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2.8
24 Ratings

The High and the Mighty

Directed by William A. Wellman
United States, 1954
Action, Drama, Adventure

Synopsis

When a commercial airliner develops engine problems on a trans-Pacific flight and the pilot loses his nerve, it is up to the washed-up co-pilot Dan Roman to bring the plane in safely.

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The High and the Mighty Directed by William A. Wellman

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1955 | Winner: Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

1955 | 5 nominations including: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Directors Guild of America

1955 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Golden Globes (USA)

1955 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actress