Hostage for a Day Movie Review 1994

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Married to a shrew, toiling for an overbearing father-in-law, and suffering a midlife crisis, Wendt decides to fake his own kidnapping, take the ransom money, and head off for a better life. A series of comedic complications abound. Candy's directorial debut. Made for TV.


CinemaNow, 4553 Glencoe Ave., Ste. 200, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, URL:, Remarks: Formerly known as Lions Gate Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 92 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Marriage, Kidnapped!
Peter Torokvei, Robert Crane, Kari Hildebrand
George Wendt, John Vernon, Robin Duke, Peter Torokvei, Don Lake, Frank Moore, John Hemphill, Christopher Templeton
John Candy
Ian Thomas
John Candy

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