The High And The Mighty

  • 1954
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Disaster

Cliche-bound but boosted by taut direction, memorable music and, for once, just right for CinemaScope. Wayne is a has-been pilot--"an ancient pelican" according to airline executive Toomey--now copiloting under the command of cocky Stack. Also on board is an inept navigator, Brown, and an apprentice pilot, Campbell, who constantly derides Wayne, even bringing...read more

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02:57 — On a flight from Hawaii to California, the engine dies in mid-flight. As the pilot prepares for a crash landing, the passengers reassess their lives.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Cliche-bound but boosted by taut direction, memorable music and, for once, just right for CinemaScope. Wayne is a has-been pilot--"an ancient pelican" according to airline executive Toomey--now copiloting under the command of cocky Stack. Also on board is… (more)

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