Hostage For A Day

  • 1994
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

It's unfortunate that John Candy's first and last directorial effort (the actor died of a heart attack not long after completing HOSTAGE FOR A DAY) is so unmemorable. The film's ham-fisted approach demonstrates none of the satiric precision that was the hallmark of Candy's acting. Pity hapless Warren Kooey (George Wendt), who's not only hen-pecked by...read more

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Hostage For A Day - Official Trailer
00:41 — Wendt is a depressed man who stages his own kidnapping to escape his overbearing wife and annoying father-in-law and miserable job. Things backfire fo (more…)

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  • Released: 1994
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: It's unfortunate that John Candy's first and last directorial effort (the actor died of a heart attack not long after completing HOSTAGE FOR A DAY) is so unmemorable. The film's ham-fisted approach demonstrates none of the satiric precision that was the ha… (more)

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