Air Force One Poster

Release Date: 1997

DVD Release Date: February 10th, 1998

R|2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
After making a speech in Moscow vowing to never negotiate with terrorists, President James Marshall (Harrison Ford) boards Air Force One with his family (Wendy Crewson, Liesel Matthews) and advisers. When a group of terrorists led by Ivan Korshunov (Gary Oldman) hijacks the flight, the President's principles are put to the test. Feigning escape, ex-solider Marshall stows away in the aircraft and must race against time to rescue his family and everyone else on board.

Cast: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson, Paul Guilfoyle, William H. Macy, Liesel Matthews, Dean Stockwell

Director: Wolfgang Petersen

Genres: Action, Thriller

Production Co: Radiant Pictures, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Beacon Communications

Keywords: Wife, Quest, Family, Daughter, Sacrifice, Survival, Deception, Intense, Rescue, 1990s

Ratings & Reviews

view all
See all critic reviews on


Nominated Sound
Nominated Film Editing