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Captivity (2007)

A man and a woman awaken to find themselves trapped in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed.

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Top cover girl and fashion model, Jennifer Tree has it all - beauty, fame, money and power. Her face appears on covers of hundreds of magazines. At the top of her game, Jennifer is America's sweetheart. She is loved and adored and sought after. Everyone wants her. But someone out there has been watching and waiting. Someone wants her in the worst way. Out alone at a charity event in Soho, Jennifer is drugged and taken. Held captive in a cell, Jennifer is subjected to a series of terrifying, life-threatening tortures that could only be conceived by a twisted, sadistic mind. It follows the story of one woman who is abducted and tortured, held against her will in a place where days turn into weeks. Written by After Dark Films

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When You Think The Worst Has Happened....Think Worse See more »


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Rated R for strong violence, torture, pervasive terror, grisly images, language and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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13 July 2007 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£329,193 (UK) (22 June 2007)

Gross:

$2,626,800 (USA) (27 July 2007)
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Trivia

A great part of the film was filmed in Russia, where nearly all the crew spoke only Russian. Elisha Cuthbert says that only a handful of the cast were there from America, and formed a tight-knit group since they spoke no Russian See more »

Goofs

(at around 40 mins) While on the telephone at the beginning a boom microphone is visible tracking along with Elisha Cuthbert's actions in the mirror behind her. See more »

Quotes

Ben: Play them... don't...
Gary: [finishing his brother's sentence] ... Play with them
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Crazy Credits

Michael Harney's name is misspelled in the end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) See more »

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Paper Doll
Written by Johnny Black
Performed by Dave Van Norden
Produced by Martin Blasick
Courtesy of Lavish Music
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24 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at a test shoot. I thought it was alright. I think it is good that the main character is played by someone who isn't emaciated. She actually looks like a real person, although she is playing a model. There was not as much gore as I would have thought. I read they are re-shooting parts to make it more gory. I think the set is really cool. It looks like a cellar but it has a lot of random technology in it. The two people who are captured scratch messages back and forth to each other with the lighting it is a cool visual effect. I thought the twist was played out well, I think if the movie was a bit faster paced it would have worked better. I think it was worth seeing, but i'm really curious to see what changes they made I heard the changed the ending which I think could be really cool.


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