Do Not Disturb tells the story of an American family in Amsterdam whose mute 10 year old daughter witnesses a murder. The murderers chase the child through nightly Amsterdam.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Francesca Brown ...
Jason Merrells ...
Francis Matthews ...
Billy Boy Manson (as Michael Goorjian)
Aaron Swartz ...
Lt. Winter
Tim Faraday ...
Lt. Brand
Mark Salter ...
Michael Krass ...
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American pharmaceutical executive Walter Richmond takes a business trip to Amsterdam, accompanied by his wife Cathryn and their 10-year-old daughter Melissa, who has been mute ever since an accident some time ago. To communicate, Melissa uses a small magic marker board that she wears around her neck. Melissa makes a trip to the ladies' room at the hotel De L'Europe and gets separated from her parents. Melissa wanders out of the hotel and onto the street, where she witnesses the murder of Simon Van Der Molen, the attorney representing Walter's Dutch client. Unfortunately, Melissa is spotted by the killers, who are hit man Bruno Decker and his employer Rudolph Hartman, who turns out to be Walter's client. Hartman had Van Der Molen killed to prevent Van Der Molen from revealing the side effects of Hartman's new medication, which he's marketing to Walter's firm. If Van Der Molen would have told Walter about the side effects, Walter would have declined the medication, and Hartman would ... Written by Todd Baldridge

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She could not talk... She could not scream... She could only run...

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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





Release Date:

4 November 1999 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Silent Witness  »

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2.35 : 1
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13 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

This may not be the best movie in the world but it is fairly decent to watch. It keeps moving and doesn't lag, and the levity, while brief and strained, can make you laugh out loud at times. The main redeeming point of the whole movie is the stellar performance by Michael Chiklis. Why he is not in more movies is beyond me. The performances by Jennifer Tilley and William Hurt are below average as they seem to be almost falling over one another's lines. Bottom line, it's a good movie and is worth checking out.

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