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Your ultimate skydive movie marathon list

Want some new movies to watch? Need a little motivation to get you through the doors of the drop zone where you scheduled a skydive? Tired of scrolling through Netflix forever to find something to watch?

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 (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 (remake)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 ZoneDrop 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.

 

 

 

FandangoFandango

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 VelocityTerminal 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.

 

 

CutawayCutaway

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 MothsThe Gypsy Moths

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

 

 

Sunshine SupermanSunshine 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 ServiceKingsman: 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 SkydiversThe 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!

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Blue Skies,

The Skydive Santa Barbara Team

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