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The Abduction Club (2002)

A group of Irish noblemen kidnap girls in order to marry into their fortune and avoid becoming priests or soldiers.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Catherine Kennedy
... Garrett Byrne
... Anne Kennedy
... James Strang
... John Power
... Lord Fermoy
... Sir Myles
... Robert Kennedy
Tom Murphy ... Knox
Terry Byrne ... Mary Nugent's Father
Guy Carleton ... Butler
Fedelma Cullen ... Mary's Mother
Alexander Downes ... Lieutenant
Halina Froudist ... Serving Woman
Peter Gaynor ... Teeling
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Set in 18th century Ireland, the 'Abduction Club' is an infamous gang of men who woo, abduct, and marry wealthy heiresses. Garrett Byrne and James Strang are both younger sons and therefore unable to inherit titles or estates. To improve their situation they set their sights on the Kennedy sisters, but are unprepared both for the young women's reaction and the trouble that follows them... Written by L. Hamre

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It'll steal your heart.


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19 July 2002 (UK)  »

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Entführer & Gentlemen: The Abduction Club  »

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When Strang is fighting Power on the beach he is using a wooden boat hook (with only a metal hook on the end). When the shaft of the boat hook and the sword clash they make the sound of metal on metal. See more »

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John Power: Once on the road, I'll inform the Colonel that his wounded soldier has died. You... will see to it that this news is accurate.
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Fun to Watch
24 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

The 'Abduction Club', you soon realize, is a group of young men who abduct the woman they wish to marry in order to charm them & propose.

This unique storyline provides a captivating follow-up of events. And in a turn of fortune, leads you away from the predictable.

It's a lot lighter than your average period drama, & quick moving, with a twist. The two main characters compliment each others roles to provide a comical duo, & keep you entertained until the end.

I didn't know what to expect when i began watching, but was in for a pleasant surprise. Although parts were foreseeable, it was still an enjoyable film.


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