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Terror Squad (1988)

 |  Action  |  April 1988 (USA)
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A squad of Libyan terrorists infiltrate the city of Kokomo, Indiana, and take over a nuclear power plant. A counter-terrorist expert must stop them before they blow it up.

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Chief Rawlings
Brodie Greer ...
Capt. Steiner
Bill Calvert ...
Johnny
Kerry Wall ...
Jennifer (as Kerry Brennan)
Kavi Raz ...
Yassir
Joseph Nasser ...
Gamal
Budge Threlkeld ...
Mr. Nero
Dennis Moynahan ...
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Nathan Dyer
Lisa Beth Ross ...
Larissa
Baggie Hardiman ...
Gus
Jill Sanders
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Libyan terrorists attack a nuclear power plant. Pursued by police the terrorists flee in an exciting chase sequence and end up taking a high school class as hostage. The lead terrorists then have to negotiate with a tough as nails police chief. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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In the final scenes, the school bus the terrorist use to escape switches back and forth from a long bus to a short bus. See more »

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Music and Lyrics by Buddy Holly
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Regional actioner has its moments
15 March 2004 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

For a low-budget regional production, they certainly managed to do a lot, particularly the endless action scene in the middle of the movie where an unbelievable amount of carnage is enacted. (Though the sluggish pacing at times makes the scene come across as too long, unfortunately.) The premise - terrorists in Indiana - is a hoot, and it helps to partially counteract the slow pacing, thin characters, and questionable writing at times. And there's a big laugh from how the school bus at the end of the movie keeps changing sizes! Not a great movie, but you can't help but admire what the filmmakers accomplished for so little. May very well have inspired the Dolph Lundgren movie DETENTION.


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