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The Nashville Grab (1981)

A country singer is kidnapped by two female convicts who plan to use him as their ticket out of stir.

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James L. Conway
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Conaway ... Buddy Walker
Cristina Raines ... Laurel Ellison
Dianne Kay ... Katie Morrison
Slim Pickens ... Ross Common
Henry Gibson ... Art Schmeckle
Betty Thomas ... Maxine Pearce
Mari Gorman ... Rita Madison
Gary Sandy ... Frank Ford
Larry Cedar ... Donald Common
Darlene Conley ... Rooney
John Chappell John Chappell ... Carl Dobbins
Bill Zuckert ... Old Codger
Tom Barberi Tom Barberi ... Disc Jockey
Jay Bernard Jay Bernard ... Minister
Tip Boxell Tip Boxell ... Clerk
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A country singer is kidnapped by two female convicts who plan to use him as their ticket out of stir.

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singer | prison | hostage | See All (3) »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Enlèvement à Nashville See more »

Filming Locations:

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Art Schmeckle: Alright, Mr. Common, you're under arrest.
Ross Common: Under what charges?
Art Schmeckle: For the time being, because it seems no one around here seems to like you... very much.
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Soundtracks

I Can Pick 'Em
Lyrics by Sondra Hull
Music by Bob Summers
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would love to see this movie again
4 March 2014 | by railbusSee all my reviews

I actually remember this movie very well. It was a childhood favourite. We had recorded it from evening TV and Buddy Walker (Jeff Conaway RIP) had a very cool dark green 1969 Lincoln Continental with suicide doors. He was running a "spaghetti in a bag" franchise with his manager Ross Common. There was also a funny scene involving a gas station 'gas and dash' and the codgy/hard of hearing owner asks the disgruntled mechanic who that was that just stormed off. "The Buddy Walker gang" - to which the boss replied "Hungapang?! Earl, I have had it with you. You're fired!" The intro song to this movie was EXCELLENT and I have been trying for years to find a copy of it, to no avail. It was a fun action B movie that had some famous actors in it but seems very few people (except the two commenters above) seem to remember it. I have never seen a commercial copy available on VHS or DVD or even anything on youtube. I could probably convert the thing to DVD if someone had of recorded it back in the day and still has the tape. Anyone know how I could view this movie or at least get audio of the intro theme song? Please get in touch with me or consider posting on Youtube.


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