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The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)

 -  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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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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$40,258 (USA) (6 August 2010)

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$166,980 (USA) (5 November 2010)
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Martin Compston was cast just two weeks before filming began. See more »

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At one point before Alice is transported, duct tape is wrapped around the hood over her head. In the next scene the tape is no longer there. See more »

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Vic: Wake up Ms. Creed, it's breakfast time!
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A Superb Little Film
18 September 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

'The Disappearance of Alice Creed' is possibly the best British film of the year. It's a three-hander so the film could of gone one way or the other, the right way or the wrong way. Thankfully it went the right way. The script and direction is tight and the films twists are very surprising. The audience in the cinema gasped at one scene in particular which you won't see coming at all. I certainly didn't. The film is helped of course by stunning performances from all three actors. Martin Compston from Ken Loach's Sweet Sixteen plays Danny, the younger, twitchier of the two kidnappers who isn't as sweet as he seems. Eddie Marsan as Vic, the older, vicious and intelligent kidnapper. And Gemma Arterton who plays Alice, the spoilt, rich girl in the centre of all the commotion. Those who didn't manage to catch 'Alice Creed' at cinemas missed out. I recommend it to anyone in search of a lean, tight thriller with excellent performances. ****/*****


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