Comparison: Airplane/Zero Hour

Discussion in 'Movies & Television' started by Eric H, Jun 8, 2018.

  1. Eric H

    Eric H AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Someone created a side by side comparison between the movie Airplane (1980) and the primary inspiration, Zero Hour (1957), somehow this makes it even funnier. :rflmao:

     
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  2. Dude111

    Dude111 Analogue is Awesome

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    I may be one of the few that thinks Airplane is kinda stupid....... I havent seen ZERO HOUR so I cant comment on that one..


    Thanks for the comparison buddy :)
     
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    Saw Airplane! in the theater and absolutely loved it, still reference it at least once a week. Bought a copy of Zero Hour to go along with it and made me love Airplane! even more.
     
  4. ducati_EL34

    ducati_EL34 Super Member

    I also enjoy Airplane and will have to watch this comparison when I get home from work.
     
  5. jcamero

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    Zucker Bros. bought the rights to Zero Hour, the reason for so many similarities. A truly funny movie. "I guess I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue."
     
  6. NAD80

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    Been looking for ZERO HOUR on tv for years,no luck at all. Been wanting to see the movie. Not even on TCM.
     

     

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  7. Dude111

    Dude111 Analogue is Awesome

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    I cant find ZERO HOUR on VHS!!!


    A good comparison though -- Gracious Eric!!
     
  8. Eric H

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    I remember watching Zero Hour probably 8-9 years ago, it was hard to do because I kept hearing Airplane lines throughout.

    It's actually pretty ridiculous itself.
     
  9. Dude111

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    Sounds like Airplane just copied ZERO HOUR....

    Which one is better in your opinion?
     

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