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A list of the best air disaster movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This air disaster movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about air disaster are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about air disaster you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous air disaster movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these air disaster movie titles for more information about the films.

This list features Air Force One, Final Destination and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best air disaster movies?" and "What is the greatest air disaster movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular air disaster movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these air disaster movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good air disaster movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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AlifiyaManojBhatia added Jacqueline Bissett, Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster Airport is a 1970 American drama film starring Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin, directed and written by George Seaton, and based on Arthur Hailey's 1968 novel of the same name. It originated the ...more

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AlifiyaManojBhatia added Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy, Linda Blair Airport 1975 is a 1974 disaster film and the first sequel to the successful 1970 film Airport. It stars Charlton Heston and Karen Black and is directed by Jack Smight.

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John Malkovich, Ethan Hawke, Josh Lucas Alive is a 1993 American biographical survival drama film based upon Piers Paul Read's 1974 book Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors, which details the story of a Uruguayan rugby team who ...more

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Ali Larter, Seann William Scott, Devon Sawa Final Destination is a 2000 American horror film directed by James Wong. It is the first installment of the Final Destination series. The screenplay was written by James Wong, Glen Morgan, and ...more

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Lee Kirby added Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close Air Force One is a 1997 American political action thriller film written by Andrew W. Marlowe and directed and co-produced by Wolfgang Petersen. It is about a group of Russian terrorists that ...more

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Lee Kirby added Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean Flightplan is a 2005 mystery-thriller film directed by German film director Robert Schwentke and starring Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Erika Christensen, Kate Beahan, Greta Scacchi, and Sean ...more

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Airplane! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Air Disaster Movies
AlifiyaManojBhatia added Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Leslie Nielsen, Ethel Merman Airplane! is a 1980 American satirical disaster comedy film directed and written by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker and released by Paramount Pictures. It stars Robert Hays and ...more

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Lee Kirby added Olivia Thirlby, Cheyenne Jackson, Denny Dillon United 93 is a 2006 drama film written, co-produced and directed by Paul Greengrass that chronicles events aboard United Airlines Flight 93, which was hijacked during the September 11 attacks of ...more

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Lee Kirby added Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Taylor Kitsch Snakes on a Plane is a 2006 American action thriller film directed by David R. Ellis and starring Samuel L. Jackson. It was released by New Line Cinema on August 18, 2006, in North America. The ...more

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AlifiyaManojBhatia added Christopher Lee, James Stewart, Olivia de Havilland Airport '77 is a 1977 disaster film and third movie in the Airport franchise. The film stars a number of veteran actors, including Jack Lemmon, James Stewart, Joseph Cotten, Christopher Lee and ...more

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looksharp added Hugh Laurie, Jared Padalecki, Dennis Quaid Flight of the Phoenix is a 2004 survival drama film and a remake of a 1965 film of the same name, both based on the 1964 novel The Flight of the Phoenix, by Elleston Trevor, about a group of ...more

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Lee Kirby added Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Kelly Reilly Flight is a 2012 American drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. An airline pilot (Denzel Washington) saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashes, ...more

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Lee Kirby added Laura Mennell, Ty Olsson, Gwynyth Walsh FLIGHT 93 tells the stirring story of the brave passengers and crew aboard hijacked United Airlines' Flight 93 on September 11, 2001. After learning of the attacks on the World Trade Center and ...more

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AlifiyaManojBhatia added Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, Kurt Russell Executive Decision is a 1996 American action film directed by Stuart Baird in his directorial debut. The film stars Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal, Halle Berry, Oliver Platt and John Leguizamo. The ...more

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Lee Kirby added Elizabeth Hurley, Wesley Snipes, Tom Sizemore Passenger 57 is a 1992 American action film directed by Kevin Hooks. The film stars Wesley Snipes and Bruce Payne. The film's success made Snipes a popular action hero icon. It also introduced ...more

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dee123 added Ray Liotta, Brendan Gleeson, Lauren Holly Turbulence is a 1997 action thriller film directed by Robert Butler. It stars Ray Liotta and Lauren Holly and was distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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looksharp added Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, Lupita Nyong'o Non-Stop is a 2014 mystery-action thriller film starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Michelle Dockery, Lupita Nyong'o and Scoot McNairy and directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. This is the first ...more

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Jet Over the Atlantic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Air Disaster Movies
Lucy Hall added George Raft, Virginia Mayo, Guy Madison is a 1959 drama thriller film written by Irving H. Cooper and directed by Byron Haskin.

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Lee Kirby added Cheryl Ladd, Kris Kristofferson, Daniel J. Travanti Millennium is a 1989 science fiction film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Kris Kristofferson, Cheryl Ladd, Robert Joy, Brent Carver, Al Waxman and Daniel J. Travanti. The original ...more

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ShaifuddinSabri added Erick Avari, Kevin J. O'Connor, Sarah Laine Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane is a 2007 zombie direct-to-video film by director Scott Thomas playing off the concept of the 2006 film Snakes on a Plane. Thomas co-wrote the ...more