The Flight of the Phoenix

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The Flight of the Phoenix

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The Flight of the Phoenix

Release Date: December 15, 1965

Year    :   1965
Slogan    :   «Theirs was the triumph - yours, the excitement!»
Genres    :   Adventure, Drama
Production Companies    :   The Associates & Aldrich Company, 20th Century Fox
Director    :   Robert Aldrich
Producers    :   Robert Aldrich
Writers    :   Lukas Heller, Trevor Dudley-Smith
RunTime    :   142 mins.
Budget    :   5355000

A cargo aircraft crashes in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for a replacement aircraft they will build to escape before their food and water run out.

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