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Genres

Drama - Kidnapping

1980-Present



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 1 Ransom BV $34,216,088 25.1% 2,676 $12,786 $136,492,681 11/8/96
2 24 The Clearing FoxS $472,781 8.2% 56 $8,442 $5,763,875 7/2/04
3 13 Misery Col. $10,076,834 16.4% 1,244 $8,100 $61,276,872 11/30/90
4 2 Taken Fox $24,717,037 17.0% 3,183 $7,765 $145,000,989 1/30/09
5 3 Man on Fire Fox $22,751,490 29.2% 2,980 $7,634 $77,911,774 4/23/04
6 6 Along Came a Spider Par. $16,712,407 22.6% 2,530 $6,605 $74,078,174 4/6/01
7 4 Prisoners WB $20,817,053 34.1% 3,260 $6,386 $61,002,302 9/20/13
8 30 Keane Magn. $6,151 18.5% 1 $6,151 $33,256 9/9/05
9 5 Don't Say a Word Fox $17,090,474 31.1% 2,802 $6,099 $55,001,642 9/28/01
10 7 Savages (2012) Uni. $16,016,910 33.8% 2,628 $6,095 $47,382,068 7/6/12
11 10 Breakdown Par. $12,307,128 24.5% 2,108 $5,838 $50,159,144 5/2/97
12 9 Kiss the Girls Par. $13,215,167 21.8% 2,271 $5,819 $60,527,873 10/3/97
13 15 Commando Fox $7,700,015 21.9% 1,495 $5,150 $35,100,000 10/4/85
14 8 Firewall WB $13,635,463 28.0% 2,840 $4,801 $48,751,189 2/10/06
15 28 Not Forgotten Anch. $18,468 34.4% 4 $4,617 $53,744 5/15/09
16 14 A Perfect World WB $8,075,582 25.9% 1,964 $4,111 $31,130,999 11/24/93
17 29 The Silence MBox $7,992 8.0% 2 $3,996 $100,214 3/8/13
18 18 Frantic WB $4,359,424 24.7% 1,101 $3,959 $17,637,950 2/26/88
19 11 The Missing SonR $10,833,633 40.1% 2,756 $3,930 $27,011,180 11/26/03
20 12 Proof of Life WB $10,207,869 31.3% 2,705 $3,773 $32,598,931 12/8/00
21 19 Not Without My Daughter MGM $3,804,055 25.7% 1,137 $3,345 $14,789,113 1/11/91
22 17 Gone Baby Gone Mira. $5,501,406 27.1% 1,713 $3,211 $20,300,218 10/19/07
23 16 The Deep End of the Ocean Sony $5,558,400 40.0% 1,907 $2,914 $13,898,649 3/12/99
24 21 Target WB $2,670,522 29.6% 1,085 $2,461 $9,023,199 11/8/85
25 23 Spartan WB $2,011,435 45.4% 832 $2,417 $4,434,432 3/12/04
26 22 The Rescue BV $2,194,037 37.5% 1,275 $1,720 $5,855,392 8/5/88
27 25 Man on Fire (1987) TriS $258,812 49.8% 178 $1,454 $519,596 10/9/87
28 20 Trapped Sony $3,210,765 45.4% 2,227 $1,441 $7,073,251 9/20/02
29 26 Stolen (2012) MNE $183,125 60.2% 141 $1,299 $304,318 9/14/12
30 27 No One Lives Anch. $47,800 63.8% 53 $902 $74,918 5/10/13
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 23 titles):
$11,638,40025.8%2,118$5,495$45,062,523-

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


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.