12 certificateThe High and the Mighty is a Film programme that first aired in 1954 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

The High and the Mighty is a 4 star programme

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The High and the Mighty (1954)

Directed by
William A. Wellman

A forerunner of the big-budget Hollywood disaster films, this tale concerns a flight from Hawaii to California which runs into trouble over the Pacific when an engine fails. While the pilot prepares for a likely crash landing, the passengers caught up in the drama reassess their lives.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 160 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1954

4/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for John WayneJohn Wayne...Dan Roman
Claire Trevor...May Holst
Laraine Day...Lydia Rice
Image for Robert StackRobert Stack...John Sullivan
Jan Sterling...Sally McKee
Phil Harris...Ed Joseph
Robert Newton...Gustave Pardee
David Brian...Ken Childs
Paul Kelly...Donald Flaherty
Sidney Blackmer...Humphrey Agnew
Julie Bishop...Lillian Pardee
Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez...Gonzales
John Alexis Howard...Howard Rice
Wally Brown...Lenny Wilby navigator
William Campbell...Hobie Wheeler