MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 11,519 this week

A Kidnapping in the Family (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  26 February 1996 (USA)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 145 users  
Reviews: 7 user

A child's references to satanic rituals initiate a custody battle between his divorced mother and his grandmother in this fact-based story.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 13 titles
created 30 Sep 2012
 
list image
a list of 194 titles
created 07 Mar 2013
 
a list of 180 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 1977 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Kidnapping in the Family (TV Movie 1996)

A Kidnapping in the Family (TV Movie 1996) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Kidnapping in the Family.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Sarah Landers Taylor
...
DeDe Cooper
...
Jack Taylor
Robert Bishop ...
Kyle Landers
...
Josie Cooper
...
Chris Landers
...
Alisa Wesley
...
Florence Cooper
...
Dan Calder
...
Curtis Harrison
...
George Stone
Hrothgar Mathews ...
FBI Agent Sowell
Dave Cameron ...
FBI Agent Harris
Merrilyn Gann ...
Jean McAvoy
Edit

Storyline

A child's references to satanic rituals initiate a custody battle between his divorced mother and his grandmother in this fact-based story.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

26 February 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Kidnapping in the Family  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Total zero (a shame this system provides for minimum of 1*)
2 September 2008 | by (Tulsa OK) – See all my reviews

Seeing this film was purely by chance. I was working at home on the computer, and someone was watching it in the next room. I had taken a break for lunch a bit after it had started.

Some movies are mediocre, but you watch sometimes if you haven't anything better to do, or are just vegging-out for a couple of hours. Some are "so bad that they're good," and provide amusement instead of the type of appreciation which the maker may have intended.

Then there are those like this one, which occur not too frequently, but with regularity among this channel and genre.

Even while delivering a topic and subject matter which could be treated to evoke some feeling and meaning for viewers - this production, its characters, and perhaps most of all, the performances - present absolutely nothing of value.

There wasn't a single performance or character which was the least bit sympathetic, and all were vacuous and completely uninteresting in their own ways. Their performances were wooden, and I found it impossible to care about or like the characters meant to be liked and sympathetic; it was equally impossible to be interested sufficiently in the negative characters, or to dislike or care one iota about them either.

Grandmother/mother/father/sister/good guy-new husband - all were big zeroes in terms of what one hopes to find (even minimally) in a story.


1 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Based on actual events beadcrazy
what happened? beadcrazy
Idiot sister, crazy mom Ahainer1
Any idea where i can buy this film nilknarfja1
It just started here, gonna watch it! Annied70
the crazy mental case grandma sxymommacitaprincess_227
Discuss A Kidnapping in the Family (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?