The Invisible Pilot: Miniseries

The Invisible Pilot: Miniseries

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HBO's three-part docuseries on the mysterious circumstances surrounding the supposed suicide of a beloved pilot. Years later, new details emerge that bring his death - and life - into question. More

The tale of a charismatic, daredevil husband and father who unexpectedly jumped off a bridge in 1977, despite a seemingly happy home life and a lucrative career as a pilot. His small-town Arkansas community searches for his body in vain while family and friends seek answers. Years later, a mysterious story emerges involving hypnosis, secret identities and a double life of dangerous missions and law-breaking. And that’s just the beginning…

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2022USAHyperobject Industries, AMPLE, HBO Documentary Films
Documentary

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Episode One

In 1977, small-town crop-dust pilot Gary Betzner jumps to his... More death, leaving a trail of money, drugs, and secrets in his wake.

EPISODE 1.2

Episode Two

After faking his own death, Gary remerges as a prolific... More drug smuggler - until he catches the attention of the CIA.

EPISODE 1.3

Episode Three

Facing decades in prison for his role in the CIA's... More covert Central American operations, Gary's growing resentment leads him to serve as a star witness in the Senate's investigation of the Iran-Contra scandal. But will the whistleblowing testimony of a lifelong felon be enough to threaten the legacy of President Ronald Reagan?

The Invisible Pilot: Miniseries | Reviews

50%6 reviews

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A compelling story undone by poor focus and repetitive storytelling.

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Decider

Decider

Once you get past the first episode... the craziness of Gary Betzner’s story kicks in.

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Herald Sun

Herald Sun

Watch this one cold and you will be rewarded with a cracking yarn...

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The Invisible Pilot: Miniseries | Release Details

The Invisible Pilot: Miniseries is available to stream in New Zealand now on Neon.