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The Abduction Club (2002)

A group of Irish noblemen kidnap girls in order to marry into their fortune and avoid becoming priests or soldiers.

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John Power
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Lord Fermoy
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Sir Myles
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Tom Murphy ...
Knox
Terry Byrne ...
Mary Nugent's Father
Guy Carleton ...
Butler
Fedelma Cullen ...
Mary's Mother
Alexander Downes ...
Lieutenant
Halina Froudist ...
Serving Woman
Peter Gaynor ...
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Storyline

Set in 18th century Ireland, the 'Abduction Club' is an infamous gang of men who woo, abduct, and marry wealthy heiresses. Garrett Byrne and James Strang are both younger sons and therefore unable to inherit titles or estates. To improve their situation they set their sights on the Kennedy sisters, but are unprepared both for the young women's reaction and the trouble that follows them... Written by L. Hamre

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It'll steal your heart.


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19 July 2002 (UK)  »

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Entführer & Gentlemen: The Abduction Club  »

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When Strang is fighting Power on the beach he is using a wooden boat hook (with only a metal hook on the end). When the shaft of the boat hook and the sword clash they make the sound of metal on metal. See more »

Quotes

Strang: [in italian] I pity those who have not looked upon your face. How barren their dreams must be.
Anne Kennedy: That's beautiful. What does it mean?
Strang: What?
Anne Kennedy: ...What does it mean?
Strang: oh... well... it's an old Italian proverb
Anne Kennedy: Yes, but what does it mean?
Strang: well, well... it means... well it actually means "Landlord, bring me another bowl of your finest pickled eggs"
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Beautiful and amusing
19 May 2004 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is a great piece of work. The actors are perfect for their roles, and the pictures of the Irish landscape are beautiful to say the least.

If you are into this kind of British gentleman costume dramas then you're definitely going to like this. If you love Ireland, like I do, you will like it even more. Daniel LaPaine gives a nice performance. This was also the first time I saw Sophia Myles on screen, and I can only say I want to see more, she is just soo cute as the younger sister Kennedy.

Ok, the story might be a bit predictable, but who cares? It's great entertainment.

4/5


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