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The Abduction of Kari Swenson (1987)

Olympic biathlete Kari Swenson is abducted by father-and-son mountain men, planning to start their own mountain colony. This based-on-actual-events tele-movie traces her abduction; ... See full summary »

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Stephen Gyllenhaal

Writer:

William Gray
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Don Baker ... Sheriff Onstad
M. Emmet Walsh ... Don Nichols
Ronny Cox ... Bob Swenson
Michael Bowen ... Dan Nichols
Geoffrey Blake ... Paul Swenson
Dorothy Fielding Dorothy Fielding ... Jan Swenson
Timothy Scott
Tony Frank Tony Frank
Alan Fudge
Sanford Jensen Sanford Jensen
Tracy Pollan ... Kari Swenson
Rand David Kennedy Rand David Kennedy
Franklin A. Fisher Franklin A. Fisher
Robert B. Saunders Robert B. Saunders
Kevin P. O'Neill Kevin P. O'Neill
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Olympic biathlete Kari Swenson is abducted by father-and-son mountain men, planning to start their own mountain colony. This based-on-actual-events tele-movie traces her abduction; search-and-rescue attempts by family, friends and a tenacious sheriff; and her steps to recovery after being wounded. Written by PetrinaC <cubit@aol.com>

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Only an athlete this remarkable could have survived the kidnapping. Only a cop this relentless could have nailed the kidnappers. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Innocent Prey See more »

Filming Locations:

Durango, Colorado, USA

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NBC Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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great movie!
12 November 2002 | by GotCoffeeSee all my reviews

This movie is terrific. It does a wonderful job of telling the story of Kari Swenson's nightmarish experience. Everything fit together perfectly; the acting, the scenery, the music...there was never a dull or boring moment. It's the kind of movie that you don't stop thinking about for days afterward. I highly recommend seeing it.


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