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They've Taken Our Children: The Chowchilla Kidnapping (1993)

TV-PG
TV Movie | 89 min | Crime, Drama

In a small California town, three young men decide to make money by hijacking a school bus full of children and demanding a ransom for the safe return of the kids.
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Jack Baugh (book "Why Have They Taken Our Children") | Jefferson Morgan (book "Why Have They Taken Our Children") | David Eyre Jr. (teleplay)
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Updated Mar 1, 1993

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Mar 1, 1993 (United States)

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Karl Malden
Ed Ray Ed Ray   See fewer
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Tim Ransom
Fred Woods Fred Woods   See fewer
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Travis Fine
Rick Schoenfeld Rick Schoenfeld   See fewer
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Tom Hodges
Jim Schoenfeld Jim Schoenfeld   See fewer
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Julie Harris
Odessa Ray Odessa Ray   See fewer
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Robert Zameroski
Tim Pearson (as Bobby Zameroski) Tim Pearson (as Bobby Zameroski)   See fewer
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Jonathan Hernandez
Ricardo Alanzo Ricardo Alanzo   See fewer
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Debra Bluford
Mrs. Rogers Mrs. Rogers   See fewer
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Kevin Brief
Deputy Simpson Deputy Simpson   See fewer
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Brendan McCurdy
Peter Rogers Peter Rogers   See fewer
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Ken Boehr
Jack Pearson Jack Pearson   See fewer
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Cara Coffman
Sally Rogers Sally Rogers   See fewer
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John Dunbar
Deputy Deputy   See fewer
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Peggy Freisen
Mrs. Clifford Mrs. Clifford   See fewer
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Dick Solowicz
Leroy Tatum Leroy Tatum   See fewer
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Melana Scantlin
Cindy Clifford Cindy Clifford   See fewer
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Barbara Houston
Mrs. Schoenfeld Mrs. Schoenfeld   See fewer
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Dick Mueller
Mr. Schoenfeld Mr. Schoenfeld   See fewer
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Addison Myers
Sheriff Les Holm Sheriff Les Holm   See fewer
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Richard Alan Nichols
Mr. Woods Mr. Woods   See fewer
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Jo Sweatt
Mrs. Woods Mrs. Woods   See fewer
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Kathleen Warfel
Mrs. Pearson Mrs. Pearson   See fewer
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Darrel Wayne
Ed Rey Ed Rey   See fewer
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Eagen Halter
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6.2 / 10 | 194 votes