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.
Ransom is a powerful 1996 crime drama thriller from director Ron Howard and the film stars Mel Gibson, Gary Sinise and Rene Russo. In the film, Mel Gibson stars as a wealthy businessman whose son is abducted in broad daylight by a corrupt cop (Gary Sinise) and his accomplices whom hold him for ransom and the wealthy businessman offers the ransom money to bounty hunters when he puts prices on their heads.
Detective Jimmy Shaker:
I'll fucking kill you Mullen!
There are no abandoned gravel quarries in Bergen County.
The opening Touchstone Pictures logo is in black and white.
The laserdisc contains 18 minutes not seen in the theatres.
$34,216,088 (USA) (10 November 1996)