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Best Airline/airplane Movie?  
User currently offlineDutchflyer From Netherlands, joined Feb 2004, 169 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 5 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 3980 times:

There have been many film related to aviation. The more documentary style like Freefall (Air Canada flight running out of fuel). The more serious kind  Smile (Airport part 1 to 100). Wesley Snipes also did a movie on board of a plane.

But .... in my opinion Flying High with Robert hays and Julie Hagerty is the best ever. The scene in the cockpit just before take off and the scene where the FA is blowing the autopilot are killing

Any more suggestions for best airline/airplane related movie?

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User currently offlineMaersk737 From Denmark, joined Feb 2004, 684 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 5 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 3952 times:

I agree with you Dutchflyer: Roger and Over! Yes?

With Leslie Nielsen as Pilot, simply the best " movie" ever.

Cheers

Peter



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User currently offlineHirisk From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 223 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 5 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 3939 times:

i guess AIRPLANE! and flying high are the same movie?airplane has me rolling everytime i see it.airplane 2 is everybit a funny Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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User currently offlineDAirbus From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 593 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (10 years 5 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3849 times:
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Definitely AIRPLANE! I just love the exterior shots of the 707 in flight but on the soundtrack it sounds like an old recip airliner.  Laugh out loud


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User currently offlineAvianceGirlUK From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 5 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3830 times:

Mine has to be Air Force One.. the bit where AF1 runs out of fuel and dumps in the sea is amazing. The first time i saw it i couldnt beleive it, it was amazing. And the refuelling bit ruled too... or was that another film??


User currently offlineLanzarote From Germany, joined Feb 2001, 37 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 5 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3794 times:

Air Force One is one of the best. That`s sure. Great actors (Harrison Ford),
spectacular action.
But the older Movie "Airport" with Burt Lancaster ist really good, too....


User currently offlineN243NW From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1628 posts, RR: 20
Reply 6, posted (10 years 5 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 3765 times:

AIRPLANE! takes the cake in my opinion. The comedy never stops and it leaves me in stitches whenever I see it. Laugh out loud From the disco floor, to Captain Oveur shifting the 707 into First for taxi, to the "Automatic Pilot," it's the best in my eyes. It might be tacky of me to say this, but it's quite possibly my favorite movie ever.
-N243NW  Big thumbs up



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User currently offlineTommy767 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 6584 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (10 years 5 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 3730 times:

AIRPLANE! and Executive decision with Kurt Russell.


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