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1.3
15 Ratings

The Concorde... Airport '79

Directed by David Lowell Rich
United States, 1979
Thriller, Drama, Action

Synopsis

This film is the last of the Airport genre which stars George Kennedy again in his aviation-disaster struck role as Joe Patroni who has to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!

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The Concorde... Airport '79 Directed by David Lowell Rich

Critics reviews

This swan song is incredibly silly, stretching several of the series’ regulation tropes to the point of cartoonishness. But it also has freewheeling pulp-novel jauntiness and a willingness to indulge its inanest ideas that makes it often riotously entertaining, if not always in a positive manner.
May 25, 2016
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The first three Airport movies were all big successes, but the circle came to a close with the unprofitable and highly ridiculed The Concorde…Airport ’79. An early screening reportedly went so poorly that the studio tried to rebrand the film as a comedy. And indeed, the laughs are legion in this… thing.
February 26, 2015
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