Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold his principles - and the integrity of the nation.

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  1. Andrew W. Marlowe


  2. Wolfgang Petersen


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  1. Harrison Ford

    Harrison Ford

    President James Marshall

  2. Gary Oldman

    Gary Oldman

    Ivan Korshunov

  3. Glenn Close

    Glenn Close

    Vice President Kathryn Bennett

  4. Wendy Crewson

    Wendy Crewson

    Grace Marshall

  5. William H. Macy

    William H. Macy

    Major Caldwell

  6. Jürgen Prochnow

    Jürgen Prochnow

    General Ivan Radek

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget $85,000,000.00

Revenue $315,156,409.00

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Release Information

  • July 25, 1997
    R, Theatrical
  • February 10, 1998
    R, Physical
  • June 2, 2009
    R, Physical



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