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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  2. 2
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    Jason Robards Jr., Martin Balsam, James Whitmore

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  3. 3
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    Sean Astin, John Lithgow, Billy Zane

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  4. 4
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    Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Laurence Olivier

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  5. 5
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    Kate Beckinsale, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani

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  6. 6
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    Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bryce Dallas Howard

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    Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan, Val Kilmer

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    Willem Dafoe, David Schwimmer, Tom Sizemore

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    Susan Sarandon, Robert Redford, Margot Kidder

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  10. 10
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    Benny Hill, Red Skelton, Eric Sykes

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  11. 11
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    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Dudikoff

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  12. 12
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    Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda

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    James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Marc Connelly

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    Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette, Jack Warden

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  15. 15
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    Cuba Gooding, Jr., Vivica A. Fox, Laurence Fishburne

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    James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott

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    James Franco, Jean Reno, Philip Winchester

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    Audrey Hepburn, John Goodman, Marg Helgenberger

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    Owen Wilson, Gene Hackman, Gabriel Macht

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  20. 20
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    Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Clint Howard

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    Hugh Laurie, Jared Padalecki, Dennis Quaid

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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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    Christian Bale, Ben Stiller, John Malkovich

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    Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Jeff Baxter

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    Melora Hardin, Louis Gossett, Jr., David Suchet

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    Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

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    David McCallum, David Dundas, Charles Gray

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    Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck

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    Jean Harlow, Ben Lyon, James Hall

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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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    Clint Eastwood, Nigel Hawthorne, John Ratzenberger

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    Harrison Ford, David Schwimmer, Anne Heche

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    Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips, Philippe Noiret

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    Akio Ōtsuka, Akemi Okamura, Osamu Saka

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    Olivia Thirlby, Cheyenne Jackson, David Rasche

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    Jacqueline Bisset, Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster

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    John Wayne, Janet Leigh, Mamie Van Doren

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    Anne Bancroft, George C. Scott, Charles Durning

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    Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Costner, Sela Ward

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    Orson Welles, Martin Sheen, Jon Voight

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    Malcolm McDowell, Roy Scheider, Warren Oates

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    Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Valeria Golino

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    James Stewart, Christopher Lee, Jack Lemmon

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    John Travolta, Christian Slater, Howie Long

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    Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy, Jim Plunkett

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    Nicolas Cage, Steve Buscemi, John Malkovich

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    Anna Paquin, Dana Delany, Jeff Daniels

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    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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