Multiple directors have talked about Kidnap Movies Based On True Story. We assembled 12 of the best ones.
From Ben Affleck, starring Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan
Gone Baby Gone is a 2007 crime drama directed by Ben Affleck and based on the novel by Dennis Lehane. The story follows two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie (Casey Affleck) and Angie Gennaro (Michelle Monaghan), who are hired to investigate the disappearance of a four-year-old girl, Amanda, from a working-class Boston neighborhood. Through their investigation, the two uncover a complex web of lies and deceit that threatens to tear apart their own relationship, as well as their neighborhood. As their search intensifies, the detectives realize that their own moral convictions are being tested as they get closer and closer to the truth. The film is an exploration of morality and the decisions that are made when faced with difficult, sometimes life-or-death decisions.
From Gregg Araki, starring Brady Corbet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue, Chase Ellison
Mysterious Skin is a 2004 drama film directed by Gregg Araki, based on Scott Heim's novel of the same name. It follows the story of two teenage boys, Neil and Brian, whose lives were changed forever during a fateful summer. Neil is a street-wise hustler, and Brian is a timid recluse, who are both haunted by a traumatic event from eight years earlier. As the boys attempt to come to terms with the abuse they suffered, their lives begin to intersect in unexpected ways. The film examines themes of childhood sexual abuse and its long-term effects on the psyche, while exploring the complexities of human relationships.
From Marco Kreuzpaintner, starring Kevin Kline, Kathleen Gati, Paulina Gaitan, Cesar Ramos
From Anjelica Huston, starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ron Eldard, Glenne Headly, Lyle Lovett
From Stanley R. Jaffe, starring Kate Nelligan, Judd Hirsch, David Dukes, Stockard Channing
From Nick Cassavetes, starring Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Willis
From Damian Harris, starring Gillian Jacobs, John Malkovich, Ryan Simpkins, Tom Arnold
From Peter Jackson, starring Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Saoirse Ronan, Susan Sarandon
From Megan Griffiths, starring Jamie Chung, Beau Bridges, Matt O'Leary, Eddie Martinez
From Karen Moncrieff, starring Toni Collette, Brittany Murphy, Marcia Gay Harden, Piper Laurie
From Peter Hyams, starring Michael Douglas, Hal Holbrook, Yaphet Kotto, Sharon Gless
From Ulu Grosbard, starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Treat Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Jackson