In 1973, kidnappers demand a ransom from billionaire J. Paul Getty in exchange for his grandson's release. more
In Movie Theaters U.S.Monday, December 25, 2017
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Rating MPAAR for language, some violence, disturbing images and brief drug content
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Follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son’s life in the balance, Gail and Getty’s advisor (Mark Wahlberg) become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money.
Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on the true story.
- Production will take place in Italy (Hollywood Reporter, 3/21/17).
- The film is inspired by historical events. Some scenes, characters and dialogue have been fictionalized for dramatic purposes.