Quiz – Air disaster movies

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  1. From which movie does this quote come from: “The 747 is the best aircraft ever made! It can almost fly by itself… Dad calls it the ‘big pussycat’”?
    A. Airport
    B. Airport 1975
    C. Airport ‘77
    D. Airport ‘79
  2. Who played Ada Quonsett in the movie Airport and earned the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 1970?
    A. Helen Hayes
    B. Gloria Swanson
    C. Jacqueline Bisset
    D. Jessica Tandy
  3. Which made-for-TV movie stars Robert Urich and Annette O’Toole in control (no longer) of a crippled jetplane that had a mid-air collision?
    A. Blackout Effect
    B. Medusa’s Child
    C. Miracle Landing
    D. Final Descent
  4. Which actor starred in Airport 1975, Skyjacked and Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232?
    A. George Kennedy
    B. Alain Delon
    C. Charlton Heston
    D. Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
  5. Which actor stars in Passenger 57, Drop Zone and U.S. Marshals?
    A. Hugh Grant
    B. Wesley Snipes
    C. Jackie Chan
    D. Bruce Willis
  6. Who played the stressed airport manager who took the wrong day to stop drinking, smoking, taking amphetamines and sniffing glue in Airplane!?
    A. Stephen Stucker
    B. Lloyd Bridges
    C. Robert Hays
    D. Leslie Nielsen
  7. True or false: The Delta Force is based on the true story of the hijack of TWA flight 847.
    A. True
    B. False
  8. From which movie does this quote come from: “Remind me to send a thank you note to Mr. Boeing”?
    A. Airport
    B. Airport 1975
    C. Airport ‘77
    D. Airport ‘79
  9. A lot of made-for-TV air disaster movie titles bear a flight number. Which one of these movies is NOT based on a true story?
    A. Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac
    B. Falling from the sky: Flight 174
    C. Crash: The Mystery of Flight 1501
    D. Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232
  10. Which movie depicts a brand-new plane experiencing fuel starvation at 33,000 feet and stars William Devane, Scott Hylands and Shelley Hack?
    A. Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac
    B. Falling from the Sky: Flight 174
    C. Crash: The Mystery of Flight 1501
    D. Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232

You will find the answers on this handy answer sheet: Quiz – Air disaster movies

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