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Airplane! (1980) Poster

(1980)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jim Abrahams
David Zucker
Jerry Zucker

Writing Credits  

Jim Abrahams ... (written for the screen by) &
David Zucker ... (written for the screen by) &
Jerry Zucker ... (written for the screen by)
 
Hall Bartlett ... (screenplay "Zero Hour") (uncredited)
John C. Champion ... (screenplay "Zero Hour") (uncredited)
Arthur Hailey ... (screenplay "Zero Hour") (uncredited)
Arthur Hailey ... (teleplay "Flight Into Danger") (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Roger Murdock (as Kareem Abdul-Jabaar)
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Stephen Stucker ...
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Craig Berenson ...
Paul Carey
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Mae E. Campbell ...
Security Lady
Ted Chapman ...
Jesse Emmett ...
Man from India
Norman Alexander Gibbs ...
Amy Gibson ...
Soldier's Girl
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Mrs. Geline
Bob Gorman ...
Striped Controller (as Bobby Gorman)
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Maurice Hill ...
Reporter #3
David Hollander ...
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Japanese General
Howard Honig ...
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Religious Zealot #1
Howard Jarvis ...
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Newscaster
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First Krishna
Zachary Lewis ...
Religious Zealot #3
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Religious Zealot #2
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Nun
Nora Meerbaum ...
Cocaine Lady
Mary Mercier ...
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Len Mooy ...
Reporter #1
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Hanging Lady (as Ann M. Nelson)
Laura Nix ...
Mrs. Hurwitz
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Soldier
Bill Porter ...
Hospital Contortionist
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Mr. Hammen
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Religious Zealot #4 (as Conrad Palmisano)
Mallory Sandler ...
L.A. Ticket Agent
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Religious Zealot #5
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Mrs. Kramer
Lee Terri ...
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William Tregoe ...
Hatsuo Uda ...
Japanese Newscaster
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John David Wilder ...
Second Krishna (as John-David Wilder)
Windy ...
Horse
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Dr. Brody
Louise Yaffe ...
Mrs. Jaffe
Charlotte Zucker ...
Make-up Lady
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Larry Blake ...
Upside-Down Man (uncredited)
Susan Breslau ...
Ticket Agent (uncredited)
William Duell ...
Reporter #1 (uncredited)
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Girl Scout in Bar (uncredited)
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Passenger in Terminal (uncredited)
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Captain Geline (uncredited)
Joyce Mandel ...
Woman on Flight (uncredited)
Paula Marie Moody ...
Girl Scout in Bar (uncredited)
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Bouncy Topless Woman on Plane (uncredited)
Robert Nevin ...
Other Doctor (uncredited)
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Third Krishna (uncredited)
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Passenger (uncredited)
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Reporter #2 (uncredited)

Produced by 

Jim Abrahams ... executive producer
Jon Davison ... producer
Howard W. Koch ... producer
Hunt Lowry ... associate producer
David Zucker ... executive producer
Jerry Zucker ... executive producer

Music by 

Elmer Bernstein

Cinematography by 

Joseph F. Biroc ... director of photography (as Joseph Biroc)

Film Editing by 

Patrick Kennedy

Casting By 

Joel Thurm

Production Design by 

Ward Preston

Set Decoration by 

Anne D. McCulley

Costume Design by 

Rosanna Norton

Makeup Department 

Edwin Butterworth ... makeup artist
Joan Phillips ... hair stylist
Rob Bottin ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Bob Stein ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Maurice Vaccarino ... unit production manager
Lindsley Parsons Jr. ... executive production manager: Paramount (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Daniel Attias ... dga trainee (as Dan Attias)
Kenneth D. Collins ... second assistant director (as Ken Collins)
Arne Schmidt ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Jeff Clark ... sign writer
Tom Crowl ... assistant property master
Wally Graham ... construction coordinator
Mike Higelmire ... lead person
Joseph E. Hubbard ... set designer (as Joe Hubbard)
Steven M. Levine ... property master (as Steven Levine)
David Jonas ... production illustrator (uncredited)

Sound Department 

David E. Campbell ... re-recording mixer (as David Campbell)
Jeff Clark ... assistant sound editor
Bill Henderson ... sound re-recording engineer
David J. Hudson ... re-recording mixer (as Dave Hudson)
Dennis Jones ... boom operator
Tom Overton ... sound recording mixer
John T. Reitz ... re-recording mixer
James Troutman ... sound editor (as Jim Troutman)
Alan Bernard ... sound (uncredited)
Terry Chambers ... sound editor (uncredited)
Jeremy Hoenack ... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Jayme S. Parker ... sound editor (uncredited)
Donald C. Rogers ... technical director of sound (uncredited)
Ronald L. Stirling ... boom operator (uncredited)
David A. Whittaker ... assistant sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

John Frazier ... special effects
Chris Walas ... special projects

Visual Effects by 

Max W. Anderson ... visual effects
Robert Blalack ... visual effects: MPI
Chris Casady ... visual effects: VCE
Donald Hansard Sr. ... process supervisor (as Donald Hansard)
Bill Hedge ... visual effects: Magic Lantern
Richard O. Helmer ... miniature special effects
Peter Kuran ... visual effects: VCE
Bruce Logan ... director of photography: special effects
Jamie Shourt ... visual effects: MPI (as James Shourt)
Paul Gentry ... director of photography: miniatures (uncredited)
David Merritt ... model maker: MPI (uncredited)
Christopher S. Ross ... special effects miniatures (uncredited)

Stunts 

Bruce Paul Barbour ... stunt performer
Sandra Lee Gimpel ... stunt performer
Leslie Hoffman ... stunt performer
Conrad E. Palmisano ... stunt coordinator (as Conrad Palmisano)
C.D. Smith ... stunts
Leigh Walsh ... stunt double
Janet Brady ... stunts (uncredited)
Stephen Burnette ... stunts (uncredited)
Roger Creed ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Paula Dell ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hayward ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Gene LeBell ... stunts (uncredited)
Paula Marie Moody ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Conrad E. Palmisano ... stunt double: Lloyd Bridges (uncredited) / stunt double: Robert Hays (uncredited)
Esther Palmisano ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Nick Palmisano ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Mary Peters ... stunts (uncredited)
Diane Peterson ... stunts (uncredited)
Dar Robinson ... stunts (uncredited)
Russell Saunders ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Rick Seaman ... stunts (uncredited)
Greg Walker ... stunts (uncredited)
Jesse Wayne ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Jamie Anderson ... assistant camera
Brink Brydon ... gaffer: effects unit
Jerry Deats ... grip: effects unit
Bill Decker ... grip
Larry Gilhooly ... gaffer
M. Todd Henry ... assistant camera (as Todd Henry)
Norman Lang ... electrician
Danny Marzolo ... electrical department
John Monte ... still photographer
Nick Papanickolas ... grip
Pete G. Papanickolas ... griplogy (as Pete Papanickolas)
Frederic J. Smith ... camera operator (as Frederick J. Smith)
Gary R. Wostak ... electrical department (as Gary Wostack)
Edmond Wright ... grip
Greg Langham ... lamp operator (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Susan Arnold ... additional casting
Wallis Nicita ... additional casting (as Wally Nicita)
Gretchen Rennell ... additional casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Aggie Lyon ... costume supervisor
Victoria Snow ... costumer

Editorial Department 

Bryan McMahan ... colorist: mastering
Scott K. Wallace ... assistant editor (as Scott Wallace)
Norman Alexander Gibbs ... dialogue: Jive (uncredited)
Al White ... dialogue: Jive (uncredited)

Music Department 

Rick Baptist ... musician: trumpet
Elmer Bernstein ... conductor / orchestrator
Peter Bernstein ... orchestrator
Tom Boyd ... oboe soloist
Allison Caine ... vocal effects advisor
Jeff Carson ... music editor
Norman Corey ... music preparation
Alexander Courage ... orchestrator
Vince De Rosa ... musician: French horn
Sandy DeCrescent ... music contractor (as Sandy De Crescent)
George Doering ... musician / musician: guitar
Kathy Durning ... music editor
Leonard A. Engel ... music editor (as Len Engel)
Carl Fortina ... music coordinator
Earle Hagen ... orchestrator
Jo Ann Kane ... music librarian
Alan Kaplan ... musician: trombone
Richard Lapham ... supervising music editor
Billy May ... orchestrator
Malcolm McNab ... musician: trumpet
Cynthia Millar ... musician: ondes martinot solo
Brian O'Connor ... musician: French horn
George Roberts ... musician: trombone
Shorty Rogers ... orchestrator
Ethmer Roten ... musician: flute
Patrick Russ ... orchestrator
Jim Self ... musician: tuba
David Spear ... orchestrator
Sylvester G. Strudwick ... musician: viola (as Sly Strudwick)
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn
Dan Wallin ... score mixer
Booker White ... music preparation
Joe Zimmerman ... music preparation
Elmer Bernstein ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Frank Comstock ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Allyn Ferguson ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Dan Goldwasser ... soundtrack producer (uncredited)
Jimmie Haskell ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Tommy Johnson ... musician: tuba (uncredited)
Frank Macchia ... music preparation (uncredited)
Arthur Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Richard Nash ... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Richard Perissi ... musician: French horn (uncredited)
Steven L. Smith ... music preparation (uncredited)
Herbert W. Spencer ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Fred Steiner ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco ... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Albert Woodbury ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Eugene Worsely Jr. ... musician: clarinet (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Glenda Baker ... transportation
Tom Baker ... transportation
Frank Khoury ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew 

Adam Culunga ... craft service
Michael Finnell ... generally in charge of a lot of things (as Mike Finnell)
Nancy Hansen ... script supervisor
Adolf Hitler ... worst boy (credit only)
Steve Kramer ... airport arrangements
Tom Mahoney ... choreographer
Sam Mattingly ... unit publicist
Dave Miller ... first aid
J.L. Mitchell ... wrangler
Betty Moos ... supervisor of production administration
Dan Perri ... title designer
Huey Redwine ... stand-in
Art Sarno ... unit publicist
Dick Webb ... wrangler
Larry Wilson ... magic consultant
Laurie Abdo ... secretary: Howard W. Koch (uncredited)
Raechel Donahue ... voice artist (uncredited)
Sheri Maruno ... secretary: Howard W. Koch (uncredited)
Dennis Park ... auditor (uncredited)

Thanks 

Laurie Abdo ... grateful acknowledgment
Jason Black ... grateful acknowledgment
Susan Breslau ... grateful acknowledgment
Nancy Cocuzzo ... grateful acknowledgment
Danice Hertz ... grateful acknowledgment
Erika Hiller ... grateful acknowledgment
Peter Ivers ... grateful acknowledgment
Kim Jorgensen ... special thanks
Dick Lowry ... grateful acknowledgment
Sheri Maruno ... grateful acknowledgment
Dennis Park ... grateful acknowledgment
Pat Proft ... special thanks
Karen Rasch ... grateful acknowledgment
Richard Raynis ... grateful acknowledgment
Robert Reilly ... grateful acknowledgment
Christopher S. Ross ... grateful acknowledgment (as Chris Ross)
Terry Shagin ... grateful acknowledgment
Sheila Sullivan ... grateful acknowledgment
Paul Turner ... grateful acknowledgment

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