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The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)

R  |   |  Crime, Thriller  |  30 April 2010 (UK)
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A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.



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Two criminals, Vic and Danny, kidnap Alice Creed. They fastidiously set-up an apartment building and handcuff Alice to the bed, all in a careful attempt to make sure that she won't escape and they won't get caught. But what do Vic and Danny really want with Alice? And is Alice cunning enough to foil their plans and escape? Written by napierslogs

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Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violent content, pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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$800,000 (estimated)

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£142,324 (UK) (30 April 2010)


$166,980 (USA) (5 November 2010)

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Gemma Arterton refused the use of a body double for her nude scene as she wanted to convey genuine fear. See more »


When Vic checks the bullets in the gun, he removes the magazine, then replaces it and operates the slide. A bullet should have ejected as it was recently fired and there would have been one in the chamber. See more »


Vic: Wake up Ms. Creed, it's breakfast time!
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Featured in At the Movies: Summer Special 2010/11 (2010) See more »


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Suspenseful but Stupid
30 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

Two British men kidnap the daughter of a rich man and hold her prisoner while negotiating a ransom. It's tightly constructed and the suspense builds amid the changing dynamics of the relationship among the three characters. What keeps it from being a good film, however, is the stupidity of the characters, particularly Alice, the victim, who squanders opportunities to escape because of her idiotic actions. Of course, in these kinds of films, such behavior is used primarily to propel the plot, otherwise the story would end too quickly. Still, it's an impressive feature film debut for writer-director Blakeson and is worth a look.

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