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Terror Squad (1988)

Not Rated | | Action, Horror, Thriller | April 1988 (USA)
A squad of Libyan terrorists infiltrate the city of Kokomo, Indiana, and take over a nuclear power plant. A counter-terrorist expert must stop them before they blow it up.

Director:

Peter Maris

Writer:

Mark Verheiden (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chuck Connors ... Chief Rawlings
Brodie Greer Brodie Greer ... Capt. Steiner
Bill Calvert Bill Calvert ... Johnny
Kerry Wall Kerry Wall ... Jennifer (as Kerry Brennan)
Kavi Raz ... Yassir
Joseph Nasser Joseph Nasser ... Gamal
Budge Threlkeld Budge Threlkeld ... Mr. Nero
Dennis Moynahan Dennis Moynahan ... Norman
Ken Foree ... Deputy Brown
Nathan Dyer Nathan Dyer
Lisa Beth Ross Lisa Beth Ross ... Larissa
Baggie Hardiman Baggie Hardiman ... Gus
Jill Sanders Jill Sanders
Marco Kyris ... Hassan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeff Yesko Jeff Yesko ... SWAT Officer
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Storyline

Libyan terrorists attack a nuclear power plant. Pursued by police the terrorists flee in an exciting chase sequence and end up taking a high school class as hostage. The lead terrorists then have to negotiate with a tough as nails police chief. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Trivia

Despite being the star of the film, Chuck Connors does nothing during the movie to actually stop the terrorists. See more »

Goofs

Yassir (Kavi Raz) is armed with a Micro Uzi submachine gun, which changes into an M11 submachine gun, and back, during the school scenes. See more »

Connections

References Mission: Impossible (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Peggy Sue
Music and Lyrics by Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison and Norman Petty
Performed by Bill Calvert and Baggie Hardiman
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Let us not forget some of the other fun facts...
3 August 2002 | by branch-42See all my reviews

I lived in Kokomo when this was filmed. Yes the Temporary short bus was a classic. But let's not forget the others: The ever-full LAWS rocket, launching from inside the car(no damage to the inside of the junker).

and, during the wild shooting spree on courthouse square, the bullets bouncing off the comic book store sign's Superman Picture!!!

But, for such a LOW budget, the carnage of the courthouse shootings was very realistic(real world-not Hollyworld). Also, during the LONG car chase, the streets reported over the police radio during the chase match the locations on the screen.

This production ran out of money for FX for the last few explosions, so they recruited help from a local gun store to blow things up.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Apodrasi tromokraton See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Matterhorn Group See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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