July 25, 1997
Genre(s): Action, Thriller
After delivering a stirring speech on the US policy of zero tolerance for demands by terrorists, President James Marshall (Harrison Ford) is heading home in Air Force One with his wife and daughter when hijackers, led by Ivan Korshunov (Gary Oldman), take over the plane. Their plan: Exchange the President for their rebel leader, held in a Russian prison. Their plans are foiled when the President’s escape pod is ejected from the plane and they believe he escaped. The hijackers determine to kill one hostage every 30 minutes until their leader is released. Unbeknownst to them, President Marshall is still onboard, trying to stage his own coup over the hijackers. Once he is captured, will he give in to their demands in order to save his own family?