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Disaster movie spoof, starring Robert Hays
Julie Hagerty. Leslie Nielsen
An eccentric collection of passengers and crew set off from Los Angeles on a flight bound forChicago. However, disaster looms when the pilots are struck down with food poisoning and Ted Striker , tryingto win backthe love of stewardess Elaine, must face his fear of flyingto land the plane himself.
Directors Jim Abrahams , David Zucker and Jerry Zucker (l 980. PG) ♦ See Films: pages 49-56 ★★★★★


Unknown: Robert Hays
Unknown: Julie Hagerty.
Unknown: Leslie Nielsen
Unknown: Ted Striker
Directors: Jim Abrahams
Directors: David Zucker
Directors: Jerry Zucker
Ted Striker: Robert Hays
Elaine Dickinson: Julie Hagerty
Dr Rumack: Leslie Nielsen
McCroskey: Lloyd Bridges
Rex Kramer: Robert Stack
Roger Murdock: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Captain Oveur: Peter Graves
Randy: Lorna Patterson
Johnny: Stephen Stucker
Lieutenant Hurwitz: Ethel Merman

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