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Hijacking of the Achille Lauro, The

Hijacking of the Achille Lauro, The

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Monday, February 13, 1989 12.7 20 N/A
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  • Season: 1988-89
  • Network: NBC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Suspense/Thriller, True Story, Foreign/Exotic Location, Social Issue, Political Piece

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Plot Synopsis

True story of the 1985 hijacking of a Mediterranean cruise ship by PLO terrorists. Negotiations in Cairo alternate with excruciating shipboard scenes, including the killing of wheelchair-bound American Leon Klinghoffer.


Production Company:

  • Tamara Asseyev Prods./Spectator Films/New World TV

Production Type:

  • Independent
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