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Nick (Cusack) and Russell (Thornton) are rival air traffic controllers at the Long Island tower that oversees New York's three main airports (JFK, La Guardia, and Newark). Nick is a cool professional and a family man, with stay-at-home wife Connie (Blanchett) and two kids. Russell is a cowboy whose wife Mary (Jolie)is young, wild, and usually drunk. The guys' rivalry at work is intensified when Nick sleeps with Mary and his paranoia and guilt get to him. The technical and journalistic aspects (it's based on a New York Times article) of the tower scenes get things started in surprisingly exciting fashion, and the four leads keep the intensity going with excellent performances despite some script lapses and questionable plot devices at the end.

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Available on Running time 124 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Comedy Drama, Airborne, Karaoke, Romantic Triangles, On the Rocks, New York, New York, Adapted from an Article
Glen Charles, Les Charles
John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Angelina Jolie, Vicki Lewis, Jake Weber, Kurt Fuller, Matt Ross, Jerry Grayson, Michael Willis
Gale Tattersall
Mike Newell
Anne Dudley
20th Century-Fox

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Pushing Tin
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Pushing Tin released in 1999, with a run time of 124 minutes. There are many well-known actors in Pushing Tin, including John Cusack (Nick Falzone), Billy Bob Thornton (Russell Bell), Cate Blanchett (Connie Falzone) and Angelina Jolie (Mary Bell). Nick is known to be great at his job. He’s an air traffic controller in New York. He lives a happy life with his wife, Connie. Soon, Russell joins the team of air traffic controllers and now it’s a rivalry against the two. Soon, Nick’s life starts to fall apart when Russell joins the picture. Will Nick save his marriage and get his life back on track?