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Producer Bruckheimer flies solo for the first time, and has a very successful flight. Cage re-ups as former Ranger Cameron Poe, jailed for manslaughter, who gets paroled just in time to catch a ride home aboard a plane filled with the worst of America's criminals. Led by Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom (Malkovich), the first-class psycho passengers take over the plane, and Cameron must save the day. Among the snappy one-liners, chases, shoot-outs, and stuff blowin' up real good, comes Federal Marshal Larkin (Cusack) to help Poe from the ground. Cusack can't shake his indie-film, quirky-kid image enough to really pass as an action hero, but he gives it his all. Flick supplies everything you'd expect from a summer blockbuster actioner, but it's best seen on a big-screen with surround sound to get the full effect.

Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521-1120, Toll-free: 800-723-4763, URL: http://www.bvhe.com

Available on Running time 105 minutes.

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Genres
Adventure Drama, Airborne, Viva Las Vegas!, Men in Prison, Serial Killers, Trapped with a Killer!, Great Escapes, Scared 'Chuteless, U.S. Marshals, Boom!, Psychotics/Sociopaths, Air Disasters, Rescue Missions, Escaped Cons, Top Grossing Films of 1997
Screenplay
Scott Rosenberg
Cast
Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, John Cusack, Mykelti Williamson, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Rachel Ticotin, Dave Chappelle, M.C. Gainey, Danny Trejo, Nicholas Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Angela Featherstone, Monica Potter, John Roselius, Renoly, Landry Allbright, Jose Zuniga
Cinematography
David Tattersall
Director
Simon West
Music
Mark Mancina, Trevor Rabin
Producer
Jerry Bruckheimer, Chad Oman, Jim Kouf, Lynn Bigelow, Touchstone Pictures, Buena Vista

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