23 Movies to Celebrate Pride Month Are Now Onboard

Tuesday, June 01, 2021, 9:00 AM

In honor of Pride Month, American Airlines is featuring a collection of 23 must-watch movie hits to celebrate the LGBTQ community and its allies. Customers checking out the Pride channel can choose from selections that include recent hits such as Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody, along with classics like Philadelphia. Below are some of the favorites chosen by American’s team members:

Philadelphia (1993)

When Andrew Beckett is fired from his job at a prestigious law firm, he suspects it is because he is suffering from AIDS and decides to fight back.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Seven-year-old Olive Hoover — along with her dysfunctional family — heads to California to compete in the 'Little Miss Sunshine' beauty pageant.

The Greatest Showman (2017)

An inspiring tale of a dreamer who rose from nothing to prove that anything is possible, and everyone has a story worthy of a world-class spectacle.

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen's music and lead singer Freddie Mercury's extraordinary life.

Rocketman (2019)

A musical fantasy about the incredible story of Elton John's transformation from Reginald Dwight, a shy piano prodigy, into an international superstar.

Cowboys (2021)

Aghast at his ex-wife’s refusal to let their trans son Joe live as his authentic self, Troy takes Joe on a camping trip into the Montana wilderness.

Each month, American Airlines brings brand new movies and television shows to the skies for customers to enjoy for free on its inflight entertainment. American works with its Employee Business Resource Groups — 20 groups made up of more than 26,000 American Airlines team members that represent different backgrounds, cultures and experiences — to highlight movies that celebrate diversity across its inflight entertainment.

All inflight entertainment onboard American flights is free, including the library of up to 600 movies and TV shows and a collection of more than 150 creative, productivity or language classes on American’s new Lifestyle inflight entertainment channel. Customers can stream on their phone, tablet, or laptop. Simply enable airplane mode and connect to the “AA-Inflight” signal. From there, the entertainment can be accessed from aainflight.com.