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Sudden Terror: The Hijacking of School Bus #17 (1996)

A crazed lunatic takes over a school bus filled with special needs children, threatening to blow it up if his demands are not met.

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Marta Caldwell
Marcy Walker ...
Lt. Kathy Leone
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Harry Kee
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Frank Caldwell
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Lt. Dominick Caroselli
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Glenda Siles
Cristina Karman ...
Carlotta Arguello
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Detective Grantham
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Detective Sims
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Sergeant Gentry
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Officer Reynolds (as Jim Coleman)
John Archie ...
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Eduardo Sanchez
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Juanita Sanchez
Mark Conlon ...
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A crazed lunatic takes over a school bus filled with special needs children, threatening to blow it up if his demands are not met.

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When a madman boards a school bus... One woman is in the driver's seat. One cop is in hot pursuit. And one false move could end it all. See more »

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13 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Bombenterror - Todesangst im Schulbus  »

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A good flim
28 August 2002 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

i watched this movie last night and I love it because it had a good plot,great cast,and great skills.I am a disablitly child and this would be a good flim to teach childern who have specail needs what to do in a dangerous situation like the one in the flim.


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