Kidnap

Kidnap

DVD - 2017
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A typical afternoon in the park turns into a nightmare for single mom Karla Dyson when her son suddenly disappears. Without a cell phone and knowing she has no time to wait for police help, Karla jumps in her own car and sets off in pursuit of the kidnappers. Karla will stop at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Sep 23, 2018

This drama/thriller film is about a single mother who is at the park with her son, until he is kidnapped by strangers. With no time to think, she jumps in her car and quickly drives in her car after them. The movie is full of action and suspense as Karla (played by Halle Berry) risks it all in order to save her son. The movie was definitely over dramatic at times and had some poor acting and poorly thought out scenes. The movie doesn’t add anything new to the kidnapped child sub-genre, but it does deliver some degree of entertainment within an hour and a half. I would rate this movie 2/5 stars. @The_Reviewer of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

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Alyxwrites
Jul 26, 2018

"Overall, don’t expect much from this movie. The title is super lazy “Kidnap”, NO really? Lol but I did enjoy most of it. I thought Halle Berry was good as a mother who never stops going after her son. The movie is definitely an advertisement for a minivan, and the chase at first was really entertaining and fun to watch..."
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chickster
Jun 17, 2018

If you like films where stupid decisions drive the (rather thin) plot, then this movie is right up your alley.

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gurujr
May 02, 2018

Good tension and great terror from make ends meet waitress and supermom, Halle Berry, after the abduction of her son. Actually, liked Halle's interstate pursuit of the kidnappers but not using her car as a weapon was questionable.

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Parentfx
Mar 31, 2018

This movie was well worth watching!
From beginning to end, non-stop action.

When Karla (Halle Berry) noticed that her son was being abducted, her protective parenting skills kicked in full force. Most people would stop what they are doing and call the police. Not this Mother! She jumped into her own vehicle, than proceeded to have a car chase with the kidnappers, to get her son.

This is one mother that uses everything in her ability to stop at nothing to get her child back. (2 thumbs up)

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bansidthe
Mar 30, 2018

Not much of a script just lots of interstate footage. Haile Berry tried but had little to work with. Worth a view as long as you don't have to pay to see it.

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slarsen
Mar 29, 2018

It was OK, but for me it was predictable.

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AgentDesmond
Mar 06, 2018

Would have been better and more fun if they went for a grindhouse, or pulpy feel as well as made the whole film done in real time.

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kirareuban
Mar 01, 2018

This movie lets you see that nothing can compare to or beat a mothers love and care for her children. Stealing somebodies children is worse that stealing their purse / wallet and car. Every life is precious , especially when they are young. Do not forget that a child's memory is very good and they remember things from their youth forever.

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stse88
Feb 25, 2018

Story is formulais...been there, done that. Script is atrocious, and the acting is just cringe-worthy. That Oscar for best actress really should have gone to someone more deserving.

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soccerkid89
Dec 09, 2017

Claire : Are your oats steel-cut?
Karla Dyson : No, they're Quaker.

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soccerkid89
Dec 09, 2017

Karla Dyson : My son's been kidnapped.
Deputy Sheriff : If you wait here with me, ma'am, we'll file a report right now.

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soccerkid89
Dec 09, 2017

Karla Dyson : You took the wrong kid!

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soccerkid89
Dec 09, 2017

Karla Dyson : That's what all these people did. They waited.

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soccerkid89
Dec 09, 2017

Karla Dyson : Let me tell you something, as long as my son is in that car, I will not stop. Wherever you go I will be right behind you

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