Wrongly imprisoned Cameron Poe, who's just about to get out and reunite with his wife and daughter he's never seen. He just happens to be put on a plane to his release location with the most vicious criminals ever, headlined by lethal Cyrus 'The Virus' Grissom. En route, Cyrus stages a coup, takes over the flying transport and dubs it 'Con Air.' Desperate to reunite with his family, Poe gets in touch with what will prove to be his only friend in the air or on the ground, United States Marshall Vince Larkin and bargains to single handedly stop the cons in exchange for ensuring his safe reunion with his loved ones. But the prisoners aren't going to be very cooperative in that respect.
U.S. Marshal Vince Larkin
Cyrus 'The Virus' Grissom
Production Budget - $75,000,000
Domestic Gross - $101,117,573 (15th)
Worldwide Gross - $224,012,234 (17th)
Domestic Adjusted for 2013 - $179,764,574
Worldwide Adjusted for 2013 - $398,243,972
1. One wrong flight can ruin your whole day
2. Get Ready To Fly
3. Buckle Up!
4. They were deadly on the ground. Now they have wings.
5. Welcome to Con Air.
Filming locations include:
Figueroa, Los Angeles, California
Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah
Hollywood Center Studios, Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California
Academy Awards Nominations:
2. Original Song
1. Best original Song - "How Do I Live Without You"
Other production companies:
Jerry Bruckheimer Films
Hiett Designs of Las Vegas
Buena Vista (distributor)
An 'extended' version of the movie runs 8 minutes longer.