The untold story behind the miracle on the Hudson.

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09 Sep, 2016
1 hrs 37 mins
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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.

The film has been shot almost entirely with Digital IMAX cameras.
Verdict: Exceptional and highly realistic portrayal of a real-life event. Movies love to portray real-life events, especially if they are worth reliving. The Titanic, 12 Years a Slave, The Wolf of Wall Street, Dallas Buyers Club, All the President's Men are just a few examples of such movies. Notice how all of these films []... ...Read full review
Brace, brace, bracehead down, stay down!" - This was the message air-hostesses relayed to passengers aboard US Airways flight 1549 moments after it took off from New York`s LaGuardia Airport. Multiple bird strikes destroyed both engines of that aircraft at only 2800 feet, causing a forced water landing. It is, of course, unprecedented; an incident that pilots aren`t trained for. Tom Hanks is Captain Chesley `Sully` Sullenberger, who manages the seemingly impossible. Sully recounts the real events that took place on January 15, 2009. The film also explores the aftermath of the event. ...Read full review
Chelsey Sully Sullenberger is an all-American hero, just the way Clint Eastwood likes them. An unassuming, quiet family man of unshakeable beliefs, and an accidental hero who does the job when called upon to do so. ...Read full review
On January 15, 2009, Captain Chesley Sully Sullenberger landed a plane on the Hudson River in New York. Both its engines had been destroyed after the aircraft hit a flock of geese just 3 minutes into the flight. There were 155 souls on board. It was all over in 208 seconds. ...Read full review



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