Flightplan Synopsis
Kyle Pratt boards a plane to New York with her young daughter who vanishes while Kyle sleeps.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A tense, concise and elegantly shot film.
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88

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
For at least two-thirds of its length, all elements combine for a taut thriller, a Hitchcockian exercise in suspense pitting human frailty...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie's excellence comes from Foster's performance as a resourceful and brave woman; from Bean, Sarsgaard and the members of the cabin...
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Doesn't have its heroine's conviction. It'd be better if it had.
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63

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Jodie Foster's fiercely intelligent performance drives this disappointing thriller, whose taut, carefully constructed first half is sadly...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Since Foster plays warming-up-for-a-straitjacket panic with a clenched intensity rare to behold in a Hollywood actress, I, for one, was...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The plot is contingent on everything going perfectly in ways no one can possibly predict, right down to the most outlandish happenstance of...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
There is something really nasty about this cold, calculating exercise in mob psychology and human venality.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
This B-list thriller portrays air crews as inept, at best, and callous and cruel at worst.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Despite excellent elements - great actress, taut plot, slick visuals - Flightplan is like airplane food. No matter how good the ingredients...
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By about_that_movie....
Love it...really great movie...buy it!...

It's on DVD, but still good!

By tjisnmbaone
Great plot, and also a very good ending. Seen it, and loved it ever since....

Amazing.

By uleij
Probably one of my favorite movies. I loved the story line. The acting was great and Jodie Foster is amazing, just like all her movies....

An okay movie.

By panther96
The movie was good to watch, but the media hype didn't quite meet up to the actual storyline....

AMAZING

By deathlyhollows23
This movie was full of action and deception GO SEE IT!!!...

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Rated PG-13 | For violence and some intense plot material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Tense but riveting thriller, best for teens+.
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