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The Heineken Kidnapping (2011)
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The Heineken Kidnapping (2011)
Original name: De Heineken Ontvoering
Genre: Crime, History, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 127 min.
Story: On a cold November day in 1983, is the world's most successful and richest brewer Alfred Heineken and his chauffeur Ab Doderer the door of his office abducted. What follows is the most notorious and infamous kidnapping case that the Netherlands has ever known. Twenty exhausting and nerve-grueling days staying the manufacturer in a cold, cramped cell, chained down and for the first time in his life utterly powerless. His kidnappers, four criminal friends from Amsterdam, encounter great difficulty to collect the ransom (excerpt from http://www.heinekenontvoering.com/synopsis).
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, ransom, crimes, captivity, confined, businessman, abuse, abduction, hollywood, beer, driver, gunfight, dream, mockery, father son relationship, kidnapper, cell, husband wife relationship, locked in a room, hiding place, medical examination, driving lesson, mask, beating ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland

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Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of the kidnapping of Freddy Heineken, the grandson of the founder of the Heineken brewery, and his driver. They were released after a ransom of 35 million Dutch guilders was paid.
Style: tense, intense, serious, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, heist, gangsters, family, betrayal, greed, brutality, abduction, criminal heroes, group of friends, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: holland, california, amsterdam, paris france
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Rapt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A rich industrialist is brutally kidnapped. While he physically and mentally degenerates in imprisonment, the kidnappers, police and the board of the company of which he is director negotiate about the ransom of 50 million euro.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, life turned upside down, dishonesty, confined, crimes, uncover truth, captivity, abduction, double life, ransom, liberation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: belgium, europe, paris france
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Nothing to Lose (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Johan has been locked up - wrongly in his opinion - for the murder of his father and little sister. His mother is the only one who can prove his innocence, but he hasn't been able to contact her for years. When he is transferred within the ...
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Place: netherlands, belgium
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The Entitled (2011)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when three armed robbers invade her home.
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Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
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Duration: 80 min.
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
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Duration: 47 min.
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Duration: 120 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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