For Episode 24, our Top 6 list is about the best movies that take place on an airplane, or are about airplanes, or at least have a memorable scene involving airplanes. Like trains, in our Top 6 Train Movies list, the confined, moving, and airborne setting of an airplane can be an exciting place to set a story.
What are your own favorite plane movies?
As always, we recommend listening to the episode before reading further.
- Dr. Strangelove (1964)
- Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)
- Red Eye (2005)
- Pushing Tin (1999)
- Con Air (1997)
- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
- United 93 (2006)
- Airplane! (1980)
- Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)
- The High and the Mighty (1954)
- No Highway In the Sky (1951)
- The Spirit of St. Louis (1957)