• 2013
  • US
  • 2h 26min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
  • Cast: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis
  • UK release: 27 September 2013

When two young girls go missing and the police release the only suspect, the father of one of the girls takes the law into his own hands. Guzikowski's intense, twisting script and excellent performances from Jackman and Gyllenhaal drive a complex and gripping thriller which asks pertinent questions about violence and the law.

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26 Sep 20134 stars

A gripping, intense and emotionally complex thriller starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal

Denis Villeneuve’s child abduction thriller Prisoners arrives with an emotional complexity and gripping intensity that has been sorely missing from a lot of Hollywood thrillers of late. When two young girls go missing during Thanksgiving, the police are…

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