Most Popular Emergency Landing Movies and TV Shows
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1. Dune (1984)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.
Votes: 113,466 | Gross: $30.93M
3. 3 Idiots (2009)
PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama
Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".
Votes: 309,215 | Gross: $6.53M
4. Snakes on a Plane (2006)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An F.B.I. Agent takes on a plane full of deadly venomous snakes, deliberately released to kill a witness being flown from Honolulu to Los Angeles to testify against a mob boss.
Votes: 127,307 | Gross: $34.02M
5. Non-Stop (2014)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages demanding $150 million into an off-shore account, or someone will die every 20 minutes.
Votes: 237,893 | Gross: $92.17M
6. Left Behind (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.
Votes: 34,454 | Gross: $14.00M
7. U.S. Marshals (1998)
PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
U.S. Marshal Samuel Gerard and his team of Marshals are assigned to track down Sheridan, who has been accused of a double-murder.
Votes: 90,328 | Gross: $57.17M
8. The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Not Rated | 142 min | Adventure, Drama
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.
9. The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
PG | 113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
This last film in the 'Airport 'series ends fast - with an SST (supersonic transport); Concorde. Joe Patroni (George Kennedy) Murray deal with nuclear missiles being fired at the'speed-bird... See full summary »
Votes: 5,140 | Gross: $13.00M
10. White Nights (1985)
PG-13 | 136 min | Drama, Music
An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to... See full summary »
Votes: 6,258 | Gross: $42.16M
11. I'm So Excited! (2013)
R | 90 min | Comedy
When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves.
Votes: 20,699 | Gross: $1.37M
14. Contamination (1980)
R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
15. The Red Baron (2008)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
German biopic loosely based on the World War I fighter ace Manfred Von Richthofen, nicknamed the Red Baron by friend and foe alike.
Votes: 11,181 | Gross: $0.04M
16. Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.
17. The Cat from Outer Space (1978)
G | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Three scientists help an Alien feline, stranded on Earth, to repair its damaged spacecraft in order to return home but their efforts are hampered by inept army officials and foreign spies.
18. Zero Hour! (1957)
Passed | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 1950s Canada, during a commercial flight, the pilots and some passengers suffer food poisoning, thus forcing an ex-WW2 fighter pilot to try to land the airliner in heavy fog.
20. Murder on Flight 502 (1975 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Left in the lounge for first-class passengers, a letter warns of murders on Flight 502 -- and the warning is received a day early.
21. Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical
Rick Richards is a helicopter pilot who wants to set up a charter flying service in Hawaii -- along the way he makes some friends, including a young Hawaiian girl and her father, romances Judy Hudson, and sings a few songs.
Votes: 1,689 | Gross: $2.50M
22. No Way Back (1995)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When an op goes wrong and FBI agent Zack's partner dies, his search for the one responsible takes him to a yakuza in Japan. A mob boss wants revenge for his son's death and Zack's his target.
25. Back from Eternity (1956)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama
When a commercial plane force-lands in a South-American jungle, the passengers and pilots must patch-up the engines and escape the cannibal-infested area.
26. Ground Control (1998)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A disgraced former air traffic controller is called back into service when the airport's traffic control system malfunctions.
27. Air Force (1943)
Approved | 124 min | Action, Drama, History
The crew of an Air Force bomber arrives in Pearl Harbor in the aftermath of the Japanese attack and is sent on to Manila to help with the defense of the Philippines.
28. Turbulent Skies (2010 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A new airplane that's equipped with a new computer that can fly the plane on its own is about to have its first flight. When the son of the owner decides to upload more software, he doesn't... See full summary »
30. Jurassic Park: The Game (2011 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Drama
On the stormy night a desperate smuggler infiltrates Isla Nublar, hunting the precious canister containing the contraband dinosaur embryos. She collides -- literally -- with park staff ... See full summary »
31. You Gotta Stay Happy (1948)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
Indecisive heiress Dee Dee Dillwood is pushed into marrying her sixth fiancée, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of commercial pilot Marvin Payne,... See full summary »
32. Drums of Fu Manchu (1940)
Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The nefarious Dr. Fu Manchu searches for the keys to the tomb of Genghis Khan, in order to fulfill a prophecy that will enable him to conquer the world. His nemesis, Dr. Nayland Smith, and ... See full summary »
33. Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo (1977 TV Movie)
95 min | Horror, Thriller
An airplane carring coffee beans from South America has some unpleasant stowaways: a hoard of tarantulas which overcome the pilots as the airplane is flying over an orange-producing town in... See full summary »
34. Thunderbird 6 (1968)
G | 89 min | Family, Sci-Fi
The International Rescue team is faced with one of its toughest challenges yet, as the revolutionary lighter-than-air craft Skyship One is hijacked while on her maiden voyage around the ... See full summary »
116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Georg "Schorsch" Kempter is a gardener in a small Bavarian town, working day-in, day-out in his nursery, which is facing bankruptcy. He doesn't like to talk much. He never has. His marriage... See full summary »
38. Thunder Birds: Soldiers of the Air (1942)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, Romance, War
A veteran American flyer trains new recruits, including the acrophobic son of his dead war buddy. Complications arise when the younger man falls in love with his mentor's girl.
39. Mach 2 (2000)
R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a ... See full summary »
41. Miracle of the Hudson Plane Crash (2009 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
The film reveals the incredible and varied human stories of the passengers involved, and the terror and exhilaration that accompany a near-death experience. On 15 January 2009, 155 people ... See full summary »
42. God's Country and the Woman (1937)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Romance
Jefferson Russett runs a logging company; his brother, Steve, is the prodigal son. Jeff cuts off his allowance and puts him to work, but on his first day, he is tricked into signing a ... See full summary »
45. Port Sinister (1953)
Approved | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
A 17th-century Caribbean port rumored to have frequented by pirates rises from the ocean floor, where it came to rest after an earthquake many years before. A scientist wants to study it, ... See full summary »
46. Thundering Jets (1958)
Approved | 73 min | Action, Drama, War
Captain Steve Morley (Rex Reason) must evaluate how the men under his command react to pressure and stress at high altitudes in the latest jet fighters, with the usual romantic subplot ... See full summary »
47. 405 (2000)
3 min | Short, Comedy, Thriller
A section of a highway is blocked off so that a plane can make an emergency landing on it. However, there are two people still driving on the highway: a man in an SUV and an old lady in a Lincoln.
49. Selvaggi (1995)
120 min | Adventure, Comedy
A group of italian tourists on holiday in the Caribbean are stranded on a desert island when their small airplane is forced to an emergency landing. How will they manage to survive?
50. Drums of Fu Manchu (1943)
Approved | 69 min | Adventure, Thriller
Dr. Fu Manchu is trying to take over the world by using the scepter of Genghis Khan, who was hidden in his tomb. With this scepter Fu Manchu gets all the Asian peoples in his power, and ... See full summary »