Flight 285, a thriller devoid of thrills, tension and intelligent plotting. And a sick passenger, bad weather or mechanical problems wont stop him. Leick also portrayed callisto on three episodes of xena companion tv series hercules. Holding the 200 passengers and the crew members hostage, cronin forces the plane to land in dallas, then demands another, more powerful aircraft for. Flight 285, and viva knievelthe winner of our patron poll. While being escorted to prison from phoenix to new york, crazed killer peter cronin hijacks a commercial jet in flight with the help of disguised accomplices. Hijacked is about an fbi agent, on a flight to washington d.
Hijacked cargo dc10 this is a great account of the hijacking of a cargo jet years before 2001. Ok so the airplane they were flying to begin with was a boeing 737 or something like it just a two engine one, not really sure though and then they land, pilot fakes and says to. The 9 actors wed count on to save us on a hijacked airplane. Though, the incidents of 911 are ingrained in our memories, these hijackings of indian flights were nonetheless. Flight 285 1996, air rage 2001, last passenger 20, air marshal 2003. James brolin is an american actor, producer, and director who started his career with guest appearances on several television shows like batman, the virginian, and owen marshall. When asked what her favorite role she ever had was. Skyjacked is a 1972 american disaster film directed by john guillermin.
The cargo ship mv rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by somali pirates in the indian ocean. As he told a flight attendant to shut the jets door. Aviation disaster films sdf public access unix system. The legendary journeys, 5 as well as portraying screenwriterproducer liz friedman in two. The film was directed by wim verstappen, written by verstappen and charles gormley, and stars hugo metsers and carry tefsen. But, again i want to watch all of the airplane movies they are scary and suspenseful. And so, a lingering question is why the passenger loads on the four planes hijacked in u.
Hijacked definition of hijacked by the free dictionary. The recent bollywood blockbuster, neerja, portrayed a panam flight hijacked by the libyan terrorists. While being escorted to prison from phoenix to new york, crazed killer peter cronin anthony michael hall hijacks a commercial jet in flight with the help of accomplices. Violence is expensive, is the simple and loaded thing that director alrick brown said during ebertfest 2011, when someone asked him why there was a lack of bloodshed in kinyarwanda, a movie about the 1994 rwandan genocide. We have some catching up to do this week, so instead of our usual two rifftrax movies, we are going to be talking about three. Shortly after takeoff, two of his aides, traveling as ordinary passengers, take control of the flight. Having seen a few aviation disaster movies, one becomes somewhat accustomed to implausible storylines and technical mistakes. Starring once popular brat pack staples ally sheedy and anthony michael hall on opposite sides of the law, and james brolin as a bearded airline pilot with love entanglements of his own, this is a stinky cinematic cheesefest that really should apologize to. A convicted murderer is escorted by marshals on a commercial flight thats. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, heroes, confined and hostages mostly in. She is famous for her perfect portrayal of the blonde callisto, xenas arch rival, in the xena princess warrior tv series. Synopsis by hal erickson while being escorted to prison from phoenix to new york, crazed killer peter cronin anthony michael hall hijacks a commercial jet in flight with the help of accomplices. Thirty years ago this week, twa flight 847 was hijacked on a flight from athens to rome.
Instead i found myself completely enthralled with both the story and the characters. Starring randy couture, dominic purcell, vinnie jones, craig fairbrass, holy mccallany, tiffany dupony and gina philips. Commey flashed a handgun at airport workers, walked onto the flight and pointed a gun at the pilots head, witnesses and authorities said. Mostly clean but does have several closeup shots of woman in bra with a lot hanging out.
A tense, gripping thriller, a hijacking avoids action movie cliches and instead creates a palpable sense of dread by mixing gritty realism with atmospheric beauty. It stars robert hays and julie hagerty and features leslie nielsen, robert stack, lloyd bridges, peter graves, kareem abduljabbar, and lorna patterson. Shortly after takeoff, two of his aides, traveling as ordinary passengers, take control of the flight and free him. Snakes on a plane is bmovie nonsense pumped full of cheeky selfawarenessits so bad, its goodbut the film gets a jolt from its claustrophobic. Flight 285which is so weighed down with the backstories of the many characters that it could well have been retitled the high and the mighty at gunpointmade its abc network debut on february 4, 1996. Flight 285, i figured it would be just another boring hijack movie with the usual predictable ending. From wikipedia, the free encyclopedia alexandra elizabeth ally sheedy born june, 1962 is an american film and stage actress, as well as the author of two books. Global airways flight 509 is a boeing 707373c flying from oakland international airport oak to minneapolisst. A curious reunion for former breakfast club costars anthony michael hall and ally sheedy, the madefortv hijacked. Discover top rated, most viewed, and editorial picked hijackings movies on allmovie. He demands 20 million dollars in bonds upon landing. Flight 285 and dangerous cargo, the director robert tapert selected leick for the role of callisto on xena.
Hall is a prisoner being transported by the fbi on a passenger airline much to the dissatisfaction of pilot, brolin. Watch terror in the sky tv movie 1971 movie streaming. A convicted murderer is escorted by marshals on a regular flight from phoenix to dallas. Peckinpah starring susan batten, james brolin, anthony michael hall.
Description the wikipedia article ally sheedy, licensed under ccbysa, full list of contributors on wikipedia. The film is a parody of the disaster film genre, particularly the 1957. Flight 285 plot while being escorted to prison from phoenix to new york, crazed killer peter cronin anthony michael hall hijacks a commercial jet in flight with the help of accomplices. Hijacked flight 285 is an ultracheap madefortv movie in ultracheap dvd packaging. Flight 285which is so weighed down with the backstories of the many characters that it could well have been retitled the high and the. Skyjacked is based on the david harper novel hijacked this was the last of actress jeanne crains 64 films. Flight 285 the list contains related movies ordered by similarity.
Flight 285 tv movie 1996 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Flight 285 1996 passengers band together after the accomplices of a convictintransit anthony michael hall help him hijack a commercial jet. Movies with rifftrax commentary i have seen antreas72heep plane, airplane, airliner. With susan batten, james brolin, michael gross, anthony michael hall. Movies by year this category is for questions and answers related to 1970s movies, as asked by users of. The film stars charlton heston, james brolin and yvette mimieux, along with an ensemble cast primarily playing the roles of passengers and crew aboard an airliner.
There is a great analysis of the event and wonderful accounts of the people involved the pilots and their families, the hijacker and his family and their coworkers. During a routine flight to minneapolis, a passenger susan dey aboard global airways flight 502, a boeing 707, discovers a bomb. Lets pretend, for the sake of hilarious, funfilled entertainment, that the flight you are on is hijacked. Anthony michael hall delivers a singularly irritating perf as a psycho kidnappermurdererturnedhijacker in hijacked. Imdb skyjacked cast, user comments, from the worlds widest movie database. Other nonactors include 4 of the crewmembers of the mv rozen, which was hijacked by somali pirates in 2007. Hudson leick replied the part she played in this movie. Save for the september 11th attacks, the story of flight 847 stands as the. She is best known for her roles in the brat pack films the breakfast club and st.
Holding the 200 passengers and the crew members hostage, cronin forces the plane to land in dallas, then demands another, more powerful aircraft for the last leg of his escape. So i was watching that movie yesterday, and there one thing that just really really jumped out to me. Needless to say, you are horrified and clueless, and the cabin is in dire need of a hero. Hijacked flight 285 this movie kept you on the edge of your seat. Flight 285 stars caseysander, anthonymichaelhall, allysheedy, perryking the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 37 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic. A team of editors takes feedback from our visitors to keep trivia as up to date and as accurate as possible. When a gang of professional thieves take control of the plane, the hijacking becomes a shocking reality. The plane was commandeered by militiamen from hezbolla and islamic jihad, armed with grenades and pistols.1204 260 140 1065 1584 989 1517 1584 260 1012 443 835 940 999 1001 1191 1184 505 997 299 599 1142 1259 787 1209 590 1346 1439 52 78 372