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Hostage (2005)

2 Ratings: 4.0
Action & Adventure movie directed by Florent Emilio Siri

You get two hostage crises for the price of one inHostage, an overwrought but otherwise involving thriller grounded by Bruce Willis's solid lead performance. Making a dramatic pit-stop on his way toDie Hard 4, Willis plays a traumatized former Los Angeles … see full wiki

Genre: Action, Adventure
2 reviews about Hostage (2005)
review by . January 27, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Hostage starts out great but what's even better is that it ended the same way. I think the film is getting rated bad because people who love Die Hard see Bruce Willis in this and start comparing the films. I know this from hearing people in the theatre actually saying the movie is ok but it's no Die Hard. The film to me is perfect from the story to the action, there's not too much action but it's just right. Even better there was the birth and death of a unsuspected and excellent villain in Ben …
review by . July 05, 2005
HOSTAGE, based on the best-selling novel by Robert Crais and adapted for the screen by Doug Richardson, has all the right ingredients for an action thriller: good plot, good character motivation, the requisite battle between good and evil, the transformation of a past bad deed into a current good turn, pyrotechniques, good sets, good actors. What more could you ask for a movie in this genre? Editing!    Jeff Talley (Bruce Willis looking far better sans hair than in the overly …
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