PG-13 | | Biography, Drama
The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew.
All four pilots in the simulator scenes were actually airline pilots. Lori Cline, the pilot of the Teterboro simulation, was a US Airways check pilot for the A320 and was also involved in the actual crash investigation of Flight 1549 working as the ... ...
Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger:
Everything is unprecedented until it happens for the first time.
An aerial shot of LGA shows a tower which didn't start operating until late 2010.
Photos of the real plane and rescue are shown during the credits. They are followed by a brief video with real people from that day including the passengers and Captain Sullenburger.
The film's IMAX release presented the film open-matte, at an aspect ratio of 1.90:1, meaning there was more picture information visible in the top and bottom of the frame than in normal theaters and on home video.
$35,028,301 (USA) (11 September 2016)
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