Keyword: hostage

Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 165 minutes Release date: 07/19/2012
It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent...
Flightplan

Flightplan (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 09/22/2005
Kyle Pratt is a frantic but fiercely intelligent mother whose deepest protective instincts will be triggered by a haunting in-flight nightmare: in the middle of the trans-Atlantic trip, her young daughter turns up missing without a trace. Or does she? Kyle arrives on the flight still reeling from the recent loss of her husband, a woman who has gone mad with grief or a formidably determined mother...
Dark Knight

The Dark Knight (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 152 minutes Release date: 07/17/2008
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as the Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces the Dark Knight ever closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante.
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 08/06/2009
From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. Joe team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to prevent them from plunging the world into chaos.
Argo

Argo (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 10/11/2012
During the Iran hostage crisis, the CIA and Hollywood collaborated in a life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans. Their role in these events was little-known until information was declassified many years later. On November 4, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches its boiling point, militants storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. In the midst of the chaos...
Nobel Son

Nobel Son (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 12/04/2008
Barkley Michaelson is in a deep life rut. He's struggling to finish his PHD thesis when his father, the learned Eli Michaelson, wins the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Barkley and his mother, Sarah, a renowned forensic psychiatrist, now have the ill-fortune of living with a man-eating monster whose philandering ways have gotten less and less discreet. As if Barkley's world is not bad enough, on the...

Darkness Minus Twelve (2002)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 13 minutes Release date: 11/29/2002
Deals with the last twelve minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a man in charge of delivering the ransom money, and a special ops team all feel as they try to save him. The hostage remembers his last night of freedom, but is quickly brought back to harsh reality by the abusive kidnappers who are tired of waiting for the ransom money. Though the hostage is...
Freezer

Freezer (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 01/16/2014
New York City mechanic Robert Saunders is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked inside the restaurant's walk-in freezer. But why he's there - and how he'll survive - will reveal a chilling nightmare of mistaken identity, the Russian mob, a missing $8 million, and a wounded cop who may hold the key it all.
Family Weekend

Family Weekend (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 03/28/2013
Emily Smith-Dungy is an ambitious, highly-motivated 16-year-old, who has grown increasingly frustrated with the lack of support and guidance from her parents - Samantha, a high-powered business executive with no time for the family, and Duncan, a happy-go-lucky artist who can't be bothered to earn a paycheck. When they miss their daughter's big jump-roping competition, Emily hits her breaking...
The Guillotines

The Guillotines (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
During the Manchurian-ruled Qing Dynasty, the Emperor established a secret assassination squad known as the Guillotines to eliminate all who opposed him. But the Guillotines are deemed expendable when a new Emperor ascends to the throne and adopts Western ideas and technology. However, he continues to use the Guillotines to persecute the conquered Han Chinese in a reign of terror and oppression...

Take Down (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
Hostage

Hostage (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 03/10/2005
Devastated by a hostage situation that resulted in the deaths of a young mother and her child, LAPD negotiator Jeff Talley leaves Los Angeles for a low-profile job as chief of police in the low-crime town of Bristo Camino in Ventura County. When three delinquent teenagers follow a family home intending to steal their car, they inadvertently pick the wrong house on the wrong day. The trio finds...
7 Days

7 Days (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 11/29/2009
A doctor seeks revenge by kidnapping, torturing and killing the man who murdered his young daughter.
Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)

Rated: PG Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 01/15/2009
A single, suburban dad tries to make ends meet as a security officer at a New Jersey mall. It's a job he takes very seriously, though no one else does. When Santa's helpers at the mall stage a coup, shutting down the megaplex and taking hostages (Paul's daughter and sweetheart among them), Jersey's most formidable mall cop will have to become a real cop to save the day.

Fishing Without Nets (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
No One Lives

No One Lives (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 05/09/2013
After a gang of killers takes a young couple hostage and kills the girl, they find the tables turned on them when they are outsmarted by an experienced killer who wants to make sure that no one gets out alive.
Shuttle

Shuttle (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 03/05/2009
When Jules and Mel return from a girls' weekend vacation, they find themselves stranded at the airport, late on a rain-drenched night. Wanting just to get home safe and sound, they board an airport shuttle with a helpful, friendly driver for the short trip... that turns out to be anything but safe.
Eight Millimeter 2

Eight Millimeter 2 (2004)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 11/29/2004
Living in Hungary, David Huxley is a politician with big aspirations and who has everything to lose. After being secretly videotaped having a threesome with his fiancee Tish and a young model, he is blackmailed by an unknown party. Desperate to find the extortionist, David goes into the Red Light district of Eastern Europe, only to end up kidnapped, leaving Tish to come up with a $5 million...
Inside Man

Inside Man (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 128 minutes Release date: 03/23/2006
Four people dressed in painters' outfits march into the busy lobby of Manhattan Trust, a cornerstone Wall Street Branch of a worldwide financial institution. Within seconds, the costumed robbers place the bank under a surgically planned siege, and the 50 patrons and staff become unwitting pawns in an airtight heist. NYPD hostage negotiators Detectives Keith Frazier and Bill Mitchell are...
Pawn

Pawn (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 04/18/2013
At an all-night dinner, a cop walks in on a robbery in progress. But what happens next-and what happened just before-will change everything you think you know. Now the building is surrounded. There are fingers on every trigger. And one very tense hostage situation is about to take some extremely shocking twists. A shot-gun blast of a drama about last chances, double-crosses and a deadly game of...
First Sunday

First Sunday (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 01/10/2008
Durell and LeeJohn are best friends and bumbling petty criminals. When Durell learns that his ex-girlfriend plans to move to another state with their son--unless they can get her $17,000 to pay off a debt--they come up with a desperate scheme to rob their neighborhood church. But when the duo fumbles their way through the break-in, they discover someone has beaten them to the punch. In order to...
Hangover Part III

The Hangover Part III (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 05/22/2013
After the death of his father, Alan turns to the Wolfpack in his time of grief. This time, there's no wedding, no bachelor party - just one simple road trip. What could possibly go wrong? When the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.
Towards Darkness

Towards Darkness (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 03/13/2008
The son of a Colombian banker, photographer José lives abroad in New York. While visiting his family back home for the Christmas holidays, he is reunited with a streetwise old flame and reacquainted with the casual violence that mars his country. Within days of his return, José is beaten and kidnapped, his captors demanding an exorbitant ransom from his parents. Aware that the local police would...
Rush Hour 3

Rush Hour 3 (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 08/09/2007
In the heart of Paris lies a deadly secret. Half a world away in Los Angeles, Ambassador Han is about to disclose it. In his possession is explosive new evidence about the inner workings of the Triads--the most powerful and notorious crime syndicate in the world. The Ambassador has discovered the identity of Shy Shen, the very crux of the wide-ranging crime ring, and he's about to reveal it to the...
Alpha Dog

Alpha Dog (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 01/11/2007
In the sprawling, privileged neighborhoods around L.A., bored teenagers with too much time and too much money string one hazy day into another, looking for the next thrill--doing suburban imitations of the thug life they idolize from rap music, video games and movies. When you're living without any consequences, anything can happen. And in the hot California summer six years ago, something did...