Air Disaster Moviesby conc747-309-794264 | created - 05 Mar 2012 | updated - 25 Mar 2018 | Public
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1. No Highway in the Sky (1951)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Thriller
An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.
2. The High and the Mighty (1954)
Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When a commercial airliner develops engine problems on a trans-Pacific flight and the pilot loses his nerve, it is up to the washed-up co-pilot Dan Roman to bring the plane in safely.
3. The Night My Number Came Up (1955)
Not Rated | 94 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
On a routine flight from Hong Kong to Japan, a British military transport aircraft's fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.
5. Zero Hour! (1957)
Passed | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 1950s Canada, during a commercial flight, the pilots and some passengers suffer food poisoning, thus forcing an ex-WW2 fighter pilot to try to land the airliner in heavy fog.
7. Jet Storm (1959)
88 min | Thriller
Sir Richard Attenborough plays Ernest Tilley, a man who lost his daughter in a hit-and-run accident. He tracks down the man responsible for the accident and boards the same plane, ... See full summary »
10. Trouble in the Sky (1960)
88 min | Drama, Thriller
In Britain, at the dawn of jet-powered commercial aviation, an aircraft manufacturer tries to shift the blame from mechanical failure to pilot error when its newest jet airliner has a series of accidents.
11. Flight That Disappeared (1961)
Approved | 71 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A cross-country airliner, whose passengers include a nuclear physicist, a rocket expert, and a mathematical genius, is drawn beyond radar range by an unknown, unbreakable force.
12. 713 prosit posadku (1962)
Transatlantic flight 713 is in trouble because the pilot and crew are poisoned while flying above the ocean. Now the passengers have to take control to save their lives.
13. Fate Is the Hunter (1964)
Approved | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An airline executive refuses to believe that pilot error by his friend caused a fatal crash, and persists in looking for another reason.
14. The Doomsday Flight (1966 TV Movie)
Approved | 93 min | Thriller
A bomb on board an airliner has an altitude-sensitive trigger. Unless a ransom is paid, it will explode when the plane descends to land.
15. Lost Flight (1970 TV Movie)
G | 104 min | Action, Drama
The captain of a downed airliner must help his crew and passengers survive on a deserted jungle island in the midst of a power struggle - an adult version of "Lord of the Flies."
16. Airport (1970)
G | 137 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Votes: 16,501 | Gross: $100.49M
17. Terror in the Sky (1971 TV Movie)
74 min | Drama, Thriller
On a transcontinental flight, the flight crew suffer from food poisioning and become incapacitated. To save the aircraft, the cabin crew locate a passenger with flying experience. He is ... See full summary »
18. Skyjacked (1972)
PG | 101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
19. This Is a Hijack (1973)
PG | 90 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
A gambler with serious debts hijacks a small private plane, planning to collect a $1,000,000 ransom. Unfortunately, he's not in the best of company with his mates, and the F.B.I. is waiting... See full summary »
20. Airport 1975 (1974)
PG | 107 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land.
Votes: 9,007 | Gross: $47.29M
21. Murder on Flight 502 (1975 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Left in the lounge for first-class passengers, a letter warns of murders on Flight 502 -- and the warning is received a day early.
22. Mayday at 40,000 Feet! (1976 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The co-pilot and engineer of a passenger jet struggle to keep the plane airborne until it can reach an open airfield after a killer aboard the plane fires a gun at an engine and pilot of the plane.
23. Flight to Holocaust (1977 TV Movie)
100 min | Action, Drama
A team of troubleshooters is called to a skyscraper where a plane has crashed into the 20th floor and is stuck in the side of the building.
24. SST: Death Flight (1977 TV Movie)
89 min | Adventure, Drama
On its maiden flight, the crew of America's first supersonic transport learns that it may not be able to land, due to an act of sabotage and a deadly flu on-board.
25. 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: 8,989 | Gross: $30.00M
26. The Ghost of Flight 401 (1978 TV Movie)
100 min | Mystery, Drama, Thriller
An aircraft crashes in the Florida Everglades, killing 103 passengers. After the wreckage is removed, salvageable parts from the plane are used to repair other aircraft. Soon passengers and... See full summary »
28. The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
PG | 113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A supersonic airborne disaster. In order to survive a flight headed for the Moscow Olympics, passengers of the Concorde must endure aerial acrobatics to dodge missiles and survive a device that decompresses the plane.
Votes: 5,251 | Gross: $13.00M
29. Concorde Affaire '79 (1979)
96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A reporter tries to stop the crash of an aircraft after uncovering an airline's plot to save their business by sabotaging Concorde flights and have them decommissioned.
30. Crisis in Mid-air (1979 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
The life of a stressed out air controller falls apart as he battles a court case involving a mid-air collision which is causing the unhappiness of his wife.
32. Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 115 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
On the maiden flight of the first hypersonic commercial plane which can make the flight from New York City to London in four hours, a minor disaster occurs resulting in the plane actually ... See full summary »
33. Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac (1984 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
On January 13, 1982, Air Florida Flight 90 crashes into the 14th Street Bridge over the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., resulting in 78 fatalities.
34. Hostage Flight (1985 TV Movie)
100 min | Thriller
Trans Allied Flight 136 is hijacked in flight and diverted by its four captors to New York's JFK Airport. When the plane departs for London and the terrorists begin murdering hostages, the passengers begin to fight back.
35. International Airport (1985 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Manager of a large metropolitan airport tries to deal with the stress of his job, and the various characters that work for him.
36. 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 »
37. Fire and Rain (1989 TV Movie)
89 min | Drama
On August 2, 1985, Delta Airlines Flight 191 is en route to Los Angeles via Dallas-Fort Worth, taking off from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. When the plane is landing in Fort Worth, wind-shear ... See full summary »
38. Tailspin: Behind the Korean Airliner Tragedy (1989 TV Movie)
82 min | Thriller
Chronicle of the shooting down of a Korean passenger plane by Soviet air force on 1st September 1983. Over 280 people died in this incident.
40. Crash: The Mystery of Flight 1501 (1990 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
When a passenger plane crashes after a bomb scare, there are many unanswered questions, which can only be attributed to "pilot error". The pilot's wife, Diane Halstead, is convinced her ... See full summary »
42. 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: 43,165 | Gross: $44.07M
43. Flight from Hell (1993 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama
Jay is ordered to fly Cessna flight 30771 from the States to Sydney, with stopovers at Honolulu, Pago Pago and Norfolk Island. He's joined by Frank, who flies another Cessna. Frank crashes ... See full summary »
45. 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 »
46. Executive Decision (1996)
R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller