Jet Pilot
Jet Pilot (1957)

If Jet Pilot seems hopelessly out of date today, imagine how filmgoers in 1957 reacted when this relic from 1949 was taken off the shelf. Many, many years in the making due to the maniacal tinkering by producer Howard Hughes (who reportedly… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1957
DVD Release Date: March 10, 2000
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce

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

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