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Flight of the Phoenix

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Flight of the Phoenix

John Moore's re-make of the 1965 classic stars Dennis Quaid as passenger pilot Frank Towns who crash lands his plane in the Gobi desert, with no apparent hope of rescue.

Giovanni Ribisi plays Elliott, the enigmatic engineer who persuades the survivors that, if they can scavenge enough parts from the crashed plane, it might be possible build another to fly them to safety. Love interest is provided by Miranda Otto as the tough yet vulnerable Kelly.

Flight of the Phoenix synopsis

Dennis Quaid plays the captain of an aircraft downed in the desert with no hope of rescue, unless he and the survivors can build another plane from the wreckage

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