Movies about plane crashes

Movies about plane crashes
List of the best movies about plane crashes according to visitors: Six Days Seven Nights, The Mountain Between Us, The Grey, 7500, Airplane!, Cast Away, Flight Crew, Non-Stop, Flight, Con Air.

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Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersPirates
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Passion, Chase
PlaceAircraft, Jungle, Islands, Uninhabited island

When Quinn, a grouchy pilot living the good life in the South Pacific, agrees to transfer a savvy fashion editor, Robin, to Tahiti, he ends up stranded on a deserted island with her after their plane crashes. The pair avoid each other at first, until they're forced to team up to escape from the island -- and some pirates who want their heads.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersDogs, Climbers, Journalists, Friends, Strangers
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, Travel, Relationship
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, Party, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersWolves
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure, Karate, Death
PlaceAlaska, USA, New York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryGermany, Austria, USA
CharactersFriends, Stewardesses, Pilots
PlotSurvival, Aviation, Supernatural, Dolls, Life after death
PlaceAircraft
StyleSerious, For men, Disturbing

When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken young American co-pilot struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersHeroes, Stewardesses, Taxi drivers, Veterans, Pilots
PlaceAircraft
StyleExciting

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 Striker to land the plane with the help of a glue-sniffing air traffic controller and Striker's vengeful former Air Force captain, who must both talk him down.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersHermits, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Survival, Disasters, Adventure, Travel
PlaceUninhabited island, Aircraft, Jungle, Islands, Russia
StyleFascinating, Gloomy, Serious, Beautiful landscapes, For men

Chuck, a top international manager for FedEx, and Kelly, a Ph.D. student, are in love and heading towards marriage. Then Chuck's plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He's the only survivor, and he washes up on a tiny island with nothing but some flotsam and jetsam from the aircraft's cargo.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration02:04
PlotDisasters, Relationship, Aviation
PlaceAircraft
StyleTo cry, Tense

A story about bravery, self-sacrifice and human dignity put on trial by the merciless power of nature. A young pilot is fired from military air force after disobeying an absurd order. He gets a job as a co-pilot with a civil airline. Being brutally honest and direct, he is not on best terms with his new colleagues. During a flight to Asia his crew receives a distress message from a volcanic island and makes a decision to attempt a rescue mission. Will it be a success? Will they survive the disaster? They have a single chance to find that out: by being a team and sticking up for one another.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Canada
Duration01:46
CharactersHackers, Terrorists, Heroes, Special agents, Stewardesses
PlotLove, Investigation, Aviation, Hostage, Conspiracies
PlaceAircraft
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy

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 York to London, he receives a series of mysterious text messages ordering him to have the government transfer $150 million into a secret account, or a passenger will die every 20 minutes.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:18
CharactersStewardesses, Pilots
PlotDisasters, Investigation, Mystery, Mystery
PlaceAircraft, Court, USA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious

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 pulls off a miraculous crash-landing that results in only six lives lost. Shaken to the core, Whip vows to get sober -- but when the crash investigation exposes his addiction, he finds himself in an even worse situation.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Deserts, Helicopters
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching his every move is the just-released Cameron Poe, who'd rather reunite with his family.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:51
CharactersTerrorists
PlotOn real events, Death, Self-sacrifice
PlaceAircraft
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersStewardesses, Birds, Bartenders, Pilots
PlotOn real events, Disasters, Investigation, Aviation, Swimming
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Hotels, USA, New York
StyleInspirational, Tense, Touching

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersHired assassins, Strong women, Heroes, Stewardesses
PlotHostage, Fear
PlaceAircraft, Hotels
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Tense, Serious

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 list. They sit together in the plane, and Jack reveals that he wants Lisa to change the room in Lux of an important American politician to facilitate a terrorist attempt against him. Otherwise, Lisa's father will be killed by a hit man. Lisa has to decide what to do with the menacing man at her side.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Japan, Colombia
Duration02:32
CharactersHorses, CIA, FBI, Smugglers, Pilots
PlotOn real events, Money, Success
PlaceAircraft, Jungle, Court, USA
TimeCold War
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Fascinating

The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersStrong women, Heroes, Stewardesses, Pilots
PlaceAircraft
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountrySweden, USA
CharactersStrong women
PlotSurvival, Fight, Aviation, True love
PlaceIslands
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

A couple flying on a small plane to attend a tropical island wedding must fight for their lives after their pilot suffers a heart attack.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Religious, Meaning of life
PlaceAircraft, USA
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Fascinating, Tense

A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish during the rapture and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.

Duration01:46
CharactersFamily, Widows
PlotDeath, Fate
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, Gloomy, Touching

A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11
CharactersLosers
PlotFight, Fights without rules, Obsession, Split personality, Loneliness
StyleInteresting, Popular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Mind-altering

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Clairvoyants, Detectives
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Death, Supernatural, Fate
PlaceAircraft
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:45
CharactersSnake, Heroes, Stewardesses, Pilots
PlotDeath, Self-sacrifice
PlaceAircraft
StyleExciting, Tense, For men, Disturbing

America is on the search for the murderer Eddie Kim. Sean Jones must fly to L.A. to testify in a hearing against Kim. Accompanied by FBI agent Neville Flynn, the flight receives some unexpected visitors.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:24
PlotThe escape, Divorce

Story of the lives of three Soviet pilots who are united by disaster in a small town in the mountains.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Water, Chase, Oil
PlaceAircraft, Deserts, Mongolia
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns and copilot "A.J." are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to ditch their C-119 Flying Boxcar in an uncharted area of the desert.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, adventure
CountryIceland
Duration01:33
CharactersFish, Pilots
PlotSurvival, Snow, Cold
PlaceCaves, Antarctica, Helicopters, Arctic
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, Tense, Touching, For men

A man stranded in the Arctic is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost and he must then decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek through the unknown for potential salvation.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:43
CharactersMillionaires, Womanizers, Fathers, Businessmen, Actors
PlotOn real events, Money, Obsession, Aviation, Mental disorders
PlaceAircraft, Los Angeles
StyleFascinating, Epic

A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersMonsters
PlotTime travel, Supernatural
PlaceAircraft
StyleSerious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersStewardesses
PlaceAircraft

Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action, military
CountryNew Zealand, USA
CharactersStrong women, Pilots
PlotSurvival, Skirmishes, Fight, Aviation, Death
PlaceAircraft
TimeWorld War II
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
PlotInvestigation, Aviation, Revenge, Wedding, Supernatural
PlaceSchool

After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Iceland
Duration02:28
CharactersNewlyweds
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Dancing, Travel
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean, Beach, Yachts
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Makes me think, Disturbing

A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.





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