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‘Plane’: 5 Reasons Why This Gerard Butler Action-Thriller Is A Must-Watch

‘Plane’, the gritty action-thriller film directed by Jean-François Richet and starring Gerard Butler in the lead role, is in theatres now. Here’s why the movie is a definite must-watch.


Gerard Butler In A Still From 'Plane'

A war-torn island, a crashing plane and a life-or-death situation - the white-knuckle action movie ‘Plane’ promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seat, and bite their nails with every frame. From the producers of ‘Angel Has Fallen’ and ‘Greenland’, ‘Plane’ starring Gerard Butler is sure to give you an adrenaline rush as Brodie Torrance (Gerard Butler) is rushed into a situation where every minute matters battling murderous pirates and hostile terrain.

This high-octane action thriller is nothing short of a suspenseful and turbulent ride making you feel every notch of it on the big screen. Taut action and whirligig of thrills, here are 5 reasons why you must watch ‘Plane’:


Solid Narrative Structure

Screenwriters Charles Cumming and J.P. David provide a solid narrative structure, mostly avoiding cliches save for some stereotypical characterizations. Infusing some genuine emotions into the fast-paced proceedings, Plane is unlike any other survival drama with an impactful storyline creating a three-dimensional world and does not rely only on the protagonist of the movie.

Breathtaking Action Sequences

Drilling the action sequences with spatial coherency that makes them genuinely exciting, director Jean-Francois Richet orchestrates the violent mayhem with impressive skill. With blazing guns and power-packed hand fights, every frame ends on a high note added with Gerard Butler and Mike Colter’s absolutely contagious energies.


Stoic Heroism

Gerard Butler is seen embodying his role as a pilot beautifully. Doing justice to his character, Gerard Butler’s worn-in quality is only improving with time. The actor sheds his stardom and embraces the role effortlessly. In the movie to follow he embodies the patent Hollywood action star who saves the day and gets shot by a bullet right in the end.

Will Keep You On The Edge Of Your Seats

With no mark of predictability, the movie takes some interesting twists making it far from what you are expecting. With a plane and a pilot, the movie delivers plenty of predicaments and a satisfying thrill ride that arrives with time to spare.

Has A Hint Of 90’s Action Thrillers

'Plane' is a throwback to the ’90s action flicks reminding you of the golden era of action movies. With the crisp storyline, the heroic protagonist and a bunch of bad boys, the movie kicks in the nostalgia factor with the master of ’90s flicks Gerard Butler, at the helm of it.