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175 Ratings


Directed by George Seaton
United States, 1970
Drama, Thriller


A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved. Based on Arthur Hailey’s best-selling potboiler.

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Airport Directed by George Seaton

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1971 | Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

1971 | 9 nominations including: Best Picture

BAFTA Awards

1971 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actress

Writers Guild of America

1971 | Nominee: Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1971 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture

1971 | 3 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

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