Why to Watch - Prisoners

Anything made by Denis Villeneuve is absolutely incredible and this is no exception. Probably Hugh Jackman’s best performance ever. This movie might haunt you.



Prisoners (2013) Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 153min | September 20, 2013 (United States) 8.1
Director: Denis VilleneuveWriter: Aaron GuzikowskiStars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola DavisSummary: How far would you go to protect your family? Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver, Alex Jones, but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads and pressure mounts, knowing his child's life is at stake the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family? —Warner Bros. Pictures


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