Captives (1994)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  3 May 1996 (USA)
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A beautiful young dentist (Ormond) working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate (Roth) after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rachel Clifford
Philip Chaney
Richard Hawley ...
Jeff Nuttall ...
Kenneth Cope ...
Dr. Hockley
Bill Moody ...
Surgery Officer
Nathan Dambuza ...
Christina Collingridge ...
Victoria Scarborough ...
Dental Nurse
Anthony Keirnan ...
Blackie (as Anthony Kernan)


A beautiful young dentist (Ormond) working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate (Roth) after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit affair with him, with terrible consequences for all. Written by Jonathan Broxton <>

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Rated R for a strong sex scene, and for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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3 May 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szerelem börtönében  »

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1.85 : 1
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The film's working title was "The Prisoner". See more »


Rachael closes a door after removing a metal box, but it is shown open soon after. See more »


[first lines]
Simon: [on answering machine] Rachel, hi, it's it's Simon. Um, I don't know how long you've got this flat for, but it's nice, so it's okay. I know you don't want to, but we've really got to talk about our house, and fix the price. I've tried calling you at work. Please ring back.
Rachel Clifford: [holds her nose and plunges under the bath water]
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13 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a movie that I really enjoyed. It was well written and very intense. Although the idea of a prison romance could have been a turn-off, in this film you feel compassion for the characters who are portrayed by these two fabulous actors. Julia Ormond was wonderful, and Tim Roth was HOT! I definitely have a thing for him, I think he is so sexy, not only is he a talented actor, but he also has this quality that makes him so attractive. If you feel the same way I do, or you like Julia Ormond, or if your just looking for a good movie with suspense and talented actors, then you will like this movie.

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