- 96 minutes
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart and Laura Linney
On Jan. 15, 2009, Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) tries to make an emergency landing in New York's Hudson River after US Airways Flight 1549 strikes a flock of geese. Miraculously, all of the 155 passengers and crew survive the harrowing ordeal, and Sullenberger becomes a national hero. Despite the accolades, the famed pilot now faces an investigation that threatens to destroy his career and reputation.
“Hanks delivers a winning performance as in Eastwood’s thoughtful tribute to Sully’s courage and humble heroism” – Common Sense Media
5 stars - "Superb drama suits Hanks and Eastwood down to the ground" - The Telegraph