The Last Flight Of Noah’s Ark 

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

The Last Flight Of Noah’s Ark (1980 Movie)

“The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark” is a 1980 American family adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film tells the story of a group of people and animals who survive a plane crash on a deserted island and must find a way to survive and escape.

The film follows Noah Dugan, a pilot played by Elliott Gould, who agrees to fly a missionary, played by Geneviève Bujold, and a cargo of animals to a remote island. However, the plane crashes on a small island in the South Pacific. With no hope of rescue, Noah and the survivors must use their resourcefulness to make a new life on the island.

Noah and the missionary soon discover that the island is inhabited by two Japanese soldiers who have been stranded there since World War II. Together, they all work to convert the crashed plane into a seaworthy boat and embark on a daring journey to sail back to civilization.

“The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark” combines elements of adventure, comedy, and drama. It features heartwarming moments as the characters form bonds with each other and the animals. The film explores themes of survival, friendship, and the importance of working together as a team.

While not a major commercial success upon its release, “The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark” has gained a nostalgic following over the years. The film’s message of resilience and cooperation, along with its charming portrayal of animals, continues to resonate with audiences of all ages.

Overall, “The Last Flight of Noah’s Ark” remains an enjoyable adventure film that captures the spirit of teamwork and determination in the face of adversity. It serves as a reminder that even in the most challenging circumstances, people can come together to overcome obstacles and find hope for a better future.

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  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $11 million
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  • Elliott Gould: Noah Dugan
  • Geneviève Bujold: Bernadette Lafleur
  • Ricky Schroder: Bobby
  • Vincent Gardenia: Stoney
  • Tammy Lauren: Julie
  • John Fujioka: Cleveland
  • Yuki Shimoda: Hiro
  • Dana Elcar: Benchley
  • John Ryan: Coslough
  • Ruth Manning: Charlotte Braithwaite
  • Arthur Adams: Leipzig Manager
  • Austin Willis: Slabotsky
  • Peter Renaday: Irate Pilot
  • Bob Whiting: Chaplain


  • Director: Charles Jarrott
  • Producer: Ron Miller and Jan Williams
  • Music: Maurice Jarre

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