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Held Up (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 12 May 2000 (USA)
While they're on vacation in the Southwest, Rae finds out her man Michael spent their house money on a classic car, so she dumps him, hitching a ride to Vegas for a flight home. A kid ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Michael
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Rae
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Pembry
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Jack
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Beaumont
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Biker
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Rodrigo (as Eduardo Yañez)
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Mary
Diego Fuentes ...
Sal
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Trina
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Gloria
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Billy (SWAT Team Leader)
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Sonny
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Jose
Sam Gifaldi ...
Rusty
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Storyline

While they're on vacation in the Southwest, Rae finds out her man Michael spent their house money on a classic car, so she dumps him, hitching a ride to Vegas for a flight home. A kid promptly steals Michael's car, leaving him at the Zip & Sip, a convenience store. Three bumbling robbers promptly stage a hold up. Two take off with the cash stranding the third, with a mysterious crate, just as the cops arrive. The robber takes the store hostage. As incompetent cops bring in a SWAT team and try a by-the-book rescue, Michael has to keep the robber calm, find out what's in the crate, aid the negotiations, and get back to Rae. The Stockholm Syndrome asserts its effect. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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To control a hostage situation... Act calm Think fast and have a Big mouth!

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Rated PG-13 for language, violence and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,911,007 (USA) (14 May 2000)

Gross:

$4,692,814 (USA) (25 June 2000)
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Trivia

Rob Schneider was originally cast to play Michael, but dropped out of the film just four days before filming began. Jamie Foxx eventually signed on to replace him. See more »

Goofs

The airplane on the tarmac is a Boeing 737. The shot of the airplane heading off into the sunset is a Boeing 707. See more »

Quotes

Rusty: Puffy is rough He is Tough and will kick your ass westside!
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References The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) See more »

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Holla
Performed by Celly Cel, Rappin 4-tay, Two Ton
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Amazing Comedy Classic
29 January 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I've read many bad reviews of this movie but I have to say, I do not agree at all. This movie was hilarious, entertaining, and had an interesting plot. Who doesn't love when someone gets into a crazy situation with a bunch of strangers? The actors were all funny and a delight to watch on screen. The whole hostage situation was extremely fun to watch and easy to get invested into. I could go on forever about this wonderful movie but you have to see it for yourself to really understand. I really urge everyone to watch this film. It's even on netflix! You can watch it with your friends, family, or just by yourself. Have a good time!


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