Airplane!

Poster for the movie "Airplane!"
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Poster for the movie "Airplane!"

Airplane! (1980)

88 min - Comedy - 2 July 1980

Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to Striker to land the plane with the help of a glue-sniffing air traffic controller and Striker's vengeful former Air Force captain, who must both talk him down.

Director of Photography:  Joseph F. Biroc
Original Music Composer:  Elmer Bernstein
Author:  Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

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Storyline

Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to Striker to land the plane with the help of a glue-sniffing air traffic controller and Striker's vengeful former Air Force captain, who must both talk him down.



Genres: Comedy

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Language:  English
Release Date:  2 July 1980

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 28 min

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