Jet Pilot
Jet Pilot (1957)

Howard Hughes produced this tale of an American Air Force colonel (John Wayne) in love with Russian defector Janet Leigh.

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 10, 2000
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Sternberg uses the espionage and counter-espionage of Jules Furthman's screenplay to depict the mysteries of relationships

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Camp value only. Poor Sternberg!

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

The only way to enjoy this Hughes-Wayne propaganda vehicle is as high camp (Janet Leigh realizes the Soviet System doesn't work when doorknobs come off)--it's a footnote in Josef von Sternberg's career.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Despite its drawbacks and its overall silliness, I most heartily recommend Jet Pilot.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A major disappointment.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
The legendary talents of producer Howard Hughes, director Josef von Sternberg and actor John Wayne combine to bring a thrilling and often humorous Cold War… More
Deb S
John Wayne plays an Air Force Col. Jim Shannon who gets a surprise landing at his base by none other Janet Leigh (who was not overly convincing as a Russian… More