The Best Airplanes And Airports Movies Films

The Best Airplanes And Airports Movies

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List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Airplanes and airports films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best airplanes and airports movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Check out which of your favorites are on these Amazon Prime and Netflix Instant lists.

This airplanes and airports movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of airplanes and airports films also contains airplanes and airports movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This airplanes and airports films list can also be copied to start your own. 

These are the top films in the airplanes and airports genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the airplanes and airports genre in it. Be it the motifs of the airplanes and airports genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

What's in your top 10? If Snakes on a Plane or 2001: A Space Odyssey is in there (sure), vote for one of those, or both (or neither!). If we missed any airplanes and airports movies on this list (we did), please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation and BETTER BE ABOUT AIRPLANES AND AIRPORTS!). The films on this list cover the most famous airplanes and airports movies of all time and are voted on by people who really (really) care about airplanes and airports movie lists.

Examples of movies on this list include some of the greatest airplanes and airports movies like Only Angels Have Wings and Left Behind: The Movie.


Martin Scorsese and Stanley Kubrick are among the directors who have worked on Airplanes and airports movies in the past.


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    Air Force One

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    Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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    - 8
    North by Northwest


    Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Eva Marie Saint

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    Top Gun


    Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer

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    - 7
    Airplane II: The Sequel


    William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Sonny Bono

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    The Spirit of St. Louis


    James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Marc Connelly

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    12 Monkeys


    Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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    Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

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    Die Hard 2


    Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo, Dennis Franz

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    Airport 1975


    Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy, Linda Blair

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    The Flight of the Phoenix


    James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Ernest Borgnine

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    Tora! Tora! Tora!


    Jason Robards Jr., Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten

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    Airport


    Jacqueline Bissett, Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster

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    - 6
    Flight of the Phoenix


    Hugh Laurie, Jared Padalecki, Dennis Quaid

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    King Kong


    Fay Wray, Merian C. Cooper, Bruce Cabot

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    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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    Flightplan


    Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean

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    Memphis Belle


    John Lithgow, Sean Astin, Harry Connick

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    Snakes on a Plane


    Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Taylor Kitsch

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    The Aviator


    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

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    2001: A Space Odyssey


    Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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    Midnight Run


    Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Joe Pantoliano

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    Airport '77


    Christopher Lee, James Stewart, Olivia de Havilland

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    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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    The Concorde...Airport '79


    Alain Delon, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy

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    - 6
    Flight 93


    Laura Mennell, Ty Olsson, Gwynyth Walsh

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    The Rocketeer


    Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton, Alan Arkin

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    Executive Decision


    Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, Kurt Russell

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    - 3
    Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow


    Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law

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    Always


    Audrey Hepburn, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    The High and the Mighty


    John Wayne, Robert Stack, Claire Trevor

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    Firefox


    Clint Eastwood, Nigel Hawthorne, John Ratzenberger

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    The Delta Force


    Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Shelley Winters

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    - 4
    Left Behind: The Movie


    Kirk Cameron, Chelsea Noble, Daniel Pilon

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    Pearl Harbor


    Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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    - 3
    Castle in the Sky


    Megumi Hayashibara, Mayumi Tanaka, IchirĊ Nagai

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    The Great Waldo Pepper


    Susan Sarandon, Robert Redford, Margot Kidder

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    Air America


    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis

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    - 3
    Only Angels Have Wings


    Rita Hayworth, Cary Grant, Jean Arthur

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    Wings


    Gary Cooper, Clara Bow, Hedda Hopper

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    Aviation Vacation


    Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce

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    Cabin Pressure


    Craig Sheffer, John Pyper-Ferguson, Michael Kopsa

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    The Tarnished Angels


    Rock Hudson, Troy Donahue, Robert Stack

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    Flying Down to Rio


    Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Dolores del Río

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    Five Came Back


    Lucille Ball, John Carradine, Wendy Barrie

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    1941


    Mickey Rourke, Christopher Lee, Dan Aykroyd

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    Con Air


    Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi

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    The Rookie


    Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox, Rachel Griffiths

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    Alive


    John Malkovich, Ethan Hawke, Josh Lucas

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    Munich


    Daniel Craig, Eric Bana, Geoffrey Rush

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