BySam Warrington, writer at

The movie with the best one-liners has to be Airplane. It was low in budget, but high in laughs and audiences loved it! Released 35 years ago, it was essentially made to twist the idea of the straight disaster movie, and turn them into comedies. And voilà! The first, and possibly the best, spoof movie was created.

Unfortunately, some of the cast-mates are no longer with us, but what they've left behind for eternity are surely some of the best one-liners that have ever been delivered.

But please, don't call me Shirley.

1. Ted Striker

Actor: Robert Hays

Age: 67

Best Line:

2. Dr. Rumack

Actor: Leslie Nielsen

Age: Deceased, passed at 84-years-old

Best Line:

3. Steve McCroskey

Actor: Lloyd Bridges

Age: Deceased, passed at 84-years-old

Best line: "Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue."

4. Roger Murdock

Actor: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Age: 68

Best Line:

5. Captain Clarence Oveur

Actor: Peter Graves

Age: Deceased, passed at 83-years-old

Best Line: "Joey, you like movies about Gladiators?"

6. Elaine Dickinson

Actor: Julie Hagerty

Age: 60

Best Line: "There's no reason to become alarmed, and we hope you'll enjoy the rest of your flight. By the way, is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?

7. Captain Rex Kramer

Actor: Robert Stack

Age: Deceased, passed at 84-years-old

Best Line:

8. Gunderson

Actor: Jonathan Banks

Age: 68

Best Line:

So many hilarious moments, and if that wasn't enough for you, take a look at this best-of video. It's guaranteed to make you laugh!


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