July 2, 1980
Airplane is a comedy in which the main character is enlisted to land a commercial jet. He is a war veteran who has developed a fear of flying and has failed to win the heart of his ex-girlfriend. She is an attendant on the flight. As a result of food poisoning, the pilot and co-pilot have become disabled. When the autopilot proves inadequate to land the plane, he reluctantly takes control, saves the day and wins his ex-girlfriend's heart.