Lists: Drama, Historical

Brief Synopsis: "On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career."

Overall Ranking: 1225 (Rank from 2016: # 50)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 42.86%
Regular 28.57%
Half-Popped 28.57%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Darren of Movie Reviews 10192
Lisa Marie Bowman90 - One of the best of the year so far.
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Bryan Lienesch90 - An intense and fascinating story about how everyone -- even annointed heroes -- have their hills to climb.
Often Off Topic Allie Adkins80(full review)
Minnesota Man65 - Hanks is first class but this is an economy flight.
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Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
David Baruffi61(full review)

People Involved

  • Tom Hanks (Chesley Sully Sullenberger)
  • Aaron Eckhart (Jeff Skiles)
  • Laura Linney (Lorraine Sullenberger)
  • Anna Gunn (Elizabeth Davis)
  • Autumn Reeser (Tess Soza)
  • Holt McCallany (Mike Cleary)
  • Mike OMalley (Charles Porter)
  • Jamey Sheridan (Ben Edwards)
  • Jerry Ferrara (Michael Delaney)
  • Molly Hagan (Doreen Welsh)
  • Max Adler (Jimmy Stefanik)
  • Sam Huntington (Jeff Kolodjay)
  • Wayne Bastrup (Brian Kelly)
  • Valerie Mahaffey (Diane Higgins)
  • Jeff Kober (L. T. Cook)
  • Chris Bauer (Larry Rooney)
  • Katie Couric (Herself)
  • Michael Rapaport (Pete the Bartender)
  • Jane Gabbert (Sheila Dail)
  • Vince Lombardi (himself)
  • Cooper Thornton (Jim Whitaker)
  • Noelle Fink (Emma Cowan)
  • Lynn Marocola (NYC Police Officer)
  • Doris McCarthy (Passenger 12B)
  • Purva Bedi (Gurisman)
  • Justin Michael Woods (EMT)
  • Christopher Curry (Rob Kolodjay)
  • Blake Jones (Sully (16 Years Old))
  • Grant Roberts (Luis Salerno)
  • Marc Chouen (ESU)
  • Laura Lundy Wheale (Journaliste #1)
  • Kamron Leal (Reporter)
  • Laura Lundy Wheale (Reporter)
  • Graham Sibley (Carlo Alfonso)
  • Michael Joseph Donlan (Passager secouru)
  • Shaun Rey (EMT)
  • Tommy McInnis (EMT)
  • Kelly L. Moran (Pam Seagle)
  • Kyle Julian Graham (EMT)
  • Ann Cusack (Donna Dent)
  • Patch Darragh (Patrick)
  • Frank Marshall (Director)