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A Father's Revenge (1988)
"Das Rattennest" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  24 January 1988 (USA)
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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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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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Drop Everything for family
16 June 2002 | by (Salt Lake City, Ut) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this movie on a Sunday night-made-for-TV movie back when I was in High School. I remember being blown away by how the father of one of the airline stewardesses being held hostage in a foreign country, decides to take matters into his own hands: drops everything and flies over to Europe because he feels that it will only help not hurt the situation instead of sitting home and being idle and feeling helpless to do anything about it. The father(played by Brian Dennehy) and his wife are suddenly living a parent's worst nightmare-child being held captive/unknown whereabouts. Ofcourse, this story has a happy(and speaking for myself, emotional too) ending. Years later, being a parent, I can honestly say that if It were me in that predicament, I would have done the same thing.


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