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Sky Kids (2008)

The Flyboys (original title)
Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob.

Director:

Rocco DeVilliers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesse James ... Jason McIntyre
Reiley McClendon ... Kyle Barrett
Stephen Baldwin ... Silvio Esposito
Tom Sizemore ... Angelo Esposito
J. Todd Adams J. Todd Adams ... Lenny Drake
Dallen Gettling Dallen Gettling ... Ed Thomas
Jennifer Slimko ... Samantha Barrett
Robert Costanzo ... Carmine
Vince Cecere ... Manny
Frank D'Amico Frank D'Amico ... Sal
Harrison Young ... Grandpa Thomas
Blaire Baron ... Susan Thomas
Tommy Hinkley ... John McIntyre
Joanne Baron ... Ms. Poulson
Dylan Kasch Dylan Kasch ... Rick
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Storyline

Two kids from a small town accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob. Written by DCP

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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For the first time in their lives, they're trying to get grounded.


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sky Kids See more »

Filming Locations:

Hurricane, Utah, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Dark Coast Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Although filmed in Utah and Nevada, the film is set in Arizona: the cars have Arizona license plates (at 01:32:08, 10:50, 21:31, 45:21, 01:18:49 and 01:27:32 in 99 minute version) and the boys land on Highway 89 near Cooper, Arizona (in newspaper at 01:29:46 in 99 minute version). See more »

Goofs

When Kyle and Jason are playing in the "dungeon" with Angelo and all three are on the sofa with Kyle on top of Angleo as Angelo's bodyguard comes into the room, you can see Kyle's blue underwear (at 56:03 and 56:08 to 56:10 in 99 minute version). Later, when Lenny pulls Kyle out of the trunk (boot) of the car at the airport, he has white underwear (at 01:12:48 to 01:12:50). See more »

Quotes

Silvio Esposito: [reminiscing] Remember when we were kids? You used to have that 8 track player; you never let me touch it? Then, one night, mom and dad had been fighting again and I got so scared you'd knew the only way I'd calm down is if you'd let me listen.
Angelo Esposito: Bad Company. Number one album of the year. 1974.
Silvio Esposito: Bad Company. I fell asleep listening to that music, thinking my big brother was always going to look out for me.
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Alternate Versions

The foreign version of the film is 20 minutes shorter than the US Theatrical Release version. This version was created to be more suitable for television markets. See more »

Connections

Featured in States of Grace (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Another Town
Written by Matt Rohr and Kent Sparling
Performed by Riis Spargo
Courtesy of the Jicama Salad Company
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See it! (if you can find it)
17 April 2008 | by lulu2510See all my reviews

I saw this movie at the Riverside Film Festival and was shocked to find out it has not been released nationwide because it was not picked up by the big studios for distribution. They (the Hollywood types) are so out of touch as far as knowing what the average movie-goer is looking for - they made a big mistake passing on this movie. It's a wonderful film and had a little of everything (with the exception of graphic violence and sex!)- action, suspense, romance, intrigue, etc. I found myself laughing, crying, cheering, clapping, and enjoying the roller-coaster ride of emotions to the very end. It's definitely a must-see for every age group.


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