Jet Pilot (1957)

G 10/11/1957 (US) ActionDrama 1h 52m

Exploding with all the power of the jet age... with all the passion of a daring love story!


John Wayne stars as U.S. Air Force aviator Jim Shannon, who's tasked with escorting a Soviet pilot (Janet Leigh) claiming -- at the height of the Cold War -- that she wants to defect. After falling in love with and wedding the fetching flyer, Shannon learns from his superiors that she's a spy on a mission to extract military secrets. To save his new wife from prison and deportation, Shannon devises a risky plan in this 1957 drama.

  1. Josef von Sternberg


  2. Jules Furthman


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Wayne

    John Wayne

    Col. Jim Shannon

  2. Janet Leigh

    Janet Leigh

    Lt. Anna Marladovna Shannon / Olga Orlief

  3. Jay C. Flippen

    Jay C. Flippen

    Maj. Gen. Black

  4. Paul Fix

    Paul Fix

    Maj. Rexford

  5. Richard Rober

    Richard Rober

    FBI Agent George Rivers

  6. Roland Winters

    Roland Winters

    Col. Sokolov

  7. Hans Conried

    Hans Conried

    Col. Matoff

  8. Ivan Triesault

    Ivan Triesault

    Gen. Dimitri Langrad

  9. Joyce Compton

    Joyce Compton

    Mary Lou Simpson

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Jet Pilot
Jet Pilot

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $9,000,000.00

Revenue -


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