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62 Ratings

Airport '77

Directed by Jerry Jameson
United States, 1977
Action, Drama, Thriller


A luxury 747 carrying valuable art work is hijacked and lands in the ocean, submerged in shallow water. Will the crew and passengers make it off before the plane floods with water?

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Airport '77 Directed by Jerry Jameson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1978 | 2 nominations including: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

Critics reviews

Airport ’77 proceeds with a more serious tone and tackles its slightly ridiculous central situation in a way that makes it feel tolerably believable, but still offers up some glorious hunks of cheese, chasing pathos in the form of blind lounge pianist Steve (Tom Sullivan) and adoring fan Julie (Kathleen Quinlan).
May 25, 2016
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The nadir of the Airport series (which doesn’t mean it’s without its pleasures) is undoubtedly Airport ’77… [Lee Grant] leaves her co-stars—who include Joseph Cotten, Olivia De Havilland, Darren McGavin, and M. Emmet Walsh—stunned and slack-jawed at just how much scenery one person can chew.
February 26, 2015
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