The Flight of the Phoenix | 1964

Adaptation, Adventure
When their plane crashes in the Sahara desert, the survivors - some businessmen and some British military officers - must find a way to survive the sun, the lack of water, and marauding Arabs. Somehow, they manage to ...more
Director: Robert Aldrich
Awards: 2 Oscar nominations. Another 3 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Frank Towns

Actor

... Lew Moran

Actor

... Captain Harris

Actor

... Heinrich Dorfmann

Actor

... Trucker Cobb

Actor

... Crow

Actor

... Sgt Watson

Actor

... Dr Renaud

Actor

... Standish

Actor

... Bellamy

Actor

... Gabriele

Actor

... Carlos

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Synopsis

When their plane crashes in the Sahara desert, the survivors - some businessmen and some British military officers - must find a way to survive the sun, the lack of water, and marauding Arabs. Somehow, they manage to repair the plane, using one engine, and take the risk that it will get them out of there.

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