• Released
  • September 23, 2011
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 46 min
  • Suspense/Thriller
  • 718 Fan Ratings
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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50

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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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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