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Airspeed (1998)

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When the spoiled 13 year old Nicole is expelled from school for the third time, her super rich daddy has her brought home in his private 727. However in a storm the airplane gets damaged and the pilots and personnel are are knocked out by loss of oxygen, … View More
Genres Drama, Action, Suspense
Director Robert Tinnell
Starring Elisha Cuthbert, Joe Mantegna, Lynne Adams, Russell Yuen View More
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Movie Summary

When the spoiled 13 year old Nicole is expelled from school for the third time, her super rich daddy has her brought home in his private 727. However in a storm the airplane gets damaged and the pilots and personnel are are knocked out by loss of oxygen, so it's up to Nicole to fight for their lives.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Action, Suspense
Director Robert Tinnell
Starring Elisha Cuthbert, Joe Mantegna, Lynne Adams, Russell Yuen, Gordon Masten, Don Jordan, Martin Lacroix, Yvan Ponton, Charles Powell
Studio Name Lionsgate
Release Date 1998
VUDU Release Date 09/01/2012
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 87 minutes
Language English
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