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When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers, the Jennings' turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.

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When their daughter is abducted and taken for ransom by a gang of serial kidnappers, a young doctor and his wife find themselves held hostage while a 24-hour plan to extort their money is set into motion. Now, with time running out and the health of their asthmatic daughter at serious risk, they find themselves in a life-and-death race against the clock as the "perfect crime" begins spiraling towards an unthinkable, terrifying and deadly conclusion. Written by Anonymous

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It was the perfect plan until she refused to be the perfect victim! See more »

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Rated R for violence, language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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20 September 2002 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,210,765 (USA) (20 September 2002)

Gross:

$62,536 (USA) (25 March 2016)
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Originally the script called for the character of Abby to be diabetic, but Panic Room (2002) also featured a little girl with juvenile diabetes and as it was to be released first, so Abby was changed to an asthmatic instead. See more »

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When Abby takes a puff from her inhaler, a cloud of smoke is visible - indicating that Abby is breathing out, not in. See more »

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Cheryl: You're in a whole new world Dr. Jennings
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Closing dedication: In loving memory of an invaluable colleague and friend Piotr Sobocinski See more »

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Featured in Trapped: From Within (2002) See more »

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Great beginning but movie fails to deliver.
4 January 2003 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

Love the beginning. The premise of the movie is set up beautifully, tightly, but a garbled ending with too many plot lines begun in the last third of the movie dooms the project. It dissipates interest when a director arbitrarily introduces motives that had not been foreshadowed. Competent actors in what is eventually a lifeless vehicle, despite the chase, collisions, smoke and noise.


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