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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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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    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

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    This is a half-hearted, derivative action film with not a single honest artistic impulse behind it. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Hostage is really about sleek Bruce - buff, bald and clean-shaven - as he goes to town on two sets of assailants. show more

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

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