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

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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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
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Kees Sietsma
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Korthals Altes
Porgy Franssen ...
Max Moszkowicz
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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.

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21 Days: The Heineken Kidnapping  »

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The soundtrack of De Heineken Ontvoering, featuring the score of the film by Tom Holkenborg (Junky XL), plus an extra song entitled 'Me Again' as performed by Franklin Brown, was released on Otober 15th, 2011. 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 »

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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!


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