R | | Action, Crime, Drama
When a family is held hostage, former hostage negotiator Jeff Talley arrives at the scene. Talley's own family is kidnapped and Talley must decide which is more important: saving a family he doesn't even know or saving his own family.
Michelle Horn and Jimmy Bennett both previously appeared on Strong Medicine (2000).
I need to talk to that motherfucker! You hear me? I want to talk to that fucker right now! I want that motherfucker!
In the beginning scene, the captor throws the phone out the window into the street. In order to get the phone to break through glass and fly that far, the guy must be a baseball pitcher or else it would drop behind the bushes after breaking through the glass at best.
The beginning and end credits take place as a virtual camera moves through a digitally replicated set with frozen action. This then fades into and out of the live action at the beginning and end of the film.
$9,800,000 13 March 2005