Ransom (1996)

Someone is going to pay.

  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1996-11-08
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 967 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 1min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Touchstone Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.

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  • Mel Gibson

    as Tom Mullen
  • Gary Sinise

    as Det. Jimmy Shaker
  • Delroy Lindo

    as Agent Lonnie Hawkins
  • Rene Russo

    as Katherine Mullen
  • Lili Taylor

    as Maris
  • Brawley Nolte

    as Sean Mullen
  • Liev Schreiber

    as Clark Barnes
  • Donnie Wahlberg

    as Cubby Barnes
  • Evan Handler

    as Miles Roberts
  • Nancy Ticotin

    as Agent Kimba Welch
  • Michael Gaston

    as Agent Jack Sickler
  • Kevin Neil McCready

    as Agent Paul Rhodes
  • José Zúñiga

    as David Torres
  • Dan Hedaya

    as Jackie Brown
  • Allen Bernstein

    as Bob Stone
  • Paul Guilfoyle

    as Wallace
  • Iraida Polanco

    as Fatima
  • John Ortiz

    as Roberto
  • A.J. Benza

    as Reporter Guest
  • Peter Anthony Tambakis

    as Nelson
  • Daniel May Wong

    as Agent Sam
  • Donna Hanover

    as News Reporter
  • Anton Evangelista

    as FBI Agent
  • Joe Bacino

    as Cop #1
  • Carl S. Redding

    as Cop #2
  • James Georgiades

    as Cop #3
  • Christian Maelen

    as Cop #4
  • David Vadim

    as Cop #5
  • Michael Countryman

    as Bank Manager
  • Cheryl Howard

    as Science Fair Coordinator
  • James Ritz

    as Science Fair Judge
  • Craig Castaldo

    as Radioman
  • Dell Maara

    as Liquor Store Perp
  • Mike Hodge

    as Man at Party
  • Mick O'Rourke

    as FBI SWAT Team #1
  • Henry Kingi Jr.

    as FBI SWAT Team #2
  • Roy Farfel

    as FBI SWAT Team #3
  • Lex D. Geddings

    as FBI SWAT Sniper
Production Brian Grazer Producer
Sound James Horner Original Music Composer
Production Janet Hirshenson Casting
Writing Richard Price Screenplay
Production Scott Rudin Producer
Production Jane Jenkins Casting
Directing Ron Howard Director
Production Todd Hallowell Executive Producer
Editing Daniel P. Hanley Editor
Editing Mike Hill Editor
Costume & Make-Up Rita Ryack Costume Design
Art Michael Corenblith Production Design
Art John Kasarda Art Direction
Art Susan Bode Set Decoration
Writing Alexander Ignon Screenplay
Camera Piotr Sobocinski Director of Photography