They've Taken Our Children: The Chowchilla Kidnapping (1993)

TV Movie   |  TV-PG   |    |  Crime, Drama

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In a small California town, three young men decide to make money by hijacking a school bus full of children and demanding a ransom for the safe return of the kids.


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1 May 2007 | Sylviastel
| A Chilling Production!
A brilliant cast featuring Oscar Winner Karl Malden as a school bus driver who gets hijacked with the young students in rural California by three young criminals who plan a careful school bus hijacking but everything goes wrong no matter how well planned you orchestrate such a horrendous crime. The children and the bus driver played by Karl Malden are taken and held against their will despite the children's pleas, cries, and fear when they are placed in a dark, hot below ground in a secret location by the criminals. Suddenly, things start to go bad. I couldn't want too much more. I just kept thinking about the children being kidnapped and held for so long. It's based on a true story of an event in rural California in the 1970s.

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