Trapped

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"It was the perfect plan until she refused to be the perfect victim!"
  • R
  • 2002
  • 1 hr 46 min
  • 6.2  (22,859)
  • 42

Starring Stuart Townsend (as Dr. Will Jennings) and Charlize Theron (his wife, Karen), this riveting thriller keeps the viewer in suspense from the word go. Karen and Will Jennings have a lifestyle that many dream of. They have a beautiful home, a beautiful daughter and Dr. Jennings is a successful doctor whose career is really taking him places. Then, in an instant, their entire world is torn apart. Dr. Jennings is out of town on business, and Karen is left at home with their daughter Abby (Dakota Fanning). Abby is abducted, and Karen is held hostage as the kidnapper demands a huge ransom within twenty four hours in order for their daughter to be returned safely. Karen’s tormenter, Joe Hickey (Kevin Bacon), is not working alone. Dr. Jennings is followed to his hotel room by a woman who claims to be a fan of his work, but turns out to be Hickey’s wife, Cheryl (played by Courtney Love), and she has been tasked with the mission of holding Dr. Jennings captive until either he or Karen arrange for the money to be delivered. Karen and Will are in a race against time in more ways than one. Abby needs medication, and without it she will die. Hickey’s cousin, Marvin (Pruitt Taylor Vince) is keeping Abby and seems to struggle with the right and wrong of the plan. As her parents are trapped in different cities, and both being held against their will, tormented and abused, young Abby’s life is being put in more and more danger every minute. As Karen plots to rescue her daughter, she begins to find out that they were not random victims. Hickey sought them out for a very specific purpose. Discovering that he has other intentions Karen understands that she is fighting her family’s lives. She is prepared to do whatever it takes to save her little girl and will make whatever sacrifice necessary to keep her safe.

Trapped
Trapped
Trapped

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Starring Stuart Townsend (as Dr. Will Jennings) and Charlize Theron (his wife, Karen), this riveting thriller keeps the viewer in suspense from the word go. Karen and Will Jennings have a lifestyle that many dream of. They have a beautiful home, a beautiful daughter and Dr. Jennings is a successful doctor whose career is really taking him places. Then, in an instant, their entire world is torn apart. Dr. Jennings is out of town on business, and Karen is left at home with their daughter Abby (Dakota Fanning). Abby is abducted, and Karen is held hostage as the kidnapper demands a huge ransom within twenty four hours in order for their daughter to be returned safely.

Karen’s tormenter, Joe Hickey (Kevin Bacon), is not working alone. Dr. Jennings is followed to his hotel room by a woman who claims to be a fan of his work, but turns out to be Hickey’s wife, Cheryl (played by Courtney Love), and she has been tasked with the mission of holding Dr. Jennings captive until either he or Karen arrange for the money to be delivered.

Karen and Will are in a race against time in more ways than one. Abby needs medication, and without it she will die. Hickey’s cousin, Marvin (Pruitt Taylor Vince) is keeping Abby and seems to struggle with the right and wrong of the plan. As her parents are trapped in different cities, and both being held against their will, tormented and abused, young Abby’s life is being put in more and more danger every minute.

As Karen plots to rescue her daughter, she begins to find out that they were not random victims. Hickey sought them out for a very specific purpose. Discovering that he has other intentions Karen understands that she is fighting her family’s lives. She is prepared to do whatever it takes to save her little girl and will make whatever sacrifice necessary to keep her safe.

Trapped is a 2002 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 46 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 42.

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  • Release Date
    2002
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 46 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (22,859)
  • Metascore
    42