Hostage for a Day

10/08/1998
  |  Buy to Own: 25/12/1997
  |  86 min
Rated PG by the BBFC

Synopsis

John Candy stars in this story of a man in a mid-life crisis - his job stinks, his marriage isn't working and his dream of settling in Alaska has failed. When Russian terrorists go on a spate of kidnappings, he decides to turn himself into a hostage, holding himself for ransom. When the ransom money is paid up, to him, he escapes to Alaska. But the Russian terrorists and the police are hot on his trail.