LIFE ON THE LINE is a riveting action thriller and family drama centered on Beau (John Travolta), his beloved niece Bailey (Kate Bosworth) and the hardworking men who risk their lives to work "on the line" and keep the electric grid running. These unsung heroes brave raging storms and dangerously dizzying heights in their dedication to keeping the populace safe. Toiling hundreds of feet in the air on wires carrying as much as 500,000 volts of electricity, tragedy is often inches away. Haunted by the electrocution death of his brother, Beau is devoted to Bailey and determined to see her go off to college and away from the life of linemen. Bailey has other plans, which include the strapping second-generation lineman Duncan (Devon Sawa), whom Beau despises. A deadly tempest is brewing and headed straight to their Texas town. Beau, Duncan and a legion of linemen are thrust into the eye of the storm and must face down impending disaster to keep their community connected. This compelling ...
There are approximately one million linesmen in America. It is the fourth most dangerous occupation in the world.
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18 November 2016 (USA)
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Also Known As:
A Vida Por Um Fio
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Filmed at a country bar in Langley, British Columbia; Gabby's Country Caberet for a bar and fight scene. See more
When Eugene shoots the guy who was on top of his wife, he then holds the gun to his head. The pistol is a 9mm automatic and had just been fired, so the hammer would be in the cocked position, ready to fire as a single-action. The mistake is that the hammer is down while the gun is to head, which would not occur unless Eugene had manually lowered the hammer. See more
He won't talk about it but it really changed him. Sometimes I feel like he's not even here even when he is home. You know things aren't always as perfect as they seem.
Written by Justin Lantz, Peter Good
, AJ Babcock
Performed by Craig Campbell
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