Curated Movies Categorized By Disability, Disorder, Disease And Other Human Challenges

Flight

Flight

Flight

(2012)
R Drama , Thriller
Substance Abuse Alcoholism Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Divorce Single Parenting Paralysis
Running time: 138 min
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 37 nominations.





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Whip Whitaker is a senior commercial airline pilot. He's also an alcoholic and drug abuser. During a short flight with a new a young co-pilot the aircraft starts to fly erratically and they are about to crash. Whip crashes the plane in a way that saves almost all on board; except for a flight attendant he was sleeping with while doing drugs and his co-pilot, who will spend his life in a wheelchair if he makes it. Will faces criminal charges when his blood test reveals he was intoxicated with alcohol and cocaine while piloting. He denies being impaired as the investigation is underway. Then, he gets his day in court.

Director : Robert Zemeckis
Cast : Nadine Velazquez, Denzel Washington, Carter Cabassa, Adam C. Edwards
Writer : John Gatins
Language : English

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