Taking Off

Taking Off (1971)

  • Genre: Music, Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1971-05-17
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 54 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Crown-Hausman
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Miloš Forman
star 7.1/10
From 54 Ratings


Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone, the parents are now free to rediscover/enjoy life.

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  • Lynn Carlin

    as Lynn Tyne
  • Buck Henry

    as Larry Tyne
  • Georgia Engel

    as Margot
  • Tony Harvey

    as Tony
  • Audra Lindley

    as Ann Lockston
  • Paul Benedict

    as Ben Lockston
  • Vincent Schiavelli

    as Schiavelli
  • David Gittler

    as Jamie
  • Ike Turner

    as Himself
  • Tina Turner

    as Herself
  • Linnea Heacock

    as Jeannie Tyne
  • Rae Allen

    as Mrs. Divito
  • Frank Berle

    as Committee Man
  • Philip Bruns

    as Policeman
  • Gail Busman

    as Nancy Lockston
  • Corinna Cristobal

    as Corinna Divito
  • Barry Del Rae

    as Schuyler
  • Robert Dryden

    as Dr. Bronson
  • Allen Garfield

    as Norman
  • Madeline Geffen

    as Committee Woman
  • Anna Gyory

    as Ellen Lubar
  • Jack Hausman

    as Dr. Bob Besch
  • Carrie Kotkin

    as Laurie
  • Herman Meckler

    as SPFC President
  • Ultra Violet

    as SPFC Member
  • Carly Simon

    as Audition Singer
  • Kathy Bates

    as Audition Singer
  • Jessica Harper

    as Self (uncredited)
Directing Miloš Forman Director
Writing Miloš Forman Writer
Production Michael Hausman Associate Producer
Camera Miroslav Ondříček Director of Photography
Writing Jean-Claude Carrière Writer
Writing John Guare Writer
Production Alfred W. Crown Producer
Editing John Carter Editor
Writing John Klein Writer