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Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight (1994)

In 1928, Amelia Earhart gains fame by undertaking a transatlantic flight as a passenger. In 1937, she and her navigator Fred Noonan undertake her longest flight: a round-the-world attempt. However, the plane disappears in the process.

Director:

Yves Simoneau

Writers:

Doris L. Rich (source material book "Amelia Earhart: A Biography"), Anna Sandor
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Keaton ... Amelia Earhart
Rutger Hauer ... Fred Noonan
Bruce Dern ... George Putnam
Paul Guilfoyle ... Paul Mantz
David Carpenter ... Harry Manning
Denis Arndt ... Joseph Laughlin
Diana Bellamy ... Mrs. Atkinson
Heather Lauren Olson Heather Lauren Olson ... Teenage Girl Fan
Don Bloomfield Don Bloomfield ... Sid Smith
Nancy Lenehan ... Radio Show Hostess
Newell Alexander ... Radio Show Sound Effects Man
Warren Munson ... President Elliot
Marilyn Rockafellow Marilyn Rockafellow ... Mrs. Elliot
Hansford Rowe ... Purdue Male Guest
Edith Fields ... Purdue Female Guest #1
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Storyline

A telling of the story of the famous U.S. aviatrix Amelia Earhart who attempted to fly solo around the world in 1937. She disappeared during the process. Written by Nasser <NasKU@aol.com>

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Her life was a legend ... Her disappearance remains a mystery.


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Rainha do Ar See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Avenue Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

While Earhart and Noonan are over Africa, the left engines starts to backfire severely, so Earhart makes an emergency landing. In the next scene, the plane is shown taking off without any problems. Not explained are what caused the backfiring, where the landing was made, who fixed the engine, and what kind of repair was done. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) See more »

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hogwash
7 April 2002 | by dtucker86See all my reviews

This movie is a real insult to a brave woman. It is just lies and slander all the way through. I cannot believe it was even made it is so base and false. Amelia was a true heroine and a pioneer who paved the way for other woman pilots. I cannot believe that ridiculous story that she was spying for the government! Amelia and Fred were involved in an aircraft accident, it is that simple. There is a man named Elgin Long who has spent years researching the case and I think he found the answer. Due to a combination of empty fuel tanks, faulty navigation and exhaustion, Amelia's plane went down in the sea about a hundred miles from tiny Howland Island. The impact alone probably killed them both, even if it hadn't the plane would have sunk like a rock within minutes.


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