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The Taking of Flight 847: The Uli Derickson Story (1988)

TV Movie | 100 min | Drama

This made-for-television film documents the takeover of the TWA airliner in flight from Athens to Rome in 1985. The focus is on the flight attendant, Uli Derickson, whose courage and hope helped save all but one of the passengers on the ...See moreThis made-for-television film documents the takeover of the TWA airliner in flight from Athens to Rome in 1985. The focus is on the flight attendant, Uli Derickson, whose courage and hope helped save all but one of the passengers on the plane. The movie chronicles the first 2 days and the aftermath. Written by mike407 See less
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Gil Mellé (as Gil Melle)
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May 2, 1988 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Lindsay Wagner
Uli Derickson Uli Derickson   See fewer
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Eli Danker
Castro Castro   See fewer
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Sandy McPeak
Captain Testrake Captain Testrake   See fewer
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Ray Wise
Phil Maresca Phil Maresca   See fewer
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Barry Jenner
Ben Zimmerman Ben Zimmerman   See fewer
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Valorie Armstrong
Woman in red coat Woman in red coat   See fewer
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Jim McMullan
Russell Russell   See fewer
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Steven Eckholdt
Robert Stethem Robert Stethem   See fewer
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Philip Levien
Weisman Weisman   See fewer
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Lynn Tufeld
Mrs. Weisman Mrs. Weisman   See fewer
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Edwin Gerard
Dr. Panos Dr. Panos   See fewer
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Bridget Hoffman
Mrs. Panos Mrs. Panos   See fewer
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Nick Angotti
Scott Holmes Scott Holmes   See fewer
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Wren T. Brown
Ernie Jackson Ernie Jackson   See fewer
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J. Michael Flynn
Peter Currier Peter Currier   See fewer
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Ginger Garrett
Young mother Young mother   See fewer
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Sue Ann Gilfillan
Woman in mink Woman in mink   See fewer
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Kavi Raz
Pamphlet man Pamphlet man   See fewer
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Emile Beaucard
Ali Atwa Ali Atwa   See fewer
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Micah Grant
Ken Taylor Ken Taylor   See fewer
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Sayed Badreya
'Skull & Crossbones' (as Elsayed Badreya) 'Skull & Crossbones' (as Elsayed Badreya)   See fewer
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Dennis Moynahan
Teenage boy Teenage boy   See fewer
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Brandon Bluhm
Matthew Matthew   See fewer
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Tilli
Boarding clerk (as Tilghman Branner) Boarding clerk (as Tilghman Branner)   See fewer
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Brian Kinsel
Silver Silver   See fewer
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John S. Davis
Bachman Bachman   See fewer
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J. Bruce Long
Feldner Feldner   See fewer
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Mike Akrawi
Twa hijack terrorrist Twa hijack terrorrist   See fewer
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Sam Sako
Highjacker (uncredited) Highjacker (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 313 votes