The best of the airport movies

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The airport also has its appeal. At least as a film set. For the victims of pilot strikes and flight disruptions may be just a small consolation: To the rolling fields and Terminals have already turned to famous blockbusters.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Terminal

    In this Comedy from the Director Steven Spielberg-2004 Tom Hanks plays an Eastern European is at the arrival at New York’s JFK airport, suddenly stateless and the building is not allowed to leave. So he makes it there for many months cozy, with broken English, a lot of wit, charm and skill.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Catch Me if You Can

    This Oscar-winning Steven Spielberg caper Comedy, with Leonardo di Caprio and Tom Hanks in the main roles, is based on the true story of the trick trickster and check forger Frank Abagnale. He was successful as a physician and a lawyer, and flew as a Pan Am flight captain to the world – he made a fortune, and without these professions ever learned.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Up in the Air

    In this Comedy of 2009 George Clooney in the role of Ryan earned Bingham the money in order to dismiss other people without notice. For this, he’ll fly endless miles through the United States, he is always on the go and lives out of the suitcase. The airports he knows like the back of his pocket. He has perfected the art of air travel like no other.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Airport

    The movie “Airport” from 1970 is based on the eponymous Bestseller by Arthur Hailey. At the airport of Chicago to fight during a snow storm on all fronts against Chaos and impending disaster. The strip with Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin is nominated for a disaster film classic, for 10 Oscars (he won) and commercially very successful.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Casablanca

    “Casablanca”, one of the movie classic, ends with a moving scene on a fog-shrouded runway. Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in the plane, while Rick (Humphrey Bogart). “Casablanca” won in 1943, three Oscars: best Film, Best Director, Best screenplay.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Kevin – Allein in New York

    The nightmare of all travelers, parents: The child is lost. In “Kevin – Allein in New York” is just the the McCallister family, as you over the Christmas holidays to Florida flying. This Time, they forget their most Recent is not at home, he gets in the plane to New York, while the family sits on the plane to Miami.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Top Gun

    The action movie “Top Gun – they fear neither death nor devil,” with Tom Cruise as fighter pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in the main role the airport plays a Navy in the United States. The Film from the year 1986 was the international breakthrough of the American actor. The title song “Take My Breath Away“ won the 1987 Oscar in the category “Best Song”.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Mogadishu

    The TV Thriller “Mogadishu” from the years 2008 to reconstruct the abduction of the Lufthansa plane “Landshut” in October 1977 by Palestinian terrorists up to the storming of the machine and the liberation of the hostages by a special unit of the Federal police, the GSG-9. The hijacking ended after a number of stops on a runway in the Somali Mogadishu.

    Author: Dagmar Breitenbach


  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Terminal

    In this Comedy from the Director Steven Spielberg-2004 Tom Hanks plays an Eastern European is at the arrival at New York’s JFK airport, suddenly stateless and the building is not allowed to leave. So he makes it there for many months cozy, with broken English, a lot of wit, charm and skill.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Catch Me if You Can

    This Oscar-winning Steven Spielberg caper Comedy, with Leonardo di Caprio and Tom Hanks in the main roles, is based on the true story of the trick trickster and check forger Frank Abagnale. He was successful as a physician and a lawyer, and flew as a Pan Am flight captain to the world – he made a fortune, and without these professions ever learned.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Up in the Air

    In this Comedy of 2009 George Clooney in the role of Ryan earned Bingham the money in order to dismiss other people without notice. For this, he’ll fly endless miles through the United States, he is always on the go and lives out of the suitcase. The airports he knows like the back of his pocket. He has perfected the art of air travel like no other.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Airport

    The movie “Airport” from 1970 is based on the eponymous Bestseller by Arthur Hailey. At the airport of Chicago to fight during a snow storm on all fronts against Chaos and impending disaster. The strip with Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin is nominated for a disaster film classic, for 10 Oscars (he won) and commercially very successful.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Casablanca

    “Casablanca”, one of the movie classic, ends with a moving scene on a fog-shrouded runway. Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in the plane, while Rick (Humphrey Bogart). “Casablanca” won in 1943, three Oscars: best Film, Best Director, Best screenplay.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Kevin – Allein in New York

    The nightmare of all travelers, parents: The child is lost. In “Kevin – Allein in New York” is just the the McCallister family, as you over the Christmas holidays to Florida flying. This Time, they forget their most Recent is not at home, he gets in the plane to New York, while the family sits on the plane to Miami.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Top Gun

    The action movie “Top Gun – they fear neither death nor devil,” with Tom Cruise as fighter pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in the main role the airport plays a Navy in the United States. The Film from the year 1986 was the international breakthrough of the American actor. The title song “Take My Breath Away“ won the 1987 Oscar in the category “Best Song”.

  • Eight movies, the play at the airport

    Mogadishu

    The TV Thriller “Mogadishu” from the years 2008 to reconstruct the abduction of the Lufthansa plane “Landshut” in October 1977 by Palestinian terrorists up to the storming of the machine and the liberation of the hostages by a special unit of the Federal police, the GSG-9. The hijacking ended after a number of stops on a runway in the Somali Mogadishu.

    Author: Dagmar Breitenbach


Movies about plane crashes, crash landings, and all sorts of disasters, including the disguised terrorists, poisonous snakes and unexplained events on Board, there are a lot of.

The airport itself plays in many movies also often have a role in key scenes of Hollywood blockbusters: here there is emotional farewells (“Casablanca”), fateful encounters (“when Harry met Sally”) or colorful Dance performances, as well as in Indian Bollywood movie “Chalte Chalte”.

A few movies, play a more or less complete at the airport, in the anonymous comings and goings of the major hubs for air travelers from all over the world. We have some of them compiled.