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Passenger 57

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Plot

An airline security expert must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists seize control of it.

Release Year: 1992

Rating: 5.6/10 (19,280 voted)

Director:
Kevin Hooks

Stars: Wesley Snipes, Bruce Payne, Tom Sizemore

Storyline
An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.

Writers: Stewart Raffill, Dan Gordon

Cast:

Wesley Snipes

John Cutter


Bruce Payne

Charles Rane


Tom Sizemore

Sly Delvecchio


Alex Datcher

Marti Slayton


Bruce Greenwood

Stuart Ramsey


Robert Hooks

Dwight Henderson


Elizabeth Hurley

Sabrina Ritchie


Michael Horse

Forget


Marc Macaulay

Vincent


Ernie Lively

Chief Biggs


Duchess Tomasello

Mrs. Edwards


William Edward Roberts

Matthew

(as Cameron Roberts)


James Short

Allen


Joel Fogel

Dr. Bauman


Jane McPherson

Nurse

Taglines:
He's an ex-cop with a bad mouth, a bad attitude, and a bad seat. For the terrorists on flight 163 . . . he's very bad news.

Release Date: 6 November 1992

Filming Locations: Orlando, Florida, USA



Box Office Details

Budget: $15,000,000

(estimated)

Gross: $44,065,653
(USA)



Technical Specs

Runtime:



Did You Know?

Trivia:

One of the earliest film roles for Elizabeth Hurley.

Goofs:

Continuity:
When Ranes jumps out the window in the beginning of the movie, the customer sitting at the table he jumps on lands on top of Ranes when he hits the ground. The shot cuts away and when it cuts back Ranes is on top of the café customer, and he gets up and runs away.

Quotes:

First Officer:
We were told to head back.

Sabrina Ritchie:
By whom?

John Cutter:
By me.



User Review

Good solid action flick. A must for Snipes fans.

Rating: 8/10


Passenger 57 is an enjoyable and rather underrated action film.
Although there is not too much of a storyline, the slick action scenes
combined with some very good performances from Wesley Snipes and Bruce
Payne kept me entertained from start to finish.

While Passenger 57 offers nothing really new to the action genre, it
does offer plenty of fast paced chaos and explosions and combined with
some entertaining hand-to-hand combat skills by Snipes, it is certainly
better than a lot of other standard action fares out there.

Snipes gives a very good performance as the lead and Bruce Payne is
brilliant as the mentally unstable villain. The other cast are somewhat
overshadowed by Snipes and Payne, but do an adequate enough job.

Overall I was very pleased by Passenger 57, so much so that it proudly
belongs in my DVD collection. A very good choice for action fans and a
must for Snipes fans. 8/10.

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