Plane Crash Movies List

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Plane Crash Movies List

So many films have explored Plane Crash Movies List. We found 25 of the top ones.

Airplane! (1980)

Airplane!
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Rated PG

Airplane! is a classic 1980 comedy film directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry Zucker. The story follows Ted Striker, a former fighter pilot and war veteran, who is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. In an attempt to win back his former love, Elaine, he agrees to fly a commercial airliner to Chicago despite his fear of flying. On the flight, Striker encounters a variety of eccentric passengers as well as an inexperienced flight crew. As the situation on the plane worsens, Striker must summon his courage and overcome his fear of flying in order to save the plane and the lives of its passengers. With the help of his friend, air traffic controller Steve McCroskey, and some ingenious improvisation, Striker succeeds in landing the plane safely. Airplane! is widely considered to be one of the greatest comedies of all time, thanks to its hilarious characters, witty dialogue, and outlandish physical comedy. The film was a huge box-office success upon its release and has since become a cult classic, spawning multiple spoofs and homages.

United 93 (2006)

United 93
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Paul Greengrass, starring David Alan Basche, Olivia Thirlby, Liza Colón-Zayas, J.J. Johnson
Rated R

United 93 is a 2006 feature film about the events of September 11, 2001 from the perspective of the passengers and crew aboard United Airlines Flight 93. It focuses on their courageous decision to take a stand against the hijackers and the subsequent crash in a Pennsylvania field as a result of their actions. Directed by Paul Greengrass and produced by Universal Pictures, the film stars an ensemble cast of largely unknown actors, with J.J. Johnson, Gary Commock, Peter Hermann and Christian Clemenson portraying the passengers and crew. The film reconstructs the timeline of the events on board the plane and the events in the control rooms of the Federal Aviation Administration and the North American Aerospace Defense Command. The film highlights the heroism and courage of the passengers and crew and pays tribute to those who lost their lives on that fateful day.

Sully (2016)

Sully
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Valerie Mahaffey
Rated PG-13

Flight (2012)

Flight
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Denzel Washington, Nadine Velazquez, Don Cheadle, John Goodman
Rated R

Die Hard 2 (1990)

Die Hard 2
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Renny Harlin, starring Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson
Rated R

Con Air (1997)

Con Air
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Simon West, starring Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Colm Meaney
Rated R

Non-Stop (2014)

Non-Stop
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jaume Collet-Serra, starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy, Michelle Dockery
Rated PG-13

Airport (1970)

Airport
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: George Seaton, Henry Hathaway, starring Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, George Kennedy, Jean Seberg
Rated G

Air Force One (1997)

Air Force One
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Petersen, starring Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson
Rated R

Red Eye (2005)

Red Eye
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Wes Craven, starring Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox, Laura Johnson
Rated PG-13

Executive Decision (1996)

Executive Decision
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Stuart Baird, starring Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, John Leguizamo, Oliver Platt
Rated R

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

Twilight Zone: The Movie
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Joe Dante, John Landis, George Miller, Steven Spielberg, starring Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow, Doug McGrath
Rated PG

Flightplan (2005)

Flightplan
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Robert Schwentke, starring Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sean Bean, Kate Beahan
Rated PG-13

7500 (2019)

7500
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Patrick Vollrath, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar, Aylin Tezel, Carlo Kitzlinger
Rated R

Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

Flight of the Phoenix
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From John Moore, starring Dennis Quaid, Miranda Otto, Giovanni Ribisi, Tyrese Gibson
Rated PG-13

Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

Airplane II: The Sequel
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Ken Finkleman, starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges, Raymond Burr
Rated PG

Blood Red Sky (2021)

Blood Red Sky
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Peter Thorwarth, starring Peri Baumeister, Carl Anton Koch, Alexander Scheer, Kais Setti
Rated TV-MA

Passenger 57 (1992)

Passenger 57
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Kevin Hooks, starring Wesley Snipes, Bruce Payne, Tom Sizemore, Alex Datcher
Rated R

7 Days in Entebbe (2018)

7 Days in Entebbe
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From José Padilha, starring Batsheva Dance Company, Zina Zinchenko, Ben Schnetzer, Daniel Brühl
Rated PG-13

Airport 1975 (1974)

Airport 1975
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Jack Smight, starring Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Rated PG

Airport '77 (1977)

Airport '77
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Jerry Jameson, starring Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant, Joseph Cotten, Olivia de Havilland
Rated PG

Snakes on a Plane (2006)

Snakes on a Plane
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From David R. Ellis, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Nathan Phillips, Rachel Blanchard
Rated R

Soul Plane (2004)

Soul Plane
★★★★
★★★★
1.8 out of 4 stars

From Jessy Terrero, starring Dwayne Adway, Snoop Dogg, Tom Arnold, Kevin Hart
Rated R

The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)

The Concorde... Airport '79
★★★★
★★★★
1.8 out of 4 stars

From David Lowell Rich, starring Alain Delon, Susan Blakely, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy
Rated PG

Left Behind (2014)

Left Behind
★★★★
★★★★
1.2 out of 4 stars

From Vic Armstrong, starring Nicolas Cage, Lea Thompson, Cassi Thomson, Chad Michael Murray
Rated PG-13

 



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