Ground Control (1998)
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as Jack Harris
as Susan Stratton
as T.C. Bryant
as Julie Albrecht
as John Quinn
as Laura Franklin
as Weather Analyst
as Senator Rutherford
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A highly entertaining film that makes good use of the suspense potential in the critical job performed by air traffic controllers. An outstanding cast and well written dialog gives the film a strong feel of verisimilitude.
Very limited sets and effects are well used by filling them with some great performers walking through a not completely original plot. The movie is a lot more watchable than you might expect mainly due to the realism they bring to an over worked, dilapidated airport control tower. Winkler makes the movie as a semi-comic relief and does sterling work with a 'nothing role' and constantly acts like a hero who no one thanks or really notices.
If you put expensive actors in a movie without a decent story line or plot, you just have an expensive flop. That's all this movie is.
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