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The Hostage Tower (1980)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Thriller  -  13 May 1980 (USA)
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Criminal takes hostages on the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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Criminal takes hostages on the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

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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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