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The Great American Girl Robbery (1979)

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.

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Debbie Williams
Jason Williams ...
Wayne Mathews
Anthony Lewis ...
George Henderson
Wally Ann Wharton ...
Lisa (as Ann Wharton)
Janet Blythe ...
Croughton
Deslyn Bernet ...
Anita
Lachelle Chamberlain ...
Terri (as Lachelle Price)
Leslie King ...
Sandy
Joan Wolff ...
Pam
Elizabeth Halsey ...
Susan
Marilyn Joi ...
LaSalle (as Tracy King)
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Betty
Debbie Doherty ...
Lucy
Alexis Swanigan ...
Louise
Janie Squire ...
Donna
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A bus-load of cheerleaders is hijacked and held for a $2 million ransom. After several comic and arousing interactions, eventually the girls are forced by their captors to participate in a topless "beauty pageant" in which they must pose before their captor-"judges" in nothing but their underwear. Written by antigraviton

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Take them away for a weekend ... then try and let them go! See more »


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September 1979 (USA)  »

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Bus 17 Is Missing  »

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A tour de force
3 May 2000 | by (Richmond, VT) – See all my reviews

The classification of this movie into "Horror" isn't really appropriate. It's basically a goofy flick with lots of bared flesh and a plot involving the kidnap of a busload of cheerleaders on their way to a competition. There's never any danger and it all has a happy ending. The reason to see it is simple: you like watching goofy mindless 1980's-era teenage exploitation flicks, and they don't come any more to the point than this. The ultimate mid-1980's tour de force!


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