The Best Aviation Movies Films
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The Best Aviation Movies

List Criteria: Movies about aviation and flying only.

A list of the best airplane movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This aviation movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about airplanes are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about aviation you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous aviation movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these aviation movie titles for more information about the films.List features Iron Eagle on the Attack, Midway and more.This list answers the questions, "What are the best aviation movies?" and "What is the greatest aviation movie of all time?" Various bits of information are included with these popular aviation movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these aviation movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good aviation movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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    Jeff Goldblum, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

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    Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Laurence Olivier

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    Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer

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    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

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    Sean Astin, John Lithgow, Billy Zane

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    Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bryce Dallas Howard

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    Jason Robards Jr., Martin Balsam, James Whitmore

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    Benny Hill, Red Skelton, Eric Sykes

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    Willem Dafoe, David Schwimmer, Tom Sizemore

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    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Dudikoff

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    Susan Sarandon, Robert Redford, Margot Kidder

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    James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Marc Connelly

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    Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda

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    Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette, Jack Warden

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    James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott

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    Cuba Gooding, Jr., Vivica A. Fox, Laurence Fishburne

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    James Franco, Jean Reno, Philip Winchester

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    Audrey Hepburn, John Goodman, Marg Helgenberger

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman

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    Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross

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    Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Clint Howard

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    Hugh Laurie, Jared Padalecki, Dennis Quaid

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    Christian Bale, Ben Stiller, John Malkovich

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    Owen Wilson, Gene Hackman, Gabriel Macht

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    Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Jeff Baxter

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    David McCallum, David Dundas, Charles Gray

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    Melora Hardin, Louis Gossett, Jr., David Suchet

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    Jean Harlow, Ben Lyon, James Hall

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    Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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    Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

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    Jacqueline Bisset, Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster

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    Ewan McGregor, Richard Gere, Hilary Swank

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    Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox

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    John Wayne, Janet Leigh, Mamie Van Doren

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    Clint Eastwood, Nigel Hawthorne, John Ratzenberger

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    Anne Bancroft, George C. Scott, Charles Durning

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    Akio Ōtsuka, Akemi Okamura, Osamu Saka

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    Orson Welles, Martin Sheen, Jon Voight

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    Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips, Philippe Noiret

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    Ursula Andress, George Peppard, James Mason

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    Harrison Ford, David Schwimmer, Anne Heche

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    Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy, Jim Plunkett

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    James Stewart, Christopher Lee, Jack Lemmon

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    Olivia Thirlby, Cheyenne Jackson, David Rasche

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    Anna Paquin, Dana Delany, Jeff Daniels

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    Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Costner, Sela Ward

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    Tom Selleck, Wilford Brimley, Robert Morley

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    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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    Nicolas Cage, Steve Buscemi, John Malkovich

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    Malcolm McDowell, Roy Scheider, Warren Oates

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