MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,355 this week

The Heineken Kidnapping (2011)
"De Heineken ontvoering" (original title)

6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 3,287 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 21 critic

A bold, amateur kidnapping goes wildly awry in this fictionalized account of beer magnate Freddy Heineken's 1983 abduction, which would go on to become one of The Netherlands' most infamous crimes.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 30 Jan 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 29 Sep 2012
 
P
a list of 45 titles
created 04 Feb 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 36 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Heineken Kidnapping (2011)

The Heineken Kidnapping (2011) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Heineken Kidnapping.
5 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
Director: Michael Karen
Stars: Kaya Yanar, Rutger Hauer, Gode Benedix
The Preacher (2004)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the world of the drugs business - where it's is all about money - friendship and loyalty is most important. That is what becomes the demise of gangster Klaas Bruinsma.

Director: Gerrard Verhage
Stars: Peter Paul Muller, Chantal Janzen, Frank Lammers
Quiz (2012)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A famous game show host is being harassed in a restaurant by a strange man who claims to have kidnapped his wife and daughter. A morbid game ensues in which the game show host turns out to be the contestant.

Director: Dick Maas
Stars: Hanna Verboom, Barry Atsma, Kim van Kooten
The Reverend (2011)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A Reverend begins his first day at his new parish only to be bitten by a vampire. His faith is soon tested when his thirst for blood and an encounter with a prostitute gives him a thirst for justice.

Director: Neil Jones
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Doug Bradley, Tamer Hassan
Loft I (2010)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Five best friends, all married, decide to share a loft apartment.

Director: Antoinette Beumer
Stars: Katja Herbers, Barry Atsma, Hadewych Minis
Il Futuro (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

When their parents die, Bianca starts to smoke and Tomas is still a virgin. The orphans explore the dangerous streets of adulthood until Bianca finds Maciste, a retired Mr. Universe, and enters his dark mansion in search of a future.

Director: Alicia Scherson
Stars: Manuela Martelli, Luigi Ciardo, Rutger Hauer
Nova Zembla (2011)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A Dutch exploration team sets sail to find the North East passage to the Indies. The weather had other ideas for them.

Director: Reinout Oerlemans
Stars: Doutzen Kroes, Derek de Lint, Semmy Schilt
Plan C (2012)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Ronald Plasmeyer (Ruben Van Der Meer) is a small-time Amsterdam detective, struggling with financial problems because of his gambling habit. When the Chinese crime boss Hao threatens ... See full summary »

Director: Max Porcelijn
Stars: Ruben van der Meer, René van 't Hof, Ton Kas
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: Giacomo Gatti
Stars: Simone D'Andrea, Giacomo Fadda, Niccolò Gentili
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Ermanno Olmi
Stars: Michael Lonsdale, Rutger Hauer, Massimo De Francovich
Portable Life (2011)
Adventure | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

In the mist at the edge of a lake, the 17-year-old Sea (Ella-June Henrard) finds a mysterious medallion... See full synopsis »

Director: Fleur Boonman
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Ella-June Henrard, Sam Louwyck
Action | Crime | Drama

The inside story of the planning, execution, rousing aftermath and ultimate downfall of the kidnappers of beer tycoon Alfred "Freddy" Heineken, which resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for an individual.

Director: Daniel Alfredson
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess, Sam Worthington
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Reinout Scholten van Aschat ...
Rem
Gijs Naber ...
Cor
Teun Kuilboer ...
Frans
Korneel Evers ...
Jan
Truus te Selle ...
Mrs. Heineken
Marjolein Keuning ...
Els
Sallie Harmsen ...
Lisa
Menno Van Beekum ...
Ab Doderer
Ton Kas ...
Meneer Humbrechts
Beppie Melissen ...
Mevrouw Humbrechts
Laurie Reijs ...
Sonja
...
Kees Sietsma
...
Korthals Altes
Porgy Franssen ...
Max Moszkowicz
Edit

Storyline

A bold, amateur kidnapping goes wildly awry in this fictionalized account of beer magnate Freddy Heineken's 1983 abduction, which would go on to become one of The Netherlands' most infamous crimes.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

27 October 2011 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

21 Days: The Heineken Kidnapping  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The kidnapper named "Rem Hubrechts" was actually named Willem Holleeder. There actually was a fifth kidnapper, not shown in the movie, called Martin "Remmetje" Erkamps. They used his nickname and gave it to Hubrechts because they couldn't use the name Willem Holleeder because he is still around and threatened with a law suit if they used his name in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Rem almost gets hit by Heineken's car; you can clearly see the "BelCompany" store in the background, a store that specializes in (mostly) cell phones. Not only were these hard to come by in 1983, but the company itself wasn't founded until 12 years later. See more »

Connections

Featured in De wereld draait door: Episode #7.57 (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Heineken Kidnapping...... It tastes a lot better then the movie
3 November 2011 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

After reading some books and seeing a lot of TV docs about the kidnapping i went to the cinema with a high expectation about this movie. I thought i was in the wrong cinema room. Perhaps 10% of the movies contains facts about the kidnapping. The 90% left is like a cheap local TV show. When the main character imitates a piece of Tony Montana it was like he was acting his first time.

Maybe the movie was worth a 6 for a Dutch low budget movie but because of the bad acting and by not telling the true story i only give it 3 out of 10.

Dutch movies like De Dominee are much better!


6 of 31 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Heineken Kidnapping (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?