PG | | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fiedler, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses not only to win her back, but to gain a little revenge.
The airport, at which air-traffic controller Maxwell Fiedler (Chevy Chase) worked, was John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.
Now, we can do this easy, or we can do it rough. These is knuckles you is looking at.
Max Fielder: Your mama.
When the airplane-ashtray flies, a large, obvious, metal arm is supporting it in the close shots.
Alternate takes (without audio) are shown of the main characters during the end credits.
$4,758,371 (USA) (27 December 1981)