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Captivity (2007)

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A man and a woman awaken to find themselves trapped in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed.

Director:

Roland Joffé

Writers:

Larry Cohen (screenplay), Joseph Tura (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elisha Cuthbert ... Jennifer
Daniel Gillies ... Gary Dexter
Pruitt Taylor Vince ... Ben Dexter
Michael Harney ... Det. Bettiger
Laz Alonso ... Det. Ray Di Santos
Maggie Damon Maggie Damon ... Detective Susan Luden
Carl Paoli ... Victim #1
Trent Broin Trent Broin ... Victim #2
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Storyline

Top cover girl and fashion model, Jennifer Tree has it all - beauty, fame, money and power. Her face appears on covers of hundreds of magazines. At the top of her game, Jennifer is America's sweetheart. She is loved and adored and sought after. Everyone wants her. But someone out there has been watching and waiting. Someone wants her in the worst way. Out alone at a charity event in Soho, Jennifer is drugged and taken. Held captive in a cell, Jennifer is subjected to a series of terrifying, life-threatening tortures that could only be conceived by a twisted, sadistic mind. It follows the story of one woman who is abducted and tortured, held against her will in a place where days turn into weeks. Written by After Dark Films

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, torture, pervasive terror, grisly images, language and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Russia

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 July 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El sótano See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,429,100, 13 July 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,626,800, 29 July 2007
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Despite the fact that this was filmed in Super 35, "Filmed in Panavision" is listed in the end credits. See more »

Goofs

(at around 40 mins) While on the telephone at the beginning a boom microphone is visible tracking along with Elisha Cuthbert's actions in the mirror behind her. See more »

Quotes

Gary: [refers to Jenn after she couldn't get the shotgun to shoot, as he cocks the gun] You should've cocked it sweetheart.
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Crazy Credits

Michael Harney's name is misspelled in the end credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

Much of the gore has been edited out to get an R-rating in the United States and also for the UK release. The Spanish release is uncut. See more »

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Soundtracks

March of the Priests
from "The Magic Flute"
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Failoni Kamerazenekar (as The Failoni Orchestra, Budapest)
Conducted by Michael Halász (as Michael Halász)
Courtesy of Naxos
By Arrangement with Source/Q
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captivity
3 August 2007 | by benlinhamSee all my reviews

i watched this film last night and to be honest with you i wish i didn't i would rather watch paint dry than this awful film. basically the director or writer have stolen there ideas from saw 1,2 and 3 but made it less violent (what is the point).One good thing about this film is the acting which is good and the characters make it there own.I really do wish these people that make these films could come up with at least 2 to 3 original ideas rather than steal there ideas of other producers. story line is lame and is just boring , you can predict right from the start whats going to happen, i plead with you all out there do not waste your time on this movie. thank you for your time ocd productions (fool)


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