5 Movie Recommendations About Aviation

30 October 2020, 10:48

1.Sully (2016)

On January 15,2009 US Airlines pilots Captain Chersley “Sully” Sullenberger and f/o Jeff Skilles take off from La gurardia airport to Chalotte Douglas international airport.

Three minutes after they take off, they hit a flock of birds, causing the two engines to shut down. They decide that they cannot reach the nearest airport without engine power, and Sully diverts the route to the Hudson River.

After landing in the Hudson River, passengers and crew are evacuated safely. Although Sully is seen as a hero by the public and the press, he will face the danger of losing his job and reputation due to the investigation opened by the authorities.

Director: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney

Running Time : 96min


2. The Aviator (2004)

Hughes makes a crazy decision to use his father’s legacy which left over from the drill bit factory to make a movie called ”Hell’s Angels” which is about airplane fighting in World War I. This decision brings him a great reputation.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Gwen Stefani

Running Time : 170min


3. Pearl Harbor (2001)

Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker have been friends since childhood. Two old friends who are pilots in the American Army are so eager to take part in a real war. In 1941 the Germans occupied the whole of Europe.

Meanwhile, General James is looking for young pilots to go voluntarily to England and fight the Nazis.

Director: Michael Bay

Starring: Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin, Jon Voight

Running Time: 183 min


4. Top Gun (1986)

Master naval pilot Pete Mitchell goes head-to-head with Tom Kasansky who is one of the most senior pilots, for the Top Gun honors that everyone is trying to reach at Miramar Naval Air Base, where he is sent for advanced training. Mitchell’s father died in an accident caused by him along with numerous other soldiers.

This situation is also the reason for their cold attitude towards Mitchell. Mitchell soon begins to have a passionate relationship with Charlotee Blackwood.

Affected by the death of a friend, mitchell begins to experience psychological problems when he fails to win the Top Gun award. It is a critical task he entrusted with taking the last chance to achieve the success he has been waiting for in a sudden international crisis.

Director: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

Running Time: 109 min


5. The Red Baron (2008)

The Red Baron presents a cut from the real life story of Manfred von Ricthofen, the bravest pilot of the war, who became the Red Baron in the German Air Force in World War I. A legend with his successive victories, the red baron falls in love with nurse Kate after being wounded in battle.

Director: Nikolai Müllerschön

Starring: Matthias Schweighöfer, Lena Headey, Til Schweriger

Running Time: 123 min


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