Airport '77

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The story about the mid-air hijack of a multi-millionaire's private 747 carrying a collection of priceless works of art. The terrified pilot is forced by the hijackers to fly low to avoid radar detection and, as a result, the plane hits an oil rig and crashes into the sea. As the stricken airliner sinks, its passengers and crew are faced with a nightmare fight for survival.

Release details

Rated: PG
Duration: 0 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Jerry Jameson
Screenwriter: Michael Scheff, David Spector
Cast: Jack Lemmon
Lee Grant
Brenda Vaccaro
Joseph Cotten
James Stewart
Olivia de Havilland
Darren McGavin
Christopher Lee