Most Popular "Airplane Hijack" Titles
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1. 7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
PG-13 | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris, and the most daring rescue mission ever attempted.
Votes: 1,377 | Gross: $3.19M
2. Con Air (1997)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.
Votes: 245,183 | Gross: $101.12M
3. Air Force One (1997)
R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 159,744 | Gross: $172.96M
4. Cliffhanger (1993)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.
Votes: 105,575 | Gross: $84.05M
5. United 93 (2006)
R | 111 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
Votes: 89,367 | Gross: $31.57M
7. Executive Decision (1996)
R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.
Votes: 44,509 | Gross: $56.57M
8. Passenger 57 (1992)
R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An airline security expert must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists seize control of it.
Votes: 40,161 | Gross: $44.07M
9. Lost Horizon (1937)
Approved | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A plane crash delivers a group of people to the secluded land of Shangri-La - but is it the miraculous utopia it appears to be?
11. Neerja (2016)
122 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
Neerja is the story of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.
Votes: 16,160 | Gross: $1.54M
12. Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Drama, History
True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking.
13. Hostages (I) (2017)
103 min | Crime, Drama
The movie describes real events that took place in 1983, when seven young Georgians, all from intellectual elite families, attempted to flee the Soviet Union by hijacking an airliner. The ... See full summary »
15. Airport '77 (1977)
PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under one hundred feet of water.
Votes: 8,060 | Gross: $30.00M
16. Victory at Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)
Unrated | 119 min | Action, Drama, History
In 1976, terrorists hijack an Air France airplane, and divert it to Uganda, where they demand to exchange their hostages for fellow terrorists held in Israeli jails.
18. Mivtsa Yonatan (1977)
PG | 124 min | Action, Drama, History
In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to ... See full summary »
19. Hijacked (2012)
R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A special agent's plans to reconcile with his ex-fiancé are ruined when she boards a private jet that is targeted by hijackers working for the same crime lord that he is chasing.
20. Skyjacked (1972)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.
21. The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller
A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains, has Cooper following a meticulous plan to disappear into anonymity despite ... See full summary »
Votes: 874 | Gross: $3.70M
22. Hijacked: Flight 285 (1996 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A convicted murderer is escorted by marshals on a regular flight from Phoenix to Dallas. Shortly after take-off, two of his aides, traveling as ordinary passengers, take control of the ... See full summary »
23. Superchick (1973)
R | 94 min | Action, Comedy
Tara B. True is a flight attendant who makes a weekly swing through New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. In each city, she has a man: Edward, older and wealthy; Johnny, a beach bum with ... See full summary »
26. Hijack (2008)
117 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
After the passing away of his wife, Pooja, Delhi-based Vikram Madan, enrolls his daughter, Priya, in a boarding school in Amritsar, and re-locates to work as a Mechanic at Chandigarh ... See full summary »
27. The Sicilian Clan (1969)
GP | 122 min | Crime, Drama
A young, ambitious mobster plans an elaborate diamond heist while seducing the daughter of a ruthless mob patriarch as a determined police commissioner closes in on all of them.
Votes: 5,604 | Gross: $3.00M
28. Zameen (2003)
154 min | Action, Adventure
Colonel Ranvir and ACP Jaideep joins forces to fight against Pakistani terrorists, who hijacks an Indian airplane and demands to free their militant leader in return.
29. L'aventure, c'est l'aventure (1972)
R | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
When they realize the times are changing, five crooks decide to switch from bank robberies to personality abductions. Among their hostages are singer Johnny Hallyday and an ambassador in ... See full summary »
30. Strategic Command (1997)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Rick Harding is a former Marines officer, now working in the FBI as a chemical weapons designer. While packing up for the night, a group of armed soldiers led by wanted criminal Carlos ... See full summary »
31. Crocodile 2: Death Swamp (2002)
R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A criminal carrying stolen money and gold hijacks a plane that crashes in a Mexican swamp, where the survivors are terrorized by a giant crocodile.
32. Operation Thunderbolt: Entebbe (2000 TV Movie)
The story of the hijacking of Air France Flight AF139 on 27 June 1976 from Athens and the subsequent mission to rescue the hostages from the airport terminal at Entebbe in Uganda. The movie... See full summary »
33. Terror - Ihr Urteil (2016 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
Can it be justified to shoot down a civilian plane, converted by terrorists into a deadly suicide missile? Can "human arithmetic" be a legal calculus?
34. Panchatanthiram (2002)
150 min | Comedy
Ram (Kamal Haasan) is a playboy pilot. His marriage to Mythili (Simran) disintegrates after a series of misunderstandings. To cheer him up, his buddies arrange for a steamy evening with a ... See full summary »
35. Porfirio (2011)
101 min | Comedy, Drama
An adult male, 155 centimeters tall, of dark complexion; presents frontal baldness, regular eyebrows, brown eyes, wide nose, big mouth with thick lips, slight upper lip hair and big ears ... See full summary »
37. Overland Stage Raiders (1938)
Passed | 55 min | Western
After gold shipments from a mining town have been hijacked, the three Mesquiteers buy a plane to fly the gold out. The owner of the shipping line brings in Eastern gangsters to thwart them.
38. The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story (1988 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
This made-for-television film documents the takeover of the TWA airliner in flight from Athens to Rome in 1985. The focus is on the flight attendant, Uli Derickson, whose courage and hope ... See full summary »
40. The Flight That Fought Back (2005 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Drama
A docudrama about the efforts of the passengers aboard United Airlines Flight 93 to derail the 9/11 terrorists' plan for the hijacked airliner.
41. Sonic Impact (1999)
94 min | Action, Thriller
When a deranged criminal is caught, he is then being transported by plane, along with some other criminals. Through a stroke of luck he is able to subdue the Federal agents assigned to ... See full summary »
43. Mogadischu (2008 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama
In 1977, skyjackers abduct Lufthansa Flight 181, subsequently involving Germany's special operations unit GSG 9 to free all the hostages.
44. Panic (2002)
R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
FAA system analyzer named Neil McCabe is the only person who seems to have this different hunch towards a group of international terrorists after a horrific plane incident occured. He ... See full summary »
45. Payanam (2011)
The movie deals with the stance of the government officials on such a serious issue and how a belated decision will make a situation worse, in an already edgy circumstance.
46. The Night They Took Miss Beautiful (1977 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
Criminals hijack an airplane that not only carries a dangerous organism that is to be used in bacterial warfare, but also five beauty contest finalists.
47. Bad Attitudes (1991 TV Movie)
88 min | Action, Comedy
Bad Attitudes is a family action/comedy movie. It centers around two hijackers that take over a plane; not with a billionaire as planned but one carrying a group of smart children with bad attitudes.
49. Live or Die in Entebbe (2012)
52 min | Documentary, History
Operation Entebbe, hailed as the most brilliant rescue operation in recent history - Israel's greatest mythological raid - is the Mimouni family's greatest tragedy.