The Langoliers

The passengers figure out that since they jumped the time barrier backward, they can also jump it forward. The only catch is, they realize that only sleeping people can pass through the barrier and survive. One of them, Nick (Mark Lindsay Chapman), volunteers to stay awake and sacrifice himself so that the others can pass through unconscious. He dies/vanishes, and the pilot lands the plane successuflly at another completely empty airport. At first they think that they are still in the past, but then they realize that they arrived a few minutes into the future, and in a matter of minutes time catches up with them, and everything fills with people and sounds, and they are back in the present.
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