Excess Baggage
Excess Baggage (1997)

Wanting her father's love, an attention-starved debutante engineers her own kidnapping by making a bogus phone call and then locking herself in the trunk of her daddy's BMW. Her plot backfires when a handsome crook steals the car.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 29, 1997
DVD Release Date: February 3, 1998
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Critic Score: 32% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Gonsalves

A good little comedy with a string of winning performances.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

a series of flaccid, go-nowhere scenes featuring a sullen Silverstone and the inarticulate Benicio Del Toro...

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Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

Excess Baggage aims for laughs, but will have to settle for chuckles.

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Clint Morris

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.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

This entertaining drama helps us see that meaningful coincidences join us with the right people just when we need each other the most.

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Fred Topel

Bad romantic comedy

Steve Rhodes
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A story without context or compass.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Even crappier than I remembered from first seeing it at the cinema. Alicia is actually annoying here and the plot is awful.
Leigh Ryan
Candy Rose
Spoilt brat decides to stage her own kidnap to get her dad's attention.
Dann Michalski
Excess Baggage is a poorly executed romantic comedy that misfires. The story follows a young woman who fakes her kidnapping in order get her father's… More
Ginny  X
Fell in love with benicio del toro in this movie. Daaamnnn!! ;D
Stephen Skudlarek
Dumb but I guess it's supposed to be just a stupid little comedy. Not really that interesting though.