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A pilot (Denzel Washington) becomes an overnight hero when he miraculously lands an ailing airplane and saves the lives of everyone onboard. But fame turns on him just as fast when the accident's investigation uncovers some unexpected information. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Run Time: 139
Theater Release: 02 Nov 2012
Video Release: 04 Feb 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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Flight is rated R: for drug and alcohol abuse, language, sexuality/nudity and an intense action sequence.

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Don Cheadle, Kelly Reilly
Studio: 2012 Paramount Pictures
Website: Official site for Flight.

Detailed Review

Denzel Washington delivers an award worthy performance as airline pilot Whip Whitaker, a man who has somehow managed to keep his job while nursing both an alcohol and cocaine… 
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Why Is Flight Rated R?

Violence: A plane crash is shown in somewhat explicit detail, including a flight attendant… 
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Talk It Over

The argument for more lenient drug and alcohol laws sometimes uses the logic that… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Other movies depicting terrifying air travel rides include Flightplan (where a mother loses… 
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