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 (original)
Point Break (remake)
IMDB rating: 5.3/10
Featuring: Edgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, Ray 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.
IMDB rating: 5.6/10
Featuring: Wesley Snipes, Gary Busey, Yancy Butler
Synopsis: A tough cop teams up with a professional skydiver to capture a renegade computer hacker on the run from the law.
IMDB rating: 6.7/10
Featuring: Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, Sam 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.
The Gypsy Moths
IMDB rating: 6.4/10
Featuring: Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Gene Hackman
Synopsis: Three skydivers and their traveling thrill show barnstorm through a small midwestern town one Fourth of July weekend.
IMDB rating: 6.9/10
Featuring: Pat Sajak, Phil Donahue, Jean 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
IMDB rating: 7.7/10
Featuring: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel 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.
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.
The Skydive Santa Barbara Team