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Kidnap (2017)

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A mother stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.

Director:

Luis Prieto

Writer:

Knate Lee
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Halle Berry ... Karla Dyson
Sage Correa ... Frankie
Chris McGinn ... Margo
Lew Temple ... Terry
Jason George ... David (as Jason Winston George)
Christopher Berry ... Bearded Man
Arron Shiver ... Bill (as Aaron Shiver)
Kurtis Bedford ... Del
Carmella Riley ... Stephanie
Brice Fisher ... Tyler
Jennie Ventriss Jennie Ventriss ... Grandma
Timothy Fannon ... Dad
Andy Wagner Andy Wagner ... Dean
Malea Rose ... Claire
Jill E. Alexander ... Nancy (as Jill Alexander)
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Storyline

In the US, a child goes missing every 40 seconds. You never think it will happen to you. Until it does. Alone and scared, Karla Dyson (Halle Berry) is unwilling to leave the fate of her son's life in someone else's hands. When she catches a glimpse of the abductors speeding away, she decides to fight back. In a heart pounding race against time, Karla begins a high speed pursuit and will stop at nothing to save her son's life. Written by https://teaser-trailer.com

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Vengeance is a Mother See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and peril | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Universal cut the film for its home video release from 95 minutes to 82 minutes See more »

Goofs

The Louisiana license plate from the stolen black Volvo V70 driven by the kidnapper switches from U9K463 to 9143T4. See more »

Quotes

Karla Dyson: You took the wrong kid!
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Crazy Credits

Photos of Halle Berry and Sage Correa at the park are shown during the first half of the end credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Blu-ray and DVD release is 14 minutes shorter than the theatrical and VOD release. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Kidnap (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Relentless
Written by Federico Jusid, Ale Martí, Anele Onyekwere & Dylan Prieto Webster
Performed by Baraka May, Danny Jay & The Pimpampums
Published by Metronome MP
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It's now or never! A mother's fight back!
4 November 2017 | by Reno-RanganSee all my reviews

Truly shocking for people blindly following the words of critics. This is really a good film. I totally enjoyed it. Well, it was not like I never saw such film. In a century of motion picture history, hundreds of similar films were made. This is just another one, but there's nothing wrong with it. People wrongly judged it. The pace of the film was rocket speed. So basically, there's no time for one to keep looking for flaws. If they do, then they're not enjoying the show. They missed out everything, hence end up bashing it. Just like the clowns, aka film critics.

It was another kidnap film that Halle Barry in it, that's similar to her previous film 'The Call'. It did not take long to get into the action. A hardworking mother, going through divorce, fighting for her son's custody. While engaging in a phone call, she loses her son in an amusement park. The alert mother quickly jumps into pursuing when he was seen forcefully taken in a stranger's car. The remaining events take place on the road, with car chases, with a twist before the conclusion.

Nicely written screenplay and well performed actors, particularly Halle Berry. I have never seen she had played such an energetic role in the recent time. Whatever the storyline is, it's kind of an inspiring film. How a mother fought for her son. Totally a mother instinct. You can't simply expect like the film 'Taken'. It might not be realistic, but cinematically honest. The same thing happens in the animal world too. Sad that the film released after so many delays. Moreover, how people responded to it. Believe me, it is a nice film and I definitely suggest it to all.

8/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kidnap See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,016,323, 6 August 2017

Gross USA:

$30,971,040

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,814,102
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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