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Genres

Drama - Kidnapping

1980-Present



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