• The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2010)

The Disappearance of Alice Creed

Release Date: August 6th, 2010

DVD Release Date: November 23rd, 2010

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Alice Creed (Gemma Arterton), the daughter of a wealthy family, is kidnapped for ransom by two masked men, one of whom is her boyfriend, Danny (Martin Compston). The other man is Vic (Eddie Marsan), who Danny intends to double-cross once they get the ransom. Although Alice eventually discovers that Danny is one of her abductors, they are forced to continue acting like strangers, since Vic does not know about Alice and Danny's relationship -- and would kill them both if he were to find out.

Cast: Gemma Arterton, Martin Compston, Eddie Marsan

Director: J Blakeson

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Isle of Man Film

Keywords: Suspenseful , 2000s , Mystery , Deception ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Taut, superbly executed and consistently engrossing, The Disappearance of Alice Creed marks an auspicious feature debut for writer-director J Blakeson. show more

  • 100
    Amy BiancolliSan Francisco Chronicle

    A compact British drama that does more with only three people and a few modest settings than most movies do with computerized bloat and a cast of hundreds. show more

  • 60
    Ian BuckwalterNPR

    A skilled cast is Blakeson's greatest asset in his attempt to elevate his material above its pulpy limitations. All three are better actors than this sort of movie might call for. show more

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