Sully (DVD)

January 14, 2017 - Comment

Sully (Special Edition) (DVD) On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger (Hanks) 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

Sully (Special Edition) (DVD)

On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger (Hanks) 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.

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Harold Wolf says:

Much, much more than the average Hollywood disaster film This crash film depicting the real story of a US Airways flight in 2009 goes way beyond the attempt to thrill and surprise viewers with crash sequences. It goes deep, deep into the heart and soul of survivors, especially the pilot, Sully, who did the untrained, and near-impossible Hudson River landing with no engine power. Glide, “Brace. Brace. Brace”, skim water, sink, and during that time the pilot and crew manage to save all 155 aboard. A true miracle we all watched on…

Jean says:

Bravo to Sully, and Tom Hanks for a wonderful story. Really an amazing story. Having worked as a flight attendant for over a decade I have great appreciation for the responsibility the captain feels toward his crew, and passengers,(you will see this in Sully, and every other pilot flying commercial aircraft); and the crew toward the passengers.Flight crews train every year for water landings, and we used to believe the possibility of survival was near zero. The movie very subtly comments on that with glances, and inflections. Now Sully’s landing…

Jill Meyer says:

Excellent performance by Tom Hanks… “Sully”, the movie produced and directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Tom Hanks, is the story of 208 seconds of a man’s life. It’s also the story of 208 seconds of 154 other souls’ lives. The movie is not a long one – 97 minutes – but Eastwood has put together a masterful show of how one man’s instincts and judgement can come together at one crucial moment to perform what amounted to a “miracle”. Of course, Captain Chesley Sullenberger was helped by his co-pilot and crew, and…

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