R | | Action, Drama, Thriller
Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he - an ex-soldier - works from hiding to defeat them.
Glenn Close was a last-minute casting decision to play Vice President Kathryn Bennett. Close wore a wig from her own collection during shooting, because her haircut at the time was too short for the role. She only made one objection about her character in the ... ...
Quick head count! One, two, three, four, five. Move out!
Air Force One takes of from Moscow Sheremetyevo airport. However, it is misspelled as SHEREMET(Y)ESP instead of SHEREMETYEVO (in Cyrillic) on the building near the plane.
Jürgen Prochnow plays General Ivan Radek yet in the cast list he is credited as "General Alexander Radek".
$37,132,505 (USA) (27 July 1997)
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