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Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)

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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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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10 December 1982 (USA)  »

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Flying High II  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The hanging lady in the first Airplane! (1980) film reprises her role as the first victim of Striker's anecdotes as the vomiting lady. See more »

Goofs

When Oveur speaks the line, "You can tell me, I'm the captain," his voice sounds as though he is speaking into some kind of microphone, but he is not. See more »

Quotes

Simon: Just a few more hours and change 'til liftoff.
Elaine Dickinson: I'm very excited, Simon.
Simon: Guess this is a first for you, eh kid?
Elaine Dickinson: No, I've been excited before.
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Worst Boy ................... Adolf Hitler See more »

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Featured in The Spoony Experiment: D.O.A: Dead or Alive (2011) See more »

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MacArthur Park
Written by Jimmy Webb
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16 June 2003 | by (about 2 feet in front of your face...) – See all my reviews

I find it hard to understand how someone can take a classic like 'Airplane!' and follow it up with this crap. Basically a rehash of the first genius film, 'Airplane II' recycles the same old jokes over and the few new ones that are there fall flat on their face. If you don't want to taint your enjoyment of Airplane! then skip this turkey.


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