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This Is a Hijack (1973)

A man feels obligated to hijack the plane his boss is on after he has gambled himself into overwhelming debt.

Director:

Barry Pollack
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Roarke ... Mike Christie
Lynn Borden ... Diane
Jay Robinson ... Simon Scott
Dub Taylor ... Sheriff Gordon
Sandy Balson Sandy Balson ... Mrs. Phillips
Sam Chew Jr. Sam Chew Jr. ... Pierce
Nikki Diamond Nikki Diamond ... Hollis
Agneta Eckemyr ... Cami
Biff Elliot ... Neal Hanaford
Jacqueline Giroux ... Belinda (as Jackie Giroux)
Charles Isen ... Harry
Art Koulias Art Koulias ... Ritchie
Carol Locatell ... Jennifer Pierce (as Carol Lawson)
Jennifer Lee Pryor ... Edy (as Jennifer Lee)
Duncan McLeod Duncan McLeod ... Gil Gresham
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Storyline

A gambler with serious debts hijacks a small private plane, planning to collect a $1,000,000 ransom. Unfortunately, he's not in the best of company with his mates, and the F.B.I. is waiting for them on the ground ... Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

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It's Timely...The Thrill Story of Terror in the Skies! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Thriller | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The aircraft used in the movie is an Air California Boeing 737-293, registration N463GB. See more »

Goofs

Air traffic control redirects the taxiing airplane from runway 24 to a different runway, runway 6. Runways 24 and 6 are the same runway, just in opposing directions. See more »

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Staggeringly Poor
7 April 2020 | by klickonnSee all my reviews

From the outset the acting is simply dreadful, if you can make it to the end you're doing well.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 1975 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Highjacked See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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