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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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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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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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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$168,798 (Japan) (19 December 2003)

Gross:

$856,427 (Japan) (2 January 2004)
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Trivia

Won the Grand Prize at the One-Take Film Festival. Zagreb, Croatia, 2003. See more »

Goofs

When Joe calls Cheryl in the hotel, after he hangs up on her, we hear a dial tone from her phone. Both phones are cell phones, which do not provide dial tone. See more »

Quotes

Abby: When are you going to take me for a ride?
Will: Well, as a matter a fact... I booked a cabin up at Whistler this weekend... and how about that?
Abby: [Happy] YES!
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Not bad at all.
17 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

The storyline of "Trapped" is broken down into three parts, which are set in three different locations (the house, the cabin in the woods, the hotel room). The first two work better, thanks to the smashing performances of Kevin Bacon and the perpetually underrated Charlize Theron, and the outstanding one by Pruitt Taylor Vince (I'm talking about the kind of performance that, in a higher-profile film, would surely have gotten him an Academy Award nomination). The third part is not as good, because Courtney Love is rather poor in her role and Stuart Townsend is too young and too bland for his. The film never succeeds at being anything more than a formulaic kidnapping thriller, but the director, Luis Mandoki, knows how to handle the formula and which buttons to push to keep it reasonably taut....until the overblown climax. (**1/2)


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