Genre: Drama, Thriller
Duration: 138 min.
Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip pulls off a miraculous crash-landing that results in only six lives lost. Shaken to the core, Whip vows to get sober -- but when the crash investigation exposes his addiction, he finds himself in an even worse situation.
realistic, emotional, tense, psychological, bleak, serious, suspense, dramatic, intense, interesting ...
addiction, investigation, lawyer, courage, drinking, morality, hospital, pilot, drugs/alcohol, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, drug addiction, drugs, redemption, character study, mentor, corruption, dark hero, complex characters, greed, moral ambiguity, survival, catastrophe, danger, storytelling ...
contemporary, 21st century