Watch: Iron Maiden: Flight 666 2009 123movies, Full Movie Online – Come fly with Iron Maiden and enjoy the hospitality of Flight 666 as the boys’ take on the biggest tour of their career, flying around the world in their own private Boeing 757. This insight into the background noise that is the logistical workings’ of the ‘2008 Somewhere Back in Time’ World Tour is captivating, both behind the scenes as well as on stage. Performing in front of sell out crowds, this “Rocumentary” is an insight into the minds, bodies and souls of the family that is Iron Maiden..
Plot: A chronological account of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden’s 2008 world tour through India, Australia, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico and South America in a jet piloted by the band’s front man, Bruce Dickinson. Features interviews with the musicians, their road crew and fans.
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Run, Live To Fly, Fly To Live, Do Or Die
A documentary about heavy metal band Iron Maiden’s 2008 Somewhere Back In Time world tour, in which the band flew fifty thousand miles around the world in a specially modified Boeing 757, playing twenty-three concerts in forty-five days.
I’ve always admired Iron Maiden and their music very much, for one simple reason. They are true artists in that all they care about is their music – writing the best songs possible, making the best record possible, playing the best show possible. So much of the music business is flimflam; what you look like, who your girlfriend is, what your politics are, all of that rubbish. The only important thing about a band is their music, and in this respect Maiden are completely honest and unpretentious. They’re also outstanding musicians and great songwriters (particularly Harris, the band’s founder and bass player). As you would expect, the movie is chock-full of their agreeably headbanging songs and footage of their high energy shows, but also devotes a lot of time to trying to get close to the band with limited results (they are mostly quiet and unassuming, except for Dickinson and McBrain who have enough personality and opinions for ten people). What it does a great job of is reporting the tour – this band goes to interesting places other bands won’t (India, Costa Rica and Chile amongst others), where they are met by legions of fans who are desperate to see the show but also truly grateful that Maiden have come to their country. McFadyen and Dunn are good documentary makers, and know when to just point their cameras and do nothing – there is one simple shot of a fan who has managed to catch one of McBrain’s drumsticks crying his eyes out, which is truly moving and thought-provoking. There are perhaps too many scenes of screaming guys mobbing the band at airports and hotels, but what these reinforce is just how universal Maiden’s music is – they are there to entertain and whoever wants to enjoy is welcome, with no prejudice and no exclusions. Sometimes the media – when they pay any attention at all to acts like Maiden – like to paint rock as a bad influence; a loud noise at best and socially harmful at worst. Don’t believe it. Quite the reverse is true – here is a band whose one mission is to be the best they can and to bring a little happiness and excitement to people’s lives. To see their supporters laughing and screaming for joy as the band’s supersonic metal fills their ears is both life affirming and great fun. The music featured is mostly (but not exclusively) from the band’s mid-80’s period, particularly the Piece Of Mind, Powerslave and Somewhere In Time albums. The film ends with a treat – an uninterrupted performance of a classic anthem, Hallowed Be Thy Name, at the final gig in Montreal. Shot on high-definition video and given a modest theatrical release, this is a great rock documentary about one of the best and most talented rock acts the UK has ever produced.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 52 min (112 min)
Genre Documentary, Music
Director Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen
Writer Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen
Actors Iron Maiden, Vinny Appice, Dickie Bell
Country Canada, United Kingdom
Awards 1 win
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix N/A
Aspect Ratio 1.78 : 1
Camera Sony EX1
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Cinematographic Process High Definition
Printed Film Format N/A