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Old 08-09-03, 07:44 PM
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Airplane-Themed Movies to Watch on a Long Flight?

Okay, guys, I'm gonna have a 15 hour flight to the Far East and I'm going to bring along my notebook and need suggestions on two airplane-themed movies to bring along with me so I can scare The Wife

Criteria: Must involve passenger jet aircraft, with scenes mostly shot on the plane. Wife-scare factor not necessary, but good.

What other movies do you guys know of?

Of the below, which ones do you guys recommend?

Right now, I can only think of from memory and imdb:

*Airplane!

*Airplane II

*Air Force One (good candidate b/c it's a superbit-investment and is shot almost in its entirety on the plane)

*Airport 1975

*Airport '77

*Executive Decision

*[a movie I can't name but involves some sort of time-travel and people who are taken off planes right before they crash...anyone venture a guess? I think it had some sort of a Farah Fawcett-ish blonde actress]

*The William Schatner episode on Twilight Zone (is it available on dvd? Which set?)(okay, before you wise alecs say anything, yes, it's not jet but a prop plane).

Non-U.S. dvd honorable mentions:

*The Concorde: Airport '79
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Originally posted by pdjennings
Final Destination
that one might make everyone want to get off the plane.
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oh ok.. then forget Fight Club too then

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The Langoliers
Turbulence

...and I was gonna suggest Final Destination too.

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The Delta Force

Die Hard 2 (more of an airport movie)
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[a movie I can't name but involves some sort of time-travel and people who are taken off planes right before they crash...anyone venture a guess? I think it had some sort of a Farah Fawcett-ish blonde actress]
THat's MILLENIUM.
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Originally posted by AdamComic2
THat's MILLENIUM.
Thanks, ac-2.

Anybody see the Thrill Seekers? Seems like it's another time-travel airplane movie like Millennium.
http://us.imdb.com/Title?0204686
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*The William Schatner episode on Twilight Zone (is it available on dvd? Which set?)(okay, before you wise alecs say anything, yes, it's not jet but a prop plane).

http://www.dvdempire.com/Exec/v4_ite...6&tab=5&back=1
this what your looking for

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Originally posted by Rypro 525
*The William Schatner episode on Twilight Zone (is it available on dvd? Which set?)(okay, before you wise alecs say anything, yes, it's not jet but a prop plane).

http://www.dvdempire.com/Exec/v4_ite...6&tab=5&back=1
this what your looking for
Thanks for the link, but, it's Vol. 2, Episode 123.
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...2700?vi=glance
(was really too lazy to find it when I started this thread...)

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PASSENGER 57 - Wesley Snipes and a planeload of really scared passengers. Your wife will love it ...
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how are those twilight zone dvd's?
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you could check into looking into the twilight zone movie with the remake of the shatner episode, though i doubt it's on dvd yet
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The airplane crash scene in Cast Away is pretty horrific.
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Re: Airplane-Themed Movies to Watch on a Long Flight?

Originally posted by gopeglegs!
Okay, guys, I'm gonna have a 15 hour flight to the Far East and I'm going to bring along my notebook and need suggestions on two airplane-themed movies to bring along with me so I can scare The Wife

Airplane and Airplane II are the best choices, and hopefully she won't bring along a copy of Unfaithful to scare you.
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Turbulence, the Ray Liotta bomb of a few years back

And not quite the movie long experience you seek, but I can't watch Castaway for 6 months before I fly. All too real seeming.
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If you watch Airplane! they're showing Airport, so you get a 2-fer.
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