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The Flyboys (Sky Kids) (2008)

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Based on an actual incident that occurred in the fall of 2004, The Flyboys tells the incredible story of how two pre-teen boys landed a twin-engine airplane on a highway in Arizona. In this adventure co-starring Tom Sizemore and Stephen Baldwin, the journey begins when the two curious youths accidentally become stowaways on a plane owned by the mob. The Flyboys is a towering tale of bravery made all the more amazing because it's true!

Cast

Jesse James
as Jason McIntyre
Reiley McClendon
as Kyle Barrett
Tom Sizemore
as Angelo Esposito
Stephen Baldwin
as Silvio Esposito
Dallen Gettling
as Ed Thomas
Jennifer Slimko
as Samantha Barrett
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

I like Disney-style adolescent adventures and I like The Sopranos, but, unlike peanut butter and chocolate, these are not two great tastes that taste great together.

September 26, 2008 | Rating: 2/4
Film.com
Top Critic

Don't be fooled by the Kids in the title, this is one terrific action drama, with a few comedic grace notes

March 21, 2009 | Full Review…
Urban Cinefile

It's like two stories unfolding in parallel universes.

October 3, 2008 | Rating: 2.5/4
Kansas City Star

At times it's a rather light-hearted family adventure. But parts of it also become a mean-spirited crime thriller. That light-dark contrast doesn't quite work.

September 12, 2008 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

One of the best action movies you and your kids could see this summer. At least look for it on video.

August 29, 2008 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Boxoffice Magazine

One of the summer's nicest surprises..a mostly family-friendly adventure that doesn't rely on superheroes or science fiction to get your pulse racing...

August 15, 2008 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

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