PG | | Action, Adventure, Mystery
After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.
Sky Captain's real name is Joseph Sullivan.
Attention. Please prepare for docking procedure.
One of the German newspapers shows a story placed in a nowadays edition of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (clearly recognizable by its unique typeface and the letters "FAZ" at the beginning of a story). Some of the FAZ stories deal with German financial/social politics during the government of Gerhard Schroeder (in office 1998-2005).
Laurence Olivier is given a major on-screen credit, despite only being in the film through archive footage and having another actor voice his character's lines.
English, Tibetan, German
$15,580,278 (USA) (19 September 2004)
$37,760,080 (USA) (19 December 2004)