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Held Up (1999)

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Release Date
 USA: Oct 8, 1999
DVD Release Date
 R1: Aug 29, 2000

Budget $8,000,000

Official Website:
Held Up Website

MPAA Rating
Rated PG-13 for language, violence and sensuality.

Running Time
1 hour, 29 minutes

Country USA

Studio Minds Eye Pictures, Trimark

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Other Titles
• Held Up
• Inconvenienced (1999)

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Genre: Comedy, Hostage, Mistaken Identity, Police, Thieves, Scams And Cons, On The Road

Tagline: To control a hostage situation... Act calm Think fast and have a Big mouth!

Plot: Foxx portrays Michael Dawson, a successful Chicago businessman whose life falls apart while he's driving to the Grand Canyon with his gorgeous fiancee, Rae (Long). When Rae discovers that he has used their savings to buy the car, she cuts off the engagement and leaves him behind. Intent on driving back to Chicago to win Rae back, Michael instead finds himself stuck in a hillbilly town when a young punk steals his car. And when a gang of bandits attempts to rob the "Sip & Zip," it's up to Michael to keep the bumbling thieves and incompetent cops from doing real damage to each other.

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 Directed by
Steve Rash
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 Written by
Erik Fleming
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Jamie Foxx
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Nia Long
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Jake Busey
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 Music By
Robert Folk
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