• Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken

Release Date: March 6th, 2015

DVD Release Date: April 14th, 2015

R |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

In 1983, five longtime friends successfully kidnap and ransom the heir (Anthony Hopkins) to the Heineken beer empire.

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess, Sam Worthington, Ryan Kwanten, Mark Van Eewen, Thomas Cocquerel, Jemima West, David Dencik

Director: Daniel Alfredson

Genres: Crime drama , Docudrama

Production Co: European Film Company

Keywords: Dark, Office, Pursuit, 1980s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    A strangely lacklustre, unconvincing attempt to tell the story of the Heineken kidnapping. show more

  • 40
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    By the time the relatively brief but seemingly interminable proceedings reach their conclusion, viewers may feel like they've been held hostage themselves. show more

  • 75
    Rex ReedObserver

    Anthony Hopkins plays the king of the hops, and he is excellent. So is the rest of the movie, a sober, no-frills account about the highest ransom ever collected up to that time — $10 million and counting. show more

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