn cliches as this film? Another airliner in trouble. Another heroic captain saving the passengers from certain doom. There was absolutely zero suspense and zero originality here. As the plane's pilot Jack Wagner was awful. All smirk and smarm and no hint of realism. When making your viewing reservations be sure to book another flight. This one was grounded for mechanical defects.


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