The Concorde... Airport '79
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)

The fourth Airport film may be the silliest of them all, as George Kennedy returns, this time co-piloting with Alain Delon. The plane is on its way to the Moscow Olympics, has a bomb on board, and gets fired upon with missiles that… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 3, 1979
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Time Out

A deafening sonic yawn signs off this desperate finale to Universal's Arthur Hailey-inspired quartet of in-flight entertainments.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The Concorde... Airport '79 is not only the worst picture in the Airport series, it's one of the worst of all '70s disaster flicks (and that's really saying something).

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Scott Weinberg

Easily the silliest entry in a series chock-full of silly entries. Not among the very worst disaster flicks, but surely you could find something better.

Janet Maslin
New York Times

Aeronautically and otherwise, it's a bumpy trip.

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Jo Berry
Radio Times

It's very silly, but the starry cast (Robert Wagner, Sylvia Kristel, Eddie Albert) manages to be as over-the-top as the effects, making this a fun if incredibly mindless way to spend a couple of hours.

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Variety Staff

Unintentional comedy still seems the Airport series' forte, although excellent special effects work, and some decent dramatics help Concorde take off.

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TV Guide

The picture's one distinction is that there are more bedroom scenes and suicides than in any other airport movie.

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Flixster Audience Score: 14% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Fourth and final film in the series is a predictable affair, and is a boring uninteresting end to this series of average disaster films. The first three films… More
alan jay
Final installment of the Airport series which had been steadily declining since the original in 1970. The efx are pathetic, but even worse the storyline is… More
jay nixon
Terrible junk that is low rent in every category. Abysmal special effects, a script that is pratically incoherent, and great, good and bad actors all going down… More
Ross Collins
An incredible story where a passenger-carrying Concorde is under attack by the French Air Force. This movie has to be seen just to experience the appalling… More