Director: David Zucker

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Film:Airplane!

Airplane!

Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker, David Zucker

The quintessential movie spoof that spawned an entire genre of parody films, the original Airplane! still holds up as one of the brightest comedic gems of the ‘80s, not to mention of cinema itself (it ranked in the top 5 of Entertainment Weekly’s list of the 100 funniest movies ever made). The humor may be low and obvious at times, but the jokes keep coming at a rapid-fire clip and its targets—primarily the lesser lights of ‘70s cinema, from disco films to star-studded disaster epics—are more than worthy for send-up. If you’ve seen even one of the…

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