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The Captain (2019)

Zhong guo ji zhang (original title)
When the windshield of his commercial airplane shatters at 30,000 feet in the air, a pilot and his flight crew work to ensure the safety of the passengers and land the plane.

Director:

Andrew Lau (as Weiqiang Liu)

Writer:

Yonggan Yu
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hanyu Zhang ... Liu Changjian
Hao Ou ... Xu Yichen
Jiang Du ... Liang Dong
Quan Yuan Quan Yuan ... Bi Nan
Tian'ai Zhang Tian'ai Zhang ... Huang Jia
Qin Li ... Zhou Yawen
Yamei Zhang Yamei Zhang ... Zhang Qiuyue
Qiru Yang Qiru Yang ... Yang Hui
Ge Gao ... Wu Yan
Zhi-zhong Huang ... Airport Controller
Yawen Zhu ... Airport Leader
Xian Li ... Airport Controller
Junyan Jiao ... Airport Controller
Yue Wu ... Airport Controller
Qingzi Kan ... Airport Controller
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Storyline

Directed by Andrew Lau, the film is based on a real-life incident in May 2018, when the cockpit windshield of a Sichuan Airlines flight shattered while the plane was flying 30,000 feet above the Tibetan Plateau. The co-pilot was sucked halfway out of the cockpit and passengers started losing consciousness due to low pressure.

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Drama

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin | Tibetan | Chinese

Release Date:

30 September 2019 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

The Captain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$324,769, 20 October 2019

Gross USA:

$706,572

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$407,673,745
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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (Dolby Surround 5.1)| Dolby Atmos | DTS:X | HoloSound | WANOS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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poor storyline
30 September 2019 | by markho-95960See all my reviews

Quite disappointed by the storyline, captain not professional enough


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