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, entertaining, serious, humorous, touching and feel good films and TV shows about / with fear of flying, airplane, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, runaway, mentor, culture clash, suspense and airport plots mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as fear of flying: French Kiss (1995), Red Eye (2005), Love Is in the Air (2005), Airplane! (1980), Rio (2011), Altitude (2010), Low Cost (2010), Row 19 (2021), Midnight Run (1988), Rain Man (1988).

List of fear of flying movies

French Kiss (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
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, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely partners, fear of flying, wine, vineyard, love, escapades, beautiful scenery, love story ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, cannes, riviera ...
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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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, psychological, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, villain, kidnapping, woman in danger, hostage, hitman, hotel, airport, fear, suspense, strong female character ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, dallas texas, texas
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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, realistic, semi serious, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, love affair, couples, buddies, fall in love, fear of flying, friends, love and romance, instructor, radio announcer, party ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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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, funny, absurd, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: airplane, stewardess, satire, air disaster, aviation, pilot, passenger, food poisoning, deadpan, fear of flying, airport, absurd humor ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
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Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
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, humorous, funny, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens ...
Plot: animals, bird, talking animals, parrot, jungle, friendship, happy ending, kids and family, good versus evil, childhood, animal protagonist, flying ...
Time: 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, south america, canada ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: airplane, time travel, monster, race against time, against the odds, supernatural, unlikely partners, supernatural power, group of friends, fear of flying, tentacle, giant monster ...
Time: 21st century
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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, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: airplane, nothing goes right, rebellion, disorder, rebelliousness, friends, satire, fear of flying, tourist, humour, travel agency, passenger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, tunisia, europe, africa
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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, compassionate, melancholic, funny ...
Plot: fear of flying, resort, hotel, christmas, swedish, travel, holiday, childhood, honest, island, catastrophe, vengeance ...
Time: 50s, 80s, 70s, 1930s
Place: tokyo, sweden, europe, spain, stockholm sweden ...
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Row 19 (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young female doctor and her 6-year-old daughter are on an overnight flight in a violent storm. When passengers on the half-empty plane inexplicably begin to die, the woman’s grip on reality weakens and she is forced to relive her worst childhood ...
Style: mystical, scary, bleak, unusual plot structure, serious ...
Plot: flight attendant, mysticism, fear of flying, mother and daughter, fear, old woman, abused woman, airplane, female doctor, psychic link, suspense, airplane trip ...
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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, funny, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: road trip, chase, on the road, train, gangsters, car chase, organized crime, hitman, race against time, police surveillance, buddy, bail bondsman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, las vegas, los angeles ...
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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: road movie, sincere, uplifting, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: autism, road trip, redemption, mentally challenged, runaway, disability, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, family relations, mental illness, self discovery, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, las vegas, texas, missouri ...
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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: not serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, weird
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, couples, intrigue, parents and children, best friends, society, dishonesty, silly humor, wedding, single parent, disorder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, italy, oceania
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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, humorous, captivating
Plot: friendship, cancer, terminal illness, sick, friends, overcoming fear, fighting illness, cancer patient, friend, best friends, life, best friend ...
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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: touching, sentimental, suspenseful
Audience: date night
Plot: love, divorced mother, male female relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, romantic friendship, aviator, fear of flying, parent child relationship, love and romance, family relations, sexual relations ...
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Flight 666 (2018)
Genre: Action, 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
Plot: airplane, air disaster, ghost, pilot, supernatural, society, suspense, brutality, disorder, fear of flying, macabre, travel ...
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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, rescue, air disaster, aviation, disaster, heroes, save the day, one man army, daring rescue, forces of nature, tough heroes, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
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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, melancholic, entertaining, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, spy, espionage, secret agents, fish out of water, eccentric family, secret identity, disorder, dentist, couples, chaos, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, egypt, prague, france, chicago illinois
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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, entertaining, light ...
Plot: rivalry, magic, contests and competitions, ambition, buddies, artists and showbiz, odd couple, friendship, nothing goes right, stage magician, magician, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century
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: scary, suspenseful, surreal, psychological, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, supernatural, monster, transformation, suspense, fictional reality, mentally unstable, mischievous children, airplane, world war two, alien, television ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 60s
Place: alabama
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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: inspirational, touching, intense, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: music, rock and roll, musician's life, death, interracial romance, musician, music business, rock, suspense, love story, happy ending, latin ...
Time: 50s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tijuana mexico, new york ...
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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: psychological, emotional, enigmatic, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: guilt, survival, dealing with death, existentialism, life & death, loneliness, loss of son, rescue, confession, air disaster, family relations, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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: road movie, surreal, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, father son relationship, on the road, amnesia, road trip, relationships, isolation, solitude, parenthood, loneliness, melancholy, sibling relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: texas, los angeles, paris france, austin texas, germany ...
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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, light, sweet, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenager, love, youth, opposites attract, couples, love story, cheerleading, first love, family disapproval, graduation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, california, washington state, washington d.c. ...
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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: suspenseful, tense, clever, exciting, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, air disaster, twists and turns, suspense, special agents, save the day, hostage, terrorist, investigation, hijacking, mind game ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: london, usa, new york, iceland
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Brace for Impact (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When disgraced Flight Crash Investigator Sofia Gilchrist's brother dies in the crash of a plane she was supposed to be on, Sofia breaks protocol and secretly begins investigating the crash.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: air disaster, investigation, suspense, police investigation, catastrophe, brother sister relationship, uncover truth, crime solving, cause and meaning, investigator, unsolved crime, aviation ...
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The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: motivational, heartbreaking, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, survival, catastrophe, ocean, courage, suspense, tsunami, forces of nature, destruction, hopes, family in danger ...
Time: year 2004, 2000s, 21st century
Place: thailand, southeast asia, asia
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Turbulence (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On a flight transporting dangerous convicts, murderer Ryan Weaver manages to break free and cause complete chaos throughout the plane. As various people on board fall victim to Weaver, it is ultimately down to flight attendant Teri Halloran to keep ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, intense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, christmas, stewardess, hijacking, murder, disaster, psychopath, aviation, serial killer, airplane accident, suspense, air disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, sweet, humorous, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: childhood, pirate, kidnapping, magic, children, fairy, good versus evil, rescue, fantasy world, peter pan, destiny, creativity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, big ben london, england, fictional island
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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, realistic, serious, feel good
Plot: love and romance, single parent, family relations, immigrants, society, fall in love, love, divorced parents, music teacher, airplane, fear of flying, choir ...
Time: 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: philosophical, psychological, enigmatic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: future dystopia, cloning, lovers on the run, life is a bitch, chaos, couple relations, estrangement, distopia, clones, divorce, post apocalypse, climate change ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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