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USA: DreamWorks Distribution
UK: UIP (UK)
Cast: Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stanley Tucci, Chi McBride, Diego Luna, Barry Shabaka Henley, Kumar Pallana, Zoë Saldana, Eddie Jones, Jude Ciccolella, Corey Reynolds, Guillermo Diaz, Rini Bell, Stephen Mendel, Valera Nikolaev, Michael Nouri, Ana Maria Quintana, Bob Morrisey, Sasha Spielberg, Susan Slome, Mik Scriba, James Ishida, Carlease Burke, Stephon Fuller, Dan Finnerty, Anastasia Basil, Lydia Blanco, Joseph Davis, Tonya Ivey, Kevin Mukherji, John Eddins, Kenneth Choi, Cas Anvar, Conrad Pla, Danette Mackay, Ian Finlay, Janique Kearns, Eddie Santiago, Kevin Ryder, Dusan Dukic, Mark Ivanir, Matt Holland, Benny Golson, Buster Williams, Mike Ledonne, Carl Allen, Scott Adsit, Robert Covarrubias, Terry Haig, Jeff Michael, Dilva Henry, Michelle Arthur, Thinh Truong, Sandrine Kwan, Carl Alacchi, Tanya Van Blokland, Evelyne De La Cheneliere, Laurie Meghan Phelps
Director: Steven Spielberg
UK: 128 mins
USA Rated: PG-13 for brief language and drug references
UK Certificate: 12A contains moderate language and sex references
USA Release Date: 18 June 2004
UK Release Date: 3 September 2004
Academy AwardŽ winners Tom Hanks (PHILADELPHIA, FORREST GUMP) and Catherine Zeta-Jones (CHICAGO) star in THE TERMINAL, under the direction of Academy AwardŽ-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg (SCHINDLER'S LIST, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN).
THE TERMINAL tells the story of Viktor Navorski (Tom Hanks), a visitor to New York City from Eastern Europe, whose homeland erupts in a fiery coup while he is in the air en route to America. Stranded at John F Kennedy International Airport with a passport from nowhere, he is unauthorized to actually enter the United States and must improvise his days and nights in the terminal's international transit lounge until the war at home is over.
As the weeks and months stretch on, Viktor finds the compressed universe of the terminal to be a richly complex world of absurdity, generosity, ambition, amusement, status, serendipity and even romance with a beautiful flight attendant named Amelia (Catherine Zeta-Jones). But Viktor has long worn out his welcome with airport official Frank Dixon (Stanley Tucci), who considers him a bureaucratic glitch, a problem he cannot control but wants desperately to erase.