• 2016
  • PG-13
  • 96 min
  • USA
  • biography, drama

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

Stars: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Anna Gunn, Autumn Reeser

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.

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  • Clint Eastwood
    Clint Eastwood
    Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American film actor, director, producer, composer and politician. Following his breakthrough role on the TV series Rawhide (1959 - 1965), Eastwood starred as the Man with No Name in Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy of spaghetti westerns (A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly) in the 1960s, and as...

Main Cast


  • Cate Marquis (We Are Movie Geeks)

    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...

  • Allison Rose (FlickDirect)

    Tom Hanks was fantastic as the stoic pilot turned reluctant hero whose brave decision saved hundreds of lives. | Full Review...

  • Chris McCoy (Memphis Flyer)

    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


Producer: Clint Eastwood, Frank Marshall, Tim Moore, Allyn Stewart

Editor: Blu Murray

Casting: Geoffrey Miclat

Director of photography: Tom Stern

Original music composer: Christian Jacob

Costume design: Deborah Hopper

Executive producer: Bruce Berman, Kipp Nelson

Production design: James J. Murakami

Sound: Bub Asman, Alan Robert Murray

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 96 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Sound Mix: Dolby Atmos, 12-Track Digital Sound, Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Color: Color