Airplane 2 - The Sequel (1982) - Rotten Tomatoes

Airplane 2 - The Sequel (1982)




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With the Jerry Zucker-Jim Abrahams-David Zucker team absent, this sequel to the cash-cow 1980 spoof Airplane once again finds garrulous man-with-a-past Ted Striker (Robert Hays) compelled to take over the controls of crippled aircraft, all the while trying to patch up his relationship with stewardess Elaine (Julie Hagerty). This time, the first passenger space shuttle is launched into orbit -- and takes off for the moon - but the on-board computer malfunctions and sends the craft hurtling toward the sun, threatening the lives of everyone on board. Lloyd Bridges and Peter Graves return from the first Airplane, while William Shatner, Chad Everett, Sonny Bono, Raymond Burr and Chuck Conners join the cast, as they too lampoon their established images. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovimore
Rating: PG (adult situations/language, nudity)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ken Finkleman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 24, 2000
Paramount Home Video


Robert Hays
as Ted Striker
Julie Hagerty
as Elaine Dickinson
Lloyd Bridges
as Steven McCroskey
Raymond Burr
as Judge D.C. Simonton
Peter Graves
as Capt. Oveur
William Shatner
as Cdr. Buck Murdock
Chad Everett
as Simon Kurtz
Stephen Stucker
as Controller Jacobs
Sonny Bono
as Bomber
John Dehner
as Commissioner
Rip Torn
as Kruger
John Vernon
as Dr. Stone
Mary Mercier
as Edith Walters
Ann Nelson
as Airsick Woman
Jack Jones
as Singer
Steve Nevil
as Creature #2
Art Fleming
as Himself
David Leisure
as Religious Zealot
Frank Ashmore
as Controller
Richard Jaeckel
as Controller
Floyd Levine
as Hallick
John Hancock
as Controller
Steve Levitt
as Creature #1
Al White
as Witness
Lee Bryant
as Mrs. Hammen
John Larch
as Prosecuting Attorney
Clint Smith
as Scalper
Leon Askin
as Anchorman
Pat Sajak
as Buffalo Anchorman
Sandy Ward
as Defense Attorney
James Noble
as Father of Flanagan
Herve Villechaize
as Little Breather
John Paragon
as 'Economy' Flight Att...
Mary-Robin Redd
as Intellectual-Looking...
David Paymer
as Court Photographer
Ed Call
as Information Agent
Burke Byrnes
as Businessman
Gary Faga
as Guide
Michael Currie
as Businessman #1
Patty Dworkin
as Young Woman
Sam Anderson
as Man in White
Craig Berenson
as Shaving Man
B.J. Barie
as Video Kid
Hilary Beane
as Next Woman in Line
Ron House
as Smoking Man
Dennis Howard
as John Wilson
Howard Honig
as Dave Walters
Steven Hirsch
as Rorshack
Marcy Lafferty
as First Woman in Line
Bruce French
as Officer #2
Maurice Hill
as 2nd Stock
Elisa Goodman
as I Love Sanity Nurse
Pat Sajak
as Buffalo Anchorman
Pat McNamara
as Businessman #2
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Critic Reviews for Airplane 2 - The Sequel

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Classic comedy with frequent sex and drug references.

Full Review… | August 12, 2014
Common Sense Media

Less hilarious than its predecessor, but still a hundred or so laughs.

January 10, 2009

Without the ZAZ team, it loses everything that made the original a classic.

November 19, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

Audience Reviews for Airplane 2 - The Sequel

Just when you thought it safe to go back into the departure lounge.

At this point, we would like to say we HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH the Sequel -Zucker/Abrahams

Wahida K

Super Reviewer

A hilariuos sequel to Airplane!, but in a way it's sort of a spoof of the first movie too, which is kind of weird. This one has more stars in it though. If you liked the first one, you like this one too, it's very funny.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

Having said that however, I don't think this film is as bad as some other reviewers have stated. Sure they re-hash a lot of stuff from the first movie, but hey! It's still funny right? I think this movie has a lot going for it. Some of the jokes fall flat, but some are hilarious. You've just got to take the rough with the smooth.

Cassandra Maples

Super Reviewer

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