Top 10 Airplane Crush Movies

Airplane crush is undoubtedly one of the most terrible thing in reality, which is a nightmare for everyone. But such a nightmare inspired filmmakers. The big and small air disasters in history have resulted in a lot of serious tragedies, and unexpectedly made people produce a series of excellent films.

United 93, which was adapted from the real ''911 incident''. Flight 750 was adapted from the ''Helios Airways fight 522'' event. And Alive which telled the Andes flight disaster. These films based on realistic air crashes and we can know filmmakers' attitude. According to these films the audience will have an intuitive feeling for the fear and danger of the air crash. There is a airplane crush movie list below and pick your favorite one.


Release Date
1997-06-01
  • Rate : 6.5
  • Production Companies : Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Kouf/Bigelow Productions, Touchstone Pictures,
  • Director : Simon West, P.R. Tooke, Karin Anderson,
  • Stars : Nicolas Cage,John Cusack,John Malkovich,
  • 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. The action climaxes with an incredible crash sequence in Las Vegas.
Release Date
1997-07-25
  • Rate : 6.20
  • Production Companies : Columbia Pictures Corporation, Beacon Communications, Radiant Productions,
  • Director : Peter Kohn, Dianne Dreyer,
  • Stars : Harrison Ford,Gary Oldman,Glenn Close,
  • Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold his principles - and the integrity of the nation.
Release Date
2004-12-17
  • Rate : 5.80
  • Production Companies : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Davis Entertainment, Aldrich Group,
  • Director : John Moore, Cecile Defosse, Nada Pinter,
  • Stars : Dennis Quaid,Tyrese Gibson,Giovanni Ribisi,
  • 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.
Release Date
2014-02-26
  • Rate : 6.80
  • Production Companies : Canal Plus, StudioCanal, Silver Pictures,
  • Director : Jaume Collet-Serra, Eva Z. Cabrera,
  • Stars : Liam Neeson,Julianne Moore,Scoot McNairy,
  • 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.
Release Date
2005-09-22
  • Rate : 6.20
  • Production Companies : Imagine Entertainment, Touchstone Pictures,
  • Director : Robert Schwentke, Judi Townsend,
  • Stars : Jodie Foster,Peter Sarsgaard,Sean Bean,
  • 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.
Release Date
2006-04-28
  • Rate : 6.90
  • Production Companies : Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment,
  • Director : Elizabeth West,
  • Stars : Polly Adams,Trish Gates,Nancy McDoniel,
  • 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.
Release Date
2012-11-02
  • Rate : 6.60
  • Production Companies : Paramount Pictures, Parkes/MacDonald Productions, ImageMovers,
  • Director : Luca Kouimelis,
  • Stars : Denzel Washington,Don Cheadle,Bruce Greenwood,
  • 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.
Release Date
2016-09-07
  • Rate : 7
  • Production Companies : Kennedy/Marshall Company, The, Malpaso Productions, Warner Bros.,
  • Director : Arusha Baker, David M. Bernstein, Clark Credle,
  • Stars : Tom Hanks,Laura Linney,Jerry Ferrara,
  • The story of American pilot Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger, who heroically landed a troubled aircraft full of passengers on the Hudson River.
Release Date
1990-07-02
  • Rate : 6.70
  • Production Companies : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Gordon Company, Silver Pictures,
  • Director : Renny Harlin, Annette Haywood-Carter, Susana Preston,
  • Stars : Bruce Willis,Bonnie Bedelia,William Sadler,
  • 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 commandos led by a murderous rogue officer plot to rescue a drug lord from justice and are prepared for every contingency except one: McClane's smart-mouthed heroics.
Release Date
1993-01-15
  • Rate : 6.70
  • Production Companies : Paramount Pictures, Touchstone Pictures,
  • Director : Frank Marshall,
  • Stars : Ethan Hawke,Vincent Spano,Bruce Ramsay,
  • The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager rations and through the freezing cold.