Most Popular Hostage Taking Movies and TV Shows
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1. Pleasure Shop on the Avenue (1979)
89 min | Thriller
Two amateur armed robbers steal $5,000 from NY's red light district, only to discover it was an intended protection payment to the mob. With Mafia hit men after them they seek shelter in a sleazy sex shop.
2. Extracurricular (2019)
101 min | Comedy, Thriller
The recently divorced father of a nine-year-old, furious his daughter can't spend her birthday with him, bursts into her classroom with a birthday cake and a rifle. A hostage crisis ensues,... See full summary »
3. Swamp Women (1956)
Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
An undercover policewoman helps three female convicts escape from prison so that they can lead her to a stash of stolen diamonds hidden in a swamp.
4. Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)
Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Drama
When poor peasants kidnap a magistrate's daughter to coerce him into reducing taxes, a wandering ronin and two renegades from the magistrate's guard take up the fight for them.
7. Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks (2016 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary
Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks examines the 2015 terrorist attack on the French satirical weekly newspaper "Charlie Hebdo" where a group of armed Islamic terrorist with ... See full summary »
8. Par le sang des autres (1974)
96 min | Drama
In a little French town everything goes on as usual and people seem friendly and good natured until one day, two women arrive from Paris. A man dismounts from the same bus and that very ... See full summary »
9. Operation Cobra (1995)
R | 90 min | Action
A family is held prisoner in their own house, when a summit conference is to be held in Nærum. The terrorist group has the plan of preventing this meeting and therefor capturing a family, ... See full summary »
12. Jasur (2012)
82 min | Action, Drama
A group of Islamic terrorists take a bus with hostages nearby border of Uzbekistan, but one of passengers manages to call to her husband - captain of frontier guard Jasur. He starts in pursuit of the bus.
13. Who Killed Mary Sue (2017)
Three hostages realize they know each other. All three are the number one suspect for Mary Sue's murder and their captor is bent on finding out which one is the killer.
An einem Montagmorgen
58 min | Crime, Drama
A bank robbery goes down on a peaceful Monday morning. A foolishly brave customer rips the mask off from one of the robbers, and is shot right after. Derrick recognizes the shooter from the surveillance tape.
Code Black (2015–2018)
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama
Over the radio, Leanne and Jesse talk a young girl through how to use the supplies on board a small plane to build a makeshift defibrillator when her mom, the pilot, loses consciousness. ... See full summary »
SOKO Leipzig (2001– )
Flucht nach Fahrplan
45 min | Crime
Hajo Trautzschke is invited to a reception because his daughter Leni will receive a price for her labor as journalist and has decided to go by tramway to the reception.In the center of the ... See full summary »
The Old Fox (1977– )
Mord in den Alpen
Hauptkommissar Voss is on holiday in the Alps and is witness to a bank robbery. The bank manager is shot while ending the robbery.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A police officer's daughter runs away and the squad uses the help of a internet journalist to track her down.