6 user 1 critic

Kidnap and Ransom 

From the first phone call with kidnappers to risky excursions into exotic and dangerous locales, negotiator Dominic King places himself in the line of fire to bring the victims home.




2   1  
2012   2011  




Series cast summary:
Trevor Eve ...  Dominic King 6 episodes, 2011-2012
Helen Baxendale ...  Angela Beddoes 6 episodes, 2011-2012
Natasha Little ...  Sophie King 6 episodes, 2011-2012
Scott Sparrow Scott Sparrow ...  Frank Egan 5 episodes, 2011-2012
Amara Karan ...  Carrie Heath 5 episodes, 2011-2012
Emma Fielding ...  Naomi Shaffer 3 episodes, 2011
Rebekah Nathan Rebekah Nathan ...  Sally Shaffer 3 episodes, 2011
Patrick Baladi ...  Philip Shaffer 3 episodes, 2011
Tony Caprari Tony Caprari ...  Ramon Barbosa 3 episodes, 2011
Laura Greenwood ...  Tess King 3 episodes, 2011
Sharon Maughan ...  Jane Wickham 3 episodes, 2011
Tumisho Masha ...  Inspector Clive Lanning 3 episodes, 2011
Sharon Small ...  Beth Cooper 3 episodes, 2012
Gregg Chillin ...  Mahavir Mehta 3 episodes, 2012
Sean Gilder ...  Sean Cooper 3 episodes, 2012
Hasina Haque ...  Leela Nishad 3 episodes, 2012
Madhur Mittal ...  Anwar Razdan 3 episodes, 2012
Kimberley Nixon ...  Florence Holland 3 episodes, 2012
Owen Teale ...  Robert Holland 3 episodes, 2012
Christopher Fairbank ...  Chris Taylor 3 episodes, 2012
Barbara Marten Barbara Marten ...  Janet Taylor 3 episodes, 2012
Letisha Singh Letisha Singh ...  Inspector Kholi 3 episodes, 2012


Expert British hostage negotiator Dominic King (Trevor Eve) is called upon when a businesswoman (Emma Fielding) from the UK is kidnapped in South Africa by a sinister figure named Willard (John Hannah). When the release of the woman goes wrong and Willard strikes again in Britain, King realizes this was never a straightforward case of kidnapping for ransom, and that the man's motives run much deeper than ever imagined. King, along with his superior, Angela (Helen Baxendale), and assistant, Carrie (Amara Karan), must now work against the clock to bring Willard's latest victims home alive. Written by bobbyandbeans

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Crime | Drama | Thriller


See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »

Did You Know?


Trevor Eve (Dominic King) & Barbara Marten (Janet Taylor) also worked together on Waking the Dead (2000) as Det Supt Peter Boyd & Penny Cain respectively. See more »


Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.35 (2012) See more »

User Reviews

All flash no writing
30 January 2015 | by xhidden99See all my reviews

There's not much to the story so they pad it with lots of shaky cam, extreme badly framed close ups, weird flashy edits overlayed with odd photo filter effects. You're supposed to be swept up in the urgency of harsh jagged cuts from scene to scene most of which are 45 seconds or less. The average shot is 1 second. There are all sorts of factual errors such South Africans kidnapping a Brit asking for dollars which is not a denomination in either country.

Dominic's boss is a tool who screams and scolds him about nearly everything. And at the end of the day being a hostage negotiator doesn't look that hard. Pretty much paint by numbers. By the way if you're so valuable to your company they'd carry millions of dollars in kidnap insurance wouldn't they hire a bodyguard?

6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.






Release Date:

13 January 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Jäger - Geld oder Leben See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

Company Credits

Production Co:

Projector Pictures See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:




Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed