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By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Tense, formulaic, action-packed thriller set on a plane.

Movie PG-13 2014 107 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 14+

Non stop

It's great movie .But I think this is not for kids .

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 12+


Violence 7/10: Disturbing and constant (or non-stop) Sex 4/10: Some passionate kissing and sexting. Profanity 6/10: Gritty and salty and non-stop, uses of sh-t, ass, dick, bitch, damn, goddamn, hell, and much more, plus one use of f--k. Drugs 5/10: He smokes and drinks heavily throughout the movie. One briefcase full of cocaine is shown(it's hiding a bomb)

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8 ):
Kids say (39 ):

Liam Neeson is a great actor -- so much so that he elevates what is essentially forgettable material. It doesn't hurt that Julianne Moore's in the cast, too, though it really does feel as if the two are slumming it. You watch them give the movie their all and everyone pales in comparison. It's maddening. Maddening because the film does an excellent job heightening the tension. It feels almost as if the calamity is happening in real time. (If you're at all afraid of flying, prepare to be triggered.)

But although the plane on this NON-STOP flight hurtles at a breakneck pace, the film itself barely makes it to the arrival gate with momentum intact. A better explanation for all the villainy could have made sitting through all the turbulence worthwhile.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: February 28, 2014
  • On DVD or streaming: June 10, 2014
  • Cast: Liam Neeson , Julianne Moore
  • Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
  • Inclusion Information: Female actors
  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Run time: 107 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: intense sequences of action and violence, some language, sensuality and drug references
  • Last updated: June 20, 2023

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