Mayday (2005) - Action, Drama

Hohum Score

20

Watchable

Twelve miles above the Pacific Ocean, an errant missile strikes a state of the art passenger jet. The flight crew is crippled or dead. Now, defying both nature and man, a handful of survivors must achieve the impossible: Land the airplane.

IMDB: 5
Director: T.J. Scott
Stars: Aidan Quinn, Dean Cain
Length: 120 Minutes
PG Rating: N/A
Reviews: 3 out of 38 found boring (7.89%)

One-line Reviews (17)

ON THE EDGE OF YOU SEAT, NOW!

These messages of truth embedded within this film are really what make it worth watching.

This is the first movie I actually was sitting on the edge of my seat for.

It was entertaining, whether realistic or not.

I have seen worse than this and probably should have given it at least a 2, but the stereotypes were so predictable and bad, 1 out of 10.

For a Sunday night movie, I enjoyed it a lot.

Nelson Demille as usual educates his audience while keeping them on the edge of their seats wondering how his yarn will spin out.

It is an old, contrived, worn out plot to have the military make a mistake and then try to cover it up.

The subplot added of other passengers trapped in the Conference Room proved pointless, and the matter of Harold Stein still being alive at the end, rather than committing suicide earlier was a weak point too.

I was in absolute disbelief how scientifically inaccurate and plot-less this movie is.

A hackneyed disaster film beginning leads to a fairly thought-provoking series of suspenseful plot turns, and the acting throughout is quite good.

The ending was pretty exciting and when the movie was over my husband and Iturned to one another and said "that wasn't a bad movie at all".

It was suspenseful, and did not drag.

) The music screams: THIS IS THE EXCITING PART!

The big event was quite exciting and scary.

Aidan Quinn is entertaining as the "weekend pilot" and the mix of characters and occasional potboiler dialog are good entertainment.

It was pretty, exciting stuff -- and unfortunately, many similar (air) disasters -- accidental or purposeful -- would always somehow make it too realistic to bear.