R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
When a multimillionaire man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then turns the tables on the kidnappers when he uses the ransom money as a reward for the capture of the kidnappers.
This film was based on an episode of The United States Steel Hour (1953) called "Fearful Decision" that first aired live on June 22, 1954. It was so well received, it was restaged on May 10, 1955. A film was made from the drama called Ransom! (1956) that was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Seems like someone's always mad at you.
Tom Mullen: The way that seems?
Sean Mullen: Mm-mmm.
Tom Mullen: Ohoy, I guess that... you're not mad at me are you?
Sean Mullen: No.
Tom Mullen: Well, I can, I can fix that.
After shooting Maris and the 2 hoods, Shaker reenters the apartment, leans next to Sean in bed, and speaks to arriving Police Officers in a way Sean would have heard him. Later when Shaker is at the apartment getting a check written, Sean is so frightened that he pees when he appears for the first time to hear Shaker's voice.
The opening Touchstone Pictures logo is in black and white.
$34,216,088 (USA) (10 November 1996)
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