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Two strangers' lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash. Inspired by actual events, AFTERMATH tells a story of guilt and revenge after an air traffic controller's (Scoot McNairy) error causes the death of a construction foreman's (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wife and daughter.
In the opening scene at his construction site, Roman (Schwarzenegger) teases a fellow worker with the line - ("Don't worry) You're fired!" - a catchphrase from the TV series The Apprentice (2004) on which he was host. See more »
The airline crew and ATC refer to "Flight Level 10" as being "10,000 feet". Flight levels are an expression of 100s of feet - so flight level 10 would be 1,000 feet and not 10,000. See more »
Look at this photo. I would like for someone to say that they're sorry for killing my family.
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Arrangement by Mark Todd
Performed by Phil Jeffrey See more »
Arnie has done action, comedy, thrillers etc. All of these performances hinged on his biceps, accent and catchphrases. Unfortunately, his acting abilities have been...well...questionable. If he was ever put in the situation where he would need to put emphasis on a line that did not require shouting or without a gun in his hand, it was lost on the audience.
Since Arnie's comeback we have seen that he has gone back to much the same genres of movies, so I was dubious when I heard of the plot to this movie. A father losing his family in a plane crash and following the life that follows. It was too deep for Arnie, I thought. However, I was surprised to see the emotion he could portray in his character.
The premise of the movie was interesting, since it follows both the air traffic controller who is blamed for the crash and the father of two of its victims. It was interesting to see the similarities in the emotions they experienced throughout the movie. I thought the character progression was great. The problem I had was that the story progressed a bit too slowly for me. I understand that this is probably more 'real life', but in the context of a movie, I want things that gauge my interest and maintain it. Some scenes were unnecessary and some scenes could have progressed faster.
However, by the end, I did not feel cheated of my time and money. I would recommend this movie to you if you like Arnie and want to see something different. If you enjoy slow-paced movies. It made me realise I hadn't seen my family in a while during my time at university, so at least it got me to organise a meet up with them!
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