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Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)

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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.

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Cor Van Hout
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Jan 'Cat' Boellard
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Frans 'Spikes' Meijer
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Sonja Holleeder
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Ab Doderer
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Ma Holleeder
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Karin
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Iverson
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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.

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It was the perfect crime until they got way with it.


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Rated R for language throughout | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In a spectacular turn of events, two sisters of Willem Holleeder (Sam Worthington) - Sonja (played by Jemima West) and Astrid - along with a former girlfriend of his turned against him giving statements to the police about his involvement in the ordering of several contract kills, among which the one of his former blood brother and brother in law Cor van Hout (Jim Strugess) in 2003. Untill now this link could never be substantiated. As of 2015, Holleeder is already in custody awaiting trial for other heavy crimes and, with those new allegations, might be facing life imprisonment. See more »

Goofs

When the kidnappers are discussing the World War II Sten gun, one is jokingly called 'Rambo'. However, the film 'First Blood', from which the character comes, was not released until March 1983 in the Netherlands. See more »

Quotes

Freddy Heineken: There are two ways a man can be rich in this world, he can have a lot of money, or he can have a lot of friends. But he cannot have both.
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Version of Freddy Heineken (2013) See more »

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You Are The Light
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buy a case of Heineken and watch something else
2 April 2015 | by (paisley) – See all my reviews

Based on a true story the film had the ingredients to be a brilliant film with big success, just look at the line up of cast in this film!! You would not of needed anthony hopkins if it was done right but there is that word "if" the screenplay and the script is very disappointing the film is good (well passable) but its just that it could and should of been done better the camera shots are like they were done by a toddler and when your looking forward to seeing this film your actually glad its only on for 92 minutes. I am being kind by giving the film a 5/10 but overall its a disappointment save your money and buy a case of Heineken and watch something else


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