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A thriller centered on a young man who sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.

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Nathan, a teen, along with his friend, Karen, finds a website that has photos of children who are missing or believed to have been abducted. They decide to age one of the photos and discover that it is of Nathan as a child. He contacts the person who placed the photo to find out what's going on. The person on the other end only wants to know info about Nathan, so Nathan hangs up. That person then contacts someone in Europe and shows him a photo of the one who called. He then heads for the U.S. Nathan then wonders if it's true he was abducted. He tells his "mom" who then tells him she and his "father" will tell him. But before they can, two men claiming to be cops show up wanting to talk to Nathan, and when he isn't found they pull guns and demand Nathan be given to them. His parents fight them but are killed. Nathan runs but remembers that he asked Karen to come over and one of them tries to get rough with her but Nathan saves her and they escape just as the house blows up. They go to... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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cia | website | hospital | teenager | abduction | See more »

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The fight for the truth will be the fight of his life. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense violence and action, brief language, some sexual content and teen partying | See all certifications »

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23 September 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Abduction - Riprenditi la tua vita  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,925,253 (USA) (23 September 2011)

Gross:

$28,064,226 (USA) (9 December 2011)
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Shawn Christensen said that the story for the film was taken from a single idea of a teenager who sees a photo of himself on a missing persons website. He completed the first draft in two months. See more »

Goofs

When Nathan is chatting with "Marisa" on the website for missing children, he types "dissapeared" instead of "disappeared." See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Nathan: [screaming] Whoo-hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo-hoo! Whoo! Yeah, baby! Yeah, Gilly, get out here!
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Loving You Tonight
Written by Andrew Allen and Rob Ghosh
Performed by Andrew Allen
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Terrible. Bourne meets Disney..
13 November 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

...but without any of the charm.

The title says it all, so it's hardly a spoiler to know this film centers around an abduction. Add the CIA, some "Serbian" guys (why do they always make Serbians sound Bulgarian or...Irish? Strange), and a couple of kids, and you get? A very dull film with some flatline acting from the male lead. Really, he was shocking. And his 15yo costar managed to keep a ton of makeup on even after falling in a river. Kudos on that.

The most amazing thing about this film was that they got Sigourney Weaver. Wow, bet she regrets that! Anyway. To surmise: awful script, terrible acting (apart from mum and dad), done-to-death storyline and a lead who has the same charisma as a lump of wood.

It's lucky to get 2 stars, and that's more because I think my mood has been swung by the really yummy apple I was eating whilst watching it (thus stopping me from slipping into a coma)


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