Excess Baggage
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Poor little rich girl Emily (Alicia Silverstone) would do just about anything to win her aloof and work-obsessed daddy's unwavering affection. When all other attempts fail, she engineers her own kidnapping, in hopes that he will finally notice her. After making a phone call using an electric device to alter her voice, she writes a ransom note, binds herself with tape and jumps into the trunk of her father's BMW. Her troubles begin when the vehicle is stolen by ace car thief Vincent (Benicio Del Toro), who drives it back to the chop shop where he works with his partner Greg (Harry… 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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