overview : 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.
Release Date : Jul 02, 1980
Runtime : 1h 28m
Genre : Comedy
Companies : Paramount
Countries : United States of America
Keywords : chicago, illinois, alcohol, cataclysm, guitar, medicine, taxi driver, passenger, saxophone, stewardess, pilot, airplane, fear of flying, air controller, landing, autopilot, kiss, parody, spoof, los angeles, california, alcohol abuse, aftercreditsstinger, anarchic comedy