Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken

Daniel Alfredson, 2015

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Kidnapping Mr. Heineken
Peter R. De Vries, 1987

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken is a movie directed by Daniel Alfredson in 2015 and based on the book of the same name by Peter R. De Vries, first published in 1987. The movie features Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess, Sam Worthington, Ryan Kwanten, Jemima West, Yolanthe Cabau, and others.

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RATING

6.1

/ 10

Movie Poster: Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (Daniel Alfredson, 2015)

7.9

/ 10

Book Cover: Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (Peter R. De Vries, 1987)

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Storyline

This captivating drama unveils the behind-the-scenes account of the masterminding, execution, and the dramatic aftermath of the abduction of beer tycoon Alfred “Freddy” Heineken. The audacious plot led to the payment of the largest ransom ever recorded for an individual, eventually culminating in the downfall of the kidnappers.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Kidnapping Mr. Heineken, the 2015 movie by Daniel Alfredson

Year

2015

Minutes

95

Movie Rate

6.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken

Country: Belgium

Year: 2015

Length: 1h35m

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Cover of Kidnapping Mr. Heineken, the 1987 book by Peter R. De Vries

Year

1987

Pages

340

Book Rate

7.94

S: Goodreads

Book

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken

Original title: De ontvoering van Alfred Heineken

Country: Netherlands

First published in: 1987

Length: 340 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Which is better?

Poster of Kidnapping Mr. Heineken, the 2015 movie by Daniel Alfredson

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Cover of Kidnapping Mr. Heineken, the 1987 book by Peter R. De Vries

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Kidnapping Mr. Heineken, the 2015 movie by Daniel Alfredson

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Kidnapping Mr. Heineken, the 1987 book by Peter R. De Vries

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33% No

8 votes

4 votes

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