Would “Airplane!” have been just as funny with another cast? Heck no! From straight men, to sidekicks to reaction shots, there needs to be a certain kind of chemistry between the cast members to make a good movie even better.
Think of “Ghostbusters." You couldn’t replace one person in that hilarious ensemble to get a film that delivers the laughs like it does. It must be why that within months of being released in July 1980, "Airplane!" gained the distinction of being the highest-grossing comedy film in box-office history until it was unseated by "Ghostbusters." It was all in the cast. It’s time to guess the movie from its cast of characters. Take the quiz now.
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