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Genres

Drama - Kidnapping

1980-Present



RankTitle (click to view)StudioLifetime Gross / TheatersOpening / TheatersDate
1 Taken Fox $145,000,989 3,184 $24,717,037 3,183 1/30/09
2 Ransom BV $136,492,681 2,768 $34,216,088 2,676 11/8/96
3 Man on Fire Fox $77,911,774 2,986 $22,751,490 2,980 4/21/04
4 Along Came a Spider Par. $74,078,174 2,573 $16,712,407 2,530 4/6/01
5 Misery Col. $61,276,872 1,370 $10,076,834 1,244 11/30/90
6 Prisoners WB $61,002,302 3,290 $20,817,053 3,260 9/20/13
7 Kiss the Girls Par. $60,527,873 2,406 $13,215,167 2,271 10/3/97
8 Don't Say a Word Fox $55,001,642 2,842 $17,090,474 2,802 9/28/01
9 Breakdown Par. $50,159,144 2,348 $12,307,128 2,108 5/2/97
10 Firewall WB $48,751,189 2,840 $13,635,463 2,840 2/10/06
11 Savages (2012) Uni. $47,382,068 2,635 $16,016,910 2,628 7/6/12
12 Commando Fox $35,100,000 1,504 $7,700,015 1,495 10/4/85
13 Proof of Life WB $32,598,931 2,705 $10,207,869 2,705 12/8/00
14 A Perfect World WB $31,130,999 1,964 $8,075,582 1,964 11/24/93
15 The Missing SonR $27,011,180 2,756 $10,833,633 2,756 11/26/03
16 Gone Baby Gone Mira. $20,300,218 1,713 $5,501,406 1,713 10/19/07
17 Frantic WB $17,637,950 1,101 $4,359,424 1,101 2/26/88
18 Not Without My Daughter MGM $14,789,113 1,141 $3,804,055 1,137 1/11/91
19 The Deep End of the Ocean Sony $13,898,649 1,907 $5,558,400 1,907 3/12/99
20 Target WB $9,023,199 1,085 $2,670,522 1,085 11/8/85
21 Trapped Sony $7,073,251 2,227 $3,210,765 2,227 9/20/02
22 The Rescue BV $5,855,392 1,275 $2,194,037 1,275 8/5/88
23 The Clearing FoxS $5,763,875 449 $472,781 56 7/2/04
24 Spartan WB $4,434,432 832 $2,011,435 832 3/12/04
25 Man on Fire (1987) TriS $519,596 178 $258,812 178 10/9/87
26 Stolen (2012) MNE $304,318 141 $183,125 141 9/14/12
27 The Silence MBox $100,214 11 $7,992 2 3/8/13
28 No One Lives Anch. $74,918 53 $47,800 53 5/10/13
29 Not Forgotten Anch. $53,744 4 $18,468 4 5/15/09
30 Keane Magn. $33,256 5 $6,151 1 9/9/05
TOTAL (All Movies):$1,043,287,943----
AVERAGE (All Movies):$34,776,2651,676$8,955,9441,638-
TOTAL
(Wide Releases Only):
$1,036,438,022----
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only):
$45,062,5232,150$11,638,4002,118-



NOTE: Only dramas and action pictures are counted here, and only movies where the kidnapping is the central focus of the plot. If there are any movies that you think should be on this list, e-mail us at mail@boxofficemojo.com.




UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Kidnap (2015) Rela. 10/9/15