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1. Top Gun (1986)

PG | 110 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.8
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As students at the Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young flyer learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.

Writers: Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr., Ehud Yonay | Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

2. Con Air (1997)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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52 Metascore

A newly released ex-con and former US Ranger finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.

Writer: Scott Rosenberg | Director: Simon West | Stars: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Colm Meaney

3. Starship Troopers (1997)

R | 129 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.2
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51 Metascore

Humans in a fascistic, militaristic future do battle with giant alien bugs in a fight for survival.

Writers: Edward Neumeier, Robert A. Heinlein | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer, Jake Busey

4. 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

5. United 93 (2006)

R | 111 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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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

6. Pearl Harbor (2001)

PG-13 | 183 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.0
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44 Metascore

Pearl Harbor follows the story of two best friends, Rafe and Danny, and their love lives as they go off to join the war.

Writer: Randall Wallace | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott

7. Speed (1994)

R | 116 min | Action, Thriller

7.2
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78 Metascore

A young cop must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph.

Writer: Graham Yost | Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton

8. The Aviator (2004)

PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career, from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.

Writer: John Logan | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly

9. The Virgin Suicides (1999)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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76 Metascore

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

Writers: Jeffrey Eugenides, Sofia Coppola | Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods, Kathleen Turner

10. The Wind Rises (2013)

PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

7.9
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83 Metascore

A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.

Writers: Hayao Miyazaki, Mike Jones | Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Hideaki Anno, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Miori Takimoto, Masahiko Nishimura

11. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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60 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Writers: J.G. Ballard, Tom Stoppard | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

12. The Rocketeer (1991)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.4
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A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero.

Writers: Dave Stevens, Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo, William Dear | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton

13. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Tales of visitors to a unique resort island that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.

Creator: Gene Levitt | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Hewett, Wendy Schaal

14. Wings (1990–1997)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett and friend Helen attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.

Stars: Tim Daly, Steven Weber, Crystal Bernard, David Schramm

15. Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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47 Metascore

Survivors of a plane crash in the Mongolian desert work together to build a new plane.

Writers: Lukas Heller, Scott Frank, Edward Burns | Director: John Moore | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Miranda Otto, Giovanni Ribisi, Tyrese Gibson

16. Cliffhanger (1993)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.3
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60 Metascore

A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.

Writers: John Long, Michael France, Sylvester Stallone | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner

17. Air Force One (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he - an ex-soldier - works from hiding to defeat them.

Writer: Andrew W. Marlowe | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson

18. Six Days Seven Nights (1998)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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51 Metascore

Robin Monroe, a New York magazine editor, and the gruff pilot Quinn Harris must put aside their mutual dislike if they are to survive after crash landing on a deserted South Seas island.

Writer: Michael Browning | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Harrison Ford, Anne Heche, David Schwimmer, Jacqueline Obradors

19. Live and Let Die (1973)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.8
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007 is sent to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader.

Writer: Tom Mankiewicz | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Roger Moore, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Seymour, Clifton James

20. Executive Decision (1996)

R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.

Writers: Jim Thomas, John Thomas | Director: Stuart Baird | Stars: Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, John Leguizamo

21. Die Hard 2 (1990)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

7.1
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67 Metascore

John McClane, officer of the N.Y.P.D. and hero of the Nakatomi Hostage Crisis, attempts to avert disaster as rogue military officials seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.

Writers: Walter Wager, Steven E. de Souza, Doug Richardson | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

22. Soul Plane (2004)

R | 86 min | Comedy

4.2
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33 Metascore

Things get raucously funny aboard the maiden flight of a black-owned airline, thanks to some last-minute passenger additions.

Writers: Bo Zenga, Chuck Wilson | Director: Jessy Terrero | Stars: Dwayne Adway, Snoop Dogg, Tom Arnold, Kevin Hart

23. Black Sheep Squadron (1976–1978)

60 min | Action, War, Adventure

7.8
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The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.

Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Stars: Robert Conrad, Simon Oakland, Dana Elcar, Dirk Blocker

24. Chicken Run (2000)

G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.1
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88 Metascore

Chicken Run is a comedy escape drama with a touch of passion set on a sinister Yorks chicken farm in 1950s England.

Writers: Peter Lord, Nick Park, Karey Kirkpatrick, Mark Burton, John O'Farrell | Directors: Peter Lord, Nick Park | Stars: Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha, Phil Daniels, Lynn Ferguson

25. Hot Shots! (1991)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy, War

6.7
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Parody of "Top Gun" in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers.

Writers: Jim Abrahams, Pat Proft | Director: Jim Abrahams | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges

26. Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

PG | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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49 Metascore

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief, and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

Writers: Jules Verne, David N. Titcher, David Benullo, David Andrew Goldstein | Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Jim Broadbent, Kathy Bates

27. The Right Stuff (1983)

R | 193 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.9
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The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.

Writers: Tom Wolfe, Philip Kaufman | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

28. Space Cowboys (2000)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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73 Metascore

When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space.

Writers: Ken Kaufman, Howard Klausner | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, James Garner

29. Thirteen Days (2000)

PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.3
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67 Metascore

A dramatization of President Kennedy's administration's struggle to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis in October of 1962.

Writers: David Self, Ernest R. May, Philip D. Zelikow | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Shawn Driscoll, Drake Cook

30. Airport (1970)

G | 137 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.

Writers: Arthur Hailey, George Seaton | Directors: George Seaton, Henry Hathaway | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, George Kennedy, Jean Seberg

31. The Delta Force (1986)

R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.5
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A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the ... See full summary »

Writers: James Bruner, Menahem Golan | Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam, Joey Bishop

32. 1941 (1979)

PG | 118 min | Action, Comedy, War

5.9
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Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor.

Writers: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale, John Milius | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Treat Williams, Nancy Allen

33. Stealth (2005)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.0
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35 Metascore

Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control before it initiates the next world war.

Writer: W.D. Richter | Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard

34. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

Approved | 142 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.

Writers: Lukas Heller, Trevor Dudley Smith | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Hardy Krüger

35. Always (1989)

PG | 122 min | Fantasy, Romance, Drama

6.4
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50 Metascore

A romantic adventure about a legendary pilot's passion for dare-devil firefighting and his girl.

Writers: Jerry Belson, Dalton Trumbo, Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Chandler Sprague, David Boehm | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

36. Only You (1994)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Destiny. Faith (Marisa Tomei) believes that two soul-mates can be united if they find each other. From the Ouija board, she has found the name of her missing half, and it is D-A-M-O-N ... See full summary »

Writer: Diane Drake | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr., Bonnie Hunt, Joaquim de Almeida

37. The Langoliers (1995 TV Mini-Series)

PG-13 | 180 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Most of the passengers on an airplane disappear, and the remainder land the plane in a mysteriously barren airport.

Stars: Patricia Wettig, Dean Stockwell, David Morse, Mark Lindsay Chapman

38. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

PG-13 | 89 min | Thriller

2.8
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Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.

Writers: Peter Benchley, Michael De Guzman | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young

39. Forever Young (1992)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying... See full summary »

Writer: J.J. Abrams | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood, Isabel Glasser

40. Hudson Hawk (1991)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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17 Metascore

A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot.

Writers: Bruce Willis, Robert Kraft, Steven E. de Souza, Daniel Waters | Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn

41. Passenger 57 (1992)

R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.8
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An airline security expert must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists seize control of it.

Writers: Stewart Raffill, Dan Gordon, David Loughery | Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Bruce Payne, Tom Sizemore, Alex Datcher

42. Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track--again???

Writer: Ken Finkleman | Director: Ken Finkleman | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges, Raymond Burr

43. Porco Rosso (1992)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
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The adventures of "Porco Rosso", a veteran WW1 pilot in 1930s Italy, who has been cursed to look like an anthropomorphic pig.

Writer: Hayao Miyazaki | Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Shûichirô Moriyama, Tokiko Katô, Bunshi Katsura, Tsunehiko Kamijô

44. Fly Away Home (1996)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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A father and daughter decide to attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south by air.

Writers: Bill Lishman, Robert Rodat, Vince McKewin | Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Anna Paquin, Dana Delany, Terry Kinney

45. Into the White (2012)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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Norway, WWII: A group of British and German soldiers find themselves stranded in the wilderness after an aircraft battle. Finding shelter in the same cabin, they realize the only way to survive the winter is to place the rules of war aside.

Writers: Ole Meldgaard, Dave Mango, Petter Næss | Director: Petter Næss | Stars: Florian Lukas, David Kross, Lachlan Nieboer, Stig Henrik Hoff

46. Airport 1975 (1974)

PG | 107 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land.

Writers: Arthur Hailey, Don Ingalls | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

47. Arizona Dream (1992)

R | 142 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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An Innuit hunter races his sled home with a fresh-caught halibut. This fish pervades the entire film, in real and imaginary form. Meanwhile, Axel tags fish in New York as a naturalist's ... See full summary »

Writers: David Atkins, Emir Kusturica | Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Johnny Depp, Jerry Lewis, Faye Dunaway, Lili Taylor

48. The Final Countdown (1980)

PG | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Writers: Thomas Hunter, Peter Powell, David Ambrose, Gerry Davis | Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino

49. Frantic (1988)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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In a hotel room in Paris, a doctor comes out of the shower and finds that his wife has disappeared. He soon finds himself caught up in a world of intrigue, espionage, gangsters, drugs and murder.

Writers: Roman Polanski, Gérard Brach | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Harrison Ford, Betty Buckley, Emmanuelle Seigner, Djiby Soumare

50. Air America (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Comedy

5.6
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33 Metascore

A young pilot finds himself recruited into a covert and corrupt CIA airlift organization operating in Vietnam War Era Laos.

Writers: Christopher Robbins, John Eskow, Richard Rush | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins