Airport (Dir. George Seaton, 1970): Take a non-stop flight with an all-star cast to a world of tension-filled human drama in this trend-setting box office blockbuster. Based on Arthur Hailey's runaway best seller, the emotion-charged adventure stars Burt Lancaster as the manager of a glamorous international airport who must juggle personal crisis with professional responsibilities as he attempts to keep his blizzard torn facility open to rescue a bomb-damaged jetliner.
The lavish Ross Hunter production co-stars a veritable Who's Who of Hollywood's most glittering personalities. The often imitated but never duplicated movie milestone remains a gripping trip from suspenseful take-off to sense-shattering landing.
Airport 1975 (Dir. Jack Smight, 1974): En route from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles, Columbia Airlines Flight 409 is struck by a small plane, leaving its pilot, Capt. Stacy, blinded and its co-pilot dead. Can chief stewardess Nancy Pryor keep the giant aircraft aloft while her lover, former jet pilot Alan Murdock, is lowered by helicopter through the gaping hole in its nose?
Airport '77 (Dir. Jerry Jameson, 1977): Full of VIP's and art treasures owned by a millionaire (Stewart), the plane goes down during a hijack attempt, and courageous Captain Gallagher (Lemmon) must keep the passengers alive until they are rescued.
The Concorde: Airport '79 (Dir. David Lowell Rich, 1979): Concorde comes under attack from the Buzzard Attack Missile, brainchild of Dr. Kevin Harrison (Robert Wagner) a brilliant scientist, when he is threatened with exposure having been discovered to be selling arms illegally for foreign companies. cue, Alain Delon and more heroic flying action!
2 - Europe (PAL), Japan (NTSC), South Africa, Middle East
1969, 1974, 1977, 1979
131 minutes, 102 minutes, 109 minutes, 108 minutes
Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg, Jacqueline Bisset, George Kennedy, Charlton Heston, Karen Black, Linda Blair, Jack Lemmon, James Stewart, Joseph Cotten, Christopher Lee, Alain Delon, Robert Wagner, David Warner & Susan Blakely
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