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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 prisoners. On their hands, lies the fate of several passengers, many Americans included and among them, Jewish American businessman Leon Klinghoffer.

  1. Robert L. Collins

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Karl Malden

    Karl Malden

    Leon Klinghoffer

  2. Lee Grant

    Lee Grant

    Marilyn Klinghoffer

  3. E.G. Marshall

    E.G. Marshall

    Stanley 'Stan' Kubacki

  4. Vera Miles

    Vera Miles

    Sophie Kubacki

  5. Christina Pickles

    Christina Pickles


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The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro


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  • February 13, 1989


Original Language English

Runtime 3h 0m

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