Murder on Flight 502

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  • TV-PG
  • 1975
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 5.3  (713)

Murder on Flight 502 is a classic thriller movie from 1975 that has captivated audiences for decades. This tense, gripping film follows a fated plane journey from Athens to New York that quickly turns sour when several of the passengers mysteriously die. The plot thickens as the remaining passengers and their captain try to solve the murders before landing at their destination.

The movie opens with the passengers boarding the Trans Global Airlines Flight 502, described as a short but grueling journey that will take the passengers more than 14 hours. The passengers come from different backgrounds and walk of life, including an aging movie star (Fernando Lamas), a wealthy manipulative businessman (Robert Stack), a young hippie couple (Sondra Locke and Roy Thinnes), and a lonely widow (Brooke Adams). The aircraft's captain, played by Ralph Bellamy, is a skilled veteran whose competence is soon tested by the unfolding tragedy.

As the flight progresses to its first stop in Rome, several passengers begin to experience mysterious health problems, which eerily mirror the symptoms displayed by those who have already passed away. As the death toll begins to rise, tensions on board reach an all-time high, and the passengers begin to suspect each other of being the murderer. They start to form alliances, and they each reveal their secrets as they work together to try and figure out who the killer is.

Polly Bergen, who plays a sharp-elbowed reporter on the flight, serves as the film's primary detective, using her cunning investigative skills to track down clues and piece together the different threads of the mystery. Meanwhile, Theodore Bikel portrays a quirky, mysterious diplomat who has a few secrets of his own.

As the flight progresses, tensions on board continue to escalate, and the passengers must navigate a dizzying array of red herrings to try and solve the case. The claustrophobic confines of the aircraft only add to the sense of unease and suspense, as the passengers are left with little room to escape from whoever might be seeking to do them harm.

Murder on Flight 502 ultimately delivers a thrilling conclusion as the remaining passengers race against the clock to solve the murders before they run out of time. With a cast that delivers standout performances across the board, this timeless thriller will keep you guessing until the very end. With its exciting plot and memorable characters, Murder on Flight 502 is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys classic murder mysteries, suspenseful thrillers, or tense, high-stakes dramas.

Murder on Flight 502 is a 1975 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3.

Murder on Flight 502
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    1 hr 37 min
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    5.3  (713)