The Flight of the Phoenix (1966)A cargo plane goes down 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 an airplane they will build to escape before their food and water run out.
Directed by: Robert Aldrich
The cast includes: James Stewart (Frank Towns (plane captain/narrator)), Richard Attenborough (Lew Moran), Peter Finch (Capt. Harris), Hardy Krüger (Heinrich Dorfmann (aircraft designer)), Ernest Borgnine (E. ''Trucker'' Cobb), Dan Duryea (Standish (Aramco accountant)), George Kennedy (Mike Bellamy)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 147 minutes
Presented in: Color
Related categories: In the Air