Sky Fighters (2005)

'Top Gun' for a new generation.
Action / Adventure • 102 minutes  5.8/10
Starring: Benoît Magimel Clovis Cornillac Géraldine Pailhas Alice Taglioni Jean-Baptiste Puech Christophe Reymond Philippe Torreton Rey Reyes and others.
Director: Gérard Pirès Screenplay: Gilles Malençon Gérard Pirès Director of Photography: Pascal Lebègue Producer: Eric Altmeyer Laurent Brochand Nicolas Altmeyer Editor: Véronique Lange Original Music Composer: Chris Corner
Released • October 15, 2005

Les Chevaliers du ciel (English: Sky Fighters) is a 2005 French film directed by Gérard Pirès about two air force pilots preventing a terrorist attack on the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. It is based on Tanguy et Laverdure, a comics series by Jean-Michel Charlier and Albert Uderzo – of Astérix fame, which was also made into a hugely successful TV series from 1967 to 1969 making Tanguy and Laverdure, the two main heroes, part of popular Francophone culture.

A.K.A. BR: Os Cavaleiros do Ar  ES: Héroes del cielo  FR: Les Chevaliers du ciel  HU: Vadászpilóták  PT: Os Cavaleiros do Ar  RU: Рыцари неба