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Genres

Hostage

1980-Present
Movies about the interaction between hostage and captor.



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 1 Air Force One Sony $37,132,505 21.5% 2,919 $12,720 $172,956,409 7/25/97
2 10 Argo WB $19,458,109 14.3% 3,232 $6,020 $136,025,503 10/12/12
3 12 Speed Fox $14,456,194 11.9% 2,138 $6,761 $121,248,145 6/10/94
4 4 Captain Phillips Sony $25,718,314 24.0% 3,020 $8,516 $107,100,855 10/11/13
5 6 Collateral DW $24,701,458 24.5% 3,188 $7,748 $101,005,703 8/6/04
6 2 Olympus Has Fallen FD $30,373,794 30.7% 3,098 $9,804 $98,925,640 3/22/13
7 3 Non-Stop Uni. $28,875,635 31.5% 3,090 $9,345 $91,742,160 2/28/14
8 20 Die Hard Fox $7,105,514 8.6% 1,276 $5,568 $83,008,852 7/22/88
9 5 White House Down Sony $24,852,258 34.0% 3,222 $7,713 $73,103,784 6/28/13
10 9 John Q. NL $20,275,194 28.3% 2,466 $8,221 $71,756,802 2/15/02
11 7 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Sony $23,373,102 35.7% 3,074 $7,603 $65,452,312 6/12/09
12 18 Misery Col. $10,076,834 16.4% 1,244 $8,100 $61,276,872 11/30/90
13 8 Prisoners WB $20,817,053 34.1% 3,260 $6,386 $61,002,302 9/20/13
14 17 The River Wild Uni. $10,214,450 21.8% 2,074 $4,925 $46,816,343 9/30/94
15 11 Phone Booth Fox $15,021,088 32.3% 2,481 $6,054 $46,566,212 4/4/03
16 15 The Negotiator WB $10,218,831 22.9% 2,436 $4,194 $44,547,681 7/31/98
17 13 Nothing to Lose BV $11,617,767 26.1% 1,862 $6,239 $44,480,039 7/18/97
18 16 Hostage Mira. $10,214,734 29.5% 2,123 $4,811 $34,639,939 3/11/05
19 21 Cadillac Man Orion $6,712,079 24.3% 1,826 $3,675 $27,627,310 5/18/90
20 14 From Dusk Till Dawn Mira. $10,240,805 39.6% 2,004 $5,110 $25,836,616 1/19/96
21 19 Saving Silverman Sony $7,411,852 38.2% 2,467 $3,004 $19,402,030 2/9/01
22 26 Toy Soldiers TriS $4,182,300 27.7% 1,350 $3,098 $15,073,942 4/26/91
23 22 Excess Baggage Sony $6,309,583 43.5% 2,211 $2,853 $14,515,490 8/29/97
24 23 Lockout FD $6,231,836 43.5% 2,308 $2,700 $14,326,864 4/13/12
25 28 The Ref BV $3,044,097 26.6% 701 $4,342 $11,439,193 3/9/94
26 24 Mad City WB $4,649,742 44.1% 2,194 $2,119 $10,541,523 11/7/97
27 25 Getaway (2013) WB $4,503,892 42.9% 2,130 $2,115 $10,501,938 8/30/13
28 27 Celtic Pride BV $3,809,248 41.2% 1,832 $2,079 $9,255,027 4/19/96
29 29 Runaway Train Can. $2,601,480 33.9% 965 $2,695 $7,683,620 1/17/86
30 31 House Arrest MGM $2,275,808 32.4% 1,623 $1,402 $7,032,782 8/16/96
31 38 The Clearing FoxS $472,781 8.2% 56 $8,442 $5,763,875 7/2/04
32 33 Airheads Fox $1,911,739 33.2% 1,228 $1,556 $5,751,882 8/5/94
33 30 Birthday Girl Mira. $2,370,809 46.1% 1,000 $2,370 $5,142,576 2/1/02
34 34 Held Up Trim. $1,911,007 40.6% 688 $2,777 $4,705,631 5/12/00
35 32 A Life Less Ordinary Fox $2,007,279 46.0% 1,207 $1,663 $4,366,722 10/24/97
36 35 Desperate Hours (1990) MGM $1,367,657 49.9% 1,033 $1,323 $2,742,912 10/5/90
37 36 Faithful NL $967,956 46.0% 803 $1,205 $2,104,439 4/5/96
38 37 Suicide Kings Art. $558,081 32.1% 135 $4,134 $1,740,156 4/17/98
39 42 Swimming with Sharks Trim. $34,703 9.1% 4 $8,675 $382,928 4/21/95
40 39 Albino Alligator Mira. $101,176 29.8% 12 $8,431 $339,379 1/17/97
41 40 Secuestro Express Mira. $45,928 15.0% 8 $5,741 $307,208 8/5/05
42 44 Malevolence PZR $13,445 10.6% 2 $6,722 $127,287 9/10/04
43 41 S.F.W. Gram. $44,227 69.6% 44 $1,005 $63,513 1/20/95
44 43 Trespass (2011) MNE $16,816 69.8% 10 $1,682 $24,094 10/14/11
45 45 Cold Comes the Night Gold. $11,603 68.4% 21 $553 $16,971 1/10/14
46 47 The 24th Day Scre. $2,001 13.8% 1 $2,001 $14,460 5/14/04
47 46 ATM IFC $2,034 67.6% 2 $1,017 $3,010 4/6/12
48 48 The Dark Hours N/A $338 79.9% 1 $338 $423 10/13/05
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 36 titles):
$11,583,66725.1%2,049$5,653$46,102,946-

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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