Most Popular "Air Traffic Control" Titles
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1. Argo (2012)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.
Votes: 453,521 | Gross: $136.02M
2. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 137 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Votes: 139,683 | Gross: $128.30M
3. Snakes on a Plane (2006)
R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
An FBI agent takes on a plane full of deadly and venomous snakes, deliberately released to kill a witness being flown from Honolulu to Los Angeles to testify against a mob boss.
Votes: 115,819 | Gross: $34.01M
4. Die Hard 2 (1990)
R | 124 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.
Votes: 270,470 | Gross: $117.54M
5. United 93 (2006)
R | 111 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
Votes: 83,503 | Gross: $31.47M
6. City of Angels (1998)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Inspired by the modern classic, Wings of Desire, City involves an angel (Cage) who is spotted by a doctor in an operating room. Franz plays Cage's buddy who somehow knows a lot about angels.
Votes: 94,576 | Gross: $78.75M
7. Airport (1970)
G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Votes: 13,144 | Gross: $100.49M
9. Pushing Tin (1999)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A feud develops between two air traffic controllers: one cocky and determined while the other is restrained and laidback, which inevitably affects their lives.
Votes: 24,862 | Gross: $8.41M
11. Shake It (2001)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big ... See full summary »
12. Turbulent Skies (2010 TV Movie)
82 min | Thriller
A new airplane that's equipped with a new computer that can fly the plane on its own is about to have its first flight. When the son of the owner decides to upload more software, he doesn't... See full summary »
13. The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point (2006 Video)
R | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
The Strike Force team is back in this action-packed sequel to "The Hunt For Eagle One"! Terrorists have stolen a Ground Control Encoder, a new anti-hijack device that enables Air Traffic ... See full summary »
14. Diverted (2009 TV Movie)
86 min | Action, Drama
On September 11th, 2001, 38 planes headed to New York City were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, Canada. A town of 9,000 took in 7,000 passengers for 4 days until American airspace reopened.
15. Here Come the Waves (1944)
99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Show business twin sisters Rosemary and Susie, one serious and the other a scatterbrain, join the WAVES and both fall in love with crooner Johnny Cabot.
16. Charlie Victor Romeo (2013)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Drama, History
A documentary derived entirely from 'Black Box' transcripts of six real-life major airline emergencies.
17. Flight That Disappeared (1961)
Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A cross-country airliner, whose passengers include a nuclear physicist, a rocket expert, and a mathematical genius, is drawn beyond radar range by an unknown, unbreakable force.
18. First Strike (1979 TV Movie)
40 min | Documentary
An interesting cold war film that starts with showing an hypothetical soviet nuclear first strike scenario leading to a US surrender, followed by a United States Air Force 'sales pitch' for more defense spending.
19. Air India 182 (2008)
97 min | Documentary
A look at one of the worst plane bombings of the 20th century. In 1985, an Air India 747 flying from Montreal, Canada to Delhi was blown up in mid-flight by Khalistani extremists. All 331 passengers were killed, most were of Indian origin.
20. Grounded on 9/11 (2005 TV Movie)
TV-PG | Documentary
The story of how air traffic controllers in the U.S. and Canada were able to ground all commercial air traffic--thousands of airplanes carrying nearly a million passengers--in the hectic hours after the attacks of September 11 2001.
22. Radar Contact (2014)
8 min | Short, Comedy, Drama | Completed
An air traffic controller working the night shift in a low level airspace is alerted by NORAD of a stolen plane carrying hazardous material and must find which of the interesting, (and incompetent) pilots on her radar scope is to blame.
25. Larry in Relation to the Ground (2002)
3 min | Documentary, Short
This film examines Larry Walter's 1982 flight over Southern California in a lawn chair. Includes audio recordings of exchanges with air-traffic controllers during the flight and aerial footage recorded on the 20th anniversary of the event.
Director: Ted Fisher
CSI: Cyber (2015–2016)
404: Flight Not Found
TV-PG | 40 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The team is drawn into the world's first case of cyber-hijacking when they investigate what appears to be a hack into air traffic control.
The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)
TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
David 'Brown' is flying from San Francisco to Chicago only to find out some of the crew are plotting to steal the Egyptian artifacts on board.
Air Emergency (2003– )
Cleared for Disaster
47 min | Documentary, Drama, History
The 1991 collision of two planes mistakenly sharing one runway raises concerns about over-crowded airports and overburdened traffic controllers.
TV-14 | 59 min | Drama, Thriller
During riots in advance of US President Bush's visit to London, the MI-5 team observe Peter Salter among the agitators. Salter is a legendary agent and neither Zoe or Danny are quite sure ... See full summary »
Air Emergency (2003– )
Documentary, Drama, History
AeroPeru flight 603 crashed on a routine flight from Lima to Santiago in 1996, due to a severe failure with the flight instruments.
Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)
No Time at All
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An airliner flying nonstop at night from Miami to New York fails to check in, then disappears from radar. We see how its disappearance affects people on the ground.
Our Fiftieth Episode
23 min | Comedy, Romance
After a scuffle and being arrested all over a parking ticket, Bill is committed for psychiatric evaluation. With Bill gone, things quickly fall apart one air.
Doctor Who (1963–1989)
The Faceless Ones: Episode 2
TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family
With Polly having apparently forgotten them, the Doctor, Ben and Jamie decide to carry out their own investigation of Chameleon Tours.
Midsomer Murders (1997– )
93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An air traffic computer system, based on theories from an eccentric college professor, is denounced by the scientist creating a financial crisis for its backers.
UFOs Declassified (2015– )
UFOs vs. Airliners
Are UFOs a threat to civil aviation? Stories over Alaska, the English Channel, and Southwestern States may concern you, but not as much as the culture of silence within the aviation industry.
Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
You Gotta Believe Me
PG-13 | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Convinced that his vivid nightmare of a Boeing 747 crashing into his house is a horrific premonition, Earl Sweet desperately tries to alter fate.