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Flightplan (2005)

5 Ratings: 2.2
A movie directed by Karen Inwood Somers and Robert Schwentke

Like a lot of stylishly persuasive thrillers,Flightplanis more fun to watch than it is to think about. There's much to admire in this hermetically sealed mystery, in which a propulsion engineer and grieving widow (Jodie Foster) takes her 6-year-old … see full wiki

4 reviews about Flightplan (2005)
review by . August 13, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Special effects were decent; performances were stellar.     Cons: Plot.     The Bottom Line: Flightplan started out promising, but quickly spirals down into been-there-done-that mess of a movie that bored this author, Erika Christensen notwithstanding.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. Jodie Foster’s movies have taken on a decidedly mad maternal feel of late. First there was Panic Room …
review by . July 22, 2006
It's an interesting premise, and oddly similar to Foster's previous film, `Panic Room,' in which her maternal character is forced into a confined space with no outlet. In keeping with most of Foster's performances, she plays a strong-willed, intelligent woman who overcomes difficult circumstances. As expected, Foster delivers, and pulls the audience into the story. I was disappointed, however. Foster has more to offer than `Flight plan' is capable of giving her. `FlightPlan', while entertaining, …
review by . January 27, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
FLIGHTPLAN as directed by Robert Schwentke from a screenplay by writers Peter A. Dowling and Billy Ray is excellent on creating tension from the first frames of the film well into the uni-set stage of an impossibly huge airplane. Little things like scenes of isolation, snow, ice, coffins - all set the viewer up for a thriller. Atmosphere 5, story 3.    The plot is so well known from other reviews that it merits no re-hash here. But the 'driven mother' against the free-floating …
review by . November 27, 2005
Pros: Jodie Foster and the other main characters. Suspense. Suspense. Suspense. Keeps you guessing.     Cons: Story isn't realistic, once you think about it.      The Bottom Line: Forget the fact that "this could never REALLY happen", and just go and have a blast.      Today was the day that I went, with my senior citizen father, and my sons, ages 11 and 14 years, to see Flight Plan, the suspense filled drama starring Jodie Foster. My eager …
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