Flight of the Phoenix | Full Movie

Flight of the Phoenix
  • PG-13
  • 1h 53m
  • 2004
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A group of air crash survivors stranded in the desert with no hope of rescue build a new plane out of parts from their old one in hopes of flying back to civilization.
© 2004 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Critics Consensus: What this update lacks in tension, it makes up for with generic action.
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Denver Rocky Mountain News
Robert Denerstein
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January 29, 2019
L.A. Weekly
Chuck Wilson
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In the end, it may be that man against sand isn't as thrilling as it was back in the day.

June 21, 2017
Village Voice
Mark Holcomb
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By film's end the adventure appears less a matter of base survival than a beach barbecue gone slig...

June 21, 2017
New York Post
Lou Lumenick
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The wonderful character actors in the original ... are succeeded by a fairly anonymous bunch.

January 29, 2019
Ebert & Roeper
Richard Roeper
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Other than Dennis Quaid, none of these characters leaves so much as a footprint in the sand. We do...

January 29, 2019
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Exciting (but intense) adventure for older kids.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie has intense peril and violence, including a very vivid plane crash, gunfire, and explosions. There are graphic images of wounded and dead characters. The movie includes some strong language (many uses of the "s--t") and smoking. A strength of the movie is the portrayal diverse characters who are strong, brave, loyal, and committed and who work well together.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Adventure, Action, Drama
  • Release Date:December 17, 2004
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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