A list of the best plane crash movies ever made, ranked by film fans' votes. This list of movies about air disasters is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about a plane crash are at the top of the list. If there are any great films you think we missed, please feel free to add them yourself.
The films on this list are the most famous plane crash movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already if you're a fan of the genre.
This list answers the questions, "What are the best air disaster movies?" and "What is the greatest plane crash movie of all time?" and contains items like Air Force One, Final Destination, and more.
Various bits of information are included with these popular plane crash and air disaster movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. So whether you're watching these movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these are some good plane crash movies to get your adrenaline going. And when you're done, be sure to check out our airplane movies list.
Directed by: Henry Hathaway, George SeatonAirport is a 1970 American drama film starring Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin, directed and... more
Directed by: James WongFinal Destination is a 2000 American horror film directed by James Wong. It is the first... more
Directed by: Paul GreengrassUnited 93 is a 2006 drama film written, co-produced and directed by Paul Greengrass that... more
Directed by: Robert SchwentkeFlightplan is a 2005 mystery-thriller film directed by German film director Robert Schwentke... more
Directed by: Frank MarshallAlive is a 1993 American biographical survival drama film based upon Piers Paul Read's 1974... more
Directed by: David R. EllisSnakes on a Plane is a 2006 American action thriller film directed by David R. Ellis and... more
Directed by: Jack SmightAirport 1975 is a 1974 disaster film and the first sequel to the successful 1970 film Airport.... more
Directed by: Jerry JamesonAirport '77 is a 1977 disaster film and third movie in the Airport franchise. The film stars a... more
Directed by: Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David ZuckerAirplane! is a 1980 American satirical disaster comedy film directed and written by David... more
Directed by: John MooreFlight of the Phoenix is a 2004 survival drama film and a remake of a 1965 film of the same... more
Directed by: Peter MarkleFlight 93 is a 2006 television film, directed by Peter Markle, which chronicles the events... more
Directed by: Kevin HooksPassenger 57 is a 1992 American action film directed by Kevin Hooks. The film stars Wesley... more
Directed by: Robert ButlerTurbulence is a 1997 action thriller film directed by Robert Butler. It stars Ray Liotta and... more
Directed by: Byron Haskinis a 1959 drama thriller film written by Irving H. Cooper and directed by Byron Haskin.... more
Directed by: Robert ZemeckisFlight is a 2012 American drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. An airline pilot (Denzel... more
Directed by: Simon WestCon Air is a 1997 American action film directed by Simon West and produced by Jerry... more
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Directed by: Jaume Collet-SerraNon-Stop is a 2014 mystery-action thriller film starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Michelle... more
Directed by: Stuart BairdExecutive Decision is a 1996 American action film directed by Stuart Baird in his directorial... more
Directed by: Michael AndersonMillennium is a 1989 science fiction film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Kris... more
Directed by: Wolfgang PetersenAir Force One is a 1997 American political action thriller film written by Andrew W. Marlowe... more
Directed by: Clint EastwoodSully (aka Sully: Miracle on the Hudson) is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed... more
Directed by: Renny HarlinThis film is a 1990 American action film and the second in the series. It was released on July... more
Directed by: Robert AldrichThe Flight of the Phoenix is a 1965 American drama film starring James Stewart, produced and... more
Directed by: Reed MoranoThe Rhythm Section is a 2020 British-American action thriller film directed by Reed Morano,... more
Directed by: Leo PennJudgment in Berlin is a 1988 drama film written by Herbert J. Stern, Joshua Sinclair and Leo... more