R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.
The car DEA agent Duncan Malloy drives is a 1967 Corvette Stingray (C2) and at the time of filming would of retailed for $38,000
Officer at Leaving Ceremony:
Army Rangers have a proud history. Since the 1700s, Rangers have led the way in every major confrontation in which the United States has been involved. You men are a credit to that fine heritage, and I'm sorry to see you go. But you've served your ...
Poe is in Federal custody, yet is releases on parole. In 1986, parole was discontinued in the Federal prison system, and inmates are required to complete at least 85% of their sentence before being released. Inmates sentenced prior to 1986 were grandfathered and were eligible for parole, but Poe was obviously sentenced after 1986. He would not have been eligible for parole.
The UK video release had the character "Sally Can't Dance" almost entirely edited out. For example, in the theatrical release, when Sally Can't Dance sees cops getting closer to the plane he squeals "Oooh, men in uniform!". This line of dialog is omitted from the UK video release.
$24,131,738 (USA) (8 June 1997)
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