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, Rovi

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Cast

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
Al White
as Witness
Steve Levitt
as Creature #1
Lee Bryant
as Mrs. Hammen
John Larch
as Prosecuting Attorney
Clint Smith
as Scalper
Pat Sajak
as Buffalo Anchorman
Leon Askin
as Anchorman
Sandy Ward
as Defense Attorney
James Noble
as Father of Flanagan
Herve Villechaize
as Little Breather
John Paragon
as 'Economy' Flight Attendant
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
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Critic Reviews for Airplane 2 - The Sequel

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (1)

Classic comedy with frequent sex and drug references.

Aug 12, 2014 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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

Jan 10, 2009 | Rating: 4/5

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

Nov 19, 2003 | Rating: 2/5

Contains possibly the best William Shatner performance ever committed to celluloid.

Oct 22, 2003 | Rating: 4/5

Inferior to the original, but enough jokes hit their marks to make it worthwhile.

Aug 8, 2003 | Rating: 3/5

Does manage to deliver a few jokes of its own, but this sequel is nothing but a pale retread of a true classic. Nice to see all the old faces, though.

Jul 26, 2002 | Rating: 2.5/5

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
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
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
Cassandra Maples

Super Reviewer

½

The original "Airplane!" is one of my favorite movies of all time and one of the funniest movies I've ever seen. "Airplane 2 - The Sequel" is also funny, but it's not as funny as the original blockbuster movie. In this one, a shuttle is on its way to the moon, but it gets majorly off course and is headed almost straight for the sun instead. A lot of the original cast members are back in this sequel such as Julie Haggerty and Robert Hays. However, some such as Leslie Nielsen are not back, but there are some new and funny cast members such as William Shatner as Murdock. "Airplane 2 - The Sequel" has the same kind of hilarious antics that the original movie had such as when Julie Haggerty tells everybody that they might not make it because they're going through an asteroid belt. At that statement none of the passengers hardly have any reaction, but when she tells everybody that they're out of coffee, everybody goes ballistic. Another good parody is when William Shatner is looking through space with the aid of a periscope and he sees the Enterprise that he commanded in the original series of Star Trek flying in space. If you liked "Airplane!," I recommend getting "Airplane 2 - The Sequel." It's not as classic or as good as "Airplane!," but it's still funny and it's a fairly decent sequel. NOTE: That was my Amazon review from the year 2000.

Jason Owens
Jason Owens

Super Reviewer

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