Surely you can't be serious?
June 28, 2010 4:24 AM Subscribe
“There is one line in ‘Zero Hour!’ where a stewardess says, completely seriously, ‘The life of everyone on board depends upon just one thing: finding someone back there who can not only fly this plane, but who didn’t have fish for dinner,’ ” Mr. Abrahams said. “That was the essence of the movie. We just repeated the line. We didn’t have to change a thing.”
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(known in Australia as Flying High!
) turns 30
- What is it?
- It's a parody film made by the Zucker Brothers who would go on to make Police Squad
, Top Secret!
and the Naked Gun trilogy
. But that's not important right now!
"A lot of comedies in the last 30 years have wanted to be ‘Airplane!,’ ” said Patton Oswalt.
“But most of those movies took the wrong message from ‘Airplane!’ They were gag, gag, gag, gag, where ‘Airplane!’ is really structured, driving the story along all the time."