Exploding airplane movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant exploding airplane movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, tense and intense films and TV shows about / with exploding airplane, airplane, explosion, death, danger, violence, chase, murder, catastrophe and fight plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres shot in USA, France, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as exploding airplane: Die Hard 2 (1990), Brave Hearts: Umizaru (2012), Firefox (1982), Executive Decision (1996), Cliffhanger (1993), Shadow in the Cloud (2020), Palm Springs (2020), Live Free or Die Hard (2007), Iron Eagle (1986), Terminator: Dark Fate (2019).

List of exploding airplane movies

Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, clever, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: gunfight, airplane, christmas, fight scenes, chase, airport, police, terrorism, lone hero, fight, suspense, one man army ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, california, virginia, usa
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Brave Hearts: Umizaru (2012)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Mika is a flight attendant on board an airplane scheduled to land at Haneda Airport. On the way to the airport the airplane's engine starts to burn. In order to save the 346 people on board the airplane, sea marshall Daisuke Senzaki and his ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, entertaining
Plot: air disaster, airplane, stewardess, heroes, salvation, rescue team, rescue attempt, struggle for survival, catastrophe, search and rescue, exploding airplane, plane crash ...
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Firefox (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar. They send ex-Vietnam ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, cerebral, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, spy, fighter plane, behind enemy lines, espionage, chase, fighter jet, suspense, fighter pilot, military, submarine, aviation ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, moscow russia, england, vietnam, asia ...
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Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hostage, rescue, suspense, surveillance, hijacking, bomb, twists and turns, terrorist, ransom, pilot ...
Time: 20th century, year 1995, 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., athens greece, london, los angeles
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Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France, Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, intense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, adult
Plot: heist, climbing, rocky mountains, mountain climbing, mountain, rock climbing, rescue, hostage, villain, suspense, wilderness, survival ...
Time: 20th century, future, 80s, 90s
Place: colorado
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Shadow in the Cloud (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, War
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.
Style: tense, captivating, funny, splatter, scary ...
Plot: female pilot, female protagonist, strong female lead, world war two, creature, aerial combat, military, female soldier, pilot, fight, navigator, airplane trip ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: new zealand
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Palm Springs (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.
Style: funny, romantic, feel good, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: time loop, time travel, wedding, time, time traveler, repeated event, love and romance, dark humor, drug use, humour, family relations, dying repeatedly ...
Time: future
Place: california, canada, palm springs california, texas, austin texas
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Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, gunfight, terrorism, police officer, tough cop, geek, lone hero, technology, hacking, computer hacker, car chase, fbi ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, maryland, los angeles, baltimore ...
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Iron Eagle (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Doug's father, an Air Force Pilot, is shot down by MiGs belonging to a radical Middle Eastern state, no one seems able to get him out. Doug finds Chappy, an Air Force Colonel who is intrigued by the idea of sending in two fighters piloted ...
Style: light, exciting, realistic, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens, girls' night, manly
Plot: pilot, air force, airplane, rescue, aviation, military, fighter pilot, guilty pleasure, colonel, brutality, desert, fighter plane ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, california
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Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The sixth film in the "Terminator" series will pick up where the second film left off, ignoring all the subsequent sequels.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, time travel, terminator, androids and robots, technology, cyberpunk, gunfight, airplane, cyborgs, helicopter, revenge, killer robot ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s, future, year 1998, 90s
Place: mexico, mexico city, texas, guatemala
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Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: epic, atmospheric, dramatic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: world war two, military, survival, war, soldier, evacuation, military officer, beach, wartime, air attack, rescue mission, army ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, middle ages, 20th century
Place: france, england, english channel, dunkirk, los angeles ...
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Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, entertaining, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, hotshot hero, superhuman powers, billionaire, rescue, terrorism, kidnapping, revenge, flying superhero, androids and robots, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, year 2012, year 1999, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: malibu california, california, tennessee, north america, usa ...
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Stealth Fighter (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A navy pilot fakes his own death and steals a stealth fighter plane from a U.S.A.F base. He then acts as a mercenary, targeting military installations around the world.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fighter jet, submarine, military, aviation, boat, hijacking, exploding airplane, mercenary, u.s. president, husband wife relationship, arms dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: latin america, usa, washington d.c.
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Final Destination 5 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this fifth installment, Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man’s premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to ...
Style: scary, brutal, slasher, suspenseful, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, supernatural, characters killed one by one, death, suspense, premonition, destiny, a vision, psychic, torture, catastrophe, revenge ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, future, 80s, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Student Connection (1974)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The director of a school is surprised when a student commits a murder, so there are no alternative but to also eliminate the only eyewitness
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, boarding school, murder, child in peril, witnessing a crime, femme fatale, dishonesty, power relations, couples, boarding school life, couple relations, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Airplane Mode (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: En route to the world's largest social media convention in Australia, Logan Paul is scared to death; today is his first time flying. All of his worst nightmares come true when the passengers refuse to switch their phones to airplane mode, ...
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, humorous, light
Audience: teens
Plot: society, friends, escapades, youth, friendship, social relations, disorder, contests and competitions, hopes, buddies, idealism, rescue ...
Place: sydney australia
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Tom of Finland (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of ...
Style: homoerotic, realistic, compassionate, serious, romantic ...
Plot: gay, male homosexuality, lgbt, homosexual history, gay soldier, gay interest, lgbtq, gay slur, homosexuality, naked man, 30 year old, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, post world war two, year 1991
Place: los angeles, new york, san francisco, helsinki finland, finland ...
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Hal (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kurumi’s heart was broken by the sudden death of her boyfriend in a tragic airplane accident. By melding futuristic technology with the binary equivalent of human emotion, a brilliant scientist created an ultra-lifelike robotic surrogate to take ...
Style: anime, sentimental, touching, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: love affair, a.i., androids and robots, couples, couple relations, haunted by the past, love and romance, repressed memory, androids, robot, grief, bittersweet ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan
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Left Behind (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish during the rapture and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, biblical ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, apocalypse, chaos, airplane, survival, parents and children, supernatural, christian, religions or cults, journalism, hopes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, futuristic, surreal, enigmatic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: distopia, destiny, reincarnation, life & death, multiple storylines, life philosophy, dystopic future, existentialism, death, post apocalypse, human nature, karma ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1936, year 1975, 2010s ...
Place: san francisco, belgium, seoul, south korea, hawaii
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2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, natural disaster, catastrophe, race against time, tsunami, forces of nature, humanity in peril, destruction, human existence, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future, 2000s, year 2009 ...
Place: los angeles, las vegas, mount everest, british columbia, london ...
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Flightplan (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, exciting, mind bending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, suspense, kidnapping, missing child, twists and turns, conspiracy, female protagonist, disappearance, family relations, child, pilot, rain ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany, newfoundland, new york
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Colour It Yellow (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits ...
Style: inspirational, serious, entertaining, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: politics, sikh, rebelliousness, patriotism, coming of age, courage, society, state affairs, corruption, filmmaker, friends, dancing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, new delhi, asia, london, delhi
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Slipstream (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Zambia, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A scientist plots a bank robbery based around his newest invention -- a time travel gadget that will send its user 10 minutes into the past. Everything goes according to plan, until he encounters a group of thieves who've planned their heist ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, heist, time, changing the past or future, hostage, time loop, heroes, rivalry, on the run, back in time, crime gone awry, race against time ...
Place: africa
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West Beirut (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Norway, Lebanon, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school, making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: school has closed, the violence is fascinating, getting from ...
Style: touching, melancholic, compassionate, emotional, sad ...
Plot: politics, friendship, revolution, prejudice, segregation, society, civil war, coming of age, lebanese civil war, survival, honest, sex ...
Time: 70s, 90s, year 1975
Place: middle east, israel, tokyo, poland, palestine ...
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Philadelphia Experiment II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It is several years after the events of the first movie, and David Herdeg (the survivor of the Philadelphia Experiment from the first film) and Allison (the woman from 1984 he fell in love with) have married and have a child. David awakes, in agony, ...
Style: dark, mind bending, serious, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, world war two, experiment, nazi, mission, nazi occultism, alien, alternate universe, time paradox, u.s. navy, supernatural, race against time ...
Time: 1940s, future, 80s, year 1943, year 1993 ...
Place: europe, germany
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Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, touching, perverse ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: monster, giant monster, animal attack, gorilla, creature feature, creature, rescue, destruction, rage, mutation, chase, betrayal ...
Time: jurassic, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, everglades, illinois, colorado ...
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: superhero, batman, revenge, superman character, superhuman powers, rivalry, heroes, justice, alien, vigilante, good versus evil, save the world ...
Time: year 1981, 2010s, year 1918, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., kansas, tijuana mexico, africa
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Pulse (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, hacker, suspense, suicide, college, paranoia, technology, apocalypse, internet, computers and web, college life, graphic violence ...
Time: 2000s
Place: ohio
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The Phantom (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Style: light, exciting, humorous, entertaining, campy ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, comic hero, secret identity, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, villain, island, one man army, silver, vigilante, treasure hunt ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1939, year 1938
Place: new york, usa, new york state, fictional island
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