Pushing Tin
Pushing Tin (1999)

Nick Falzone who is an air controller addicted to his radar equipment is responsible for regulating the traffic overload of Newark, the most congested airport in New York. He works at the Long Island control tower where the atmosphere is… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: August 14, 2001
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
48%
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User Score
42%



Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Solid performances by the leads, but the generic ending needs help.

Todd McCarthy
Variety

A lively flight!

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John Venable
Supercala.com

Can't really answer why this one got made. It's very uninteresting.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Droll, relatively lifeless.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton take hold of a scene and shake it awake and make it live.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A very impressive film with its serious treatment of the difficult art of transforming hatred.

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Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

Pushing Tin overshoots the runway by the equivalent of at least one of the Brothers Charles' better tv episodes.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The movie takes a dive at the end, but it's wonderful fun before that.

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Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

Debased sitcom-style filmmaking.

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David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews

An embarrassment for all concerned.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Pushing Tin is quirky. I usually like quirky but I didn't like this much. I can see what they were trying to achieve and I'm not sure why it… More
Luke Baldock
A wonderful film about becoming the second best. Cusack is his perfect self, he represents the insecure everyman who is given a run for his money by the… More
Alex roy
Pushing Tin is a very entertaining film that blends comedy and drama. I thought that the film was very well done, and I much preferred it the second time… More
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Very watchable movie about male competitiveness
Chris Weber
The films is pretty good, then it falls apart and doesn't quite recover. The performances are the best part, and I liked that this film was about a subject… More
Cindy I
Only watched this because John Cusack was in it. I'm willing to give pretty much any film he's in a chance. This time? Wish I hadn't.

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