Airplane!12A

Directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker & Jerry Zucker | USA | 1980 | 1h 28m | Starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lloyd Bridges

A former pilot who has developed a fear of flying finds himself burdened with the responsibility of landing a passenger plane safely when its crew fall sick due to food poisoning. Crammed with slapstick routines, puns, one-liners, and surrealist humour, this side-splitting spoof of 1970s disaster movies has become a much-loved comedy classic.

Our screening on Friday 8 July will be introduced by comedian Celya AB, part of the Oxford Comedy Festival. 

Reviews

‘There’s hardly a second that passes without an assault by a wickedly accurate spoof, cringe-inducing pun or inspired sight gag, and the years have not diminished the film’s dumb appeal.’
★★★★★
John Ferguson, Radio Times

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We showed Airplane! between July 8, 2022 and July 11, 2022.

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Today (Sunday 3rd March)

14:45

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17:00

The Iron Claw 15
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20:00

The Zone of Interest 12A
1h 45m | German, Polish & Yiddish w/ English subtitles
Acclaimed director Jonathan Glazer (Under the Skin) returns with this stunningly shot and chilling examination of life within the perimeters of Auschwitz, adapted from Martin Amis' novel.

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Tomorrow (Monday 4th March)

18:15

A New Leaf PG
1h 42m
Charming screwball rom-com about a hapless playboy (Walter Matthau) who seeks to marry a wealthy heiress and murder her to inherit her fortune, written and directed by the film’s co-star Elaine May.

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20:30

The Settlers 15
1h 41m | Spanish w/ English subtitles
A wealthy landowner enlists the services of three mercenaries to safeguard his estate. But is there a hidden agenda? Award-winning anti-Western set against the backdrop of early 20th-century Chile.

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Our beautiful art deco inspired auditorium can be found just off East Oxford's Cowley Road. We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts. We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don't be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!