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PG-13| 1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
Foxx portrays Michael Dawson, a successful Chicago businessman whose life falls apart while he's driving to the Grand Canyon with his gorgeous fiance, Rae. When Rae discovers that he has used their savings to buy the car, she cuts off the engagement and leaves him behind. Intent on driving back to Chicago to win Rae back, Michael instead finds himself stuck in a hillbilly town.

Cast: Jamie Foxx , Nia Long , Barry Corbin , John Cullum , Jake Busey , Michael Shamus Wiles , Eduardo Yañez , Gary Owen

Director: Steve Rash

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Trimark Pictures

Held Up (1999)

Release Date: May 12th, 2000|1 hr. 29 min.

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  • 25
    Andy Seiler USA Today

    Would not even make a decent five-minute TV sketch. At any length, it smells. show more

  • 59
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    A pleasant and surprisingly polished fish-out-of-water comedy. show more

  • 38
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    This is a cheap-looking lowbrow comedy that likely would have gone straight to home video. show more

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