Airplane!HD Closed Captioning
Jim Abrahams, David Zucker & Jerry Zucker
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About the Movie
The persons and events in this film are fictitious - fortunately! A masterpiece of off-the-wall comedy, Airplane! features Robert Hays as an ex-fighter pilot forced to take over the controls of an airliner when the flight crew succumbs to food poisoning; Julie Hagerty as his girlfriend/stewardess/co-pilot; and a cast of all-stars including Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar... and more. Their hilarious high jinks spoof airplane disaster flicks, religious zealots, television commercials, romantic love... the list whirls by in rapid succession. And the story races from one moment of zany fun to the next.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 59
- Fresh: 57
- Rotten: 2
- Average Rating: 8.4/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Airplane! is more than a pleasant surprise, in the midst of this dim movie season. As a remedy for the bloated self-importance of too many other current efforts, it's just what the doctor ordered.
Fresh: 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.
Fresh: From the clever Jaws take-off opening to the final, irreverent title card, laughs come thick and fast.
Fresh: 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.
this is one of the funniest movies of all time. it has so many funny things in it. everytime you watch it you find something new thats funny.
Best - Movie - Ever
I loved the humor of this movie, it was smart, and never the kind of dumb humor that you usually see in comedies today.
Great movie, a must-buy!!!