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USA: Freestyle Releasing
UK: TPC / The Portman Consultancy
Cast: Alan Rickman, Bryan Greenberg, Shawn Hatosy, Mary Steenburgen, Bill Pullman, Eliza Dushku, Danny DeVito, Ted Danson, Ernie Hudson, Tracey Walter, Lindy Booth, Kevin West, Lucy DeVito, Mary Pat Gleason, Joyce Guy, Larry Hankin, Juliette Jeffers, Matthew Kimbrough, Hal B Klein, Dean Rader-Duval, Johanna Torell, Matt Winston, Avis Wrentmore, Tiffany Downey
Director: Randall Miller
USA: 110 mins
UK: 105 mins
USA Rated: R for some violent gruesome images, language and sexuality
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong language and violence
USA Release Date: 5 December 2008 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: tbc
Having two eminent scientists as parents hasn't made Barkley Michaelson's life any easier and he is currently struggling to finish his thesis. When his father, Eli Michaelson, wins the Nobel Prize in chemistry, both Barkley and his mother Sarah, who is a respected forensic scientist, suddenly find their lives become even more difficult overnight.
When Barkley is kidnapped and held to ransom the resulting turmoil within his family ultimately leads to its downfall.