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Uniform Title Airplane! (Motion picture)
Title Airplane! [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents ; a Howard W. Koch production ; produced by Jon Davison ; written for the screen and directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker.

Imprint Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2005]


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Edition "Don't call me Shirley!" ed.
Description 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Widescreen DVD collection
Widescreen DVD collection.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
Special features: New commentary by producer Jon Davison and writers/directors Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker and David Zucker; enhanced movie version with branching to deleted scenes, interviews and more; trivia track.
Contents Special features: Commentary by producer Jon Davison and writers/directors Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker, David Zucker -- Long haul version: Includes deleted scenes, interviews and more -- Trivia track -- Theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Joseph Biros ; editor, Patrick Kennedy ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Cast Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves.
Summary In this spoof of disaster movies, Ted Striker, an ex-Navy pilot, just got dumped by his long-time girlfriend Elaine Dickinson, who works as a stewardess. In his wish to get her back, he follows her aboard a plane, although he has had a deep aversion against anything winged since he lost several men in the war. During flight, he tries to make up with her again and again, but a crisis looms as the crew and many passengers get seriously ill due to a bad fish meal. Now, it is up to him to land the airplane safely, before the poisoning starts causing casualties. But Ted Striker's aversion to piloting is a serious psychosis, which breaks open and needs to be cured--right now.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject War neuroses -- Patients -- Drama.
Flight attendants -- Drama.
Air pilots -- Drama.
Neurosis de guerra -- Pacientes -- Teatro.
Aviadores -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Comedy films
Disaster films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Zucker, David, 1947-
Abrahams, Jim, 1944-
Zucker, Jerry.
Nielsen, Leslie, 1926-2010.
Hays, Robert, 1947-
Stack, Robert, 1919-2003.
Bernstein, Elmer.
Hagerty, Julie.
Bridges, Lloyd.
Graves, Peter, 1926-2010.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
ISBN 1415713871
Standard No. 097360309041
Music No. 03090 Paramount

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