Con Air

Con Air
Con Air
  • R
  • 1h 55m
  • 1997
Rotten55%
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America's most hardened and dangerous criminals are transported via Con Air, customized armored aircraft equipped with armed guards, hand and leg shackles, and top secret destinations that even the prisoners aren't privy to. No one has ever escaped from one of these flying fortresses---until now. In this action-packed thriller, a group of violent and deadly cons seizes control of one of the planes, taking the guards hostage and setting a course out of the country. Poe, an inmate who has done his time and is being shipped home to be reunited with his family, proves to be a fly in the ointment who battles for control of the aircraft, averting disaster and, in a thrilling climax brings the plane down safely in Las Vegas and brings the cons to justice.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Rotten55%
Critics Consensus: Con Air won't win any awards for believability - and all involved seem cheerfully aware of it, making some of this blockbuster action outing's biggest flaws fairly easy to forgive.
Reviews
Hollywood Reporter
Duane Byrge
Fresh

Packed high with explosive action and loaded with high-stakes jeopardy, Con Air charts a generally...

June 25, 2017
Detroit News
Susan Stark
Rotten

June 21, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
A schmaltzy action-adventure at 8,000 feet.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that one character, a convicted rapist, threatens to rape a female guard and later attempts it. The film implies that a mass murderer killed a little girl (later, we find out he didn't). Characters graphically describe murders and rapes they have committed; many kill again, on screen and gruesomely.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Thriller, Action
  • Release Date:June 6, 1997
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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