Two crooked cops (Nelson, and Griffith) kidnap the daughter of a bank-securities expert (Carlson) as a last resort to help with a robbery of a safe deposit box. A robbery that failed in the first attempt.
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Zulu (2013)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Policemen Ali Sokhela and Brian Epkeen investigate the brutal murder of a young white woman, apparently provoked by the availability of a new illegal drug and somehow connected to the disappearance of black street children.

Director: Jérôme Salle
Stars: Orlando Bloom, Forest Whitaker, Conrad Kemp
Black Friday (2004)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Black Friday is a film about the investigations following the 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved --police, conspirators, victims, middlemen.

Director: Anurag Kashyap
Stars: Kay Kay Menon, Pavan Malhotra, Aditya Srivastava
Son of a Gun (2014)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

JR busts out of prison with Brendan Lynch, Australia's most notorious criminal, and joins Lynch's gang for a gold heist that soon pits the two men against one another.

Director: Julius Avery
Stars: Ewan McGregor, Brenton Thwaites, Alicia Vikander
Blue Smoke (TV Movie 2007)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Detective Reena Hale (Witt) is revisited by the stalker who traumatized her years ago by offing any man she fell in love with.

Director: David Carson
Stars: Alicia Witt, Scott Bakula, Matthew Settle
Black Friday (1940)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality.

Director: Arthur Lubin
Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Ridges
Black Friday II (2001)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

Dean Campbell is a high-powered attorney who returns home from work to find his family being held hostage by terrorists.

Director: Darren Doane
Stars: Gary Daniels, Christopher Stapleton, Ryan Kos
Black River (TV Movie 2001)
Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A writer visits a town that isn't what it appears to be.

Director: Jeff Bleckner
Stars: Jay Mohr, Lisa Edelstein, Ann Cusack
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A group of Chicago cops are involved in a raid from which $3,000,000 disappears. The local mob go after them and the body count starts to rise. The new Chief of Police makes it clear to the... See full summary »

Director: Jon Hess
Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith, James Earl Jones, Lance Henriksen
Entangled (1993)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A car and lorry collide, the woman in the back seat is probably dead, the driver is severely hurt. In flashbacks we see what led to the tragedy. He is David, a writer living in France, ... See full summary »

Director: Max Fischer
Stars: Judd Nelson, Pierce Brosnan, Laurence Treil
Black Friday (Video 2007)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

When a young man refuses to return a credit card he found on the ground during a Black Friday sale at the mall the owner begins to stalk and torment him and his friends.

Director: DeMar Richardson
Stars: Tyrane Aiken, Monique Austin, Lloyd Evans
12 Hours to Live (TV Movie 2006)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

An FBI Agent must race against time to save the lives of two teens being held hostage by a dangerous gunman.

Director: George Mendeluk
Stars: Ione Skye, Kevin Durand, Brittney Wilson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Rachel McKenzie
...
Glen
...
Cash
Bess Meyer ...
Lucy Madrid
...
Mr. Schultz
...
Hannah McKenzie
Bryan Cuprill ...
Frank
...
ADA James Cowen
...
Detective David Miles
...
Karen (as Senta Moses)
...
Logan
...
Coroner
...
Edgar
Gary Bisig ...
Raymond Cadoza
Bette Rae ...
Mrs. Fenster
Edit

Storyline

Two crooked cops (Nelson, and Griffith) kidnap the daughter of a bank-securities expert (Carlson) as a last resort to help with a robbery of a safe deposit box. A robbery that failed in the first attempt.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

german shepherd | dog | See All (2) »

Taglines:

How far will she go to save her daughter?


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 February 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Black Friday  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,800,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The title of the film is listed on cable television as, Black Friday (2007). See more »

Quotes

Hannah McKenzie: Get your own monkey!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Derivative and unpleasant, but sometimes suspenseful kidnapping thriller
25 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

Amy Carlson (looking fine) is the woman in charge of a bank's security system. Two dirty cops (played by the slightly washed-up duo of Judd Nelson and Thomas Ian Griffith) kidnap her daughter and a friend to force her to open the safety deposit box of one of her bank's clients and give to them its content. Meanwhile, an investigation about police corruption in the department is already underway....This derivative (think of it as a cross between "Trapped" (which I have seen) and "Don't Say A Word" (which I have not)) thriller lingers too long on the anguish and fear of the desperate mother and the kidnapped daughter, which gives it a rather unpleasant taste. Still, the experienced director manages to get some suspense out of it in places, and Carlson gives a very convincing performance - I'd say she offers more to the film than the film offers to her. (**)


19 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Kidnapping (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?