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The Pirate (1978)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  21 November 1978 (USA)
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An Israeli man, raised by a wealthy and powerful Arab, is put in charge of his country's vast oil fortunes. He comes into conflict with a fanatical terrorist group--headed by his daughter.

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Jordana Mason
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Leila
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Dick Carriage
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Ahmed
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Terry Sullivan
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An Israeli man, raised by a wealthy and powerful Arab, is put in charge of his country's vast oil fortunes. He comes into conflict with a fanatical terrorist group--headed by his daughter.

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