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 (Friday 2nd December)

16:15

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Charlotte Wells’ deeply emotional debut explores love and memory from the viewpoint of a young woman reminiscing on her relationship with the father she barely knew, starring Paul Mescal (Normal People).

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20:45

Nanny 15
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Tomorrow (Saturday 3rd December)

16:15

The Mummy PG
1h 13m
Boris Karloff stars as the reanimated ancient Egyptian prince Imhotep in this Universal monster classic which terrified audiences in 1932 and became an influential horror film due to its eerie atmosphere.

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18:15

Living 12A
1h 42m
Bill Nighy delivers a master-class performance as a cheerless veteran of the civil service who receives unexpected life-changing news, based on Akira Kurosawa's 1952 masterpiece, Ikuru.

Book here

20:30

Aftersun 12A
1h 42m
Charlotte Wells’ deeply emotional debut explores love and memory from the viewpoint of a young woman reminiscing on her relationship with the father she barely knew, starring Paul Mescal (Normal People).

Book here


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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!