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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Lloyd Bridges
Julie Hagerty
Robert Hays
Leslie Nielson
Peter Graves
Directors
Jim Abrahams
David Zucker
Screenwriters
Jim Abrahams
David Zucker
Running Time
88 minutes

EMPIRE ESSAY: Airplane!
Quite possibly the funniest movie, minute for minute, of all time.


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Plot
An airplane crew takes ill. Surely the only person capable of landing the plane is an ex-pilot with a drinking problem, who's now afraid to fly.


Verdict
Surely as good as modern comedy gets?…and don't call me Shirley.


Reviewed by Adam Smith

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