TV Mini-Series | PG-13 | | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Most of the passengers on an airplane disappear, and the remainder land the plane in a mysteriously barren airport.
In the novella, there is no wind, not even a light breeze when they are in Bangor. Since this was virtually impossible to execute for the movie they simply created dialogue to explain that even with a wind down here the clouds are not moving.
Do you ever watch Mr. Spock on Star Trek?
Craig Toomy: What the hell are *you* talking about?
Nick Hopewell: Just if you don't shut your cakehole, you bloody idiot, I'll be happy to demonstrate his Vulcan sleeper-hold for you.
When taking off from Bangor Airport to escape the Langoliers the aircraft is shown climbing away from the runway. The Attitude Indicator in the cockpit however clearly shows the aircraft to have been in a dive - nose down, as opposed to a climb - nose up.
Cloud cover (presumably the view of the sky from a cockpit window) forms the backdrop for the opening credits.
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