The Aviator (1985)

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Set in 1928, a former war pilot who now flies a mail route is forced to take a rich man's disgraced daughter on a journey as a passenger. In a bid to get rid of her all the sooner, he takes a short cut over some mountains, where an oil leak causes the plane to crash land. Stranded in the wilderness, surrounded by hungry wolves, the pair forge a bond in order to survive.

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