Airplane! PG

What's slower than a speeding bullet, and able to hit tall buildings at a single bound?
Airplane!
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 27 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: April 25, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1980
  • Label: Paramount
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 291,492
Airplane! is a splendidly tacky, totally tasteless, completely insignificant flight, a gooney bird of a movie that looks as if it could never get off the ground and then surprises and delights with its free-spirited aerobatics. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Jun 8, 2015
One of the reasons why Airplane! works as well as it does is because of those actors who play their lines with a deadpan performance. Full Review
Solzy at the Movies
Jun 17, 2018
...Jokes -- hilarious jokes -- to spare....Clever and confident and furiously energetic...
New York Times
Jul 2, 1980
5 stars out of 5 -- [W]ithout doubt one of the funniest movies ever made.
Total Film
Jul 1, 2006
...Most of the gags hit the mark, and the dialogue's as quotable as ever...
Total Film
Mar 1, 2001
The level of humor is not always consistent, but the filmmakers have thrown almost everything in with a shotgun approach and the routines work more often than not. Full Review
Hollywood Reporter
Jul 3, 2017
From takeoff to landing, this whacked-out parody is a loopy flight of fancy. Full Review
People Magazine
Aug 4, 2013

Product Description:

The spoof comedy that set the gold standard for all that followed it, AIRPLANE takes shots at the slew of disaster movies that peppered cinemas in the 70s. When the passengers and crew of a jet are incapacitated due to food poisoning, a rogue pilot (who has a drinking problem and is afraid of flying) must cooperate with his ex-girlfriend turned stewardess to bring the plane to a safe landing. No disaster flick cliche is left unroasted, and the musical score itself takes a less than reverent look at overly melodramatic compositions.

Plot Synopsis:

A tongue-in-cheek spoof of the disaster genre.
A former wartime flight commander has to take control of a jet after every pilot aboard comes down with food poisoning -- even though he's now too scared to fly.
The airplane's passengers include a wild assortment of comic loonies.

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Production Notes:

  • The plot of this film -- on which the spoof is hung -- is based on a 1957 movie called "Zero Hour!" The film also borrows from the more recent disaster film "Airport."
  • Although this was a low-budget film, it did better than many of the big budget movies of that year.
  • Available to buy in the UK.

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  • Sales Rank: 28,189
  • UPC: 032429256324
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15/lbs (approx)
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