Fear of flying movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant fear of flying movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, touching, melancholic and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with fear of flying, airplane, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, culture clash, airport, runaway and friendship plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as fear of flying: French Kiss (1995), Airplane! (1980), Red Eye (2005), Love Is in the Air (2005), Kath & Kimderella (2012), Low Cost (2010), Rio (2011), Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999), The In-Laws (2003), Magicians (2007).

List of fear of flying movies

French Kiss (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French Kiss is director Kasdan’s best film since the Bodyguard. The plot involves a couple in love and one woman’s attempt to fly to Paris to get her lover back from a business trip and marry him. On the way she unknowingly smuggles something of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, couple relations, unlikely partners, fear of flying, love and romance, escapades, vineyard, smuggling, chase, true love, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, cannes, riviera ...
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Airplane! (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alcoholic pilot, Ted Striker has developed a fear of flying due to wartime trauma, but nevertheless boards a passenger jet in an attempt to woo back his stewardess girlfriend. Food poisoning decimates the passengers and crew, leaving it up to ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: airplane, stewardess, pilot, passenger, fear of flying, air disaster, landing, rescue, catastrophe, heroes, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
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Package Tour or Can You Get Fish and Chips at the Flamenco (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Stig-Helmer and Ole Bramserud on a trip to the Canary Islands for Christmas.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, funny ...
Plot: fear of flying, anti heroes, anti hero, resort, golf, tourist, travel, fish out of water, comedy of errors, disorder, goofy hero, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden, spain, rio de janeiro, eastern europe ...
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Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, psychological, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, terrorism, airplane, hostage, fear, psychology, kidnapping, crimes, danger, stewardess, villain, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, miami
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Love Is in the Air (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Instructeur dans une compagnie aérienne, Yann Kerbec évalue la capacité des pilotes sur les simulateurs de vols dans des conditions extrêmes. Mais il a un problème : il a peur de l'avion, une peur panique liée à sa naissance et qui, dans ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, romance, buddies, fear of flying, couples, fall in love, stewardess, friendship, love and romance, instructor, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Kath & Kimderella (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fountain Lakes' foxy ladies who turn more than just heads when they go on an overseas trip and end up being the centre of their very own fairytale.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, fish out of water, best friends, dishonesty, society, couples, intrigue, parents and children, fear of flying, wedding, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, australia
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Low Cost (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Passengers on a low cost flight from Djerba to Beauvais have their patience tested to destruction when their departure is delayed for eight hours because of a fault with the plane's air-conditioning. In the end, they are so fed up that they ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, realistic, offbeat
Plot: airplane, rebellion, nothing goes right, friends, rebelliousness, disorder, fear of flying, satire, silly humor, hijacking
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, africa, france, tunisia
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Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a ...
Style: touching, exciting, humorous, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, happy ending, parrot, animals, adventure, jungle, birds, bird, friendship, animal life, computer animation, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
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Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A passenger of a hijacked airliner who happens to be an airplane engineer works to deactivate a chemical weapons bomb after the hijackers kill the pilot and threaten to kill all the passengers on the plane.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, rescue, fear of flying, stewardess, daring rescue, deadly, danger, heroes, adventure, save the day, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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The In-Laws (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his new in-laws are international smugglers.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: secret agents, wedding, cia, espionage, fish out of water, eccentric family, secret identity, danger, partners, unlikely partners, undercover, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa, egypt
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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, parody, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, guillotine, contests and competitions, buddies, odd couple, ambition, artists and showbiz, friendship, nothing goes right, wizards and magicians, stage magician, fear of flying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four directors collaborated to remake four episodes of the popular television series 'The Twilight Zone' for this movie. The episodes are updated slightly and in color (the television show was in black-and-white), but very true to the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, supernatural, fictional reality, adult as child, retirement home, mischievous children, mentally unstable, transformation, fear of flying, world war two, stewardess, racism ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: alabama
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Fearless (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a terrible air disaster, survivor Max Klein emerges a changed person. Unable to connect to his former life or to wife Laura, he feels godlike and invulnerable. When psychologist Bill Perlman is unable to help Max, he has Max meet another ...
Style: emotional, psychological, uplifting, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: guilt, air disaster, dealing with death, confession, loss of son, rescue, starting over, human nature, family relations, survival, danger, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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Paris, Texas (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.
Style: touching, surreal, psychological, serious, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, redemption, drifter, desert, reunion, reconciliation, family reunited, parents and children, estrangement, presumed dead, family relations, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, houston texas, united states ...
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Say Anything... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father interferes with their relationship. With a prized scholarship to study abroad ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, opposites attract, romance, family disapproval, first love, graduation, coming of age, youth, young lovers, wooing, boyfriend, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, washington d.c., usa, malibu california ...
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Midnight Run (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the road, bounty hunter, bail bondsman, police surveillance, crime, crimes, odd couple, race against time, chases and races, partners, limousine ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, los angeles, arizona ...
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Rain Man (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Style: sincere, uplifting, road movie, touching, captivating ...
Plot: autism, road trip, redemption, mentally challenged, runaway, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, greed, family relations, yuppie, self discovery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, california, usa, texas, missouri ...
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Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, air disaster, hijacking, false accusation, danger, save the day, special agents, hostage, heroes, race against time, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, iceland, london
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Altitude (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a mysterious malfunction sends their small plane climbing out of control, a rookie pilot and her four teenage friends find themselves trapped in a deadly showdown with a supernatural force.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: race against time, against the odds, supernatural power, airplane, danger, unlikely partners, cons and scams, chases and races, group of friends, time travel, monster, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Tomorrow's a New Day (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When theatre actor Giuliano receives an unexpected visit from his childhood friend Tommasso, the encounter is bittersweet. This reunion is their first meeting in many years, triggered by Giuliano’s failing health and his decision to forgo ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: friendship, cancer, terminal illness, overcoming fear, cancer patient, fighting illness, pets, best friends, last wish, life, life & death, sick ...
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Love Takes Flight (2019)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A workaholic hospital director is forced to re-examine her rigid lifestyle when a free-wheeling EMS pilot enters her life.
Style: suspenseful, touching, suspense, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, divorced mother, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, friendship, family relations, love affair, love, sexual relations, couple relations, new love ...
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Flight 666 (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Passengers and crew on a flight are attacked by unseen forces that threaten all aboard.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, suspense
Plot: airplane, air disaster, ghost, pilot, society, danger, brutality, fear of flying, disorder, storm, possession, crew ...
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Five Hours from Paris (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Only 5 flight hours from Paris, in a working-class suburb of Tel Aviv, two people meet. He is a bred-and-born Israeli and she is a Russian immigrant. He is a taxi driver and she is a music teacher. He has no aspirations. She gave up hers long ago. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, serious, realistic
Plot: romance, single parent, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, society, immigrants, love, airplane, divorced parents, music teacher, fear of flying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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It's All About Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Canada, Spain, USA, Japan, Sweden, UK, Italy, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star, Elena, are about to sign divorce papers when they realise that, in spite of ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, philosophical, enigmatic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cloning, apocalypse, lovers on the run, romance, chaos, couple relations, future dystopia, life is a bitch, danger, estrangement, airport, divorce ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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La Bamba (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musician's life, death, latin, musician, audition, music business, marital rape, rock star, music industry, family relations, interracial relations, death of protagonist ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, tijuana mexico, california
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Murder on Flight 502 (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On a flight to London, a note is found stating that there will be murders taking place on the airliner before it lands.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, stewardess, prank, airport, chases and races, crime, save the day, terrorism, hijacking, riddles and clues, confined, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
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The Good Heart (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Denmark, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Brian Cox stars as Jacques, the curmudgeonly owner of a gritty New York dive bar that serves as home to a motley assortment of professional drinkers. Jacques is determinedly drinking and smoking himself to death when he meets Lucas (Dano), a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: homeless, friendship, profanity, social misfits, misfit, redemption, drifter, friends, human nature, elderly, workplace, bar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
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Microbe and Gasoline (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two young friends embark on a road trip across France in a vehicle they built themselves.
Style: road movie, captivating, humorous, semi serious
Plot: road trip, friendship, teenage boy, socially awkward, on the road, dysfunctional family, summer vacation, pedophile, social awkwardness, friendship between boys, sunbathing, piano playing ...
Time: 2010s, year 2014
Place: france, paris france
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Double Indemnity (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A scheming wife lures an insurance investigator into helping murder her husband and then declare it an accident. The investigator's boss, not knowing his man is involved in it, suspects murder and sets out to prove it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, investigation, killer, insurance fraud, crime, femme fatale, manipulations, manipulation, love triangle, infidelity, cons and scams, boss and employee ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills
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Barney's Version (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.
Style: emotional, semi serious, witty, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: suicide, marriage, friendship, lifestyle, everyday life, marital problem, human nature, love and romance, aging, divorce, jewish, actress ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1974 ...
Place: canada, rome italy, montreal quebec, new york, montreal ...
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