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R| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
After one of his hostage negotiations goes awry, LAPD officer Jeff Talley (Bruce Willis) quits the force and relocates his family to the suburbs. As the sheriff in a sleepy town, Jeff thinks he has escaped the hustle and bustle -- until an elaborate local heist puts him back in the center of a hostage situation. When his own family is pulled into the fray, Jeff is forced to decide whether he should try to help the hostages or follow the criminals' hands-off mandate to protect his own family.

Cast: Bruce Willis , Kevin Pollak , Ben Foster , Jonathan Tucker , Marshall Allman , Michelle Horn , Jimmy Bennett , Tina Lifford

Director: Florent Siri

Genres: Action, Thriller

Distributor: Miramax Films

Hostage (2005)

Release Date: March 11th, 2005|1 hr. 53 min.

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  • Take a tired formula...Stir with a director, Florent Siri, who has no shame about stealing every sadistic suspense trick from the Die Hard series. Serve to a gullible audience willing to pay top dollar for secondhand goods. show more

  • The movie as a whole is nonsensical. And long. And slow. And head-poundingly loud as it culminates in slavering horror. show more

  • Hostage may well be the first action flick cited both for child abuse and audience abuse. In a singularly sadistic and degrading way it has something to offend everyone. show more

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  • July 05, 2008 cubbyduke
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    WOW. Very intresting, but very good movie.

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