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Held Up (1999)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  12 May 2000 (USA)
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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)
Dalton James ...
Sonny
Sam Vlahos ...
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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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,911,007 (USA) (12 May 2000)

Gross:

$4,692,814 (USA) (23 June 2000)
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Not bad, but SLOW
9 September 2000 | by (Woodstock, GA) – See all my reviews

This movie was okay. It made me laugh out loud more than once. It was however VERY slow moving in parts. I fell asleep watching it on Friday night, but it was decent enough that on Saturday morning I found where I dozed off and continued watching it.

A good point is that the movie manages to be moderately funny without being crude or overly sexual... That's hard to find these days. The biggest negative is that virtually the entire plot occurs in one spot, and you get very little change of scenery throughout the entire movie.

If you're looking for continuous laughs, this may not be the movie for you. But if you can endure the slow parts, the humor will sporadically appear.


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