Always (1989) is directed by Steven Spielberg. A heart-warming romantic adventure that USA Today calls “a winner”. After sacrificing himself to save a friend (John Goodman), a daredevil firefighting pilot (Richard Dreyfuss) returns to earth to help his surviving girlfriend (Holly Hunter).
The Crowded Sky (1960). There he is, Navy jet 8255. And there’s Trans States 17 converging…head on! A tense air traffic controller knows the sky is full of danger as two aircraft – a Navy jet flying east and an airliner heading west – hurtle toward disaster.
Fate is the Hunter (1964). An airplane has crashed, causing the deaths of 53 people, but who is to blame? It’s the job of Sam McBane (Glenn Ford) to find out, especially since the pilot was his good friend, and authorities believe he may have been drunk during the flight.
Flight (2012). Academy Award® winner Denzel Washington stars in this “riveting and powerful nail-biting thriller” from Robert Zemeckis, Airline pilot Whip Whitaker (Washington) miraculously lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe but questions arise as to who or what was really at fault.
Flight of the Phoenix (1965). Tense tale about a group of men who are left stranded in the middle of the Arabian desert after a plane crash. Their only hope of survival is to rebuild the craft so that, phoenix-like, she may fly again and carry them to safety.
Flight of the Phoenix (2004). When a cargo-plane is sent to evacuate the staff of an oil exploration operation that has been shut down, they become stranded in the Mongolian desert with no hope of rescue. They must build a new plane–The Phoenix–from the wreckage of the old one, in hopes of flying back to civilization.
Forced Landing (1941). Crack pilot Dan Kendall arrives in tropical Mosaque which he finds under the iron grip of dictator Colonel Golas. He ends up in deep trouble with the Colonel when he romances beautiful Johanna Van Deuren, who is betrothed to the despot.
The Lady Takes a Flyer (1958). The two inaugurate an air-ferry service with Maggie as his chief pilot. Mike’s wartime buddy also signs on with the new service. Trouble arises when Maggie becomes pregnant and Mike insists that she give up her perilous lifestyle and become just another housewife.
The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark (1980). When a B-29 bomber strays from its course, it must make an emergency landing on an un-mapped island in the South Pacific. In order to survive, the foursome, along with two unexpected allies, convert the downed plane into the oddest sea-going vessel ever and then set sail.
Mayday at 40,000 Feet! (1976). Blinding snow threatens to send a jetliner hurtling toward doom. But Captain Pete Douglass has more than a snowstorm to battle when an armed madman turns the fuselage into a shooting gallery and his fellow passengers into clay pigeons.
Slattery’s Hurricane (1949). In Miami, former Navy pilot Will Slattery flies a small commercial plane for candy manufacturer R. J. Milne, unaware that Milne is a drug smuggler on the side. Will’s girlfriend, Dolores, also works for Milne and attempts to warn Will about Milne’s activities.
Squadron of Doom (1936). Washington sends famed pilot Ace Drummond to clear an Asian airway. Ace Drummond fights the villainous “Dragon” in this feature version of the action-packed serial.