From the first phone call with kidnappers to risky excursions into exotic and dangerous locales, negotiator Dominic King places himself in the line of fire to bring the victims home.
Reviews

WAYS TO
WATCH:

See all

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2012   2011  

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Place of Execution (TV Mini-Series 2008)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A young girl mysteriously vanishes from her English village home. Forty-five years later, a journalist's attempts to make a documentary on the case threaten to shatter the lives of all involved.

Stars: Lee Ingleby, Emma Cunniffe, Philip Jackson
Bouquet of Barbed Wire (TV Mini-Series 2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Stars: Trevor Eve, Hermione Norris, Imogen Poots
Above Suspicion (TV Series 2009)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

DC Anna Travis joins a team on the hunt for a particularly gruesome serial killer. When the latest victim is found and doesn't fit the usual profile of the killer's victims, Travis sets out to prove herself.

Stars: Kelly Reilly, Ciarán Hinds, Jason Durr
Injustice (TV Mini-Series 2011)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A defense barrister is faced with the proposition: what can you do when you have defended the indefensible?

Stars: James Purefoy, Charlie Creed-Miles, Sasha Behar
Vera (TV Series 2011)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her trusted right-hand man DS Joe Ashworth face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.

Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jon Morrison, David Leon
Rebus (2000–2004)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Set in Edinburgh, the mercurial Detective Inspector John Rebus's investigations lead him through the city's ancient beauty and into its more sinister quarters.

Stars: Ken Stott, Claire Price, Jennifer Black
The Politician's Wife (TV Mini-Series 1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.

Stars: Juliet Stevenson, Trevor Eve, Ian Bannen
Hinterland (TV Mini-Series 2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A noir crime drama set in Aberystwyth, Wales, where troubled DCI Tom Mathias solves murders while searching for redemption.

Stars: Richard Harrington, Mali Harries, Alex Harries
DCI Banks (TV Series 2010)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The tenacious and stubborn DCI Banks unravels disturbing murder mysteries aided by his young assistants, DS Annie Cabbot and DI Helen Morton.

Stars: Stephen Tompkinson, Jack Deam, Andrea Lowe
Jack Irish: Bad Debts (TV Movie 2012)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A former criminal lawyer is getting his life back together and now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and finding those who don't ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Walker
Stars: Guy Pearce, Marta Dusseldorp, Aaron Pedersen
Touching Evil (TV Series 1997)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Touching Evil is a crime drama following the exploits of a crack squad on the Organised & Serial Crime Unit, a rapid response police force that serves the entire county.

Stars: Robson Green, Nicola Walker, Shaun Dingwall
Prime Suspect (TV Mini-Series 1991)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.

Stars: Helen Mirren, John Benfield, Tom Bell
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Dominic King (6 episodes, 2011-2012)
...
 Angela Beddoes (6 episodes, 2011-2012)
Natasha Little ...
 Sophie King (6 episodes, 2011-2012)
...
 Frank Egan (5 episodes, 2011-2012)
...
 Carrie Heath (5 episodes, 2011-2012)
Emma Fielding ...
 Naomi Shaffer (3 episodes, 2011)
Rebekah Nathan ...
 Sally Shaffer (3 episodes, 2011)
...
 Philip Shaffer (3 episodes, 2011)
Tony Caprari ...
 Ramon Barbosa (3 episodes, 2011)
Laura Greenwood ...
 Tess King (3 episodes, 2011)
...
 Jane Wickham (3 episodes, 2011)
...
 Inspector Clive Lanning (3 episodes, 2011)
...
 Mahavir Mehta (3 episodes, 2012)
...
 Chris Taylor (3 episodes, 2012)
...
 Sean Cooper (3 episodes, 2012)
...
 Leela Nishad (3 episodes, 2012)
Barbara Marten ...
 Janet Taylor (3 episodes, 2012)
...
 Anwar Razdan (3 episodes, 2012)
...
 Florence Holland (3 episodes, 2012)
Letisha Singh ...
 Inspector Kholi (3 episodes, 2012)
...
 Beth Cooper (3 episodes, 2012)
...
 Robert Holland (3 episodes, 2012)
Edit

Storyline

Expert British hostage negotiator Dominic King (Trevor Eve) is called upon when a businesswoman (Emma Fielding) from the UK is kidnapped in South Africa by a sinister figure named Willard (John Hannah). When the release of the woman goes wrong and Willard strikes again in Britain, King realizes this was never a straightforward case of kidnapping for ransom, and that the man's motives run much deeper than ever imagined. King, along with his superior, Angela (Helen Baxendale), and assistant, Carrie (Amara Karan), must now work against the clock to bring Willard's latest victims home alive. Written by bobbyandbeans

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 January 2011 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Der Jäger - Geld oder Leben  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 13 January 2011 (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
All flash no writing
30 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There's not much to the story so they pad it with lots of shaky cam, extreme badly framed close ups, weird flashy edits overlayed with odd photo filter effects. You're supposed to be swept up in the urgency of harsh jagged cuts from scene to scene most of which are 45 seconds or less. The average shot is 1 second. There are all sorts of factual errors such South Africans kidnapping a Brit asking for dollars which is not a denomination in either country.

Dominic's boss is a tool who screams and scolds him about nearly everything. And at the end of the day being a hostage negotiator doesn't look that hard. Pretty much paint by numbers. By the way if you're so valuable to your company they'd carry millions of dollars in kidnap insurance wouldn't they hire a bodyguard?


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Great Show.. Bring it to America!! leeputnam1
Great Acting - Trevor Eve is Awesome canuckteach
Where was it filmed? Roxanne57
S2E2 Stupid woman gardnert73
Discuss Kidnap and Ransom (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?