5 Movies Like On a Wing and a Prayer To Watch

Best Movies Like On a Wing and a Prayer

Here is our list of Movies like On a Wing and a Prayer that we are sure you will enjoy. Doug White (Dennis Quaid) has to safely land the plane and save his entire family from impossibly grave peril after their pilot unexpectedly passes away mid-flight.

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Year: 2016

Director: Clint Eastwood

Some people view pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger as a hero, while others believe he was reckless when he made an emergency landing on the Hudson River to save the lives of the flight’s passengers and crew.

Top Gun: Maverick

Year: 2022

Director: Joseph Kosinski

Maverick, a top naval aviator who has been flying for thirty years, is still pushing the limits of aviation, but when he takes TOP GUN’s elite graduates on a mission that necessitates the ultimate sacrifice from those selected to fly it, he is forced to face ghosts from his past.


Year: 2012

Director: Robert Zemeckis

A malfunctioning airliner’s pilot manages to save almost all of its passengers before it crashes, but an accident investigation reveals some unsettling information.

Fly Boys

Year: 2017

Director: Chin Yang

Two eccentric drug traffickers pose as pilots to secure a deal at an airport but are pursued by two inept security personnel. The 48 Hour Film Project Detroit gave this film the Audience Choice and Second Place Best Film awards.

Red Tails

Year: 2012

Director: Anthony Hemingway

African American pilots who had to deal with segregation while being largely kept on the ground during World War II are called to duty under the direction of Col. A.J. Bullard.

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