MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 29,038 this week

Kidnap (2008)

4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 1,418 users  
Reviews: 24 user | 7 critic

Sanjay Dutt plays a father whose daughter is kidnapped. The film follows his struggle to get her back.

Director:

Writers:

(additional dialogue), (additional dialogue), 6 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 762 titles
created 13 Sep 2011
 
a list of 299 titles
created 24 Mar 2012
 
a list of 981 titles
created 08 Aug 2012
 
a list of 82 titles
created 09 Jan 2013
 
a list of 323 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Kidnap" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Kidnap (2008)

Kidnap (2008) on IMDb 4.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Kidnap.
2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Delhi Belly (2011)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Three struggling room-mates unknowingly become potential prey of a ruthless gangster.

Directors: Abhinay Deo, Akshat Verma
Stars: Imran Khan, Vir Das, Kunaal Roy Kapur
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A young man tries to arrange a marriage for his brother, but finds himself falling in love with the chosen fiancée.

Director: Ali Abbas Zafar
Stars: Imran Khan, Katrina Kaif, Ali Zafar
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Two best friends being convinced that they are not in love search for each other's love.

Director: Abbas Tyrewala
Stars: Imran Khan, Genelia D'Souza, Manjari Phadnis
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A brat who does not care about family business or the relationships in life, until Kareena kapoor comes along.

Director: Punit Malhotra
Stars: Imran Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Nizhalgal Ravi
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

The story of Shoaib, an underworld don who came to power by killing his mentor and has extended his kingdom with the help of his best friend, Javed, and his former lover, Mumtaz. While ... See full summary »

Director: Milan Luthria
Stars: Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A young man and the three loves of his life, from 1996 to 2008.

Director: Siddharth Anand
Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Minissha Lamba
New York (2009)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A taxi-driver is detained on suspicion of being a terrorist.

Director: Kabir Khan
Stars: John Abraham, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Katrina Kaif
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A decorated and disabled Police Officer becomes suspect in a double homicide.

Director: Neeraj Pathak
Stars: Sunny Deol, Irrfan Khan, Isha Koppikar
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A rich brat and a poor chap try to woo a girl, with their rivalry culminating in the most prestigious college event - the marathon cycle race.

Director: Mansoor Khan
Stars: Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori
Kidnapped (1987)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Sisters Bonnie and Debbie visit San Diego on Debbie's sixteenth birthday. After telling a sleazy pickup artist to take a hike, he follows them to the zoo and has Debbie kidnapped on behalf ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Avedis
Stars: David Naughton, Barbara Crampton, Lance LeGault
Kidnapped (1994)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Bruce Seth Green
Stars: Hansa Czypionka, Leslie Malton, Dennis Quaid
Thriller

A mother stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.

Director: Luis Prieto
Stars: Halle Berry
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Vikrant Raina
...
Kabir Sharma
Minissha Lamba ...
Sonia 'Soni' V. Raina
Vidya Malvade ...
Mallika V. Raina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yasser Assadi ...
Police Officer
...
Dancer / singer
Parth Dave ...
Young Kabir Sharma
Sheela David ...
Sister Margaret
Rahul Dev ...
Inspector Irfan
Reema Lagoo ...
Malika's mom
Rushita Pandya ...
Young Sonia Raina
...
Mahesh Verma
Edit

Storyline

Wealthy Vikrant Raina gets the news from his estranged wife, Malika, that their only child, a daughter, Sonia, has been kidnapped. Vikrant is subsequently contacted by the kidnapper, who makes it clear that he does not want any money. Instead he wants Vikrant to perform a number of tasks, including burglary, breaking an inmate out of prison, and murder. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

2 October 2008 (USA)  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£243,309 (UK) (3 October 2008)

Gross:

£243,309 (UK) (3 October 2008)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Minisha gets kidnapped while she is swimming under the water. The kidnapper uses a chloroform spray inside water to sedate Minisha. In normal real life, it is impossible to breathe underwater. However, she still becomes unconscious. See more »

Quotes

Vikrant Raina: No guns. Let's save them for the cops and the criminals.
See more »

Soundtracks

Mit Jaaye - Rock Version
Written by Sandeep Vyas and Sanjeev Vyas
Composed by Sandeep Vyas and Sanjeev Vyas
Performed by Sandeep Vyas
Courtesy of Sony Music India
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Enough of the bad reviews, this is quite good
27 April 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It is just one those movies that I didn't expect to like but ended up liking quite a bit. I had heard some pretty unfavourable reviews but it was on TV a couple of days ago and there was nothing else on so decided to watch it and I am glad I did. It is by no means a masterpiece but compared to the stuff churned out by Bollywood nowadays this is pretty good. I have a pretty much love hate relationship with Sanjay Ghadvi's work, I enjoyed Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi, Dhoom was OK and Dhoom 2 isn't even worthy of being called horse dung. I feel Sanjay Ghadvi has really improved as a director. Kidnap could have gone the standard kidnap drama route that is high on action and low on substance and tension. Kidnap has some really tense moments,I have not seen such a tense Bollywood movie for quite a while. I really applaud Imran Khan for trying a negative role in only his second movie and he pulls it off with panache. Minisha Lambha is really hot in this movie, in particular in a song where she tries to seduce Imran Khan. The only weak links is Vidya Malwade, who looks too young to be Minisha Lambha's mother. The music is too pretty weak, there is not a single tune I remember from the movie and it's only been a couple of days since I watched it. The finale, in which Imran Khan reveals to Sanjay Dutt his reasons for making him carry out the tasks was very effective. Kidnap is pretty good movie from 2008 and most certainly deserved more success than mindless flicks like Singh is King. A word to the people who haven't seen it but want to: don't let the negative reviews stop you from watching it, watch it and decide for yourself. Who knows like me you might end up being pleasantly surprised.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Remake?? mmathew07
the Most Pathetic movie of 2008 kamaljiit-singh81
Misguiding rating and mainpage comment by 'springsunnywinter' parasrr
What a chase.... khoja
Language amkatz
Promo Zeucked
Discuss Kidnap (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?