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Synopsis

Based on the true story of Captain "Sully" Sullenberger .
On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.

Details

Year
2016
Type of film
Features
Director
Clint Eastwood
Producer
Bruce Berman, Clint Eastwood, Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks, Robert Lorenz, Frank Marshall, Tim Moore, Allyn Stewart
Executive Producer
Kathleen Kennedy, Kipp Nelson
Editor
Blu Murray
Screenwriter
Todd Komarnicki (screenplay), Chesley Sullenberger (nonfiction book), Jeffrey Zaslow (nonfiction book))
Director of Photography
Tom Stern
Production Designer
James J. Murakami
Principal Cast
Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Anna Gunn, Laura Linney

Genre

Production Company

US, UK coproduction

BBC Films (UK), FilmNation Entertainment (US), Flashlight Films (US), Malpaso Productions (US), RatPac Entertainment (US), Village Roadshow (US), Warner Bros. (US)

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