Captivity

When you think the worst has happened... think worse.


Captivity
A top young model's life takes a turn for the worse when she is drugged and kidnapped by a sadist, who locks her in a cell and proceeds to do nasty things to her. As she struggles to keep her sanity she becomes aware of a good looking man in the cell next door, and an unlikely romance develops between them. However, their torturer has more than one trick up his sleeve...

83 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence).
Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller.
Must be the Jackson Five....
Must be the Jackson Five....

Credits

Cast
Elisha Cuthbert, Daniel Gillies, Pruit Taylor Vince, Michael Harney, Laz Alonso
Director
Roland Joffé
ScreenplayLarry Cohen, Joseph Tura
MusicMarco Beltrami
CinematographyDaniel Pearl
EditingRichard Nord
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2007
Produced byCaptivity Productions, Foresight, Bobby Weisman Caterers, RAMCO

Official Site | IMDB page | ScreenIt Report
Trailer: Medium

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreThriller, horror
LanguageSome
NudityBrief
SexBrief
ViolenceVery strong, frequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsVery strong threat and menace, scenes of graphic violence. Sensitive viewers, particularly those who suffer from claustrophobia, should be cautious about viewing this film.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
5
Guns / Weapons
5
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
4
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
5
Music (Inappropriate)
1
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Frank Scheck quote iconTorture porn makes for sleazy viewing.
1
Die Burger
Jacques Liebenberg quote icon'n Flop wat nie jonk of oud se aandag sal hou nie.
5
Cape Times
Robert Abele quote iconTale of woman's torture is a real disgrace.
1
The Citizen
Peter Feldman quote iconIts depraved values make this a totally uncomfortable film to watch.
4
BBC
Paul Arendt quote iconCaptivity is still a grubby, exploitative film with an extremely guessable twist and universally dull performances.
5
ReelViews
James Berardinelli quote iconIf there is another challenger for worst entry of 2007, I don't want to see it.
0
ScreenIt
quote iconFeaturing bad writing, direction and acting, this is the cinematic equivalent of nails down the blackboard.
0
Metacritic.com
17 critics
5
Rottentomatoes critics
67 critics
5
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconA messy script and lame twists make for tortuous viewing.
1

What the People say

Internet
5669 Netizens quote iconA great and chilling ride.
10

Average .. 17%

3




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