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Act of Piracy (1988)

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Ted Andrews persuades his ex-wife Sandy to let their children accompany him on a journey on his multi-million dollar yacht to Australia, where he wants to sell it. However after a few days ... See full summary »

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Sandy Andrews
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Jack Wilcox
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Laura Warner
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Ken Gampu ...
Herb Bunting
Anthony Fridjhon ...
Philip O'Connor
Mathew Stewardson ...
Mark Andrews
Candice Hillebrand ...
Tracey Andrews
Dennis Casey Park ...
Dennis Bryant
Nadia Bilchik ...
Maria
Joe Stewardson ...
Agent Johnson
Brian O'Shaughnessy ...
'Barracuda' Skipper
Gordon Mulholland ...
Captain Jenkins
Melody O'Brian ...
Nadine Andrews
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Ted Andrews persuades his ex-wife Sandy to let their children accompany him on a journey on his multi-million dollar yacht to Australia, where he wants to sell it. However after a few days it turns out that his girlfriend Laura is member of a terroristic organization, who want the boat as an operation base. Only Ted survives their attack and can escape, the children are kept as hostages. Together with his wife, Ted starts an international TV campaign to hunt down the terrorists and free the children. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Act of Piracy - Piraterie auf hoher See  »

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Performed by Kim Foley
Written by Delisa Davis and Tsuyoshi "Taka" Takayanagi
Published by Davis International (BMI), Yugin Songs (BMI)
and Spectrum 7 Music (ASCAP)
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Mean-spirited and below average.
31 July 1999 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

Rich guy Busey takes the matters into his own hands when his yacht is hijacked and his family taken hostage by cold blooded terrorists. Brutal "action-adventure" not worthy an actor of Gary Busey's calibre.


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