Tom Hanks carries the whole weight of the film on his shoulders. Yet again. Captivating.
Rom-com meets Best Picture in this delightful, moving airport yarn.
It surprised me that I enjoyed this. I did.
everytime I watch, I wish to be in his shoes.
Justin L. Clemons
over 5 years
Didn't know I'll be invested in a movie where the character is stuck in an airport.
A truly delightful and enthralling experience.
The Terminal is a 2004 American comedy-drama film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones. It is about a man trapped in a terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport when he is denied entry into the United States and at the same time cannot return to his native country, the fictitious Krakozhia, due to a revolution. The film is partially inspired by the 18-year-stay of Mehran Karimi Nasseri in the Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Terminal I, Paris, France from 1988 to 2006.
Viktor Navorski (Tom Hanks) arrives at JFK International Airport, but finds that he is not allowed to enter the United States. While he was en route to the US, a revolution was started in his home nation of Krakozhia. Due to the civil war, the United States no longer recognizes Krakozhia as a sovereign nation and denies Viktor's entrance to the US. Unable to leave the airport or return to Krakozhia, Viktor instead lives in the terminal, carrying his...