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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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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 and underrated movie
13 June 2001 | by (Miami, Florida) – See all my reviews

Honestly, this movie deserves a higher rating. I saw it several years ago in television and have been trying to buy it with no success. This movie is a fantastic thriller and Brian Dennehy is an excellent actor. Hope to have the opportunity of seeing this marvelous film again. If someone can tell me where I can get Father's Revenge, I'll appreciate it.


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