Rent Airport / Airport 1975 on DVD

Airport / Airport 1975

1970 Rated PG 4hr 4m

The first Airport film focuses on a 12-hour period at a major airport where manager Mel Bakersfeld (Burt Lancaster) must deal with a powerful blizzard, a blocked runway and a mentally disabled passenger (Van Heflin) carrying a bomb. The sequel features Charlton Heston as Alan Murdock, an air traffic controller who tries to save a doomed 747 after the pilot of a private plane (Dana Andrews) has a heart attack and crashes into the 747's cockpit.

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Movie Details

1971 BAFTA®
1971 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1971 Academy Award®
  • Best Supporting Actress: Helen Hayes
  • Best Film Editing nominee
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
  • Best Costume Design nominee
  • Best Cinematography nominee
  • Best Supporting Actress nominee: Maureen Stapleton
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Art Direction nominee
  • Best Music Score nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1


Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: DTS 5.1 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.