The High And The Mighty

  • 1954
  • 2 HR 27 MIN
  • 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 more

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Disaster strikes when the engine dies on a trans-Pacific flight and it's up to a veteran pilot turned co-pilot to prepare for a crash landing. With drama ensuing in the cockpit, a cabin full of passengers reassess and reflect on their lives.

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