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An infamous terrorist named Charles Rane (Creator/BrucePayne) has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Rane hijacks a commercial airline plane with a security specialist on board named John Cutter (Snipes). Now Cutter must fight back and stop Charles's {{Pun "Rane of terror"}} amongst the passengers.

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An infamous terrorist named Charles Rane (Creator/BrucePayne) has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Rane hijacks a commercial airline plane with a security specialist on board named John Cutter (Snipes). Now Cutter must fight back and stop Charles's {{Pun [[IncrediblyLamePun "Rane of terror"}} terror"]] amongst the passengers.


An infamous terrorist named Charles Rane (Creator/BrucePayne) has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Rane hijacks a commercial airline plane with a security specialist on board named John Cutter (Snipes). Now Cutter must fight back and stop Charles's "Rane of terror" amongst the passengers.

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An infamous terrorist named Charles Rane (Creator/BrucePayne) has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Rane hijacks a commercial airline plane with a security specialist on board named John Cutter (Snipes). Now Cutter must fight back and stop Charles's {{Pun "Rane of terror" terror"}} amongst the passengers.


* TheLostLenore: Cutter's wife Lisa. In the official soundtrack, the eponymous song is beautiful yet melancholic representing Cutter still not over her death.

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* TheLostLenore: Cutter's wife Lisa. In the official soundtrack, the eponymous song is beautiful yet melancholic representing Cutter is still not over her death.

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* TheLostLenore: Cutter's wife Lisa. In the official soundtrack, the eponymous song is beautiful yet melancholic representing Cutter still not over her death.

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* INeverSaidItWasPoison: How Vincent gives himself away: he says they should go along with whatever "Mister Rane" orders. He wouldn't know who had hijacked the plane since he was down in the hold the whole time. Not that it matters much, since he tries to knife John right after saying that.


* OnlySaneMan: Stuart Ramsey is the only one who points out how [[TooDumbToLive insanely stupid it was for the FBI to put ''the world's most dangerous plane hijacker'' on a ''plane'']].

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* OnlySaneMan: Stuart Ramsey is the only one who points out how [[TooDumbToLive insanely stupid it was for the FBI to put ''the put]] ''[[TooDumbToLive the world's most dangerous plane hijacker'' hijacker]]'' [[TooDumbToLive on a ''plane'']].a]] ''[[TooDumbToLive plane]]''.

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-->'''Cutter:''' My instincts are to wax your ass all over this floor!
-->'''Rane:''' Those are your emotions acting without the benefit of intellect.


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-->'''Rane:''' You hear that, Cutter? Douglas has a daughter who loves him very much. And until your interference, she had a father.


* BeautyIsBad: Creator/ElizabethHurley is Rane's [[MoreDeadlyThanTheMale female]] accomplice.



* OnlySaneMan: Stuart Ramsey is the only one who points out how [[TooDumbToLive insanely stupid it was for the FBI to put ''the world's most dangerous plane hijaacker'' on a ''plane'']].

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* OnlySaneMan: Stuart Ramsey is the only one who points out how [[TooDumbToLive insanely stupid it was for the FBI to put ''the world's most dangerous plane hijaacker'' hijacker'' on a ''plane'']].


This film, directed by Kevin Hooks and released in 1992, was the vehicle that solidified Creator/WesleySnipes' career as an action hero.

An infamous terrorist named Charles Rane (Bruce Payne) has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Rane hijacks a commercial airline plane with a security specialist on board named John Cutter (Snipes). Now Cutter must fight back and stop Charles's "Rane of terror" amongst the passengers.

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This film, directed by Kevin Hooks Creator/KevinHooks and released in 1992, was the vehicle that solidified Creator/WesleySnipes' career as an action hero.

An infamous terrorist named Charles Rane (Bruce Payne) (Creator/BrucePayne) has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Rane hijacks a commercial airline plane with a security specialist on board named John Cutter (Snipes). Now Cutter must fight back and stop Charles's "Rane of terror" amongst the passengers.


* FrenchJerk: Forget, one of Rane’s minions, is French.



* HonestCorporateExecutive: Stuart Ramsey, the CEO of Atlantic International Airlines.



* MadnessMantra: Charles Rane is not insane.

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* MadnessMantra: [[BlatantLies Charles Rane is not insane.]]


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* OnlySaneMan: Stuart Ramsey is the only one who points out how [[TooDumbToLive insanely stupid it was for the FBI to put ''the world's most dangerous plane hijaacker'' on a ''plane'']].


* WrongNameOutburst: Cutter accidentally refers to [[SexyStewardess Marti]] as "Lisa" in a heated moment. "Lisa" is actually Cutter's [[TheLostLenore dead wife]], killed in a convenience store robbery.

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* WrongNameOutburst: Cutter accidentally refers to addresses [[SexyStewardess Marti]] as "Lisa" in a heated moment. "Lisa" is actually Cutter's [[TheLostLenore dead wife]], killed in a convenience store robbery.

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* MadeOfExplodium: [[spoiler:When the terrorists reboard the plane,]] the mobile gangway collapses and bursts into flames.


* SoftSpokenSadist: Rane is very flat and deadpan throughout the film, only raising his voice once or twice even during the initial hijacking of the plane.

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* SoftSpokenSadist: Rane is very flat and deadpan throughout the film, only raising his voice once or twice even during the initial hijacking of the plane.twice.


* SoftSpokenSadist: Rane is very flat and deadpan throughout the film, only raising his voice once or twice. Even during the initial hijacking of the plane, he doesn't yell at anyone.

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* SoftSpokenSadist: Rane is very flat and deadpan throughout the film, only raising his voice once or twice. Even twice even during the initial hijacking of the plane, he doesn't yell at anyone.plane.


* FreudianExcuse: Rane had an abusive father, who he mentions [[SelfMadeOrphan died a violent death]].
* HannibalLecture: Rane is quite skilled at delivering these, browbeating various law enforcement-types and taunting Cutter over his inability to prevent the deaths of the hostages he kills.



* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:Cutter's wife being blown away by some random armed store thief that killed her out of spite when Cutter couldn't get the drop on him fast enough and tried to negotiate.]]

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* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:Cutter's wife being blown away by some random armed store thief that killed her out of spite when Cutter couldn't get the drop on him fast enough and tried to negotiate.]]]] As a result, Cutter is far less inclined to be a hero during the present-day.


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* SoftSpokenSadist: Rane is very flat and deadpan throughout the film, only raising his voice once or twice. Even during the initial hijacking of the plane, he doesn't yell at anyone.

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