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The Hostage Tower (1980)

Criminal takes hostages on the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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Mike Graham
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Clarence Whitlock
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Mr. Smith
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Malcolm Philpott
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Mrs. Wheeler
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Criminal takes hostages on the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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13 May 1980 (USA)  »

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Alistair MacLean's The Hostage Tower  »

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This film was based on an outline written by Alistair MacLean which had been commissioned from him around 1980. MacLean did not write the subsequent novel which was penned by John Denis. The fictitious UNACO organization, the United Nations Anti-Crime Organization, was created by MacLean. See more »

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Not the best, but not the worst
3 May 2001 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

Though the book was better, Hostage Tower is not a bad movie. It has an orignal plot, interesting characters, and lots of plot twists. The effects were not bad, for an 80's movie. While good, Hostage Tower doesn't hold a candle to the later UNACO films, Death Train and Night Watch, staring Pierce Brosnan. I wouldn't rent or buy it, but if Hostage Tower is on TV and you have a little time to kill, it's worth watching.


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