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1. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.8
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An airplane crew takes ill. Surely the only person capable of landing the plane is an ex-pilot afraid to fly. But don't call him Shirley.

Writers: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Votes: 144,313

2. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)

Approved | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.

Writers: William Rose, Tania Rose | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 26,893

3. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

PG | 137 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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91 Metascore

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.

Writer: Steven Spielberg | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 126,219

4. United 93 (2006)

R | 111 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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90 Metascore

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Writer: Paul Greengrass | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: David Alan Basche, Olivia Thirlby, Liza Colón-Zayas, J.J. Johnson

Votes: 78,739

5. Summer Rental (1985)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

6.2
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Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in... See full summary »

Writers: Jeremy Stevens, Mark Reisman | Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: John Candy, Richard Crenna, Rip Torn, Karen Austin

Votes: 9,279

6. Pushing Tin (1999)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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47 Metascore

A feud develops between two air traffic controllers: one cocky and determined while the other is restrained and laidback, which inevitably affects their lives.

Writers: Darcy Frey, Glen Charles, Les Charles | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 23,830

7. Zero Hour! (1957)

Approved | 81 min | Thriller, Drama

6.6
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A routine flight turns into a major emergency as passengers and crew succumb to food poisoning - is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane? If that sounds vaguely familiar, it's... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Hailey, Hall Bartlett, John C. Champion | Director: Hall Bartlett | Stars: Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Sterling Hayden, Elroy 'Crazylegs' Hirsch

Votes: 931

8. Ground Control (1998)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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A disgraced former air traffic controller is called back into service when the airport's traffic control system malfunctions.

Writers: Talaat Captan, Robert Moreland, Mark Shepherd | Director: Richard Howard | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Robert Sean Leonard, Bruce McGill, Kristy Swanson

Votes: 1,772

9. Modern Problems (1981)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

4.9
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Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fiedler, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses not only to win her back, but to gain a little revenge.

Writers: Ken Shapiro, Tom Sherohman, Arthur Sellers | Director: Ken Shapiro | Stars: Chevy Chase, Patti D'Arbanville, Dabney Coleman, Mary Kay Place

Votes: 3,632

10. Jet Lag (2002)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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53 Metascore

A worn-out businessman and a beautician on the run collide in a Paris airport. Love arrives, all its hurdles be damned.

Writers: Christopher Thompson, Danièle Thompson | Director: Danièle Thompson | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Jean Reno, Sergi López, Scali Delpeyrat

Votes: 4,809

11. The Woman Next Door (1981)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Two ex-lovers wind up living next door to each other with their respective spouses. Forbidden passions ensue.

Writers: François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean Aurel | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Fanny Ardant, Henri Garcin, Michèle Baumgartner

Votes: 4,809

12. 407 Dark Flight 3D (2012)

105 min | Horror

4.5
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A senior flight attendant named New has to deal with a supernatural event and mystery on the plane when the passengers begin to die one by one.

Writers: Kongkiat Khomsiri, Chanin Panthong, Nattamol Peanthanom, Nattapot Potchumnean | Director: Isara Nadee | Stars: Marsha Wattanapanich, Peter Knight, Paramej Noiam, Patcharee Tubthong

Votes: 527

13. Air Collision (2012 Video)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

2.9
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A fierce electromagnetic storm cripples communications; as a result, two planes - one a commercial jet, the other Air Force One, carrying the President of the United States and his family - are on a collision course.

Writer: Liz Adams | Director: Liz Adams | Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, Jordan Ladd, Gerald Webb, Michael Teh

Votes: 713

14. Dhamaal (2007)

136 min | Comedy

6.9
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Four slackers and con-men namely: Boman Contractor, who lives a wealthy lifestyle with his eccentric dad, Nari, who loves his antique car more than his son, and asks his son to leave when ... See full summary »

Writers: Paritosh Painter, Balvinder Singh Suri, Bunty Rathore | Director: Indra Kumar | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, Aashish Chaudhary

Votes: 4,677

15. The Crowded Sky (1960)

105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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Disaster movie about a Navy jet and a commercial airliner heading for a mid air collision.

Writers: Charles Schnee, Hank Searls | Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., John Kerr

Votes: 431

16. Diverted (2009 TV Movie)

86 min | Action, Drama

6.2
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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.

Writer: Tony Marchant | Director: Alex Chapple | Stars: Shawn Ashmore, David Suchet, Joanne Whalley, Colin Buchanan

Votes: 309

17. Crash Point: Berlin (2009 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

5.2
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After a mid-air collision, an uncontrollable passenger plane with 90 souls on board speeds through the skies over Germany. The impact point for the inevitable plane crash is easily ... See full summary »

Writers: Marc Hillefeld, Bettina Platz | Director: Thomas Jauch | Stars: Peter Haber, Maximilian von Pufendorf, Bernadette Heerwagen, Julia Hartmann

Votes: 272

18. Blackout Effect (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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There has been a mid-air collision involving a passenger jet and a cargo flight, killing everyone aboard the two planes. The NTSB investigator in charge, whose girlfriend died in the crash,... See full summary »

Writer: Matthew Bombeck | Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Charles Martin Smith, Denis Arndt, Leslie Hope

Votes: 309

19. Overland Stage Raiders (1938)

Passed | 55 min | Western

5.8
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After gold shipments from a mining town have been hijacked, the three Mesquiteers buy a plane to fly the gold out. The owner of the shipping line brings in Eastern gangsters to thwart them.

Writers: William Colt MacDonald, Bernard McConville, Edmond Kelso, Luci Ward | Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Wayne, Louise Brooks, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune

Votes: 255

20. International Airport (1985 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.0
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Manager of a large metropolitan airport tries to deal with the stress of his job, and the various characters that work for him.

Writers: Arthur Hailey, Robert McCullough | Directors: Don Chaffey, Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Gil Gerard, Berlinda Tolbert, Pat Crowley, Katherine Moffat

Votes: 68

21. Crisis in Mid-air (1979 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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The life of a stressed out air controller falls apart as he battles a court case involving a mid-air collision which is causing the unhappiness of his wife.

Writers: Sean Baine, Stephen Downing | Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: George Peppard, Karen Grassle, Desi Arnaz Jr., Michael Constantine

Votes: 40

22. Larry in Relation to the Ground (2002)

3 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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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.

Writer: Ted Fisher | Director: Ted Fisher

Votes: 11

23. Grounded on 9/11 (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | Documentary

7.9
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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.

Writer: Mark Marabella | Directors: Jeffrey Fine, Mark Marabella | Stars: Tony Call, John S. Carr, Jane Garvey, Hank Krakowski

Votes: 25

24. Viditelny svet (2011)

104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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Oliver is a lonely forty-something working as an air traffic controller. He fills his empty life by watching TV and observing the family living in the house across the street - he regards ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Kristúfek | Director: Peter Kristúfek | Stars: Ivan Trojan, Jana Hlavácová, Kristína Turjanová, Martin Mnahoncák

Votes: 37

25. Anna and the Tower (2014)

Short

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Director: Lynne Marsh | Star: Anna Iwanow

26. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: ABQ (2009)

TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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Walt's lies have pushed Skyler to her limit. She leaves with the kids. Meanwhile, Jesse blames himself for Jane's death and goes into rehab.

Creator: Vince Gilligan | Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 6,838

27. Air Emergency (2003– )
Episode: Cleared for Disaster (2010)

Documentary, Drama, History

7.7
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The 1991 collision of two planes mistakenly sharing one runway raises concerns about over-crowded airports and overburdened traffic controllers.

Creators: Andre Barro, Bernard Vaillot | Director: Su Rynard | Stars: Stephen Bogaert, Seann Gallagher, Art Hindle, David Bronfman

Votes: 18

28. Your Hit Parade (1950–1959)
Episode: Episode dated 2 June 1956 (1956)

Music

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The singers and dancers perform the biggest hits from the first week in June, 1956. The seven songs on the hit parade this were "Standing on the Corner", "Picnic", "On the Street Where You ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Colleran | Stars: Dorothy Collins, Snooky Lanson, Gisele MacKenzie, Russell Arms

29. BBC News 8pm Summary (2007– )
Episode: Episode dated 8 April 2015 (2015)

2 min | News

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Stars: Sam Naz, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May

30. Air Emergency (2003– )
Episode: Flying Blind (2003)

Documentary, Drama, History

8.4
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AeroPeru flight 603 crashed on a routine flight from Lima to Santiago in 1996, due to a severe failure with the flight instruments.

Writer: Gary Lang | Director: Gary Lang | Stars: Stephen Bogaert, Victor A. Young, Nicholas Kilbertus, Pat Mastroianni

Votes: 39

31. Air Emergency (2003– )
Episode: Frozen in Flight (2009)

Documentary, Drama, History

7.6
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Depicts the crash of American Eagle Flight 4184 near Roselawn, IN, an ATR-72 that got caught in icing conditions, and the subsequent investigation.

Creators: Andre Barro, Bernard Vaillot | Director: George D'Amato | Stars: Stephen Bogaert, Kieran Gallant, George Tchortov, Lesley Faulkner

Votes: 16

32. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: No Más (2010)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Skyler is planning to divorce Walt now that she knows about the crystal meth. Jesse finishes rehab.

Creator: Vince Gilligan | Director: Bryan Cranston | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 5,919

33. Project U.F.O. (1978–1979)
Episode: Sighting 4025: The Whitman Tower Incident (1979)

60 min | Sci-Fi

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Creator: Harold Jack Bloom | Director: Richard Greer | Stars: Edward Winter, Caskey Swaim, Linda Foster, Fred Holliday