The Flight of the Phoenix
When a C-119 cargo plane full of oil workers crashes in Mongolia's Gobi Desert during a sandstorm, the survivors attempt to build a new plane from the parts they find in the wreckage, led by downed pilot Frank Towns (Dennis Quaid). The rag-tag group must work together in a desperate effort to stay alive and return to civilization. Giovanni Ribisi, Miranda Otto and Hugh Laurie co-star in this remake of the 1965 film that starred James Stewart.
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- John Moore
- This movie is
- DVD and Blu-ray
YesLanguage and sound
English: DTS 5.1 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; deleted scenes; director's commentary; cast and crew interview.
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1Subtitles
English, French, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: DTS 5.1 HD, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; trailer.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie has intense peril and violence, including a very vivid plane crash, gunfire, and explosions. There are graphic images of wounded and dead characters. The movie includes some strong language (many uses of the "s--t") and smoking. A strength of the movie is the portrayal diverse characters who are strong, brave, loyal, and committed and who work well together.
- Sexual Content
- Not applicable
- Intense peril and violence, including plane crash and gunfire, characters killed.
- Some strong language.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it