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The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro (1989)

TV Movie | Drama

The story of the hijacking of the Itallian liner Achille Lauro by four militants of the Palestine Liberation Front, in 1985, who demanded the release of several Palestinians incarcerated in Israeli prisons. In their hands, lied the fate of...See moreThe story of the hijacking of the Itallian liner Achille Lauro by four militants of the Palestine Liberation Front, in 1985, who demanded the release of several Palestinians incarcerated in Israeli prisons. In their hands, lied the fate of several passengers, many Americans included, and among them, Jewish-American businessman Leon Klinghoffer. Written by Rodrigo Amaro See less
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Robert L. Collins (as Robert Collins)
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Updated Feb 13, 1989

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Feb 13, 1989 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Karl Malden
Leon Klinghoffer Leon Klinghoffer   See fewer
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Lee Grant
Marilyn Klinghoffer Marilyn Klinghoffer   See fewer
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E.G. Marshall
Stanley 'Stan' Kubacki Stanley 'Stan' Kubacki   See fewer
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Vera Miles
Sophie Kubacki Sophie Kubacki   See fewer
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Christina Pickles
Charlotte Charlotte   See fewer
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Mohab Boctor
Magid Al-Moqui Magid Al-Moqui   See fewer
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Nabil Hakkim
Abbul Abbas Abbul Abbas   See fewer
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Brian Harrison
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Tony Helou
Ibrahim Abdelatif Ibrahim Abdelatif   See fewer
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Phillip Hinton
Captain De Rosa Captain De Rosa   See fewer
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Charles Nassif
Bassam Al-Asker Bassam Al-Asker   See fewer
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John Orcsik
Samir Al-Quantari Samir Al-Quantari   See fewer
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Barry Otto
Kevin Kevin   See fewer
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Michael Van Schoor
Ahmed Al-Assadi Ahmed Al-Assadi   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 113 votes