Airplane Ii: The Sequel
Paramount Pictures (12/10/1982)
Comedy, Science Fiction
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IMDB   5.9
85 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   PG (Parental Guidance)
Robert Hays Ted Striker
Julie Hagerty Elaine Dickinson
Lloyd Bridges Steven McCroskey
Chad Everett Simon Kurtz
Peter Graves Capt. Clarence Oveur
William Shatner Cdr. Buck Murdock
Raymond Burr Judge D.C. Simonton
John Vernon Dr. Stone
Connors, Chuck The Sarge
Stephen Stucker Controller Jacobs / Courtroom Clerk
McCord, Kent Navagator Dave Unger
Watson, James A. Jr. First Officer Dunn
Rip Torn Bud Kruger / President Regan
Bono, Sonny Joe Seluchi
Dehner, John The Commissioner
Ken Finkleman
Producer Mel Dellar
Howard W. Koch
Writer Ken Finkleman

Elaine (Julie Hagerty), who used to be a flight attendant on the original flight of Airplane, has now become the computer officer for the space ship Mayflower One. She is no longer with Ted Striker (Robert Hays) who heroically rescued the original Airplane, but is now engaged to Simon Kurtz (Chad Everett). When things go wrong with the computer on the Mayflower and it sets a course straight to the sun, Striker is needed again. This time he has escaped from an insane asylum to board the shuttle, when no amount of effort on the part of the crew is able to salvage the situation it is back to Striker and Elaine, along with air traffic controller Steven McCroskey (Lloyd Bridges) working together to save the ship to comic effect. Several great cameos in this movie include: William Shatner, Sonny Bono, Rip Torn and Raymond Burr.
Edition Details
Distributor Paramount
Release Date 10/24/2000
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1)
Fullscreen (4:3, Letterboxed)
Subtitles English
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital Mono [English]
Dolby Digital Mono [French]
Dolby Digital Stereo [English]
Dolby Digital Stereo [French]
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

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Another hilarious spoof of disaster films, this one takes most of the cast of the original "Airplane!" and puts them in the future where space shuttle travel is the hot new thing. Robert Hayes and Julie Hagerty reprise their roles as Ted Stryker and Elaine Dickinson, two bumbling and likeable characters who fall in love (like so many times before...) during the inevitable breakdown of... well... EVERYTHING on the Mayflower 1's maiden voyage to the moon. Some of the jokes are tired retreads of the earlier film's efforts, but most are rapid fire gags that hit the mark every time.