The Abduction Club
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Based on actual events that took place in Waterford, Ireland, in the late 1700s, director Stefan Schwartz's romantic comedy-drama concerns itself with a group of abductors who kidnap usually willing young women in order to persuade them to wed. Set during an era where law dictates that the eldest sons inherit family estates and younger siblings are left to either enter the priesthood or the military, young noblemen decide to take matters into their own hands by abducting the young heiresses and charming them for a night before releasing them to make their ultimate decision. As Anne (Sophia… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film rarely musters any great sense of passion or excitement."
‑ Mark Adams, Hollywood Reporter
"One of the most charming and original romantic comedies to emerge in decades."
‑ Wade Major, Boxoffice Magazine
"With female abduction a recurrent problem in modern society, this sort of caper leaves a nasty taste in the mouth."
‑ Neil Smith,
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