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The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)

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A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.

Director:

J Blakeson

Writer:

J Blakeson
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Martin Compston ... Danny
Eddie Marsan ... Vic
Gemma Arterton ... Alice Creed
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Storyline

Two criminals, Vic and Danny, kidnap Alice Creed. They fastidiously set-up an apartment building and handcuff Alice to the bed, all in a careful attempt to make sure that she won't escape and they won't get caught. But what do Vic and Danny really want with Alice? And is Alice cunning enough to foil their plans and escape? Written by napierslogs

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Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violent content, pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Largely filmed in chronological order. See more »

Goofs

When Vic checks the bullets in the gun, he removes the magazine, then replaces it and operates the slide. A bullet should have ejected as it was recently fired and there would have been one in the chamber. See more »

Quotes

Vic: Wake up Ms. Creed, it's breakfast time!
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Connections

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Soundtracks

Holy Moly
Written and Performed by Cathy Davey
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
Licensed courtesy of EMI Records LTD.
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Riveting
5 October 2010 | by cox526See all my reviews

This film has to go into my all time top ten which is mighty praise indeed. When you consider there are simply two actors and one actress it is astonishing how this film unveils and has you riveted from the opening sequence to it's conclusion. The characters are believable and I am surprised it hasn't received higher praise. the problem is it probably never got the hype other films less well made receive. Which to an extent is a good thing, because the less you know about the film, the more surprised you will be by it. Great twists and turns and great acting - The basic premise is two guys who met in prison, organise a kidnap of a rich girl and then they carry out the kidnap with alarming precision and professionalism, that the opening 9 minutes has you transfixed. What happens next is pure acting that can make a film great or a film mediocre, in this case GREAT


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 2010 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Disappearance of Alice Creed See more »

Filming Locations:

Douglas, Isle of Man See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,258, 8 August 2010

Gross USA:

$166,980

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$896,919
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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