MGM has brought a faith based family drama On a wing and a prayer with Dennis Quaid starring in the lead role of a real life hero who saved the lives of all the passengers on board from an insurmountable danger after the unexpected demise of their pilot in the middle of flight.
Directed by Sean McNamara from the screenplay of Brian Egeston, the movie is produced by Roma Downey, Karl Horstmann, and Autumn Bailey-Ford under Lightworks Media & Metro Goldwyn Mayer.
The movie was originally set to release on 31 August 2022 along with 50 other summer 2022 movies (including Top Gun Maverick) but was shifted to 7 April 2023 by Amazon Studios. Now, fans are searching when will the movie become available for free streaming in US and UK, let’s see the network where it will stream.
Is On a wing and a Prayer with Dennis Quaid on Netflix?
The movie is currently in production and is not likely to be released on Netflix because it’s an Amazon original and will be exclusively streaming on Prime Video for its subscribers.
However, there are several movies that have similar themes and storylines that are available on Netflix, such as Blue Miracle, The Way Back, and A Prayer Before Dawn where boxer Billy Moore earn his freedom by winning Muay Thai tournaments.
Where did the saying on a wing and a prayer come from?
The saying is believed to have originated from the 1943 song “Comin’ In On A Wing and a Prayer” written by Harold Adamson and the music is given by Jimmy McHugh. The song was inspired by the experiences of pilots in the United States Army Air Force during World War II.
The meaning of the phrase is without much chance of success and that’s why the phrase is used to describe a desperate attempt to achieve a goal like one of the pilots lost one wing of his plane during the combat in WW2 and trying to land with only one wing and his faith.
Where to watch Dennis Quaid new movie?
On a wing and a prayer is scheduled to premiere on 7 April 2023 and the movie will be exlclusively streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
You will need a valid Prime Video subscription to watch this film and if you already have it then congrats, you can watch the on a wing and a prayer for free.
Moreover, the library of Amazon is packed with lots of great inspiring movies of World War heroes like
- Greyhound (2020): This Tom Hanks-led drama follows a WWII naval commander and his crew as they battle a relentless enemy.
- Midway (2019): This war drama chronicles the Battle of Midway, one of the most decisive naval battles of the Pacific War.
- Dunkirk (2017): This WWII epic follows the evacuation of Allied troops at Dunkirk beach and their daring escape.
- Hacksaw Ridge (2016): This war drama follows Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector who goes to war and becomes a heroic medic.
- The Imitation Game (2014): In this historical drama, Benedict Cumberbatch plays Alan Turing, a brilliant cryptologist who helps crack the Nazis’ Enigma code.
- Saving Private Ryan (1998): This classic war movie follows a group of U.S. soldiers who are tasked with finding and rescuing a missing paratrooper during the Normandy Invasion.
- The Longest Day (1962): This classic war movie follows the Allied forces’ invasion of Normandy on D-Day.
How much does Amazon Prime Video cost?
An Amazon Prime subscription costs $15 per month, or $139 annually in the United States. However, government assistance recipients offers a steep discount on the same price.