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Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set up camp, they spend the night reminiscing over their wasted youth. The following morning they spot an ominous looking caravan, and decide to investigate. Within minutes, an idiotic prank leads to a series of brutal events and a deadly race for survival. A modern plunge back into the worlds created by movies such as 'Deliverance' and 'Southern Comfort' but with a gritty British twang. Kidnap,… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 17%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"As simple exploitation fare, this barely works since the intermittent carnage never gathers much momentum - and a big, bare-knuckle set piece is dismayingly tame."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"There's style and intensity in this nasty little British thriller, but a thinly developed script keeps it from generating much real suspense or meaning as the story gets increasingly brutal."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"Ultimately let down by a confused script, unlikeable characters, poor direction, some incoherent editing and a laughably pretentious ending."
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
"An ordinary script and characters that are impossible to really care about saps the life from this low-budget Brit thriller."
‑ Ian Freer, Empire Magazine
"It's close in aspiration, though not in achievement, to the Walter Hill classic Southern Comfort..."
‑ Philip French, Guardian
"Comes with horribly uneven performances and vastly unappealing characters acting in ways nobody ever, ever would."
‑ David Edwards, Daily Mirror [UK]
"A potentially interesting idea for a lo-fi British Deliverance-style thriller is badly let down by very slack acting and dialogue, topped off with humourless sentimentalism."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"Boasts a beautiful slide-guitar score, a fearsome bare-knuckle boxing sequence and a sweary cameo from Charlie Boorman."
‑ Matt Glasby, Total Film
"An amateurish, low-budget bloodbath."
‑ Allan Hunter, Daily Express
"When the film's biggest star is Charley Boorman, you've got to worry."
‑ James Benefield, Little White Lies
"Technically, it's a mess with all sorts of sound and editing problems although McManus shows - as cinematographer - he's got the eye for the occasional good shot."
‑ Tim Evans, Sky Movies
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