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Viktor Navorksi (Tom Hanks) falls into a bureaucratic crack in the system when his plane lands at New York's JFK airport from the... Read More
Viktor Navorksi (Tom Hanks) falls into a bureaucratic crack in the system when his plane lands at New York's JFK airport from the fictitious country of Krakozhia. Unbeknownst to Navorski, his country fell prey to a military coup while he was in flight, causing it to be wiped from the map. This effectively renders his passport null and void, meaning he cannot legally enter America, nor return to his now nonexistent home. Barely able to speak English, the hapless Navorski is offered a sanctuary of sorts by kindly staff who allow him to freely inhabit the airport. With little money to his name, Navorski has to quickly shed his feelings of displacement, confusion, and alienation to survive. Fortunately he has a resourceful nature, and makes a meager amount of money for food by returning baggage carts. As time passes he becomes more comfortable with his surroundings, even finding time to pursue a passing stewardess, Amelia (Catherine Zeta-Jones), who has captured his heart. But airport denizens such as custom... Minimize
Product Review Summary
53 Reviews from Epinions.com
Jun 21, 2004
Leavin' On a Jet Plane, Don't Know When He'll Be Back Again
Pros: Hanks, interesting concept, great supporting cast
Cons: somewhat unsatisfying resolution with Amelia
I love Tom Hanks in almost every movie he does, and The Terminal allows him to present a character almost as lovable as Forrest. Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 1, 2004
The Terminal : A very strong romantic comedy with meaning.
Pros: Insightful writing, very good visuals, award worthy acting
Cons: A little too long, an unexplained character flaw
The Terminal is a wonderful surprise. The quality of the writing, directing and acting pulls you from the reality that you are watching a movie about an airport terminal. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 29, 2004
Pros: An amazing cast.
Cons: Parts are too unbelievable.
"The Terminal" makes you appreciate being stuck in an airport for only an hour's time. Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 6, 2004
Only Capra Could've Done it Better
Pros: Hanks, Characters, Script, Direction
Cons: Tucci character never fully realized
Leave your old pal cynicism at the door and sit back as the lights go out for a charming story with a memorable character. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 18, 2004
Getting stuck at the terminal doesn't seem that bad anymore
Pros: Tom Hanks; other characters were great; engrossing premise; a funny, yet good hearted movie
Cons: A little too long
This feel good movie is bound to put a smile upon your face, but will also have you laughing at well. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 15, 2004
One of Spielberg's and Hanks' finest hours
Pros: Richly realized setting and characters
Cons: A bland, expository opening
Sweet, heartfelt, and warmly funny Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 25, 2005
Could be in my top 10 list of best movies
Pros: Stanley Tucci,Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg
I would recommend this movie to just about anyone because there's stuff in it for everyone. Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 23, 2004
Spielberg and Hanks pull it off again!
Pros: Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones. It's hilarious and feel-good, but serious too.
Cons: Perhaps the ending is a bit anticlimatic
Maybe I'm just a fan of weird feel-good movies. I dunno. But I loved this one, it was clever and poignant. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 26, 2004
I SAW IT TWICE. WOULD SEE IT AGAIN
Pros: HOW Viktor Navorski BROUGHT OUT THE BEST IN PEOPLE
Cons: The Love interest stuff could of been more and the ending to short
A Refreshing, heart warming story how one man can bring the best out in people. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 13, 2004
America is Closed!!!!!!!!
Pros: Speilberg, Hanks and Zeta Jones do not disappoint.
Cons: The fact that more movies are not as good. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 23, 2004
Pros: Overall movie was superb to say the least!
Cons: nothing Read More at Epinions.com