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Cabin Pressure (2002)

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A fully automated commercial jetliner is prepared to make its maiden voyage. Without an on-flight pilot, the craft relies on satellite linking for its course. But when the plane suddenly ... See full summary »

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Alan Simmonds

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Douglas Schwartz (story), Kevin L. Beggs (story) (as Kevin Beggs) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Craig Sheffer ... Peter 'Bird Dog' Dewmont
Rachel Hayward ... Reece Robbins
Winston Rekert Winston Rekert ... Ty Corbett
Françoise Yip ... Tammy
Michael Kopsa ... Ned
Alexandria Mitchell Alexandria Mitchell ... Blair
John Pyper-Ferguson ... Gabriel Wingfield (as John Pyper Ferguson)
Jason Low Jason Low ... David Caulfield
Jane Sowerby Jane Sowerby ... Mother
Nels Lennarson ... Jimmy Dupre
Neil Schell ... Don Parks
Caron Prins Caron Prins ... TV Reporter
Dan Muldoon Dan Muldoon ... Gustafson
George Gray ... Cable Guy
Claire Riley Claire Riley ... Doctor
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A fully automated commercial jetliner is prepared to make its maiden voyage. Without an on-flight pilot, the craft relies on satellite linking for its course. But when the plane suddenly deviates from its determined route and establishes a circular pattern over Seattle, it becomes evident that the craft has been hijacked by a disgruntled former airline employee who has hacked into the flight's computer system from his apartment, somewhere in the United States. Now, a former discredited Navy pilot and an oddball technician must race against the clock to find where the angry employee is, and regain control of the plane before it crashes into the city. Written by Anonymous

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What do you do when time is your enemy? See more »


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Rated R for a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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English

Release Date:

2 November 2004 (UK) See more »

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Hijack'd See more »

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4:3 Full Frame
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When declaring an emergency to land on runway 34, the pilot doesn't indicate Left, Center or Right. Seattle-Tacoma airport has 3 runways. See more »

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A Stroke Of Genius ....
6 May 2003 | by Theo RobertsonSee all my reviews

.... No I don`t mean the movie I mean the fact that in this American TVM the bad guy is a foreigner and he`s not British . Wow what a stroke of genius that is , the genuis . Unfortunately that`s the only radical thing about CABIN PRESSURE . Despite not being British the villain is one major cliche , a computer geek who wears a red polo neck sweater , green cords , greasy hair and spectacles , and who`s a socially inept loner whose only friend is a spider . This goes beyond cliche and becomes close to offensive . Within 20 minutes you`re wishing the computer geek is from Britain and is played by Gary Oldman or Sean Bean .

And even if the producers had the money for a big name Brit actor there`s no way a star name would want to sully their reputation by appearing in this rubbish . And make no mistake this is rubbish . The bad guy is unconvincing as is the hero who`s a former alcoholic . I guess being a bland cypher he need an identifiable character flaw but that doesn`t disguise the fact that he`s just there to spout lines and save the day . But the lack of characterisation is the least of the problems with the script , let`s look at the whole concept of a computer controlled plane :isn`t there something totally ridiculous with the whole concept ? I mean I`m sure that in real life someone has thought up the whole idea and dismissed it precisely on the grounds of someone hacking into the controls . Oh look out for a very contrived plot twist where someone turns up at the hospital after being bitten by a funnel web spider , which also leads to a plot hole by the hero not asking about an Austin Powers lookalike

So what would I have done with the script ? It`s very simple , one of the characters on the plane is Senator Caulfield who is on the plane with his son and daughter in law . The daughter in law is called Brandee and she is a very fit blonde and the whole film would have worked if it was set around the premise of the computer geek being a bit of a perv and demanding the senator have sex with Brandee or else he will crash the plane . This would lead to cinema goers all over the world to discuss INDECENT PROPOSAL type questions like " If some pervy geek had hacked into a plan`s control system would you have depraved sex with your father in law if your life depended upon it ? "


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