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A Father's Revenge (1988)

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German terrorists kidnap the crew of an aeroplane as they leave the airport. The terrorists demand the release of two of their colleagues, who are to be extradited to the USA. The father of... See full summary »

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Paul Hobart
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Max Greenwald
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Wolfgang Donner
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Ingrid Kleist
Alexander Radszun ...
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Albert
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Matthew Burton
Deborah Dalton
Donald M. Griffith
Karina Thayenthal
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German terrorists kidnap the crew of an aeroplane as they leave the airport. The terrorists demand the release of two of their colleagues, who are to be extradited to the USA. The father of one of the stewardesses decides he can no longer wait for diplomacy, and so flies out to Germany. There, frustration leads him to hire a former SAS counter-terrorism expert. Together they hunt down the terrorists. Written by Rob Hartill

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When attempts at all else fail, how far is one man prepared to go for his only child...And how far is TOO far?

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An excellent movie
7 June 2001 | by (Miami, Florida) – See all my reviews

Sometimes movies made for TV, like this one, are by far much better than movies made for theaters. A Father's Revenge is a fantastic thriller and Brian Dennehy is a marvelous actor. For years I have been trying to buy this movie with no success. If you ever have the opportunity to see this marvelous film, don't miss it!


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