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4,687 Ratings


United States, 1980


Outrageous, over-the-top spoof of the airplane disaster movies of the 1970s finds a man who is afraid of flying as the only hope for a disastrous flight that leaves the two pilots ill.

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Airplane! Directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1981 | Nominee: Best Screenplay

Writers Guild of America

1981 | Winner: Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1981 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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