September 13, 2012
Yes, it may be junk, but it's irresistible junk, like cotton candy, chicken nuggets or Gilligan's Island reruns.
August 15, 2011
Before there was Airplane! there was Airport, a surprisingly engaging disaster drama that ignited a trend.
August 7, 2006
If it weren't for a mad bomber story line, it would be the perfect empty movie for airlines to show on long flights.
December 18, 2005
One of the most embarrassing films to be nominated for the Best Picture Oscar, Airport is a trashy flick that began a cycle of commercially successful disaster movies; its spoof Airplane is far more enjoyable.
April 3, 2005
Old-fashioned and fairly stagy, but this great-granddaddy of disaster flicks has an undeniable old-fashioned charm.
October 23, 2004
On some dumb fundamental level, Airport kept me interested for a couple of hours. I can't quite remember why.
May 20, 2003
It spawned a sub-genre, but it was old-fashioned when it was new.