All-time comedy classic “Airplane!” is getting a 40th Anniversary Steelbook release from Zavvi in August

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On August 24th, you’ll be able to pick up this new steelbook release of Airplane!, featuring a newly remastered transfer and new extra features.

Pre-orders are due to go live at Zavvi on Saturday August 1st so ignore any ‘sold out’ notices before then.

They’ll be live around 12 noon UK time for Red Carpet subscribers (though possibly earlier, so keep an eye on our Twitter feed, just in case…), and around 6pm for everyone else. Our Red Carpet links don’t work properly for some reason, so you will need to log in first, then click the link below. Once the Red Carpet period is up, the link will work fine.

Pre-order: Zavvi

Airplane! is newly remastered on Blu-ray with new special features! Limited Edition Steelbook to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Voted “one of the 10 funniest movies ever made” by the American Film Institute, Airplane! celebrates 40 years of off-the-wall laughs with this limited edition remastered Blu-ray, from a 4K film transfer supervised by the directors. Robert Hays is an ex-fighter pilot forced to take over the controls of an airliner when the flight crew succumbs to food poisoning, Julie Hagerty co-stars as his girlfriend/stewardess/co-pilot, and joins a cast of all-stars including Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar… and more! Their hilarious high jinks spoof airplane disaster flicks, religious zealots, television commercials, romantic love… the list whirls by in rapid succession.

New Features

  • FILMMAKER FOCUS: Writers/Directors Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker on Airplane!
  • Q&A with Directors of Airplane! (Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood – January 10, 2020)
  • Isolated Score

Original Special Feature

  • Commentary by Writers/Directors Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Producer Jon Davison

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19 Responses

  1. Surely you can’t be serious? 🤣

  2. Jacob Cunningham oh shit

  3. Jon Robinson Jon Robinson says:

    typical as i’ve ordered from u.s.a with extra customs!

  4. One of the funniest remakes ever!

  5. Andy Davies Andy Davies says:

    THIS IS LIVE ALREADY 11AM UK RED CARPET AND RC MEMBER CODE WORKED. Must be that second cup of coffee😁

  6. Peter Johnston says:

    Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit buying steelbooks..

  7. Tom Pearson Tom Pearson says:

    I am serious, and don’t call me Shirley.

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