films The Best Airplanes And Airports Movies

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List Rules 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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Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Airplanes And Airports Movies
Cast Away Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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Air Force One Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

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Airplane! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Airplanes And Airports Movies
Airplane! Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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Top Gun Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer

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Indiana Jones and the Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Airplanes And Airports Movies
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

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North by Northwest Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Eva Marie Saint

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Die Hard 2 Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo, Dennis Franz

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12 Monkeys Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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Airplane II: The Sequel William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Sonny Bono

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Airport 1975 Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy, Linda Blair

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Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Airplanes And Airports Movies
Casablanca Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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The Flight of the Phoenix James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Ernest Borgnine

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The Spirit of St. Louis James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Marc Connelly

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Airport Jacqueline Bissett, Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster

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Tora! Tora! Tora! Jason Robards Jr., Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten

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Memphis Belle John Lithgow, Sean Astin, Harry Connick

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Flight of the Phoenix Hugh Laurie, Jared Padalecki, Dennis Quaid

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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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Flightplan Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean

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King Kong Fay Wray, Merian C. Cooper, Bruce Cabot

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Snakes on a Plane Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Taylor Kitsch

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The Rocketeer Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton, Alan Arkin

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Sully is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Airplanes And Airports Movies
Sully Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney

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Midnight Run Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Joe Pantoliano

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Flight 93 Laura Mennell, Ty Olsson, Gwynyth Walsh

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Airport '77 Christopher Lee, James Stewart, Olivia de Havilland

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Executive Decision Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, Kurt Russell

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Pearl Harbor Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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Con Air Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Airplanes And Airports Movies
Planes, Trains and Automobiles Steve Martin, Kevin Bacon, John Candy

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The Concorde...Airport '79 Alain Delon, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy

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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law

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Firefox Clint Eastwood, Nigel Hawthorne, John Ratzenberger

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Always Audrey Hepburn, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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Alive John Malkovich, Ethan Hawke, Josh Lucas

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Wings Gary Cooper, Clara Bow, Hedda Hopper

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United 93 Olivia Thirlby, Cheyenne Jackson, Denny Dillon

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The High and the Mighty John Wayne, Robert Stack, Claire Trevor

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The Delta Force Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Shelley Winters

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Air America Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis

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Left Behind: The Movie Kirk Cameron, Chelsea Noble, Daniel Pilon

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1941 Mickey Rourke, Christopher Lee, Dan Aykroyd

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The Great Waldo Pepper Susan Sarandon, Robert Redford, Margot Kidder

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Only Angels Have Wings Rita Hayworth, Cary Grant, Jean Arthur

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The Blue Max Ursula Andress, George Peppard, Peter Woodthorpe

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Castle in the Sky Megumi Hayashibara, Mayumi Tanaka, IchirĊ Nagai

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Pushing Tin Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett, John Cusack

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The Rookie Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox, Rachel Griffiths

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Aces High Christopher Plummer, Malcolm McDowell, John Gielgud