The Kidnapping of the President

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The Kidnapping of the President ★★½ 1980 (R)

The U.S. president is taken hostage by Third World terrorists. The Secret Service is on the ball trying to recover the nation's leader. Well-integrated subplot involves the vice president in a scandal. Engrossing political thriller. Based on novel by Charles Templeton. 113m/C VHS, DVD . CA William Shatner, Hal Holbrook, Van Johnson, Ava Gardner, Miguel Fernandes; D: George Mendeluk.