Most Popular "Hijacker" Titles
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1. Captain Phillips (2013)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
2. Under Siege (1992)
R | 103 min | Action, Thriller
A former S.E.A.L., now cook, is the only person who can stop a gang of terrorists when they seize control of a U.S. Navy battleship.
3. Con Air (1997)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Newly paroled ex-con and former US Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.
5. Air Force One (1997)
R | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he - an ex-soldier - works from hiding to defeat them.
6. The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
7. Without a Paddle (2004)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood promise by going on a camping expedition for the lost D.B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.
8. United 93 (2006)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
9. Executive Decision (1996)
R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.
10. The Delta Force (1986)
R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the ... See full summary »
11. Deep Rising (1998)
R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.
12. Magnum Force (1973)
R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Dirty Harry is on the trail of vigilante cops who are not above going beyond the law to kill the city's undesirables.
13. Passenger 57 (1992)
R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An airline security expert must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists seize control of it.
14. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
15. Flight 93 (2006 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Flight 93 is the story of the heroic passengers that took back their plane in an effort to stop a 9-11 terrorist attack.
16. Airport '77 (1977)
PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under 100 feet of water.
17. The Wrecking Crew (1968)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The count has stolen enough gold to cause a financial crisis in the world markets so I.C.E. sends in ace spy Matt Helm to stop him. As Matt works alone, the British send in Freya to aid ... See full summary »
18. The Out of Towners (1970)
G | 101 min | Comedy
George and Gwen Kellerman live in the small, quiet town of Twin Oaks, Ohio with their two young children and pet dog. George has a strong sense of what is right and wrong, especially as it ... See full summary »
19. Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Drama, History
True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking.
20. The Assault (2010)
R | 91 min | Action, Thriller
Based on a true story, a SWAT team is tasked with storming a high-jacked Air France plane to save its passengers.
21. The Desperate Hours (1955)
Approved | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Glen, Hal and Sam are three escaped convicts who move in on and terrorize a suburban household.
22. Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of crooks, an ex con, his friend and a gun crazy gangster plan a drug heist, but not everything goes as planned.
23. I Walk Alone (1948)
Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Frankie Madison leaves prison expecting a share from his ex-partner. But Prohibition bootlegging didn't prepare Frankie for Big Business.
24. It's a Wonderful World (1939)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Detective Guy Johnson's client, Willie Heywood is framed for murder and while Guy hides him so he can catch the real killer, both of them are nabbed by the police, tried, convicted and ... See full summary »
25. Victory at Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)
Unrated | 119 min | Action, Drama, History
In 1976, terrorists high-jack an Air France airplane and divert it to Uganda where they demand to exchange their hostages for fellow terrorists held in Israeli jails.
26. No Way Back (1995)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When F.B.I. Agent Zack Grant's partner is killed during a blown-up operation, he attempts to find the person responsible. Mafiaso Frank Serlano believes Zack is responsible for his only ... See full summary »
27. The Mark (I) (2012)
Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Chad Turner (Craig Sheffer) has been implanted with the only working biometric computer chip (aka The Mark of the Beast) in the world. The chip has the power to change the world with ... See full summary »
28. Hijacked: Flight 285 (1996 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A convicted murderer is escorted by marshals on a regular flight from Phoenix to Dallas. Shortly after take-off, two of his aides, traveling as ordinary passengers, take control of the ... See full summary »
29. Bus 174 (2002)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Crime
Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man, threatening to shoot all the passengers. Transmitted live on all ... See full summary »
30. Mivtsa Yonatan (1977)
PG | 124 min | Action, Drama, History
In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to ... See full summary »
32. The Great American Girl Robbery (1979)
R | 87 min | Adventure, Crime, Sport
A bus-load containing three cheer-leading teams from 3 different schools who are heading to compete against each other is hijacked by terrorists and the girls are kidnapped.
34. Judgement in Berlin (1988)
PG | 96 min | Drama
American judge in Germany must decide if the hijacking of an East German plane into West Berlin was justified.
35. Golden Rendezvous (1977)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Thriller
Aboard the cargo vessel converted into a luxury cruise ship SS Campari somewhere in the Caribbean is lying in port due to a succession of delays. Chief Officer Johnny Carter, who has to put... See full summary »
37. Truck Stop Women (1974)
R | 82 min | Action, Drama, Crime
A mother and daughter who run a brothel for truckers fight back when the Mafia tries to take over their operation.
38. The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story (1988 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
This made-for-television film documents the takeover of the TWA airliner in flight from Athens to Rome in 1985. The focus is on the flight attendant, Uli Derickson, whose courage and hope ... See full summary »
39. Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People (2006 Video)
50 min | Documentary, History, War
This groundbreaking documentary dissects a slanderous aspect of cinematic history that has run virtually unchallenged form the earliest days of silent film to today's biggest Hollywood ... See full summary »
40. Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair (1990 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama
The story of the hijacking of the Italian luxury liner Achille Lauro by four Palestinians.
41. Crash Landing (2005)
88 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When a hostage situation arises on-board a private plane with the daughter of a billionaire on-board. Major John Masters (Sabato Jr.) teams up with Captain Williams (Michael Paré) to stop the terrorist and land the plane.
42. King of the Rocket Men (1949)
Passed | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Jeff King in his experimental rocket suit battles the evil Dr. Vulcan.
43. The Hijack That Went South (2013)
93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Aarno Lamminparras hijacked an airplane with a gun in 1978. A true story.
44. Scorpion (1986)
R | 98 min | Action
American spy Scorpion learns of the KGB capture of The Widow just as she is ready to retire. Later Scorpion gets kidnapped from her hot tub.
45. Hostage (2005)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Inspired by the real-life story of a bus hijacking in Northern Greece, HOSTAGE explores the sensitive issue of Greek-Albanian relations through a young Albanian who takes over an intercity ... See full summary »
46. The Black Widow (1947)
Approved | 180 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The Daily Clarion hires detective story writer Steve Colt to investigate the deaths of a group of scientists working on an atomic rocket development project. Behind the killings is fortune ... See full summary »
47. Flight 93: The Flight That Fought Back (2005 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, Drama
A docudrama about the efforts of the passengers aboard United Airlines Flight 93 to derail the 9/11 terrorists' plan for the hijacked airliner.
48. The Secret of the Ice Cave (1989)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure
A group of treasure-seekers embark on a expedition into high adventure as they race to discover what's really located in the mysterious ice cave.
49. Lupin III: Die, Nostradamus (1995)
100 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Lupin must rescue a young girl from a mysterious doomsday cult, who wants a book of prophecies hidden by the girl's father.
50. Incident (1948)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Stockbroker Joe Downey(Warren Douglas), mistaken in the dark for gangster "Slats" Slattery (Robert Osterloh), is brutally beaten by a rival gangster, "Knuckles" Morgan (Meyer Grace), and ... See full summary »