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Hostage (1987)

R | | Action, Drama | October 1987 (USA)
The leader of a South African Nation is imprisoned. His followers, led by Zabo, hijack a plane with the intent to use the passengers as hostages to trade for his release. They select a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Maj. Sam Striker
... Laura Lawrence
... Col. Tim Shaw
... Nicole Newman
Robert Whitehead ... Harry Stone
Billy Second ... Rona
Ian Steadman ... Yamani
Iain Winter ... John Sloan - Pilot
Robert K. Brown ... Himself
John Donovan ... Himself
Michael Brunner ... John Bloom
Pamela Perry ... Edna Bloom
At Botha ... Raoul
Marcel van Heerden ... Hussein
Clare Marshall ... Sister Eugenia (as Claire Marshall)
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The leader of a South African Nation is imprisoned. His followers, led by Zabo, hijack a plane with the intent to use the passengers as hostages to trade for his release. They select a plane carrying a religious leader to use as their main hostage. They soon learn that they have an added bonus of the daughter and grandson of Colonel Shaw, a bigwig in the country. The grandson all the while has to cope with the dual problems of being hijacked and held hostage while needing a kidney transplant. The hijackers have everything in their favor, except that the colonel's daughter is the sweetheart of Major Sam Striker. Striker puts together a band of mercenaries and sets about freeing the hostages. Written by Tophee

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Both Robert K Browne and John Donovan are editors for "Soldier of Fortune" magazine. See more »

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Don't waste your time watching this awful film
7 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is a bad film. Poor plot, awful acting and terrible cinematography. Goofs are too numerous to consider itemising. Don't waste your time and money with this film. It gets a two, because I've never seen a one.


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