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Con Air(1997)

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Brief Synopsis

When a group of the most dangerous and notorious prisoners in the United States penal system are transferred to a new super-maximum security facility, parolee Cameron Poe hitches a ride on their Con Air transport flight only to find himself embroiled in a meticulously planned mid-air hijacking masterminded by Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. On the ground, it''s up to U.S. Marshal Vince Larkin to avert the takeover and prevent his overzealous superiors from blowing the aircraft and its passengers to oblivion.

Cast & Crew

Simon West Director
Nicolas Cage Cameron Poe
John Cusack Larkin
John Malkovich Cyrus The Virus
Steve Buscemi Garland Greene
Nick Chinlund Billy Bedlam
Colm Meaney Malloy
MC Gainey Swamp Thing
Ving Rhames Diamond Dog

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1997 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Sound:  Production Co:  Jerry Bruckheimer Films .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Sony Pictures Scoring Stage .....Production Company, Matte World Digital .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Spacecam Systems, Inc. .....Production Company, Video Images .....Production Company, Todd-Ao .....Production Company, The Village Recorder .....Production Company, Walt Disney Company Studio Facilities .....Production Company, J L Fisher Inc .....Production Company, Technocrane Ltd .....Production Company, Tm Motion Picture Equipment Rental Inc .....Production Company, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International .....Theatrical Distributor, Buena Vista International .....Theatrical Distributor, Finnkino Oy .....Theatrical Distributor, Gaumont Buena Vista International .....Theatrical Distributor, Sam Film .....Theatrical Distributor, Touchstone Pictures .....Studio, Walt Disney Studios Distribution .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Village Roadshow Limited .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International .....Foreign Distribution Sales, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)

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  • Con Air (1997)

    Jay Higgins 2009-10-27

    Non stop action, the pacing is amazing. Cage is a bit over the top and it does have some rather gaping holes in the plot, but it is an undeniably exciting... MORE>