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Angel asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 1 decade ago

what is the name of this movie?

it's from around the early 1980's

a teacher teaching in a small school house, and it's overtaken by terrorists in crazy looking masks (like halloween masks)...the teacher and the kids end up hiding in a cave or something trying to survive....?

i'm trying to remember more info...i think the title was one word, i keep thinking labyrinth, but evidently that's something totally different. any help appreciated :)

2 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Fortress (1986 cable movie)

    starring Rachel Ward

    IMDB review:

    A young teacher, preparing for a well-deserved hiatus, and her small class of nine students are kidnapped by masked gunmen and taken to the Australian Outback. They must band together to fight back and escape and discover that they have far more power than they could imagine.


    The film is loosely based on the 1972 Faraday School kidnapping of a teacher and her class by Edwin John Eastwood and Robert Clyde Boland. Eastwood later escaped from prison and repeated the crime with another teacher and her class in 1977.

    Here's the movie trailer:

    You would be amazed by how often this film is asked about on all of the movie mystery sites I visit! I watched it a number of times when it originally aired and have caught it several times since then.

  • 1 decade ago

    was it toy soldiers with sean astin ??

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