The Arrow 24 years old

The right stuff. The wrong time.

This series tells the story of the world's fastest fighter plane ever built, in 1950's Canada, and how the project was dropped due to political pressure from the United States.


Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd

Crawford Gordon

Nigel Bennett
Nigel Bennett

James (Jim) Floyd

Michael Ironside
Michael Ironside

CIA Director

Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer

George Hees

Sara Botsford
Sara Botsford

Kate O'Hara

Niklas Konowal
Niklas Konowal

George O'Hara

The Arrow Cast

Name Character
Aidan Devine He was 2, now 21 years old as Jim Chamberlin
Christopher Plummer He was 67, now 91 years old as George Hees
Dan Aykroyd He was 44, now 69 years old as Crawford Gordon
Michael Ironside He was 46, now 71 years old as CIA Director
Sara Botsford She was 45, now 70 years old as Kate O'Hara
Jonathan Whittaker as Fred Smye
Michael Moriarty He was 55, now 80 years old as President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Art Hindle He was 48, now 73 years old as Col. Fairchild
Nigel Bennett He was 47, now 71 years old as James (Jim) Floyd
Ian D. Clark He was 50, now 75 years old as Edward Critchley
Niklas Konowal as George O'Hara
Lubomir Mykytiuk as Jan Zurakowski
David Brown He was 80, 93 years old when he died as Joe Paloffski
Frank Adamson as Air Marshal Wilf Curtis
Chris Sigurdson as Engineer #1
Robin Gammell He was 60, now 85 years old as C. D. Howe
Catherine Fitch as Rudy Paloffski
Mauralea Austin as June Callwood
Lora Schroeder as Gloria Collinson
Robert Haley He was 54, now 79 years old as John George Diefenbaker
Colette Stevenson as Claire Connors
Lynne Cormack as Mary Gordon
Vernon Chapman He was 75, 84 years old when he died as George Peakes
John Nelles as John Pallet
John Bekavac as Engineer #2
Walter High as Gordon's Limo Driver
Wilfrid Bray as Technician #2

The Arrow Crew

Name Department
Rene O'Hashi as Cinematography. Crew
Andrew Deskin as Art Direction. Art
Ralph Brunjes as Editor. Editing
Don McBrearty as Director. Directing
Keith Ross Leckie as Writer. Writing
Christopher Dedrick as Music. He was 49 (62) years old when He died Sound
The Arrow poster
The Arrow (24 years)

The right stuff. The wrong time.

  • Release day: Sunday, January 12, 1997
  • Runtime: 180 minutes
  • Budget: 7800000.00