Held Up

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5.21 h 28 min2014PG-13
What should have been a romantic getaway turns into one hilarious debacle after another when Michael's woman dumps him in the desert where he gets carjacked by a teenager and he is taken hostage in a stickup at the local Sip and Zip.
Directors
Steve Rash
Starring
Jamie FoxxNia Long
Genres
Comedy
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English [CC]
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English
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Producers
Stokely ChaffinNeal H. Moritz
Studio
Viacom
Rating
PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)
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Alcohol usefoul languagesexual contentviolence
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4.3 out of 5 stars

861 global ratings

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  4. 4% of reviews have 2 stars
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KritiqueReviewed in the United States on May 7, 2016
4.0 out of 5 stars
Pretty decent comedy
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This was a pretty decent movie. I am not a big fan of movies but occasionally I need to zone out and so I decided to watch a movie. I chose this because it had Jamie Foxx and Nia Long and Jamie is typically funny or stupid so I thought I would enjoy it. I was pretty clean for the most part and if you like comedies I think you would probably enjoy this. It wasn't a comedy that made me laugh out loud but things typically have to be pretty darn funny for me to actually laugh out loud. This movie had moments that made me snicker and giggle under my breath but in all fairness I was doing other things while the movie was playing. Maybe if it had my full and utmost attention I would have found it even funnier. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a pretty clean (it's not squeaky clean if that's what you're looking for but that so rare and that's why I don't really watch movies) and humorous comedy.[[ASIN:B00ANKTJ54 Held Up]]
PeteGReviewed in the United States on June 13, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Goofy, for sure, but pretty darn funny!
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It's different from most "rom coms", by a big stretch, and it keeps you laughing, and occasionally cringing, what's not to love...
AlexReviewed in the United States on June 23, 2016
1.0 out of 5 stars
Watch it as a very last resort ONLY!
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Not a very good comedy. There were only a couple "Ha Ha" moments by Jamie Foxx. The rest of the cast was mediocre at best and a poor storyline and direction did not help. I was waiting for the movie to improve as the story moved forward but it never did and only got worse. Which makes me wonder why I sat though this poor movie? It was only due to the fact that I was sick and was getting my much needed rest to recover which allowed me to watch this movie in its entirety without feeling the need that I was wasting precious time.
AnastasiaReviewed in the United States on June 16, 2016
4.0 out of 5 stars
A nice romantic comedy
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An early Jamie Foxx movie. A nice romantic comedy. Not too much bad language, for those of you that don't like to hear that. Also, a lot of people doing nice things for each other, something I remember from my youth.
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lydia haynesReviewed in the United States on June 5, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
It's all about timing
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Funny and crazy
Marcellas M. PratherReviewed in the United States on November 8, 2016
5.0 out of 5 stars
Still pretty funny!
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Saw this movie again after first seeing it a long time ago. Still pretty funny!!! Clean fun, especially compared to comedies produced these days.
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A SmithReviewed in the United States on December 17, 2016
4.0 out of 5 stars
Fun couple movie
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Light comedy of course you assume because Jamie Foxx is in it, great movie to watch with your spouse. I thoroughly enjoyed watching it at work in between calls :)
ShareOnReviewed in the United States on April 26, 2016
4.0 out of 5 stars
"OK nobody move!" but go ahead and laugh!!
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NOT sophisticated humor, but funny stuff with various characters showing their "good people" side sprinkled throughout. Some movies I'll watch again and again. This is one.
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