TMDB Rating 8.5
IMDB Rating 8.3


Revenue: $0

Budget: $0

Profit: - $0

Movie Details

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Status: Released

Average Rating: 9

Release Date: Nov 20, 1980


Run Time: 1h 40m

Original Language: English

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An aging Bette Davis is a flight instructor at an old Texas airport. When a young girl in a wheelchair finds the airport by watching gliders fly, she decides she wants to learn how to fly. Davis teaches her to fly with some special controls compensating for her handicap. Howard Hessman is a aircraft repair service trying desperately to get an old airplane back in the air. The three, together, put the young girl and the old plane up in the air.

Main Cast

Bette Davis

Bette Davis

Billie Dupree

Age : 81 | Popularity : 13%

Howard Hesseman

Howard Hesseman

Koup Trenton

Age : 80 | Popularity : 9%

Marion Ross

Marion Ross

Natalie Ward

Age : 91 | Popularity : 7%

Clu Gulager

Clu Gulager

Steve Ward

Age : 91 | Popularity : 3%

Ben Marley

Ben Marley

Scott Billings

Age : N/A | Popularity : 3%

Lisa Whelchel

Lisa Whelchel

Lisa Ward

Age : 56 | Popularity : 3%


Department Role Name
Directing Director
Ron Howard
Ron Howard
Writing Writer
Nancy Sackett
Nancy Sackett
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