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Sky Kids (2008)

The Flyboys (original title)
Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob.

Director:

Rocco DeVilliers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesse James ... Jason McIntyre
Reiley McClendon ... Kyle Barrett
Stephen Baldwin ... Silvio Esposito
Tom Sizemore ... Angelo Esposito
J. Todd Adams J. Todd Adams ... Lenny Drake
Dallen Gettling Dallen Gettling ... Ed Thomas
Jennifer Slimko ... Samantha Barrett
Robert Costanzo ... Carmine
Vince Cecere ... Manny
Frank D'Amico Frank D'Amico ... Sal
Harrison Young ... Grandpa Thomas
Blaire Baron ... Susan Thomas
Tommy Hinkley ... John McIntyre
Joanne Baron ... Ms. Poulson
Dylan Kasch Dylan Kasch ... Rick
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sky Kids See more »

Filming Locations:

Hurricane, Utah, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Dark Coast Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Released in early 2009 on DVD as 'Sky Kids' in Europe. Despite being a US film, the release on DVD there is scheduled for summer 2010. 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: We really need to land this thing before we run out of gas.
Kyle Barrett: Ok, where do we land?
Jason McIntyre: At an airport... Or a road.
Kyle Barrett: I don't see an airport OR a road!
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Alternate Versions

The foreign version of the film is 20 minutes shorter than the US Theatrical Release version. This version was created to be more suitable for television markets. See more »

Connections

Featured in States of Grace (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Another Town
Written by Matt Rohr and Kent Sparling
Performed by Riis Spargo
Courtesy of the Jicama Salad Company
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an inspiring movie for the entire family
1 April 2008 | by amyasbury3See all my reviews

This movie is powerful on many levels...the character development, the plot, the acting, the special effects, the scenery, the music...it is uplifting and "on the edge of your seat" exciting....you are not just watching this movie..you are involved in it because you are carried away by the story...you are so affected by the plot and the compassion that you feel for the characters...I was especially touched by the development of the friendship between the two boys and the influence of the grandfather and the uncle in this story....and the truth revealed that good things can come from life experiences that, at the time, seem too challenging for words! ...wholesome, funny, thrilling, and touching....you can cry and you can laugh with the audience...finally, a movie for the entire family to watch and enjoy together!!


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