Hide in Plain Sight (1980)

PG   |    |  Drama

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This was based on a true story. About a man (Caan) who discovers that his ex-wife has disappeared along with their children. It seems that her new boyfriend works for some criminals. After ... See full summary »




  • James Caan and Kenneth McMillan in Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
  • Barbra Rae in Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
  • James Caan and Barbra Rae in Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
  • James Caan and Joe Grifasi in Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
  • James Caan and Jill Eikenberry in Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
  • James Caan and Andy Fenwick in Hide in Plain Sight (1980)

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19 October 2000 | ajosephi
A refreshing & genuine drama
Now, I'm a big fan of car chases and big action, and I do love style for style's sake. But it's getting so it's hard to find anything but these things, even in a 'small' dramatic movie. This movie is quite genuine, it's got that 70's slower pace - a very natural build-up of the drama. James Caan's direction is clean and clever, and he plays that working class good man so well. The story is well handled, especially considering that it's based on true events, and without the overbearing score or dramatic character or situational embellishments that this film would have if it was made today. So refreshing.

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Opening Weekend USA:

$810,109 23 March 1980

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