The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)

PG   |    |  Adventure, Crime, Thriller

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A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains, has Cooper following a meticulous plan to disappear into anonymity despite ... See full summary »


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Did You Know?


Sound Recordist Duncan McEwan had just taken up skydiving the previous year, and was used to create the sound effects for the skydiving scene. All of the Foley work involving the use of the parachute gear was done with his personal rig. He also made one skydive ... ...


During the chase, the left wheel is wrenched off the biplane after D.B. uses it to pierce the roof of a car. But in later scenes, the biplane appears with its right wheel missing.

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Plot Summary


Adventure | Crime | Thriller


Release Date:

13 November 1981



Country of Origin


Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,214,767 (USA) (15 November 1981)


$3,702,028 (USA)

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