Hostage for a Day (1994)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Black Comedy  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Bernadette McCallion

The late comedian John Candy directed this made-for-television black comedy. George Wendt stars as Warren Kooey, a poor slob with a vicious wife and a nasty boss. Wooey wants to escape his miserable existence, so he decides to stage his own kidnapping to get away from his tormentors and find some peace far, far away.

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deception, kidnapping, wife