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Hostile Takeover (1988)

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A man takes three co-workers hostage while working overtime on Thanksgiving weekend. He has no demands.

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Cast

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Eugene Brackin
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Larry Gaylord
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Sally
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Joan Talmage
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Smolen
Graeme Campbell ...
Hollis
Anthony Sherwood ...
Garlas
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Patrick Patterson ...
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Winston Gaddishaw ...
Marksman
Helen Beavis ...
Mrs. Hampton
Cindy Girling ...
Mrs. Gaylord
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Cop #1 (as Ken McGregor)
François Klanfer ...
NY Boss
Rex Hagon ...
V.P. of Felton
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A man takes three co-workers hostage while working overtime on Thanksgiving weekend. He has no demands.

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A Man on the Edge Has Nothing to Lose.

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Rated R for sexuality, language and violence | See all certifications »
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10 December 1988 (Italy)  »

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Larry Gaylord: A million people a week work overtime, a billion come in on a day off, and they don't flip out!
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References RoboCop (1987) See more »

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An excellent date movie



Here it is 2004, and this thing would still make a really good date movie! I saw it back in 1992 with a date. Needless to say, the girl never contacted me again! I just chalked it up to being young and stupid. Well, this movie is just plain awful! Who in their right mind green lighted this thing? It was made it 1988, but looks like it was shot in 1968! The main character has been in some other features and has done much better work. The story is too bland. It never explains why the main character decided to take his co-workers hostage. Not to mention the horrible acting jobs by the rest of the cast. One last sarcastic statement- I am anxiously awaiting the release of the special edition dvd! But, seriously, don't waste your time! This thing is so bad that I lost a potential girlfriend over it. But, that's my fault for selecting this as a date movie!


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