Captain Chesley, a US pilot, makes an emergency landing on the Hudson River after his plane is hit by a flock of birds. However, an investigation into the matter proves to be fatal to his career.
Director: Clint Eastwood
Writer: Todd Komarnicki
As comfortingly workmanlike as its protagonist, Sully makes solid use of typically superlative work from its star and director to deliver a quietly stirring tribute to an everyday hero.
Surprisingly short, Sully, is a fine little gem of a film, not as sweeping in scope as some of Eastwood's films but probably one of his best. | Full Review...
Tom Hanks was fantastic as the stoic pilot turned reluctant hero whose brave decision saved hundreds of lives. | Full Review...
Sully is a feel-good movie about a guy who deserves hero worship, but it is also, unfortunately, a bit of a bore. | Full Review...
Tagline: The Untold Story Behind the Miracle on the Hudson.
Motion Picture Rating: PG-13
Genres: biography, drama
Categories: pilot, aviation, water landing, airplane accident, hudson river, new york cityscape, bird strike, year 2009, reference to 9 11, flight simulation, board of inquiry, co pilot, flight controller
Editor: Blu Murray
Casting: Geoffrey Miclat
Director of photography: Tom Stern
Original music composer: Christian Jacob
Costume design: Deborah Hopper
Production design: James J. Murakami
Runtime: 96 min
Sound Mix: Dolby Atmos, 12-Track Digital Sound, Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1