Airplane! premiered on July 2nd, 1980. With a budget of $3.5 million it went on to make nearly $200 million in sales and has influenced a multitude of comedians on both sides of the camera. Jerry Zucker, David Zucker and Jim Abrahams were responsible for writing and directing the zany comedic hit “Airplane!” Now, the three have written a book about making the 1980 movie, which pioneered a whole new type of comedy.
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