R | | Drama, Thriller
An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.
While the movie has been criticized for inaccurately portraying pilots and the physics of flying a plane, many alcoholics have stated that it accurately portrays addiction. Certain Alcoholics Anonymous meetings use scenes from the movie to help ... ...
Gaunt Young Man:
As soon as you realize that the random events in your life are God... you will live a much better life. You spend your life believing that you have all the control over what happens. Bullshit. The plane you're flying goes down? Out of your control. ...
During the moments just before the crash, the First Officer extinguishes the engine fires by pulling so called T-handles. When a T-handle is pulled it activates the fire extinguisher, but also it cuts off the fuel flow to deprive the fire of it. In the movie the engines are seen operating after the T-handles are pulled.
$24,900,566 (USA) (4 November 2012)
$93,772,375 (USA) (14 February 2013)
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