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AIRPLANE!

Synopsis:

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th @ 7:30 PM


AIRPLANE! 1980 88 MIN 35MM Rated PG

DIR/SCR Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
CAST Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Leslie Nielsen, Barbara Billingsley, Lorna Patterson, Robert Stack, Stephen Stucker, Otto

AIRPLANE! pulls out all the clich├ęs as alcoholic pilot Ted Striker (Robert Hays) boards a jumbo jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend (Julie Hagerty). Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to Striker to land the plane. Directors Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker create the ultimate parody on all that we have come to love and hate about flying. AIRPLANE! is, without question, a comedic masterpiece that takes a timeless tradition and mocks it to the heavens--simple to the bone, but gut-wrenchingly funny.


#10 on the AFI 100 Years...100 Laughs list, and the exchange, "Surely, you can't be serious." "I am serious...and don't call me Shirley," is #79 on the list of AFI 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes.

 

Genre:

Comedy