Ransom (1974, United Kingdom)

police investigation

Ransom  1974 crime mystery movie

Running time: 90 minutes

Language: English

British plane landing in Scandinavia country is hijacked by the group of terrorists. Second group of the hijackers takes over the house of British ambassador and keeps him and the residents demanding the ransom. Colonel Tahlvik of the local police starts the investigation and from start suspects that nothing is what it seems in this case.

Very good, but overlooked, gem of criminal drama from 1970s with very interesting plot and good cast. What starts as a simple hijacking story keeps the viewers gripped until the end.

Our rating

7.6 / 10

Movie value

9 / 10

Realism factor

3 / 5

Adventure factor

4 / 5

Story complexity

3 / 5

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Creators of Ransom

Caspar Wrede films

Caspar Wrede


Paul Wheeler films

Paul Wheeler


Cast of Ransom

Sean Connery films

Sean Connery

as Colonel Tahlvik

Ian McShane films --ian-mcshane--

Ian McShane

as Ray Petrie

Jeffry Wickham films --jeffry-wickham--

Jeffry Wickham

as Captain Barnes

James Maxwell films --james-maxwell--

James Maxwell

as Bernhard

William Fox films --william-fox--

William Fox

as Ferris

Richard Harris (II) films --richard-harris+(ii)--

Richard Harris (II)

as Ambassador Palmer

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