You can watch so many films referred to airplanes and terrorist attacks although you might have missed some of those. For all the movie lovers we are listing the movies in the beneath part which have gained more popularity.
The list includes the movies such as Passenger 57, United 93, Die Hard 2 : Die Harder.
1. Passenger 57:
Passenger 57 is an American action film which was released in the year of 1992 directed by Kevin Hooks. Wesley Snipes and Bruce Payne played the lead roles in the film and this film also introduced Snipes line ” Alway bet on black”. The terrorist Charles Rane picks the wrong flight to hijack as the man who happens to be the Passenger 57. This film was launched by Wesley Snipes in his career in the action genre. Apparently, it has got best reviews from the critics as well as praised Wesley Snipes and Bruce Payne’s performances in the film.
2. United 93:
United 93 film is a biographical drama-thriller film released in the year of 2006 and directed by Paul Greengrass. In this movie, the intense drama takes place on the airplane hijacked on Septemeber 2001 which was finally crashed into a field in Pennsylvania when the passengers try to regain the control. The cast in the includes Military Employees and Federal Aviation Administration who are on the duty when the crash has happened. As it deals with the real time incident, all the passenger’s families have cooperated the team to make the film more realistic.
3. Die Hard 2:
Die Hard 2 is an American action film which was released in the year of 1990 as a second entry from the Die Hard series. This film was directed by Renny Harlin and stars Bruce Willis as John McClane. The story of the film follows as McClane is waiting for his wife to land at the Washington Dulles International Airport. At that time the flight gets hijacked by the terrorists and Air traffic control system was taken over by terrorists. This film was the first to use the digitally composited live-action footage which was used in the climax takes place on the runway. Watch this movie on Hotstar.
4. Executive Decision:
Executive Decision film was released in the year of 1966 which mainly refers to terrorist hijacking a commercial airplane. The terrorists demand the release of a captured fellow terrorist. A special operations team get into the hijacked flight in the mid-air and executes the plan to save the lives of the people. This film starred Kurt Russel and Halle Berry and has got the top place in the list of 90’s action films. At that time it was a blockbuster in the genre of airplane-based action movies.
5. Air Force One:
This is also a thrilling action film with uncontrolled patriotism and Harrison Ford has played a guest role as America’s Commander in Chief. The main highlight of the movie is the climax scenes which deserves the recognition.
These are the top 5 films which have acquired so much of popularity among the airplane-based action films.