Discussion posted by: David McNamara
7500 answers the question many a nervous flier has had – what would happen if terrorists took control of a passenger jet, and Liam Neeson wasn’t on board? The taut, 92-minute reply is named after the 7500 “squawk code” that pilots can use to alert the ground that the flight has been hijacked. And the cramped, stress-inducing setting is the interior of the plane’s cockpit. After a brief opening montage of airport security footage, we’re locked in there with Captain Michael Lutzmann (Carlo Kitzlinger) and his co-pilot, Tobias Ellis, played by Joseph-Gordon Levitt.