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Your ultimate skydive movie marathon list

Want some new thrilling airplane movies to watch? Tired of Scrolling through Netflix, HBO, Hulu, and Amazon Prime forever trying to find something?  Or need to vicariously prepare yourself for your upcoming skydive? A little motivation to get you through the doors of the drop zone?

We’ve compiled a list of the ultimate skydive movies (in no particular order – we’re not movie critics) that seem to capture viewers and skydivers everywhere. Get psyched for your next jump with these 10 skydive films!

Point Break movie poster Point Break (original) 

Year: 1991
IMDB rating: 7.2/10
Stars: Patrick SwayzeKeanu ReevesGary Busey
Synopsis: An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers who may be bank robbers.

Point Break Point Break (remake)

Year: 2015
IMDB rating: 5.3/10
Featuring: Edgar RamírezLuke BraceyRay Winstone
Synopsis: A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists.

 Drop Zone movie poster Drop Zone

Year: 1994
IMDB rating: 5.6/10
Featuring: Wesley SnipesGary BuseyYancy Butler
Synopsis: A tough cop teams up with a professional skydiver to capture a renegade computer hacker on the run from the law.

fandango movie posterFandango

Year: 1985
IMDB rating: 6.7/10
Featuring: Kevin CostnerJudd NelsonSam Robards
Synopsis: Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.

Terminal Velocity movie poster Terminal Velocity

Year: 1994
IMDB rating: 5.4/10
Featuring: Charlie SheenNastassja KinskiJames Gandolfini
Synopsis: A maverick skydiver and a former KGB agent team up to stop the Russian mafia from stealing gold.

Cutaway movie poster Cutaway

Year: 2000
IMDB rating: 5.2/10
Featuring: Tom BerengerStephen BaldwinDennis Rodman
Synopsis: A Drug Enforcement Agent (Baldwin) goes undercover on a sky diving team to track down illegal drugs.

The Gypsy Moths movie poster The Gypsy Moths

Year: 1969
IMDB rating: 6.4/10
Featuring: Burt LancasterDeborah KerrGene Hackman
Synopsis: Three skydivers and their traveling thrill show barnstorm through a small midwestern town one Fourth of July weekend.

Sunshine Superman movie poster Sunshine Superman

Year: 2015
IMDB rating: 6.9/10
Featuring: Pat SajakPhil DonahueJean Boenish
Synopsis: A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular -and dangerous- feats of foot-launched human flight.

Kingsman: The Secret Service movie poster Kingsman: The Secret Service 

Year: 2014
IMDB rating: 7.7/10
Featuring:  Colin FirthTaron EgertonSamuel L. Jackson
Synopsis: A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program, just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

The Skydivers movie poster The Skydivers 

Year: 1963
IMDB rating: 2.9/10
Featuring: Kevin CaseyEric TomlinAnthony Cardoza
Synopsis: A woman seeks revenge on her former lover, who owns a skydiving business.

Any other skydive movie favorites? Let us know in the comments below!

Eager to start your own adventure by jumping out of a plane?

If your skydive movie marathon made you want to skydive ASAP, book your tandem skydive today OR if you are brave enough, try solo skydiving! If you haven’t made your first tandem jump, we suggest this quick read on what you need to know before your first tandem skydive.

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Blue Skies,

The Skydive Santa Barbara Team

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