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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting and clever films and TV shows about / with airport, airplane, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, life philosophy, danger, chases and races, greed and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as airport: The Terminal (2004), Airport 1975 (1974), Airport (1970), Die Hard 2 (1990), The Castle (1997), The V.I.P.s (1963), Terminal Invasion (2002), Wings (1990), LAX (2004), Come Fly with Me (2010).

List of airport movies

 7.4
 400K
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: touching, sincere, motivational, interesting, humorous ...
Plot: airport, loneliness, immigrants, passenger, culture clash, stranded, arrest, fish out of water, misfit, destiny, passport, fast food restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, romania, canada ...
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 5.7
 9K
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, disaster movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airport, airplane, stewardess, alcohol abuse, catastrophe, airplane accident, survival, aviation, rescue, pilot, guitar, helicopter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, 80s
Place: los angeles, united states, salt lake city utah, washington d.c., usa ...
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 6.6
 17K
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, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, passenger, airplane, stowaway, danger, stewardess, bomb, panic, rescue, save the day, landing, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1930s
Place: rome italy, new york, chicago illinois, detroit, las vegas ...
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 7.2
 332K
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: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, lone hero, airport, christmas, fight scenes, terrorism, police officer, save the day, one man army, danger, chase, airplane ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, california, los angeles
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 7.7
 15K
The Castle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Melbourne family is very happy living near the Melbourne airport. However, they are forced to leave their beloved home (by the Government and airport authorities) to make way for more runways. 'The Castle' is the story of how they fight ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: airport, australian, family relations, family in crisis, family life, against the odds, fighting the system, misfit, single parent, palaces castles and temples, parents and children, justice ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, beirut lebanon, melbourne australia
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 6.3
 3K
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, offbeat
Plot: airport, forbidden love, love triangle, betrayal, romance, boss and employee, multiple storylines, dishonesty, couples, starlet, couple relations, journalism ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
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Terminal Invasion (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, anti heroes, anti hero, alien invasion, prisoner, survival, save the world, danger, supernatural, confined, isolation, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.2
 10K
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, witty, humorous, touching, talky ...
Plot: airport, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, workplace, staff, workplace situations, sibling relationship, aviation, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, waiter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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 6.0
 368
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, workplace romance, partners, workplace, sexism, workaholic, airline, interracial relations, friendship, love, staff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Come Fly with Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 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: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Plot: airport, stewardess, satire, parody, everyday life, passenger, staff, workplace, cross dressing, tourist, pilot, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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 6.4
 112K
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, intense, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, terrorism, airplane, fear, hostage, telephone call, crimes, hitman, flirting, stewardess, danger, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, miami
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 4.3
 25K
Cell (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ...
Style: ambiguous ending, scary, twist ending, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, stephen king, violence, airport, suicide, murder, cell phone, virus, zombie, end of the world, survival, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, maine, new england
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A Shot in the Dark (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: Portugal, Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A baby is kidnapped in a Brazilian airport. Years later, the mother lives in Lisbon and works in a strip-tease bar so she can survive. When she is fired, she joins a gang of bank robbers...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: airport, kidnapping, bank robbery, gang, criminal heroes, parents and children, crimes, amateur detective, law enforcement, rivalry, confined, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: lisbon portugal
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 3.6
 717
Panic (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: FAA system analyzer named Neil McCabe is the only person who seems to have this different hunch towards a group of international terrorists after a horrific plane incident occured. He thinks that an evil genius computer hacker sets out and ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, psychopath, airplane, insubordination, airport, catastrophe, crimes, danger, mind game, rivalry, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.5
 11K
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: humorous, sexy, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: chase, airport, adultery, on the run, insomnia, assassin, parody, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, partners, rescue, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas, mexico
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Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A sophisticated con man mounts an intricate plan to rob an airport bank while the Soviet premier is due to arrive.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: airport, heist, parole officer, warden, con artists, robbery, disorder, manipulation, cons and scams, manipulations, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco, boston ...
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 5.8
 10K
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, airplane, bermuda triangle, hijacking, rescue, underwater, airport, survival, airplane hijack, danger, race against time, art thief ...
Time: 70s, frogman, 20th century, year 1977, 80s
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, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: airport, cooking and food, romance, fall in love, fish out of water, opposites attract, love and romance, misfit, disorder, culture clash, chance meeting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, mexico, europe, latin america
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Daylight Robbery (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex masterminds an ambitious plan to steal millions of untraceable cash that is stacked in the underground vaults of The London Exchange Bank, waiting for its last journey, Incineration. Lucky, Matty, Terry, Chubby, Norman and Jay make up his ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, airport, hostage, bank, crimes, gang, isolation, cons and scams, chase, rivalry, world cup, caper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, london, europe, england, monaco
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 5.2
 1K
Pandemic (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: The outbreak of a strange, deadly virus aboard a passenger plane sends Los Angeles into a panic in this terrifying TV movie. As the virus spreads across the city and the death toll rises, Dr. Kayla Martina (Tiffani Thiessen, FASTLANE) fights to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, quarantine, plague, race against time, airport, deadly, rescue, danger, confined, fighting the system, investigation, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, australia, usa, california
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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, atmospheric, realistic, captivating
Plot: hotel, airport, supernatural, romance, hopes, love and romance, cause and meaning, supernatural romance, starting over, husband wife relationship, chambermaid, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 6.4
 1K
Kamikaze (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Slastan, a Karadjistan man, is willing to blow himself up aboard a Moscow plane bound for Madrid, but his plan is complicated when, due to a snowstorm, the flight is delayed. Staying in a hotel, the terrorist will have to live with the 332 people ...
Style: captivating, psychological, exciting, humorous, serious ...
Plot: moral dilemma, airport, hotel, danger, suicide bomber, terrorism, stewardess, passenger, bomb, airplane, giving a toast, suicidal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: spain, europe, moscow russia, russia
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 7.0
 291
Stand-by (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A woman remains in an airport after her husband announces he wants a divorce, just before they are to board a plane for Argentina. Unwilling to turn to her sister and emotionally traumatized she makes the airport her home, making money by working as ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: prostitute, airport, friendship, couples, breakup, starting over, feminism, fish out of water, self esteem, husband wife relationship, stewardess, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: argentina
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 6.4
 9K
The Package (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, military, investigation, soldier, airport, assassination attempt, prisoner, sergeant, politics, conspiracy, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, chicago illinois, europe, russia, berlin germany ...
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 7.5
 311K
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: talky, twists and turns, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, crime, stewardess, greed, twists & turns, ex convict, racial slur, deception, crimes, airport, heist, deal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
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The Business of Strangers (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Julie Styron thinks she is going to be fired, but instead discovers that she is being promoted. Trapped in an airport hotel, she wants to celebrate but finds only the company of her young assistant, Paula Murphy. As the night progresses, the two ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: rape, trust, airport, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, revenge, sex, women, brutality, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, california
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The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It’s 1974 and Sam Bicke has lost everything. His wife leaves him with his three kids, his boss fires him, his brother turns away from him, and the bank won’t give him any money to start anew. He tries to find someone to blame for his misfortunes ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: vietnam war, hypocrisy, obsession, depression, robbery, revenge, airport, assassination attempt, head of state, attempted murder, planned murder, rules and policies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: baltimore, usa, vietnam
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Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, when the parents are away, christmas, disorder, fish out of water, airport, christmas eve, child as adult, youth, christmas tree, happy ending, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: iowa, pennsylvania, hawaii
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 6.1
 26K
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: supernatural, airplane, time travel, alternate dimension, apocalypse, survival, obsessive quest, airport, danger, mystery, deadly, chaos ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future
Place: boston, maine, usa
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Raid on Entebbe (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on a true Military operation by Israeli commandos. An Air France flight is hijacked by the PFLP. The plane has about 100 Jewish passengers. The plane is grounded in Uganda. Israelis would not negotiate. The movie then shows how less than 500 ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airport, terrorism, hostage, heroes, chases and races, confined, save the day, daring rescue, deadly, military, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: uganda, africa
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