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Hostage (2002)

The driver races to locate a kidnapped victim locked in the trunk of an abandoned car somewhere on the water's edge. Linked to her only by cell phone, the driver narrows in on her location in a desperate race against time and tide.

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John Woo
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Cast

Credited cast:
Clive Owen ... The Driver
Maury Chaykin ... The Kidnapper
Kathryn Morris ... Linda Delacroix (The Hostage)
Darius McCrary ... FBI Commander
Gerry Becker ... Doctor
James MacDonald ... SWAT Team Commander
Robert 'Rock' Galotti Robert 'Rock' Galotti ... SWAT Team Member (as Rock Galotti)
Lyon Reese Lyon Reese ... FBI Technician (as Jolyon Reese)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gina Briganti Gina Briganti ... Town Member
Christopher Gilbertson Christopher Gilbertson ... SWAT Team Member
Shannon Holzer Shannon Holzer ... SWAT Team Member
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Storyline

The driver races to locate a kidnapped victim locked in the trunk of an abandoned car somewhere on the water's edge. Linked to her only by cell phone, the driver narrows in on her location in a desperate race against time and tide.

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Not Rated
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Details

Official Sites:

BMW Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hire: Hostage See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RSA Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

Like most movies, a mistake is made with the sound of the revolver. It will not make the "clicking sound" until is has engaged the ratchet pawl within the gun. So while the cylinder spins outside the gun, it shouldn't be making the sound it makes. See more »

Quotes

The Kidnapper: Words... are cheap. Words... come and go. All I wanted from her was a gesture. Now, five million dollars withdrawed from Ms. CEO's account, that's a gesture. See, now that's a GRAND gesture. I like that.
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BMW recommends that you always wear your seat belt. See more »

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Followed by Beat the Devil (2002) See more »

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Again pretty good
24 May 2003 | by rbverhoefSee all my reviews

This short has probably the best car from the series in it. Of course that is personally so let's talk about the movie. Again it is pretty good. So far no short from the series has disappointed me. In this one a girl is held hostage and The Driver visits the guy who holds her. She is not there and the guy kills himself, now it is a race to the clock.

Very exciting and it looks beautiful.


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