Poster for the movie "Airplane!"

Airplane! (1980)

PG 88 min - Comedy - 2 July 1980
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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.

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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.



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

Genres: Comedy

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Language:  English
Release Date:  2 July 1980

Box Office

Budget:  $3,500,000
Revenue:  $83,453,539

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 28 min
23 May 2020
Poster for the movie "Airplane!"

Airplane!

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.