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Seen on: 08/02/2014 (rewatch)

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Airplane! (1980)

Directed by Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker

Comedy

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Overview

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.

Rated PG | Length 88 minutes

Actors

Jonathan Banks | Lloyd Bridges | Robert Stack | Leslie Nielsen | Peter Graves | Jim Abrahams | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar | Julie Hagerty | Robert Hays | Lorna Patterson | Stephen Stucker | Frank Ashmore | James Hong | David Leisure | Jimmie Walker | Kitten Natividad | Kenneth Tobey | Ethel Merman | Barbara Billingsley | Joyce Bulifant | Lee Bryant | Michelle Stacy | Mae E. Campbell | Jill Whelan | Craig Berenson | Nora Meerbaum

Viewing Notes

Picked this up at the library to show the kids. They loved it though we had to explain a few of the cultural references to them.

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