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A Hijacking

(2012)

Rated R for language.

R In Theaters 06/21/2013 , 99min.
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80%
Viewer score based on 1 ratings
82%
Critic score based on 26 reviews

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June 28, 2013
lgjhere1
Nicely told story with gripping drama. However, one thing was not addressed: why wasn't naval forces questioned about helping out?

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Slant Magazine
Tobias Lindholm's hostage-negotiation drama that wields its verité style for maximum tension. Full Review
Angie Errigo
Empire
A slow burner; intense, utterly engrossing and believable. Full Review
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
A Hijacking is not quite as exciting as it should be, but its realistic examination of grit and folly are still more intriguing than swaggering action movie heroics. Full Review
David Edelstein
New York Magazine (Vulture)
It’s an unshowy, quietly intense drama with grace notes in every scene — and a hellish punch. Full Review
Ella Taylor
NPR
A Hijacking is mostly about the excruciating process of getting to "yes" when language is the least of the barriers between two very different mindsets. Full Review

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