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Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

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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???

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Years have passed since Ted Striker heroically saved many lives by avoiding a plane crash. Working as a test pilot for a new Lunar Shuttle, he gets innocently sent into a mental ward after a crash of the badly constructed, computer-navigated spaceship. When he hears that the exactly same type of shuttle is scheduled for a moon flight soon, he breaks out to hinder the launch. Aboard, Ted finds his ex-ex Elaine Dickinson working as stewardess again and her fiancé Simon, a member of the committee that wants the Mayflower I to be launched. In flight, the ship's computer ROK 9000 takes control, killing the crew. Ted and Elaine manage to switch it off, and now it is up to Ted again to save the passengers' lives - if there only wouldn't be these flashbacks to the war and these people who know Ted and have no faith in his abilities at all. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Just when you thought it safe to go back into the departure lounge. See more »

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10 December 1982 (USA)  »

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SEK 1,929,593 (Sweden)
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The computer keyboards in Mission Control are from the early home computers, the Commodore Vic-20 See more »

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When Unger & Dunn are working to fix ROK the computer, they both have on crew blazers. After being sucked out of the ship Ted sees them floating in space, and Unger is no longer wearing his blazer. See more »

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Prosecutor: Over Macho Grande?
Witness: No. I don't think I'll ever get over Macho Grande.
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Gaffer (What's a Gaffer?) ... Larry Gilhooly See more »

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Featured in Strictly Background (2007) See more »

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The Blue Danube Waltz
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More of the same
4 February 2006 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Airplane II - The sequel is quite literally more of the same, same cast (I'm glad to say) except Leslie Nielson (shame that) same jokes (Most of which still work well) same plot (Only this time we are in space) and the same hero.

Given all of the above, you may wonder why bother? Put simply - it's still funny, it's still better than a lot of spoof movies and OH YES! why change a winning formula.

Aiplane 2 is inferior to its predecessor in every way, but if you enjoyed the first film, you'll be entertained by the sequel (Just not quite as much) 8/10


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