• Publication date: December 3, 2013

Flyboys

A group of 38 young Americans decided to risk their lives by joining the Lafayette Escadrille in ‘The Great War’, WW I of 1914-1918, even before their country decided to enter the war. Under the command of war-weary Captain Thenault, and battle-battered American pilot Reed Cassidy: Blaine Rawlings, Dilettante Briggs Lowry, African-American boxer Eugene Skinner are but a few of the heroes who fought for freedom under the French flag…

Program data

Duration: 150

Production Year: 2006

MBC 2:

November 9, 2015 18:00 (KSA) ~ November 9, 2015 17:00 (CLT)

A group of 38 young Americans decided to risk their lives by joining the Lafayette Escadrille in ‘The Great War’, WW I of 1914-1918, even before their country decided to enter the war.

Under the command of war-weary Captain Thenault (Jean Reno), and battle-battered American pilot Reed Cassidy (Martin Henderson): Blaine Rawlings (James Franco) whose family ranch faces foreclosure back home in Texas, Dilettante Briggs Lowry (Tyler Rabine) eager to escape his overbearing father, African-American boxer Eugene Skinner (Abdul Salis) and the first black combat pilot ever, are but a few of the heroes who fought for freedom under the French flag…

 

Starring:

  • James Franco
  • Martin Henderson
  • David Ellison
  • Jennifer Decker
  • Jean Reno
  • Tyler Labine
  • Barry McGee
  • Pip Pickering
  • Ian Rose

Directed by:  Tony Bill

Rating:  PG-13 for war action violence and some sexual content.