Three nuns on a weekend trip are held hostage by escaped convicts.

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When their kidnap victim is killed accidentally, amateur criminals Eddie and Larry decide to grab another woman to replace her in order to collect the original ransom. Eddie winds up kidnapping three nuns: Sisters Frances, Ellen, and Meredith. The nuns learn that two of them will be killed once the ransom is picked up and the third one will get to live. Written by Anonymous

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Sister Meredith: I can't believe this is really happening to us.
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Pretty Good!
8 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to say that I really enjoyed this movie. Usually I don't like the really really old TV movies, just the really old ones, LOL. The movie has a pretty decent pace, and the acting is good. Lots of well known actors in here. I thought Carol Lynley was kind of spaced out, but then she seemed spaced out in most of her 1970's films. Jane Wyatt really didn't seem to have much of a role. The only thing that really bothered me was that STUPID wig! That wig looked nothing like the Louise's hair, it was two totally different colors! When the guy sends the nun into the wig shop with a piece of hair to match up, you can see that it is so light it is hardly even brown. Louise's hair was chocolate brown. How hard was it to make the nun get a really dark brown wig?


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