Airport movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant airport movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, humorous, serious, entertaining and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with airport, airplane, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, life philosophy, runaway, destiny, pilot and chase plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as airport: The Terminal (2004), Die Hard 2 (1990), Airport (1970), Airport 1975 (1974), Passenger 57 (1992), Red Eye (2005), The Langoliers (1995), Up in the Air (2009), A Dog Named Palma (2021), Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011).

List of airport movies

 7.4
 453K
The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: sincere, motivational, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: airport, loneliness, culture clash, immigrants, happy ending, passenger, stranded, fish out of water, nothing goes right, misfit, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, romania, canada ...
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 7.1
 359K
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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, airplane, christmas, airport, lone hero, fight scenes, police officer, chase, terrorism, one man army, snow, swat team ...
Time: year 1990, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, virginia, california, usa
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 6.6
 19K
Airport (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: airport, disaster, airplane, aviation, bomb, passenger, natural disaster, survival, air disaster, panic, stewardess, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, new jersey, las vegas, chicago illinois, new york ...
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 5.7
 11K
Airport 1975 (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo jet headed on a collision course with destruction in the ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, suspense, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, airport, disaster, aviation, survival, natural disaster, catastrophe, air disaster, helicopter, airplane accident, alcohol abuse, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: los angeles, tokyo, washington d.c., usa, salt lake city utah
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 5.9
 48K
Passenger 57 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hostage, hijacking, airport, motorcycle, martial arts, tough guy, terrorist, fbi, one man army, airplane hijack ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, louisiana, florida
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 6.5
 121K
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: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, woman in danger, kidnapping, hostage, villain, fear, hitman, crimes, airport, psychology, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, miami, dallas texas, texas
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 6.1
 30K
The Langoliers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: On a red eye flight from LA to Boston, 10 people wake up to a shock. All the passengers and crew have vanished. When they try to contact the ground they make no connections. They land the plane only to discover that things haven't changed. But ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: airplane, time travel, supernatural, alternate dimension, apocalypse, airport, obsessive quest, survival, blind character, supernatural ability, disappearance, monster ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: boston, usa, maine
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 7.4
 334K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: thought provoking, cynical, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, travel, business, loneliness, business trip, downsizing, airport, love affair, couples, hotel, airplane, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, dallas texas, las vegas, california, usa ...
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A Dog Named Palma (2021)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is inspired by an incredible story of a shepherd dog named Palm who was inadvertently left in the airport by her owner. She befriends nine-year old Nicholas whose mother dies leaving him with a father he barely knows - a pilot who finds the ...
Style: sincere, heartbreaking, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Plot: dog, airport, life philosophy, pilot, human dog relationship, son, airplane, friendship, bonding, human relationship, lost, animals ...
Time: 70s
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Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, quarantine, infected, airplane, infection, virus, plague, trapped, stewardess, zombification, airport, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas
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 5.7
 11K
Airport '77 (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out with sleeping gas the plane crashes in the sea. The passengers survive but a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane, disaster, rescue, bermuda triangle, survival, airport, airplane accident, hijacking, catastrophe, natural disaster, air disaster, airplane hijack ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: washington d.c.
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 6.1
 6K
Jet Lag (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, a beautician on her way to a new job in Mexico accidentally meets a cook who is on his way back from America. Labor strikes, bad weather, and pure luck cause the two of them to share a room overnight at the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, airport, cooking and food, romance, chance meeting, opposites attract, fall in love, fish out of water, misfit, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, latin america, europe, mexico
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 7.3
 13K
Wings (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Brothers Brian and Joe Hackett attempt to run an airline on the New England island of Nantucket while surrounded by their various wacky friends and employees.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: airport, workplace, aviation, family relations, siblings relations, friendship, sibling relationship, staff, workplace situations, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, pilot ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Come Fly with Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy series set in a busy airport and on the departing and arriving flights, featuring characters played by Matt Lucas and David Walliams.
Style: parody, humorous, sitcom, captivating, light ...
Plot: airport, satire, passenger, everyday life, staff, workplace, stewardess, tourist, pilot, society, workplace situations, comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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 7.7
 558K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, family, children, home alone, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, kids and family, home invasion, precocious child ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york, france ...
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Alice in the Cities (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: German journalist Philip Winter has a case of writer’s block when trying to write an article about the United States. He decides to return to Germany, and while trying to book a flight, encounters a German woman and her nine year old daughter ...
Style: road movie, art house, surreal, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: airport, stranger, single mother, journalist, on the road, little girl, road trip, child abandonment, travel, swimming, strong female character, children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, amsterdam, west germany, tokyo, japan ...
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 6.4
 13K
Into the Night (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.
Style: sexy, humorous, suspenseful, neo noir, intense ...
Plot: airport, chase, cuckold, adultery, assassin, on the run, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, manhunt, beach, iranian, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, usa, mexico
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 7.0
 20K
Pan Am (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Pan Am is an American period drama television series created by writer Jack Orman. Named for the iconic Pan American World Airways, the series features the pilots and stewardesses of the airline as it operated in the early 1960s at the beginning of ...
Style: realistic, stylized, sentimental, serious, sexy
Plot: stewardess, pilot, airport, airline, airplane, bohemian life, ambitious, american dream, sexism, workplace, sexual tension, workplace problem ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, paris france
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.
Style: road movie, feel good, buddy movie, funny, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: thanksgiving, road trip, holiday, train, airplane, snow, travel, on the road, railway, airport, comedy duo, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.5
 346K
Jackie Brown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan—with help from a bail bondsman—to keep the money ...
Style: suspense, tense, talky, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, greed, stewardess, gangsters, crimes, airport, smuggling, bail bondsman, corruption, racial slur, hitman, multiple storylines ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.3
 4K
The V.I.P.s (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, retro ...
Plot: airport, forbidden love, love triangle, multiple storylines, romance, betrayal, boss and employee, journalism, dishonesty, love and romance, starlet, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
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Terminal Invasion (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aliens in human disguise commandeer a rural airport during a snowstorm. To survive, the people trapped inside must determine which of their own is not of this Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, alien invasion, airport, prisoner, supernatural, save the world, confined, survival, criminal, stranded, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.0
 3K
Bird People (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An overstressed American businessman and a French chambermaid make a connection at an airport hotel in Paris.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, sexy
Plot: hotel, airport, supernatural, romance, love and romance, hopes, starting over, supernatural romance, cause and meaning, husband wife relationship, airplane, hotel room ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, adventure, children, home alone, trap, when the parents are away, mischievous children, young heroes, homeless, boy, snow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, chicago illinois, miami ...
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 6.2
 418
LAX (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: LAX is a television drama set at the Los Angeles International Airport and draws its name from the airport's IATA airport code, "LAX". On May 17, 2004 NBC announced that they had picked up the pilot to series. This show was not ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological
Plot: airport, rivalry, partners, workplace romance, airline, workaholic, sexism, workplace, love, friendship, staff, aviation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Destination Wedding (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Frank and Lindsay two emotionally broken people, must attend a destination wedding. They meet and, over the course of the weekend and against all odds, find themselves drawn to one another even as they are repulsed by one another.
Style: talky, ironic, witty, feminist film, romantic ...
Plot: initially antagonists, wedding, cynic, airport, sex scene, mountain lion, cougar, one night stand, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, chance meeting, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Place: california
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 6.8
 231K
Warm Bodies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Style: light, romantic, humorous, sentimental, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, post apocalypse, love and romance, supernatural romance, zombie apocalypse, young woman, fall in love, teenager, young man, forbidden love, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 85K
Bloodsport (1988)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not ...
Style: inspirational, exciting, intense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, tournament, martial arts tournament, kung fu, revenge, underdog, rivalry, sport, fight, airport, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia
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The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The last of the 'Airport' series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!
Style: psychological, humorous, unusual plot structure, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disaster, airplane, aviation, natural disaster, airport, airplane accident, catastrophe, plane crash, air disaster, arms dealer, survival, murder ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, los angeles, europe, france, alps ...
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 7.3
 351K
Flight (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip ...
Style: psychological, tense, heroic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: airplane, air disaster, alcohol abuse, pilot, disaster, addiction, stewardess, courage, morality, investigation, court, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, atlanta
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