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Airplane! (1980)

PG
88 min | Comedy

A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.
Writers
Jim Abrahams (written for the screen by) | David Zucker (written for the screen by) | Jerry Zucker (written for the screen by)
Cinematographer
Joseph F. Biroc (as Joseph Biroc)
Casting Director
Production Designer
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Budget
$ 3,500,000
Gross (USA)
$ 83,400,000
Gross (World)
$ 130,000,000
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Release date
Jul 2, 1980 (United States)

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Roger Murdock (as Kareem Abdul-Jabaar) Roger Murdock (as Kareem Abdul-Jabaar)   See fewer
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Robert Hays
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Robert Stack
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Ted Chapman
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Jesse Emmett
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7.8 / 10 | 182,596 votes