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The Hostage (film)

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4.8/10 Letterboxd

Music director  Jaime Mendoza-Nava
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Language  English
5.2/10 IMDb


Genre  Thriller
Screenplay  Robert Laning
Country  United States
The Hostage (film) movie poster
Director  Russell S. Doughton Jr.
Release date  October 23, 1967 (1967-10-23)
Writer  Henry Farrell (novel), Robert Laning (screenplay)
Cast  Don Kelly (Bull (as Don O'Kelly)), Harry Dean Stanton (Eddie (as Dean Stanton)), John Carradine (Otis Lovelace), Danny Martins (Davey Cleaves), Ron Hagerthy (Steve Cleaves), Jennifer Lea (Carol Cleaves (as Jenifer Lea))
Similar movies  Rhino, Surviving Evil, Snake Island, Code Name: Vengeance, Impact, Tokolosh
Tagline  An Outrageous Kidnapping ... and a town is gripped with FEAR!

A Midwestern boy gets locked in a moving van that two killers (Don OKelly, Dean Stanton) are using to get rid of a corpse.

The Hostage is a 1967 Crown International low-budget motion picture starring Don OKelly, James Almanzar and Joanne Brown, with Leland Brown, John Carradine, and Harry Dean Stanton.

The film was directed by Russell S. Doughten Jr. It was adapted for the screen by Robert Laning, based on the 1959 novel The Hostage by Henry Farrell.

When it was made, Don OKelly was a TV actor. His career was cut short when he died shortly after making this movie. This was one of Harry Dean Stantons earliest films.

The plot centers on a young boy who becomes a hostage after he is accidentally closed inside a moving van.

The Hostage is a 1967 Crown International low-budget motion picture starring Don O'Kelly, James Almanzar and Joanne Brown, with Leland Brown, John Carradine, and Harry Dean Stanton. The plot centers on a young boy who becomes a hostage after he is accidentally closed inside a moving van.

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