- Tue, Mar 17
Director: David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams Run Time: 88 min. Format: Digital Rating: PG
Release Year: 1980
Starring: Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Robert Hays
Voted “one of the 10 funniest movies ever made” by the American Film Institute, Airplane! is a masterpiece of off-the-wall comedy. Featuring 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 hijinks spoof airplane disaster flicks, religious zealots, television commercials, romantic love … the list whirls by in rapid succession. And the story races from one zany moment to the next!