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Hostage (2002)

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The driver races to locate a kidnapped victim locked in the trunk of an abandoned car somewhere on the water's edge. Linked to her only by cell phone, the driver narrows in on her location in a desperate race against time and tide.

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The driver races to locate a kidnapped victim locked in the trunk of an abandoned car somewhere on the water's edge. Linked to her only by cell phone, the driver narrows in on her location in a desperate race against time and tide.

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The pair of scissors between the big top burger drinks cup and mobile phone disappears between shots. See more »

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The Kidnapper: Beingold, Harry Beingold, Linda!
SWAT Team member: FBI! FBI! Drop your weapon! Put it down!
The Driver: Get back! We haven't got her yet!
[gun clicks]
The Kidnapper: You better hurry. Time and tide waits for no man.
The Driver: If you gonna do it, don't take her with you.
The Kidnapper: All I wanted was a gesture.
[gunshot]
SWAT Team Commander: Suspect down! Suspect down! House is secure.
[phone beeps unable to call redial]
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BMW recommends that you always wear your seat belt. See more »

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Follows Powder Keg (2001) See more »

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Different Ideas and I must say it's pretty impressive
21 January 2003 | by (Shermer, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I don't know who in BMW is responsible for the "Hire" series but this is the best advertising I've ever seen. No longer are we bombarded with logos and SELL SELL SELL BUY BUY BUY images. Rather, we get a nifty little story that really doesn't make much sense, but it's all in good fun. Other companies need to try this approach.


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