6.8/10
1,002
16 user 10 critic

Caught (1996)

Joe and Betty run a fish market and have sunk into a comfortable, if somewhat boring life. Enter the drifter Nick, who takes a job in the store and a place in their home. He proceeds to ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay)
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg
Stars: Johan Widerberg, Marika Lagercrantz, Tomas von Brömssen
Never Forever (2007)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When an American woman begins a dangerous relationship with an attractive immigrant worker, in order to save her marriage, she finds her true self.

Director: Gina Kim
Stars: Vera Farmiga, David Lee McInnis, Joseph Y. Kim
Les égarés (2003)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Emmanuelle Béart stars as a widowed schoolteacher who flees Nazi-occupied Paris with her children. A teenaged boy comes to their rescue by leading them into the forest -- their best shot at survival.

Director: André Téchiné
Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Gaspard Ulliel, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In the early 1960s, a Sicilian single mother marries an older, crass widowed truck driver. When he is arrested trying to smuggle an antique, she ends up falling in love with her handsome stepson.

Director: Ugo Chiti
Stars: Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Lazar Ristovski, Giorgio Noè
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.

Director: Tony Goldwyn
Stars: Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Bobby Boriello
Malicious (1973)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A widower and two of his sons become infatuated by their beautiful housekeeper, and all three set out to seduce her using their own unique methods.

Director: Salvatore Samperi
Stars: Laura Antonelli, Turi Ferro, Alessandro Momo
Pingpong (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

After his father's suicide, confused angsty 16 year old Paul goes to stay with his uncle's family. His uncle's wife is also unhappy with her life, so she and Paul have sex and only end up feeling even worse afterwards. Things get ugly.

Director: Matthias Luthardt
Stars: Sebastian Urzendowsky, Marion Mitterhammer, Clemens Berg
Young Adam (2003)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.

Director: David Mackenzie
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Peter Mullan
The Slingshot (1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he ... See full summary »

Director: Åke Sandgren
Stars: Jesper Salén, Stellan Skarsgård, Basia Frydman
Dreng (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

18-year old Christian has just graduated from high school. At his summer job he is seduced by the 36-year old single mother Sanne. Soon he is drawn into a world of sensuality and his ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Gantzler
Stars: Sebastian Jessen, Marie Louise Wille, Helle Merete Sørensen
Clémence (2007)
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young mother caught up in an uncontrolable spiral of passion after meeting a stranger abandons everything and leaves Paris. (French with English subtitles)

Director: Franck Buchter
Stars: Magali Semetys, Franck Buchter, Benjamin Bellecour
Roosters (1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Gallo Morales is the proud patriach returning home after a seven-year stint for manslaughter. Seeking to re-establish his legendary status as a champion breeder, he comes back for the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert M. Young
Stars: Edward James Olmos, Sonia Braga, Sarah Lassez
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Joe
...
Betty
...
Nick
...
Amy
...
Danny
...
Santiago
Bernie Abbot ...
Peter #1
Tommy Abbot ...
Peter #2
Sandra Kazan ...
Bag Lady
...
Man in Window
...
Crack Dealing Kid
Angela Ali ...
Cop #1
Gregory Lichtenson ...
Cop #2
Dominick Oliveri ...
Fish Dealer
...
Big John
Edit

Storyline

Joe and Betty run a fish market and have sunk into a comfortable, if somewhat boring life. Enter the drifter Nick, who takes a job in the store and a place in their home. He proceeds to awaken Joe's hope in the future as well as Betty's sexual passions. Until their son Danny returns home and notices the changes... Written by John Allison <johna@cs.colorado.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality and language, and for some violence and drug use | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 January 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Atrapados  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$34,411 (USA) (29 September 1996)

Gross:

$315,752 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[first lines]
Nick: [narration over fish caught in net] It's amazing the way you get into things.
See more »

Connections

References On the Waterfront (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Gassed
Written by Doug Roberson
Performed by The Bent Sceptors
Courtesy of Prescription Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Tennessee Williams meets James M. Cain
28 February 2003 | by (fairview, nj) – See all my reviews

CAUGHT (1996) *** Edward James Olmos, Maria Conchita Alonso, Arie Verveen, Steven Schub, Bitty Schrimm. Kind of an update of `The Postman Always Rings Twice' with drifter Verveen (in an impressive acting debut reminiscent echoing early Brando) who wanders into the lives of a Jersey City fish store owner and his wife making more than a difference and causing a rippling effect by his impact. Schub effectively balances menace and annoyance as easily the worst attempt at becoming a comedian!


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?