Abduction Synopsis
A youth discovers the parents who raised him aren't his real folks.
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Movieline

As Nathan, the teenage hero of Abduction, Lautner shows he's handy with stunts, many of which he clearly and impressively performs himself,...
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Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
Abduction puts Lautner in motion and never goes very far wrong as long as he remains in motion.
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50

Slant Magazine

Odds are John Singleton doesn't know he's made one of the funniest films of the year.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Director John Singleton offers bits of suspense, but Abduction is less a movie than a piece of engineering, a glumly ludicrous...
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Singleton's action thriller has a decent sense of propulsion but, after a faintly intriguing start, the convoluted plot mechanics overwhelm...
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Filled with laughable dialogue, Abduction goes nowhere.
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Taylor Lautner puts the abs in Abduction, but not much else.
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25

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Abduction is a crass and lowbrow attempt to cash in on a young actor's heat - an exploitation picture where the person being taken...
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25

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Perhaps the only way to approach Abduction that will not result in a 105-minute boredom-induced coma is to think of it as a comedy,...
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A ridiculously cheesy confection filled with unthrilling thrills, bored-looking adults and a comically overstuffed backstory.
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Good Movie. Edge of seat action.

By MOM_OF_TWEENS
I took 3 kids ages 12-14. We all liked the movie. Action was good, acting was good, suspenseful until the end. Storyline a little complex for the kids. They got the overall concept. For parents...

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By Abductionfan
I loved this film. I also thought the acting was just terrific, I mean for Taylor to come all this way from like the other films he has done, it's just really amazing to see, I am like so impressed...

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By JeromyL
Really enjoyed it... a few times dialogue was cheesy, but the action made up for it.... 2 thumbs up!!!...

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By Im_a_movie_luvr
Hmmm... A little over the top! Good action but not quite realistic. Was also hard understanding why all of these people were after this 15 year old kid? So, you may be entertained but don't be...

Super - Especially for Teens

By Koali
The movie has a purpose to me which is: if I didn't have a mother or a father, It gives a chance to say 'Hey maybe..' It sparks a dream. Why not? Beats a void. Someone thought about someone else when...

Def good

By lil_bit22604
I took my step daughter and her friend to see this movie. We enjoyed it very much. Will def be buying this on dvd when it comes out....

check it out

By trjackson99
I liked it, one of the best Ive seen in a while. I didn't like the teen soft porn though; when the young couple was on the train....

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By Asianfreak
83 out of 100 Here to abduct your eyes....

I Enjoyed it

By sunnyforever
Taylor Lautner is a visual sight and yes that was my impetus for seeing this movie. While Taylor still has some acting classes to take (facial and body expressions needed), he did a very good job...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sequences of intense violence and action, brief language, some sexual content and teen partying
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Underwhelming action thriller has deaths, violence.
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