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Kidnapped (1987)

Sisters Bonnie and Debbie visit San Diego on Debbie's sixteenth birthday. After telling a sleazy pickup artist to take a hike, he follows them to the zoo and has Debbie kidnapped on behalf ... See full summary »


Howard Avedis


Howard Avedis




Cast overview, first billed only:
David Naughton ... Vince McCarthy
Barbara Crampton ... Bonnie
Lance LeGault ... Victor Nardi
Chick Vennera ... Tony Leonard
Kim Evenson ... Debbie
Jimmie Walker ... Chester
Kin Shriner ... Buster
Michelle Rossi Michelle Rossi ... Marsha Morgan
Robert Dryer ... Carl
Gary Wood ... Frank Nardi
Charles Napier ... Lt. O'Bryan
Etan Boritzer Etan Boritzer ... Monti Drew
Cosie Costa Cosie Costa ... Tony's Look-alike
Roger Galloway ... Victor's Director
Violet Manes Violet Manes ... Lady Jogger


Sisters Bonnie and Debbie visit San Diego on Debbie's sixteenth birthday. After telling a sleazy pickup artist to take a hike, he follows them to the zoo and has Debbie kidnapped on behalf of his sleazy boss in order to shoot her full of dope and make her perform in porno films. Despite admonitions from the abductors, Bonnie teams up with detective Vince McCarthy, and together they try to infiltrate the porno industry in order to rescue Debbie. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Matthew See kisses Barbara Crampton. See more »


Frank Nardi: [looking down Bonnies shirt] Christ these are nice! They real?
Bonnie: Mm-hm
Frank Nardi: Beauties.
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Alternate Versions

The 1987 UK Virgin video release was cut by 2 minutes 8 secs by the BBFC and heavily edits shots of Bonnie being held to a bed and her bra removed with a knife. See more »


Hit and Run
Words and Music by Greg Edmonson, Alvin Smith and Eric Tagg
Performed by Eric Tagg
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Not a bad film, that will kidnap over 90 minutes of your time

Kidnapped comes off better than you think, from an array of B grade actors who give quite very believable performances. On a young pretty girl's (Evenson) 16th birthday, she is snatched while at the zoo, with her older sister (fine veteran b actress Crampton) after being harangued by a sleazy fast talking dude. Is it that guy out of Becker. She's become another pawn, another piece of meat in the underground porn industry. She seeks help from Naughton as a clichéd cop, where a relationship develops, Crampton staying with him, in no way cramping his style. He also has a primate friend, adding something extra to this slightly dull, though evoking drama about the realities of L.A. sleaze. Naughton and Crampton go undercover as porn film investors. When Naughton strips, one of the pornographers, floored, asks a question, in the most classic line of the movie. Napier as the lieutenant, is clichéd casting, as is General Hospital's Scotty as another cop. Again bad dude Robert Dryer plays another repugnant thug, one of the pornographers. With a tragic ending not like you think, Kidnapped is not half bad, with some nasty and unsettling moments, and Evenson does light up the screen, especially in close up shots.

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Release Date:

9 June 1988 (Portugal) See more »

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Kidnappad See more »

Filming Locations:

Marina del Rey, California, USA

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Hickmar Productions See more »
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