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Genres

Drama - Kidnapping

1980-Present



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