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1. Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.5
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76 Metascore

A group of space criminals must work together to stop the fanatical villain Ronan the Accuser from destroying the galaxy.

Writers: James Gunn, Nicole Perlman, Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning | Director: James Gunn | Stars: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

2. Prisoners (2013)

R | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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74 Metascore

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Writer: Aaron Guzikowski | Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

3. Snowpiercer (2013)

R | 126 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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84 Metascore

Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.

Writers: Joon-ho Bong, Kelly Masterson, Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Jean-Marc Rochette | Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris

4. Dark Skies (2013)

PG-13 | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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50 Metascore

As the Barret family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them.

Writer: Scott Stewart | Director: Scott Stewart | Stars: Keri Russell, Jake Brennan, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo

5. Safe (I) (2012)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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55 Metascore

Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.

Writer: Boaz Yakin | Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Jason Statham, Catherine Chan, Chris Sarandon, Robert John Burke

6. Jeepers Creepers II (2003)

R | 104 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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36 Metascore

Set a few days after the original, a championship basketball team's bus is attacked by The Creeper, the winged, flesh-eating terror, on the last day of his 23-day feeding frenzy.

Writer: Victor Salva | Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Jonathan Breck, Ray Wise, Nicki Aycox, Garikayi Mutambirwa

7. The Tall Man (2012)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.0
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52 Metascore

When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.

Writer: Pascal Laugier | Director: Pascal Laugier | Stars: Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland, William B. Davis, Stephen McHattie

8. Fish Tank (2009)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.

Writer: Andrea Arnold | Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing, Rebecca Griffiths

9. The Informers (2008)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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20 Metascore

One week in L.A. in 1983, featuring movie executives, rock stars, a vampire and other morally challenged characters in adventures laced with sex, drugs and violence.

Writers: Bret Easton Ellis, Nicholas Jarecki | Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke, Jon Foster

10. Trapped (2002)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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42 Metascore

When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers, the Jennings' turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.

Writer: Greg Iles | Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Charlize Theron, Courtney Love, Stuart Townsend

11. Chained (I) (2012)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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Bob, a cab-driving serial killer who stalks his prey on the city streets alongside his reluctant protégé Tim, who must make a life or death choice between following in Bob's footsteps or breaking free from his captor.

Writers: Damian O'Donnell, Jennifer Chambers Lynch | Director: Jennifer Chambers Lynch | Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Eamon Farren, Evan Bird, Julia Ormond

12. The River Wild (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.3
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Rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.

Writer: Denis O'Neill | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, Joseph Mazzello

13. In the Electric Mist (2009)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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A detective in post Katrina New Orleans area has a series of surreal encounters with a troop of friendly Confederate soldiers while investigating serial killings of local prostitutes, a 1965 lynching and corrupt local businessmen.

Writers: Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski, James Lee Burke | Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, John Goodman, Peter Sarsgaard, Mary Steenburgen

14. The Gingerbread Man (1998)

R | 114 min | Thriller

5.7
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65 Metascore

Lawyer Rick Magruder has a one-night-stand affair with caterer Mallory Doss. He becomes hooked on her, and when he learns her nut-case father Dixon is threatening her, he puts the weight of... See full summary »

Writers: John Grisham, Clyde Hayes | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Embeth Davidtz, Robert Downey Jr., Daryl Hannah

15. The Clinic (2010)

R | 94 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.4
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While traveling across country with her fiancé, Beth wakes alone in an isolated clinic to a mother's worst nightmare. Just how far will she go to save her child?

Writer: James Rabbitts | Director: James Rabbitts | Stars: Tabrett Bethell, Freya Stafford, Andy Whitfield, Clare Bowen

16. Amber's Story (2006 TV Movie)

85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.0
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Story about Amber Hagerman who was 9 years old when she was abducted while riding her bicycle, prompting her mother to seek out a system that alerts the nation of abducted children, we know that to be called an Amber Alert today.

Writer: Richard Leder | Director: Keoni Waxman | Stars: Elisabeth Röhm, Teryl Rothery, Myron Natwick, Sophie Hough

17. Human Trafficking (2005 TV Movie)

176 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Hundreds of thousands of young women have vanished from their everyday lives-forced by violence into a hellish existence of brutality and prostitution. They're a profitable commodity in the... See full summary »

Writers: Carol Doyle, Agatha Dominik | Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Lynne Adams, Sarah Allen, Andreas Apergis, Manuel Aranguiz

18. Citadel (I) (2012)

R | 84 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.4
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60 Metascore

An agoraphobic father teams up with a renegade priest to save his daughter from the clutches of a gang of twisted feral children who committed an act of violence against his family years earlier.

Writer: Ciaran Foy | Director: Ciaran Foy | Stars: Aneurin Barnard, James Cosmo, Wunmi Mosaku, Jake Wilson

19. The Chair (II) (2007)

R | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.4
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Danielle, a young psychology student, is trying to rebuild her life when she sublets a century-old Victorian house. Unknowingly, she awakens an evil specter lurking in the dark recesses of ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Capellupo | Director: Brett Sullivan | Stars: Alanna Chisholm, Lauren Roy, Nick Abraham, Paul Soren

20. The Girl in the Park (2007)

R | 110 min | Drama

6.5
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Enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter 15 years ago, Julia Sandburg has cut herself off from anyone once near and dear to her, including her husband Doug and... See full summary »

Writer: David Auburn | Director: David Auburn | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Kate Bosworth, Alessandro Nivola, Keri Russell

21. Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story (2008 TV Movie)

Drama

6.7
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The true story of a woman who believed her infant daughter had perished in a fire, only to find her 6 years later living with another family.

Writers: Christopher Canaan, Maria Nation | Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Judy Reyes, Ana Ortiz, Hector Luis Bustamante, Marlene Forte

22. Abducted (2014)

Action, Thriller

3.8
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In an attempt to rebuild his marriage after the death of his son, Matt Hollis decides to take his wife and six year old daughter Lara on a trip of a lifetime to LA, to escape the constant ... See full summary »

Writers: Davie Fairbanks, Mark Harris, Marc Small | Director: Mark Harris | Stars: Mark Harris, Anna Nightingale, Honor Kneafsey, Felix Ryan

23. Sherrybaby (2006)

R | 96 min | Drama

6.7
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66 Metascore

Sherry tries to integrate again into society and become a good mother.

Writer: Laurie Collyer | Director: Laurie Collyer | Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ryan Simpkins, Sam Bottoms, Michelle Hurst

24. Eichmann (2007)

96 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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35 Metascore

Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel as he accounts to Captain Avner Less, a young Israeli Police Officer, of his past as the architect of ... See full summary »

Writer: Snoo Wilson | Director: Robert Young | Stars: Avner W. Less, Thomas Kretschmann, Troy Garity, Franka Potente

25. Rites of Spring (2011)

Not Rated | 80 min | Horror, Thriller

4.6
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33 Metascore

A ransom scheme turns into a nightmare for a group of kidnappers who become victims of a horrifying secret that must be paid every spring.

Writer: Padraig Reynolds | Director: Padraig Reynolds | Stars: AJ Bowen, Anessa Ramsey, Sonny Marinelli, Katherine Randolph

26. Perkins' 14 (2009)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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In the small town of Stone Cove, Maine, deputy sheriff Dwayne Hopper is on the night shift at the police station. He discovers that one of the prisoners in the holding cell is Ronald ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeremy Donaldson, Lane Shadgett | Director: Craig Singer | Stars: Patrick O'Kane, Richard Brake, Michale Graves, Mihaela Mihut

27. Answers to Nothing (2011)

R | 124 min | Drama, Mystery

5.0
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29 Metascore

Against the backdrop of a missing girl case, lost souls throughout Los Angeles search for meaning and redemption and affect each other in ways they don't always see.

Writers: Ric Barbera, Matthew Leutwyler, Gillian Vigman | Director: Matthew Leutwyler | Stars: Elizabeth Mitchell, Julie Benz, Barbara Hershey, Dane Cook

28. Krueger: A Walk Through Elm Street (2014)

6 min | Short, Drama, Horror

6.8
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Writers: Wes Craven, Chris R. Notarile | Director: Chris R. Notarile | Stars: Roberto Lombardi, Vera Vanguard, Jacob Flowers, Andrea-Nichole Olivas

29. Take (2007)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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22 Metascore

The lives of two strangers - a struggling mother and a gambling addict - meet in tragedy. Years pass, and they must come to terms with themselves, and one another.

Writer: Charles Oliver | Director: Charles Oliver | Stars: Minnie Driver, Jeremy Renner, Bobby Coleman, Adam Rodriguez

30. Found (2005 TV Movie)

87 min | Thriller, Mystery

4.8
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Sixteen years after the Drakes' young daughter was kidnapped by her nanny, a woman appears claiming to be the long-lost child.

Writers: Jeff Blyth, Thomas C. Chapman | Director: Rex Piano | Stars: Joanna Cassidy, Greg Evigan, Victor Browne, Tania Saulnier

31. Memory (II) (2006)

R | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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26 Metascore

A medical reseracher teams with a retired doctor to root around in the genetically stored memories of a serial killer.

Writers: Anthony Badalucco, Bennett Davlin | Director: Bennett Davlin | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Billy Zane, Tricia Helfer, Ann-Margret

32. Taken Back: Finding Haley (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 85 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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Unable to get over the abduction of her daughter, a mother is convinced she has finally found her, but is she simply a mother obsessed?

Writer: Brian D. Young | Director: Mark Jean | Stars: Moira Kelly, Amanda Tapping, Kacey Rohl, David Cubitt

33. Dungeon Girl (2008 Video)

R | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

1.4
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A shocking story of captivity and survival inspired by actual events.

Writer: Ulli Lommel | Director: Ulli Lommel | Stars: Gwen Trevathan, Wendi Jean Linn, Gunter Ziegler, Marcia James

34. The Killing Game (2011 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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A forensic sculptor risks her life after receiving clues from her daughter's murderer.

Writers: Iris Johansen, Jill E. Blotevogel | Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Laura Prepon, Ty Olsson, Brian Markinson, Kavan Smith

35. El pasado (2007)

114 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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A couple decides to split after 12 years together. The man (Bernal) find it easy to move on, but difficult to prevent his ex from hounding him, or the new women in his life.

Writers: Hector Babenco, Marta Goes, Alan Pauls | Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Mabi Abele, Mariana Anghileri, Mimí Ardú, Paulo Autran

36. End Game (2009)

R | 97 min | Drama

2.2
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Brad Mayfield (Kurt Angle) is a vicious criminal who takes pleasure in kidnapping, assault and deranged murder. Officer Dan Burk is trying to stop his lust for blood, while the stakes of ... See full summary »

Writer: McCartney James | Director: Bruce Koehler | Stars: Kurt Angle, Jenna Morasca, Natalie Bail, Eric Wright

37. Poker Run (2009)

R | 97 min | Thriller

3.4
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Poker Run - Live to Ride, Ride to DIE! Robert and Allan are two upstanding lawyers, suburbanites, husbands caught in the grip of boring normalcy that sometimes plagues us all - the wife, ... See full summary »

Writers: Bertie Higgins, Julian Higgins, Larry Madill | Director: Julian Higgins | Stars: Robert Thorne, Jasmine Waltz, Bertie Higgins, J.D. Rudometkin

38. Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway (2008 TV Movie)

83 min | Action, Drama

3.4
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A man kidnaps two girls in Oregon triggering the Amber Alert system throughout many surrounding states.

Writers: Luis Cruz, Jack Nasser, Joseph Nasser | Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: Tom Berenger, Torri Higginson, Britt McKillip, Genevieve Buechner

39. Eternity and a Day (1998)

Unrated | 137 min | Drama

7.8
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Famous writer Alexander is very ill and has little time left to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania, and goes on a journey with him to take the boy home.

Writers: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Tonino Guerra, Petros Markaris | Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Isabelle Renauld, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Achileas Skevis

40. The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (1993)

Unrated | 60 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.4
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A boy born the size of a small doll is kidnapped by a genetic lab and must find a way back to his father in this inventive adventure filmed using stop motion animation techniques. Tom meets... See full summary »

Writer: Dave Borthwick | Director: Dave Borthwick | Stars: Nick Upton, Deborah Collard, Frank Passingham, John Schofield

41. Cry in the Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann (1991 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Cry In The Wind is a true story of a young woman's abuction by a deranged loner that led to the largest manhunt in the history of Pennsylvania, USA. A mountain man kidnaps the 17 year old, ... See full summary »

Writer: Durrell Royce Crays | Director: Charles Correll | Stars: David Morse, Megan Follows, Dion Anderson, Tom Atkins

42. Where Are the Children? (1986)

R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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Two children are kidnapped and held for ransom by a madman. Soon, however, the childrens' father begins to suspect that their mother may possibly have had something to do with the crime.

Writers: Mary Higgins Clark, Jack Sholder | Director: Bruce Malmuth | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Max Gail, Harley Cross, Elisabeth Harnois

43. À moi seule (2012)

91 min | Drama

6.0
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Writer: Frédéric Videau | Director: Frédéric Videau | Stars: Agathe Bonitzer, Reda Kateb, Hélène Fillières, Noémie Lvovsky

44. Vengeance (1977)

R | 94 min | Western

4.8
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A prospector whose gold was stolen by an outlaw teams up with a kid whose parents were murdered and sister kidnapped by the same outlaw.

Writers: Ken Globus, Bud Robbins, James Telfer | Director: Joseph Manduke | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Jim Brown, Leif Garrett, Glynnis O'Connor

45. Raja Hindustani (1996)

165 min | Drama, Romance, Musical

6.1
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Raja is a poor man who lives in India. He meets with a very rich girl, and both fall in love with each other. The girl's name is Aarti, who lives with her step-mother, who is very cruel, ... See full summary »

Writers: Robin Bhatt, Dharmesh Darshan, Javed Siddiqui | Director: Dharmesh Darshan | Stars: Aamir Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Suresh Oberoi, Johnny Lever

46. Vicky the Viking (2009)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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The story of a young Viking boy who accompanies his father, the chief of their village, and his men on their adventures -- and often is the person who uses his wit and instincts to help the men in their times of need.

Writers: Michael Herbig, Runer Jonsson, Alfons Biedermann | Director: Michael Herbig | Stars: Jonas Hämmerle, Waldemar Kobus, Günther Kaufmann, Michael Herbig

47. Stolen from the Heart (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

5.5
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A former prostitute kidnaps a baby boy at birth to satisfy her drug-dealing husband, who has told her that he is going to divorce her and put her out on the streets if she cannot produce ... See full summary »

Writers: Dennis Turner, Jayne Martin | Director: Bruce Pittman | Stars: Tracey Gold, Lisa Zane, William R. Moses, Barbara Mandrell

48. Down Will Come Baby (1999 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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Leah Garr wants to move from Phoenix to take a new job in Denver to help her family (Husband Marcus and Daughter Robin). When Robin goes to camp to give her parents time to sort things out,... See full summary »

Writers: Gloria Murphy, Gregory Goodell | Director: Gregory Goodell | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Diana Scarwid, Tom Amandes, Evan Rachel Wood

49. Balance of Power (1996)

R | 92 min | Action

4.7
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A martial arts expert who runs a dojo for under-privileged kids from a dilapidated warehouse is shaken down by gangsters demanding protection money. Then when one of his students is gunned ... See full summary »

Writers: Phillip M. Good, Otto C. Pozzo, Robert Tubbs | Director: Rick Bennett | Stars: Billy Blanks, Mako, Lisa Jai, Denis Akiyama

50. Every Mother's Worst Fear (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 91 min | Thriller

5.2
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Real-life mother and daughter Cheryl and Jordan Ladd star in this cautionary tale of cyberspace, kidnapping and the dangers of chat rooms.

Writer: John Robert Bensink | Director: Bill L. Norton | Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Jordan Ladd, Robert Wisden, Tom Butler