Movies About Kidnapping, Abduction, or Hostage Situations

A Listmania! list by Hmph
The list author says: "In case you want to see some films about people (especially children) who were kidnapped, missing, taken for hostage, etc. you can view the following movies. I will update this list as I find more."
Gone Baby Gone
1.  Gone Baby Gone DVD ~ Casey Affleck
The list author says:
  "The child of a neglectful mother is missing, and an amateur detective is out to find her."
$10.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (477 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Man on Fire
2.  Man on Fire DVD ~ Denzel Washington
The list author says:
  "A young girl in Mexico City is kidnapped, and her bodyguard searches for clues about where to find her."
$4.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (827 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Changeling
3.  Changeling DVD ~ Angelina Jolie
The list author says:
  "In the 1920s, a young boy goes missing, and the police insist that they have found him. But the mother is sure that he's an impostor. BASED ON A TRUE STORY!"
$7.50   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (428 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Silence of the Lambs (Full Screen Edition)
4.  The Silence of the Lambs (Full Screen Edition) DVD ~ Jodie Foster
The list author says:
  "An FBI trainee looks for clues to find "Buffalo Bill", the man who has captured and skinned several women across America."
$5.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,039 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Fargo
5.  Fargo DVD ~ William H. Macy
The list author says:
  "A black comedy in which a man hires two criminals to kidnap his wife."
$5.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,171 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
6.  Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! DVD ~ Victoria Abril
The list author says:
  "A Spanish movie (with a lot of nudity) about a mental asylum patient who kidnaps an actress"
$37.75   Used & New from: $4.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Ransom (Special Edition)
7.  Ransom (Special Edition) DVD ~ Mel Gibson
The list author says:
  "A rich man uses his own techniques when the police can't find his missing son."
$5.29   Used & New from: $0.73
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (140 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Taken (Single-Disc Extended Edition)
8.  Taken (Single-Disc Extended Edition) DVD ~ Liam Neeson
The list author says:
  "A former spy searches for his daughter, who had traveled to Europe but was sold into prostitution while there."
$4.99   Used & New from: $0.49
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,861 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

Shattered
9.  Shattered DVD ~ Pierce Brosnan
The list author says:
  "When a kidnapper informs the parents that he has taken their daughter, the parents must accede to his difficult demands if they ever wish to see their daughter again."
$9.20   Used & New from: $0.94
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (121 customer reviews)

Hostage
10.  Hostage DVD ~ Bruce Willis
The list author says:
  "A policeman tries to save a family that is being held hostage."
Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (214 customer reviews)

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Firewall (Widescreen Edition)
11.  Firewall (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Harrison Ford
The list author says:
  "A wealthy man with codes to enter security zones has to use them to steal money, so that his family, which is being held hostage, can be released."
$5.35   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (252 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Inside Man (Widescreen Edition)
12.  Inside Man (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Denzel Washington
The list author says:
  "A man has to negotiate with bank robbers when a hostage situation in New York City gets ridiculously out of hand."
$11.98   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (507 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Along Came a Spider
13.  Along Came a Spider DVD ~ Morgan Freeman
The list author says:
  "A senator's daughter is kidnapped, and a specific detective is sought to find the whereabouts of the daughter."
$8.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (815 customer reviews)

Blood Diamond (Widescreen Edition)
14.  Blood Diamond (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Leonardo DiCaprio
The list author says:
  "A man living in Ivory Coast loses his son to thugs, who have kidnapped him and brainwashed him to kill innocent people."
$4.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (608 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

Don't Say a Word
15.  Don't Say a Word DVD ~ Michael Douglas
The list author says:
  "The daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped by a crime leader who wants to find a rare jewel."
$14.98   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (191 customer reviews)

Red Eye (Widescreen Edition)
16.  Red Eye (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Rachel McAdams
The list author says:
  "A woman is kidnapped on a flight by a man who strangely takes the plane often. The woman is forced to commit certain crimes if she wants her dad to be safe."
$15.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (359 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Amazon and Digital Copy 3 Sep 24, 2011
Taken = Commando, only updated and done seriously 1 Aug 19, 2011
Did I miss something? Or was there a serious flaw in the film Changeling? 2 Jun 27, 2011
 
   

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Last updated: 3/17/11
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