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The Flyboys (2008)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure | 15 August 2008 (USA)
Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob.

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Two kids from a small town accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob. Written by DCP

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For the first time in their lives, they're trying to get grounded.

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Action | Adventure

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Although filmed in Utah and Nevada, the film is set in Arizona: the cars have Arizona license plates (at 01:32:08, 10:50, 21:31, 45:21, 01:18:49 and 01:27:32 in 99 minute version) and the boys land on Highway 89 near Cooper, Arizona (in newspaper at 01:29:46 in 99 minute version). See more »

Goofs

When Kyle and Jason are playing in the "dungeon" with Angelo and all three are on the sofa with Kyle on top of Angleo as Angelo's bodyguard comes into the room, you can see Kyle's blue underwear (at 56:03 and 56:08 to 56:10 in 99 minute version). Later, when Lenny pulls Kyle out of the trunk (boot) of the car at the airport, he has white underwear (at 01:12:48 to 01:12:50). See more »

Quotes

Jason McIntyre: [catching up with Kyle's bicycle] Hi, I'm Jason. Jason McIntyre.
Jason McIntyre: [gets no response] Hey, where did you learn to fight like that, huh?
Kyle Barrett: [puts brakes on] What do you want?
Jason McIntyre: I just wanted to say thanks, you know and... I thought that maybe would be friends... or something.
Kyle Barrett: You shouldn't let kids push you around like that.
Jason McIntyre: I know. I know that.
Kyle Barrett: I think I broke that kids nose.
Jason McIntyre: Really?
Kyle Barrett: Yeah, I think so.
Jason McIntyre: Cool.
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Another Town
Written by Matt Rohr and Kent Sparling
Performed by Riis Spargo
Courtesy of the Jicama Salad Company
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Finally a real adventure with a message
30 March 2008 | by (Arizona) – See all my reviews

This movie was one of the best films I have seen in a long time! My kids loved it! It was nice to see a film that actually has a message as well as an adventure!

There are a lot of plot empty movies out there! More like crappy ones with not point! This is not one of them! It has something for everyone in it.

I saw this in the Sedona Film Festival and plan on going to it this week in the Phoenix Film Festival!

I am taking my kids and some of our friends and family! I can't wait to cry, laugh, and enjoy the ride this movie takes you on again! I recommend everyone go see it.


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