AIR FORCE ONE (15)
D: Wolfgang Petersen
Columbia/Beacon/Radiant (Armyan Bernstein, Wolfgang
Petersen, Gail Katz & John Shestack)
USA 🇺🇸 1997
W: Andrew W. Marlowe
DP: Michael Ballhaus
Ed: Richard Francis-Bruce
Mus: Jerry Goldsmith
PD: William Sandell
Harrison Ford (US President James Marshall), Glenn Close
(US Vice President Kathryn Bennett), Gary Oldman (Ivan Korshunov), Wendy Crewson (First Lady Grace Marshall), Liesel Matthews (Alice Marshall), Dean Stockwell (Walter Dean)
Terrorists hijack the president's plane as ransom
for a Soviet comrade to be released from prison. The president, however, is willing to show he is a man of action in order to save his family and staff, for he is no ordinary
president of the USA, being a decorated war hero in Vietnam and knows everything about terrorist tactics and flight electronics to thwart them. Go America!! Yeah!!
It's all preposterous Die Hard-on-an-aeroplane
action hokum in which the plot is as awful as the accents. This movie could also quite possibly feature one of the worst ever Jerry Goldsmith music scores.
Remove brain before watching and try not to pay
attention to the shockingly poor visual effects, especially at the film's climax.