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A bratty teenager fakes her own kidnapping, but gets mistakenly kidnapped for real instead.

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Emily
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Vincent
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Ray
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Alexander
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Greg
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Stick
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Gus
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Detective Sims
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Detective Barnaby
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Louise
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Jon
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Man on Pay Phone
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Surveillance Van Cop
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Mini Mart Clerk
Danielle Saklofsky ...
Monique
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Car Showroom Receptionist
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Motel Manager (as Callum Rennie)
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Waitress at Diner (as Carrie Cain Sparks)
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Waitress at Knotty Pines
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Trucker
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Trucker
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Trucker
Claire Riley ...
Dream Reporter
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Barge Mate
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Sharp Shooter
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RV Gas Pumper
Alfonso Quijada ...
Garage Attendant (as Alfonso Quijada Jr.)
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Fisherman Cop
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Kevin Bradley (uncredited)
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Lt. Kimble (uncredited)
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Thug (uncredited)
Ryan Mennie ...
Man On Beach (uncredited)
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Reporter (uncredited)
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News Reporter (uncredited)

Directed by

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Marco Brambilla

Written by

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Max D. Adams ... (story)
 
Max D. Adams ... (screenplay) and
Dick Clement ... (screenplay) &
Ian La Frenais ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Bill Borden ... producer
Casey Grant ... co-producer (as B. Casey Grant)
Carolyn Kessler ... producer
Alicia Silverstone ... producer (uncredited)

Music by

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John Lurie

Cinematography by

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Jean-Yves Escoffier ... director of photography (as Jean Yves Escoffier)

Film Editing by

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Stephen E. Rivkin ... (as Stephen Rivkin)

Editorial Department

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Jordan Acomba ... assistant film editor: Canada
Mo Henry ... negative cutter
Gloria Kaiser ... color timer
Ray Neapolitan ... assistant film editor
Kevin Nolting ... first assistant film editor
Stan Salfas ... additional editor
Michael Smith ... assistant film editor: Canada
Pietro Cecchini ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Allison Cowitt
Mike Fenton

Production Design by

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Missy Stewart

Art Direction by

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Richard Hudolin

Set Decoration by

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Elizabeth Wilcox

Costume Design by

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Beatrix Aruna Pasztor

Makeup Department

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Ian C. Ballard ... key hair stylist (as Ian Ballard)
Victoria Down ... key makeup artist
Ronnie Specter ... makeup artist: Ms. Silverstone
Debra Wiebe ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Penny Gibbs ... assistant production manager
Casey Grant ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Richard Cowan ... first assistant director
Christine Derek ... third assistant director
Colleen Mitchell ... second assistant director
Michael Shandley ... dgc trainee

Art Department

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Bryan Korenberg ... property master
Bridget McGuire ... assistant art director
Derick McLeod ... construction coordinator
David Rosychuk ... assistant property master (as David Rosychuck)
Shirley Wiebe ... assistant set decorator
Janice Lynn Coats ... scenic carpenter (uncredited)
Grant Cotterall ... scenic carpenter (uncredited)
Patrick Kearns ... on-set dresser (uncredited)
Peter Lieshout ... scenic painter (uncredited)
D.N. Pettipas ... property buyer (uncredited)
Gareth Procter ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Eric Batut ... production sound mixer (as Eric J. Batut)
Mark Berger ... re-recording mixer
Leslie Bloome ... foley artist
Jay Boekelheide ... sound editor
Yin Cantor ... assistant sound editor
Kim B. Christensen ... sound editor (as Kim Christensen)
Francesca Dodd ... sound editor
Patrick Dodd ... adr editor / supervising sound editor
Ezra Dweck ... re-recording mixer
Stephen Hart ... foley mixer
Scott Koué ... assistant sound editor (as Scott Koue)
Marnie Moore ... foley artist (as Marne Moore)
John Motyer ... boom operator (as Johnny Motyer)
John Nutt ... sound editor
Richard Quinn ... sound editor (as Rich Quinn)
Paul Drenning ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Richard Partlow ... foley artist (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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William H. Orr ... special effects

Stunts

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Kevin J. Andruschak ... stunts
James Bamford ... stunt double: Benicio del Toro / stunt double: Harry Connick, Jr
Ernie Jackson ... stunts
David Jacox ... stunts
Michael Langlois ... stunts
David Mylrea ... stunt driver
Gerald Paetz ... stunt double: Robert Wisden
Jacob Rupp ... stunts
Melissa R. Stubbs ... assistant stunt coordinator (as Melissa Stubbs) / stunt double: Alicia Silverstone
Sonny Surowiec ... stunts (as Sonny Surowic)
Betty Thomas Quee ... stunt coordinator (as Betty Thomas)
Lauro David Chartrand-DelValle ... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Choe ... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Dunn ... stunts (uncredited)
Brad Loree ... stunts (uncredited)
Mike Mitchell ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Dillard Brinson ... key grip
Peter G. Capadouca ... assistant chief lighting technician
John Clothier ... camera operator
Gavin B. Craig ... second grip
Les Erskine ... chief lighting technician
Gil Forrester ... dolly grip
Tom Gregg ... second grip
Doug Lavender ... second assistant camera
Rob McEwan ... still photographer
Klaus Melchior ... video assist operator (as Klaus Melchois)
Cam North ... first assistant camera
Carrie Wilson ... second assistant camera
Sarah Baldwin ... remote head technician (uncredited)
Ken Decker ... lamp operator (uncredited)
Jim Filippone ... pilot: camera helicopter (uncredited)
Dylan Goss ... aerial camera operator (uncredited)
Gaetan Jalbert ... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
John Le Roy ... key rigging grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Stuart Aikins ... casting: Canada
Rachel Davies ... casting assistant
William Haines ... casting associate: Canada
James Forsyth ... extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Michelle Baines ... key costumer
Carla Hetland ... costume designer: Canada
Karin Nosella ... assistant costume designer (uncredited)
Alexis Scott ... assistant costume designer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Will Fearn ... location manager
Ann Goobie ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Steven Bernstein ... conductor / orchestrator
Anita Camarata ... music supervisor
Patrick Dillett ... music mixer (as Pat Dillett) / music recordist (as Pat Dillett)
Amanda Goodpaster ... assistant music editor
Greg Richling ... musician: The Wallflowers
Lia Vollack ... music editor

Transportation Department

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Rodney Beech ... transportation captain (as Rod Beech)
Dave Miller ... transportation co-captain
Red Murphy ... transportation captain
Rob Vreugde ... transportation coordinator (as Rod Vreugde)

Other crew

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Michelle Almaz Tadege ... production coordinator
Laura Curry ... assistant: Ms. Silverstone
Gretchen Goode ... production secretary
Leesa Green ... craft service / first aid
Kasandra Greene ... office production assistant (as Kasandra Greene-Griebel)
John Keel ... assistant: Mr. Borden
Lee Anne Muldoon ... unit publicist
Don Orlando ... production accountant
Burton Sharp ... adr group coordinator
Mary Standell ... production staff
Rob Stark ... assistant: Mr. Brambilla
Peter Weireter ... technical advisor
Pat Williams ... assistant production accountant
Christine Wilson ... script supervisor
Jennifer Harland ... background coordinator (uncredited)
Scott Steyns ... playback coordinator (uncredited)
Ian Zweig ... chef (uncredited)
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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Emily has always been the rich brat who tries to pull every imaginable stunt to get attention. But one day, as she fakes her own kidnapping and locks herself in the trunk of a car, a thief steals the car, with her inside. She is attracted by his reckless lifestyle and the situation makes her kidnapping the more real and frightening for her father. Written by Steve Richer

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Taglines You would NOT believe what a girl's got to do, just to get a little attention. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Ärger im Gepäck (Germany)
  • Exceso de equipaje (Spain)
  • Una ragazza sfrenata (Italy)
  • X-tra bagage (Sweden)
  • Bagagem Explosiva (Portugal)
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Runtime
  • 101 min
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Budget $20,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $6,309,583, 01 Sep 1997

Did You Know?

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Trivia Was delayed from a planned Christmas 1996 release due to troublesome test screenings. This led to several reshoots, which expanded on the relationship between Alicia Silverstone and Benicio Del Toro's characters. See more »
Goofs Reflected in the side of a big, silver semi which passes in front of the camera as they approach an interstate. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Leave It to Beaver/Money Talks/Mimic/Masterminds/Gabbeh (1997). See more »
Soundtracks Crash Into Me See more »
Crazy Credits Andy Warhol's "Double Elvis" is a reproduction and not signed. See more »
Quotes Vincent: Do you know the best way to make a dream come true? Do you? It's to wake up.
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