Excess Baggage
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In this combination caper comedy and offbeat romance, Emily (Alicia Silverstone) is a wealthy but petulant young woman desperate to get the attention of her millionaire father, Alexander Hope (Jack Thompson). In fact, she's so desperate that she decides to stage her own kidnapping; she sends a ransom note, ties herself up, and locks herself in the trunk of her BMW, waiting for daddy to come to the rescue; however, Emily's timing is a bit off, because ten minutes later, hunky car thief Vincent (Benicio Del Toro) steals the BMW with Emily still in it. Vincent and his partner in crime,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 32%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A good little comedy with a string of winning performances."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"a series of flaccid, go-nowhere scenes featuring a sullen Silverstone and the inarticulate Benicio Del Toro..."
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"A story without context or compass."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"Outstays it's welcome after a while, but Silverstone fans will still be in heaven - she's as cute as ever, and as cool as ever."
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"This entertaining drama helps us see that meaningful coincidences join us with the right people just when we need each other the most."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Bad romantic comedy"
‑ Fred Topel, About.com
"Excess Baggage aims for laughs, but will have to settle for chuckles."
‑ Ed Kelleher, Film Journal International
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