Most Popular "Ransom Note" Titles
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1. The Big Lebowski (1998)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
Votes: 565,206 | Gross: $17.44M
3. Baby's Day Out (1994)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately... See full summary »
Votes: 34,817 | Gross: $16.67M
4. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A recently laid off factory worker kidnaps his former boss' daughter, hoping to use the ransom money to pay for his sister's kidney transplant.
Votes: 48,191 | Gross: $0.05M
6. The Brothers Bloom (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job - showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.
Votes: 42,674 | Gross: $3.52M
9. Who's Harry Crumb? (1989)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
Votes: 13,009 | Gross: $10.98M
10. Max Payne 3 (2012 Video Game)
M | Action, Crime, Drama
The ex-cop turned private security guard for a wealthy family in Sao Paulo, Brazil finds himself thrown into a new deadly conflict.
11. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Votes: 12,194 | Gross: $1.78M
13. Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990 TV Movie)
96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off to find them.
14. Native Son (1986)
PG | 111 min | Drama, Romance
In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.
Votes: 438 | Gross: $1.30M
15. Quicksand (2003)
R | 95 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller
After a workaholic banker journeys to Monaco to investigate the suspicious activities of a company, he finds himself framed for murder and running for his life.
16. Samadhi (1972)
139 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Lakah Singh gives his life of a Dacoit and lives a happy life with his wife Champa when his son Jaswant becomes three years old, Champa becomes ill with cancer and circumstances force him to be again a Dacoit.
19. Lucía, Lucía (2003)
R | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Lucia, an children's book author, tells the story of her husband's disappearance. One day on their way to Brazil he just disappears. She goes to the police, gets a ransom note, and makes ... See full summary »
Votes: 953 | Gross: $0.27M
22. Big House, U.S.A. (1955)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Jerry Barker finds a lost boy whose rich father is extorted into paying a ransom for his return but the boy accidentally dies and Jerry goes to prison.
25. The Weapons of Death (1981)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama
In San Francisco's Chinatown, a band of thugs kidnaps a girl for a large Chinese gang. Her half-brother gathers a team of expert fighters to get her back.
26. The Falcon in Danger (1943)
Approved | 69 min | Crime, Mystery, War
Whem a passenger plane crash lands at a local airport, bystanders and first responders are shocked to find there is no one aboard.
27. The Panther's Claw (1942)
Passed | 70 min | Crime, Mystery
The police arrest a man climbing over the wall of a cemetery after midnight. He claims that he is being blackmailed and is following instructions he received by mail to leave $1000 on a ... See full summary »
30. A Child Is Missing (1995 TV Movie)
85 min | Crime, Action, Drama
A hermit living in the Washington Mountains stumbles upon a boy who has been kidnapped. He does everything in his power to save the boy but he becomes a suspect. Meanwhile the boy's mother ... See full summary »
31. Seesaw (1999– )
60 min | Crime, Drama
After their daughter's kidnapping, the Prices are forced to sell everything, but their new life as a working class family proves hard especially after Hannah reveals she is pregnant with the kidnapper's baby.
32. Twister's Revenge! (1988)
90 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Three bumbling criminals have been trying to get their hands on the computerized control system of Mr. Twister, a talking monster truck with a mind of its own.
33. The Singing Buckaroo (1937)
Approved | 50 min | Music, Western
Barbara Evans has $25,000 and Gifford is after it. When his henchman fail to get it he refuses to pay them. They then decide to double cross him and get the money for themselves. Gordon is ... See full summary »
36. Little Miss Roughneck (1938)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue, who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue, who ... See full summary »
37. Nancy Drew: Ransom of the Seven Ships (2009 Video Game)
E | Adventure, Mystery
Teen detective Nancy Drew searches for buried treasure on a remote island in the Bahamas in order to meet the ransom demand after her best friend is kidnapped.
39. Blonde Ransom (1945)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Drama
Vicki Morrison is the niece of the irascible old scoundrel Uncle William Morrison. When Vicki's boyfriend and owner of a Broadway nightclub Duke Randall needs $63,000 in a hurry, Vicki ... See full summary »
40. Jungle Gold (1966 TV Movie)
Approved | 100 min | Adventure
This is an edited version of the 1944 Republic serial "The Tiger Woman," released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
41. M.O.S. (2005)
7 min | Short, Drama, Mystery
A ransom phone-call at the end of his day thrusts Guy into a race against the clock to find clues that will allow him to save his wife and clear himself of her disappearance.
43. Santa Fe Mysteries: Sacred Ground (1997 Video Game)
T | Adventure, Crime, Mystery
In this sequel to Santa Fe Mysteries, you and your partner, Native American Santa Fe police detective John Night Sky, have five days to solve the kidnapping of Randa Tasker, the wife of a hated local entrepreneur, or the game is over.
44. You Can't Get Away with It (1936)
Approved | 30 min | Crime, Short, Documentary
A documentary-style short showing the inner-workings of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Presented with The Permission of the Hon. Homer S. Cummings, Attorney General of the U. S., and ... See full summary »
47. Urban Woodland (2000 Video)
50 min | Adventure
Sweet, innocent Lisa is kidnapped by a red-haired thug. When her roommate, Holly, returns home, she finds a ransom note. Rather than paying the ransom, Holly tries to track down the ... See full summary »
49. Ransom (1928)
Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Burton Meredith, A young, U.S. government chemist discovers a formula for a deadly gas. But Wo Fang, the evil leader of the Chinatown underground sets out to steal the secret, using very ... See full summary »
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
A Matter of Murder
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A notorious but ethical auto thief and his gang steal a Rolls-Royce, unaware that the trunk contains the body of a woman who was murdered by her husband.