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How many movies with flight in the title can you name? This list ranks the best movies with flight in the name, whether they're documentaries, dramas, horror movies, or any other genre of film. Do you have a favorite movie with flight in the title? Categorizing movies by words in their titles is kind of uncommon, but that's a big part of why this list is so fun to scroll through. There's probably one movie with flight in the title you think of right away, but you might be shocked to see how many others exist as well.

Notable films with flight in the title include Flight of the Navigator, Flight, and The Flight of the Phoenix, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the flight movies up or down depending on how much you like them.
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The Flight of the Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Flight of the Phoenix James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Ernest Borgnine The Flight of the Phoenix is a 1965 American drama film starring James Stewart, produced and directed by Robert Aldrich, and based on the 1964 novel The Flight of the Phoenix by Elleston Trevor. ...more

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Green Lantern: First Flight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Green Lantern: First Flight Tricia Helfer, Christopher Meloni, Michael Madsen Green Lantern: First Flight is a 2009 direct-to-video animated superhero film adaptation of the DC Comics Green Lantern mythology. Centering on the first mission of Hal Jordan, the first human ...more

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The Magic of Flight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Magic of Flight The Magic of Flight is a 1996 short documentary film written by Jack Stephens and directed by Greg MacGillivray.

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Flight of the Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight of the Phoenix 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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Flight of the Intruder is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight of the Intruder Willem Dafoe, David Schwimmer, Danny Glover Flight of the Intruder is a 1991 film directed by John Milius, based on the novel of the same name by former Grumman A-6 Intruder pilot Stephen Coonts. The film stars Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe ...more

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Flight is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight 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 crashed, ...more

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Flight of the Navigator is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight of the Navigator Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 comic science fiction film directed by Randal Kleiser and written by Mark H. Baker and Michael Burton, about David Freeman, a 12-year-old boy who is abducted by ...more

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The Flight of the Gossamer Con... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Flight of the Gossamer Condor The Flight of the Gossamer Condor is a 1978 American short documentary film directed by Ben Shedd, about the development of the Gossamer Condor, the first human-powered aircraft. It won an ...more

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Flight to Mars is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight to Mars Cameron Mitchell, Marguerite Chapman, John Litel Flight to Mars is a 1951 American Cinecolor science fiction film, produced by Walter Mirisch for Monogram Pictures, directed by Lesley Selander, and starring Marguerite Chapman, Cameron Mitchell ...more

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Flight of the Living Dead: Out... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane 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

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The Flight of Dragons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Flight of Dragons James Earl Jones, John Ritter, Harry Morgan The Flight of Dragons is a 1982 animated film produced by Jules Bass and Arthur Rankin, Jr. and loosely combining the speculative natural history book of the same name by Peter Dickinson with ...more

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The Flight That Fought Back is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Flight That Fought Back Greg Benson, Bryan Friday, Bryce Wagoner The Flight That Fought Back is a docu-drama film produced by the London-based company Brook Lapping Productions for the Discovery Channel about United Airlines Flight 93. The program debuted in ...more

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Flight through the Night is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight through the Night Ilona Baltrusch, Gretel Kemeny, Martin Peter Flight through the Night is a 1980 film directed by Ilona Baltrusch.

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The Theory of Flight is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Theory of Flight Helena Bonham Carter, Kenneth Branagh, Ray Stevenson The Theory of Flight is a 1998 film directed by Paul Greengrass from a screenplay written by Richard Hawkins, starring Helena Bonham Carter and Kenneth Branagh. It premiered at the 23rd Toronto ...more

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Flight 93 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight 93 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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Flight of the Eagle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight of the Eagle Max von Sydow, Cornelis Vreeswijk, Göran Stangertz Flight of the Eagle is a 1982 Swedish biographical drama film directed by Jan Troell, based on Per Olof Sundman's novelization of the true story of S. A. Andrée's Arctic balloon ...more

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Flight of the Red Balloon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight of the Red Balloon Juliette Binoche, Fang Song, Hippolyte Girardot Flight of the Red Balloon is a 2007 French-Taiwanese film directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien. It is the first part in a new series of films produced by Musée d'Orsay, and tells the story of a ...more

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Arctic Flight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Arctic Flight Alan Hale^! Jr., Kenneth MacDonald, Dale Van Sickel Arctic Flight is a 78-minute 1952 drama film, directed by Lew Landers and produced by Monogram Pictures. The film stars Wayne Morris, Alan Hale Jr. and Lola Albright. Arctic Flight depicts bush ...more

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SST: Death Flight is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
SST: Death Flight Billy Crystal, Burgess Meredith, Tina Louise SST Death Flight is a 1977 made-for-television film, directed by David Lowell Rich. Produced by ABC Circle Films, the film featured an all-star ensemble television cast. SST Death Flight ...more

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Murder on Flight 502 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Murder on Flight 502 Farrah Fawcett, Danny Bonaduce, Sonny Bono Murder On Flight 502 is a 1975 American made-for-television movie directed by George McCowan. The film stars Robert Stack, Sonny Bono and Farrah Fawcett-Majors, along with an all-star ensemble ...more

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NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 Mandy Patinkin, Brian Markinson, Tyra Ferrell NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 is a 2004 film directed by Jeff Bleckner.

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High Flight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
High Flight Ray Milland, Anthony Newley, Bernard Lee High Flight is a CinemaScope 1957 British cold war drama film in Technicolor, directed by John Gilling and featuring Ray Milland, Bernard Lee and Leslie Phillips. High Flight was filmed with the ...more

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Flight of the Doves is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight of the Doves Dorothy McGuire, Ron Moody, Stanley Holloway Flight of the Doves is a 1971 British film based on the novel by Irish writer Walter Macken, the film was written by Frank Gabrielson and Ralph Nelson. Nelson also directed the film.

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Ostrich's Flight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Ostrich's Flight Patricia Gaspar, Henrique Stroeter, Norival Rizzo Ostrich's Flight is a 2010 short film written by Andrei Moyssiadis and directed by Zé Inlê and Clara Izabela.

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How to Fly the P-47: Ground Ha... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title

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Flight to Berlin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight to Berlin Ewan Stewart, Eddie Constantine, Tatjana Blacher

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Yukon Flight is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Yukon Flight Dave O'Brien, Warren Hull, William Pawley Yukon Flight is a 1940 American film directed by Ralph Staub and released by Monogram Pictures, starring James Newill, Louise Stanley, and William Pawley. The film uses a musical/action formula, ...more

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Flight Angels is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight Angels Ralph Bellamy, Virginia Bruce, Dennis Morgan Flight Angels is a 1940 aviation film directed by Lewis Seiler from an original story by Jerry Wald and Richard Macaulay. It starred Virginia Bruce, Dennis Morgan, Wayne Morris and Ralph Bellamy ...more

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Lost Flight is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Lost Flight Anne Francis, Lloyd Bridges Lost Flight is a 1969 film directed by Leonard Horn.

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Life in Flight is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Life in Flight Rashida Jones, Amy Smart, Lynn Collins Life in Flight is a 2008 film directed by Tracey Hecht.

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Sun Flight is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Sun Flight Sun Flight is a 1966 short animated film directed by Gerald McDermott.

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Flight to Nowhere is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight to Nowhere Hoot Gibson, Jack Holt, Evelyn Ankers Flight to Nowhere is a 1946 American mystery film directed by William Rowland.

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Flight of Fury is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight of Fury Steven Seagal, Alki David, Tim Woodward Flight of Fury is a 2007 American action film directed by Michael Keusch, and written by Joe Halpin and Steven Seagal, who also starred. The film co-stars Steve Toussaint, Angus MacInnes and ...more

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Lassie: Flight of the Cougar is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Lassie: Flight of the Cougar Pal, Merry Anders, Hugh Reilly

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The Last Flight of Noah's Ark is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Last Flight of Noah's Ark Elliott Gould, Ricky Schroder, Geneviève Bujold The Last Flight of Noah's Ark is a Disney film released by Buena Vista Distribution on June 25, 1980. The film stars Elliott Gould, Geneviève Bujold and Ricky Schroder.

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The Taking of Flight 847: The ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story Lindsay Wagner, Ray Wise, Leslie Easterbrook The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story, also marketed as The Flight on video, is a 1988 made-for-TV film based on the actual hijacking of TWA Flight 847 as seen through the eyes of ...more

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The Ghost of Flight 401 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Ghost of Flight 401 Ernest Borgnine The Ghost of Flight 401 is a 1978 film directed by Steven Hilliard Stern.

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Flight Command is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight Command Robert Taylor, Red Skelton, Walter Pidgeon Flight Command is a 1940 American film about a cocky U.S. Navy pilot who has problems with his new squadron and falls for the wife of his commander. It stars Robert Taylor, Ruth Hussey and ...more

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Flight is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight Flight is a 1996 short film directed by Greta Snider.

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Night Flight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Night Flight Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, Helen Hayes Night Flight is a 1933 aviation drama film produced by David O. Selznick and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Clarence Brown. The film stars Lionel Barrymore, John Barrymore, ...more

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Night Flight from Moscow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Night Flight from Moscow Henry Fonda, Yul Brynner, Virna Lisi Night Flight from Moscow is a French thriller made in 1973. It was produced and directed by Henri Verneuil. The score was written by Ennio Morricone.

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Flight 175: As the World Watch... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight 175: As the World Watched Flight 175: As the World Watched is an American television documentary film that premiered in August 2006 on TLC. It covers the final moments of the passengers and crew on board United Airlines ...more

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Dawn Flight is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Dawn Flight Denis Arndt

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The Flight Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Flight Before Christmas Tommi Korpela, Elina Knihtilä, Vesa Vierikko The Flight Before Christmas is a 2008 computer animated Christmas film directed by Michael Hegner and Kari Juusonen. It revolves around a young reindeer who must overcome his fear of flying by ...more

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Midnight Flight is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Midnight Flight Giovanni Ribisi, Stephen McHattie, Ronald Guttman Midnight Flight is a 1998 action thriller film written by Chris Bould, Karin Howard and Maria Lease and directed by Chris Bould.

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The Last Flight is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Last Flight Marion Cotillard, Guillaume Canet, Swann Arlaud The Last Flight is a 2009 French film. Directed by Karim Dridi, it stars Marion Cotillard and Guillaume Canet. The film is based on the French novel Le dernier vol de Lancaster by Sylvain ...more

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Flight To Sinai is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight To Sinai "In Flight to Sinai, Jack is a San Francisco high school student, who attempts to reconcile his sexuality with his Christian upbringing. He courageously asserts — in song no less! — that ...more

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The Flight is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
The Flight Aleksey Batalov, Mikhail Ulyanov, Ludmila Savelyeva The Flight is a 1970 Soviet historical drama film, mainly based on writer Mikhail Bulgakov's play Flight, but also on his novel The White Guard and his libretto Black Sea. It is written and ...more

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Flight for Freedom is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Flight for Freedom Rosalind Russell, Fred MacMurray, Herbert Marshall Flight for Freedom is a 1943 American drama film directed by Lothar Mendes and starring Rosalind Russell, Fred MacMurray and Herbert Marshall. Film historians and Earhart scholars consider ...more

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Miracle of Flight is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Flight in the Title
Miracle of Flight Miracle of Flight is a 1974 short animated comedy film written and directed by Terry Gilliam.