Airport

"Very Good"

Airport Review


With one grandiose entrance, Airport ushered in a genre of moviemaking that is still going strong -- the disaster movie. Filled with high-profile stars and backed by an enormous budget, Airport takes us through one harrowing night at Chicago's "Lincoln" airport, where a stowaway granny, a pregnant stewardess, a freak blizzard, duelling pilot-administrator brothers, various annoying wives... and one distraught passenger with a homemade bomb combine to create one wild ride. Too bad the "disaster" doesn't happen until 2 hours into the 2:15 movie. No matter -- Airport's unending sequels and spoofs are a testament that this film is a true piece of Americana, for good or for bad.


Airport

Facts and Figures

Run time: 137 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 5th March 1970

Budget: $14M

Distributed by: Universal Pictures

Production compaines: Universal Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Fresh: 12 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 6.6 / 10

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Starring: as Capt. Paul Metrand, as Maggie Whelan, as Dr. Kevin Harrison, Sylvia Kristel as Isabelle, as Capt. Joe Patroni, as Eli Sands, as Francine, as Margarita, John Davidson as Robert Palmer, Andrea Marcovicci as Alicia Rogov, as Elaine

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