Air Force One
Air Force One (1997)

In this action drama, Harrison Ford plays James Marshall, a onetime combat hero in the Vietnam War who is now President of the United States. While visiting the former Soviet Union, Marshall gives a speech in which he supports a get-tough… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 25, 1997
DVD Release Date: February 1, 1998
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This late-period Harrison Ford actioner is full of palpable, if not entirely seamless, thrills.

Manohla Dargis
L.A. Weekly

Most of the time it's a kick.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Moments of silliness are more than balanced by Petersen's extraordinary ability to keep this movie flight-worthy, Ford's almost-executive presence and an outstanding performance from Oldman.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Everything about it was unreal, except it did a big box office.

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Globe and Mail flies on and on until its power to hold us simply peters out.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Air Force One doesn't insult the audience. It is crafted by a film-maker who takes pride in the thrills and sly fun he packs into every frame.

Emanuel Levy

Well executed action thriller by Das Boot German director Petersen, which is rather weak in plot and characterization.

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

It's a great ride.

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

A piece of expertly crafted entertainment that gets the job done with skill and panache

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

[An] unabashedly jingoistic action extravaganza starring Harrison Ford as...'The Ass-Kicking President'...[Blu-ray]

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Dan Schultz
A thriller that is consistently entertaining and features two rock-solid performances from Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman. Although it is entirely implausible,… More
Albert Kim
GETOFFMYPLANE. A good time at the movies.
Daniel Perry
Moronic trash that I enjoyed anyway, it's like Die Hard but on an airplane the whole time and it could be said to have set the mold for the TV show 24.… More
Joe McCall
Get off my plane!
Phil Hubbs
God bless those United States, the old red white and blue, the stars n stripes, the most powerful country in the whole wide world!! Anyway, this is pretty much… More
Kevin M. Williams
The President of the U.S.of A. as not just a voice on the radio or a image on the television but as a guy who'll put knuckles in your face if crossed:… More