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6 /10
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6.00 /10
Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg
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Directed by: George Seaton
Written by: George Seaton from Arthur Hailey's novel

Released: 1970
Origin: US
Length: 137


Plane is threatened by a mad bomber and a blizzard.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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First and most gripping of a profitable series of airborne disaster movies, all of them inferior to this. It's well acted, especially by Helen Hayes (who won an Oscar); but the plot is terribly mechanical, and it's hard to care what happens to characters so cardboard that in a real air disaster they would merely blow away.

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