Con Air

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Con Air is a 1997 American action crime film directed by Simon West, written by Scott Rosenberg, and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.wikipedia
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Jerry Bruckheimer

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Con Air is a 1997 American action crime film directed by Simon West, written by Scott Rosenberg, and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
Some of his best-known films include Flashdance, Top Gun, The Rock, Con Air, Armageddon, Enemy of the State, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, and the Beverly Hills Cop, Bad Boys, Pirates of the Caribbean, and National Treasure franchises.

Steve Buscemi

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The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
He has starred in films such as Parting Glances, New York Stories, Mystery Train, Reservoir Dogs, Desperado, Con Air, Armageddon, The Grey Zone, Ghost World, Big Fish, and The Death of Stalin.

John Malkovich

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The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
He has appeared in more than 70 films, including The Killing Fields (1984), Empire of the Sun (1987), Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Of Mice and Men (1992), Mulholland Falls (1996), Con Air (1997), Rounders (1998), Being John Malkovich (1999), Shadow of the Vampire (2000), Ripley's Game (2002), Johnny English (2003), Burn After Reading (2008), Red (2010), Warm Bodies (2013), and Bird Box (2018), Velvet Buzzsaw (2019), as well as producing films such as Ghost World (2001), Juno (2007), and The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012).

Nicolas Cage

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The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
Cage received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as an alcoholic Hollywood writer in Leaving Las Vegas (1995) before coming to the attention of wider audiences with mainstream films, such as The Rock (1996), Face/Off (1997), Con Air (1997), Snake Eyes (1998) and City of Angels (1998).

Mykelti Williamson

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The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
Michael T. "Mykelti" Williamson (born March 4, 1957) is an American actor best known for his roles in the films Forrest Gump and Con Air, and the television shows Boomtown, 24, and Justified.

Rachel Ticotin

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The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
She has appeared in films such as Fort Apache, The Bronx; Total Recall, Falling Down, and Con Air.

Danny Trejo

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The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
His films include Heat (1995), Con Air (1997), and Desperado (1995), the last with frequent collaborator Robert Rodriguez.

Ving Rhames

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The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
He also appeared in Jacob's Ladder (1990), Dave (1993), Striptease (1996), Don King: Only in America (1997), Rosewood (1997), Con Air (1997), Bringing Out the Dead (1999), Baby Boy (2001), Dawn of the Dead (2004), Day of the Dead (2008), Piranha 3D (2010), and Father Figures (2017).

Dave Chappelle

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The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
Chappelle has appeared in several films, including Mel Brooks's Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), The Nutty Professor (1996), Con Air (1997), You've Got Mail (1998), Blue Streak (1999), Undercover Brother (2002), Chi-Raq (2015), and A Star Is Born (2018).

Monica Potter

The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
She is known for her starring roles in the films Con Air (1997), Patch Adams (1998), and Along Came a Spider (2001).

José Zúñiga

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The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
Zúñiga, born in Honduras, is known for his roles in films such as Alive, Ransom, Con Air, Fresh, Crooklyn, Next Stop Wonderland and Twilight.

Nick Chinlund

The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
Chinlund has starred in big-screen movies including Tears of the Sun (2003), Con Air (1997), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), directed by David Twohy, who also directed Chinlund in the underwater thriller Below (2002), and Ultraviolet (2006).

Colm Meaney

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The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.

M. C. Gainey

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Michael Connor Gainey (born January 18, 1948) is an American actor known for his appearances in Lost and Con Air.

John Cusack

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The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.

Renoly Santiago

Renoly Santiago (born March 15, 1974) is a Puerto Rican actor, singer and writer known for his appearances in films such as Dangerous Minds, Hackers and Con Air, and in television series such as Touched by an Angel and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Touchstone Pictures

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Con Air was released theatrically on June 6, 1997 by Touchstone Pictures and was a box office success, grossing over $224 million against a production budget of $75 million.
His Touchstone titles include The Ref, Con Air, Armageddon, Enemy of the State, Gone in 60 Seconds, Coyote Ugly, and Pearl Harbor.

Jesse Borrego

The film stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich, with Steve Buscemi, Colm Meaney, Mykelti Williamson, Rachel Ticotin, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Dave Chappelle, Nick Chinlund, Jesse Borrego, Jose Zuniga, and Monica Potter in supporting roles.
In addition to performing on stage and in films such as Mi Vida Loca, Follow Me Home, New York Stories, and Con Air, he began Lupita Productions in 1990.

Steve Eastin

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Eastin is best known for appearing in such films as Field of Dreams (1989), Con Air (1997) and A Man Apart (2003), where he developed a reputation as the tough guy with a heart of gold underneath.

Fairchild C-123 Provider

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While in prison, Poe communicates with Tricia and his newborn daughter Casey through letters; eight years later, he is paroled and takes a flight to Alabama on board the Jailbird, a Fairchild C-123 Provider converted into a flying prison transport. While most of the interiors of the Fairchild C-123 Provider transport aircraft were filmed in Hollywood Center Studios soundstage #7, Wendover Airport in Utah, as the stand in for the fictional Lerner Airfield, was used for the C-123 flying and taxi scenes.
A C-123K (54-709), N709RR (since destroyed in a crash in 2010) was prominently featured in the action film Con Air (1997); other C-123s appeared in Air America (1990), Outbreak (1995), Operation Dumbo Drop (1995) and American Made (2017), none of which were used in Operation Ranch Hand.

Wendover Airport

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While most of the interiors of the Fairchild C-123 Provider transport aircraft were filmed in Hollywood Center Studios soundstage #7, Wendover Airport in Utah, as the stand in for the fictional Lerner Airfield, was used for the C-123 flying and taxi scenes.
Several flying scenes for the 1997 movie Con Air were filmed at Wendover, using a Fairchild C-123K Provider.

Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System

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The film borrows its title from the nickname of the Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System.

How Do I Live

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The film featured the Diane Warren-penned LeAnn Rimes hit single "How Do I Live", performed by Trisha Yearwood for the film.
It was also performed by Trisha Yearwood, and Yearwood's version was used in the soundtrack of the film Con Air.

Mark Mancina

Mancina has worked primarily as a composer for Hollywood soundtracks, such as his collaboration with Trevor Rabin on the soundtrack for Con Air.