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View from the Top (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 21 March 2003 (USA)
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A small-town woman tries to achieve her goal of becoming a flight attendant.

Director:

Bruno Barreto

Writer:

Eric Wald
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gwyneth Paltrow ... Donna Jensen
Christina Applegate ... Christine Montgomery
Mark Ruffalo ... Ted Stewart
Candice Bergen ... Sally Weston
Joshua Malina ... Randy Jones (as Josh Malina)
Kelly Preston ... Sherry
Rob Lowe ... Co-Pilot Steve Bench
Mike Myers ... John Witney
Marc Blucas ... Tommy Boulay
Stacey Dash ... Angela Samona
Jon Polito ... Roy Roby
Concetta Tomei ... Mrs. Stewart
Robyn Peterson ... Donna's Mom
Nadia Dajani ... Paige
John Francis Daley ... Rodney
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Storyline

Donna Jensen was raised literally and figuratively on the wrong side of the trailer park in Silver Springs, Nevada. She always believed it was her destiny to get out of Silver Springs. After reading Sally Weston's book, Sally who is arguably the most famous now ex-flight attendant in the world, Donna believes the path to leaving Silver Springs is to become a flight attendant despite never having been on an airplane. After an initial bumpy start to this career, Donna shows a natural flair for the job, so much so that she applies to work for world class Royal Airlines, where Sally Weston mentors. After meeting Donna, Sally believes Donna is destined for flight attendant greatness, namely working first class in the New York-Paris flights. Donna believes in herself as a flight attendant, but has to overcome some obstacles, including flight attendant trainer John Witney, who has some hidden anger issues, and her friend Christine Montgomery who also wants to be a great flight attendant ... Written by Huggo

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Prepare for her arrival. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language/sexual references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The segment where the trainee flight attendants at Royalty Airways are undergoing training by John Witney (Mike Myers), included a lesson on how to deal with terrorists. The scene was cut from the film, and was not included on the DVD release as a deleted scene. See more »

Goofs

After take-off during Donna's first flight with Sierra Air, she looks out the window at the wing, and the aircraft is clearly descending and has approach flaps and not take-off flaps selected. See more »

Quotes

John Whitney: You put the wrong em-PHA-sis on the wrong syl-LA-ble.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie, there are outakes and deleted scenes. See more »


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Bus Ride
Performed by Anna Wilson
Written by Anna Wilson, Gary Burr, Matthew Rollings
Courtesy of Curb Productions, Inc.
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A nice romantic comedy in 2003...
6 October 2003 | by kayabaySee all my reviews

I do not agree with the Imdb people on giving a 5 out of ten for this beautiful movie of romance. One of the best in 2003. Actually I do not like soap operas & avarage romantic comedies, but this one stunned me. Both the movie, the soundtrack is soft and fun. Gwyneth Paltrow is successful and on her good days again. I've watched the movie twice in DVD and though I don't like Mike Myers a lot ( he's been in some silly comedies for sure. ) he is also very good in the movie. He's found his way out. I advise this movie to everyone who likes romance. 7 out of 10.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A View from the Top See more »

Filming Locations:

Bullhead City, Arizona, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,600,000, 23 March 2003

Gross USA:

$15,614,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,526,014
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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