Steven Spielberg directs this heartwarming romantic adventure USA Today calls "a winner." Pete Sandich (Richard Dreyfuss) is a legendary pilot with a passion for daredevil firefighting. However Dorinda (Holly Hunter), the woman he loves, and Al (John Goodman), Pete's best friend, know that legends can't take risks forever.
After sacrificing himself to save Al, the ace pilot faces his most challenging mission: helping Dorinda move on with her life.
Breathtaking cinematography and exhilarating aerial choreography highlight this compelling adventure that co-stars Brad Johnson and features a special appearance by Audrey Hepburn.
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The bomber flown by Pete and Dorinda is the A-26 Invader, used by the Army Air Corps in WWII. Al flies the PBY Catalina, a Navy rescue and transport plane in WWII. Dorinda helps Al ferry a Cessna 337 Skymaster, also known as the O-2 when flown by the Air Force in Vietnam. Ted flies a Super Decathalon, an aerobatic airplane. (more) Goofs:
Continuity: In the scene before Pete's last flight, when Dorinda chases him down on the runway with her bike, Pete shuts down the starboard engine and stands up out of the seat to meet Dorinda as she climbs up to the cockpit. As Dorinda is walking away from the plane, Pete is still standing up in the cockpit, but the engine is now running. (more) Quotes: Pete Sandich
: There's something fishy going on here, and I don't think it's the chicken. (more) Awards:
2 nominations (more)