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Hopkins plays the heir to the Heineken beer fortune who is kidnapped in the movie. This suspense-free true-crime film is uninteresting, uninspired and unnecessary.

A bad idea, shoddily executed

Mar 20, 2015 5:50 AM

IT must have seemed like a good idea at the time but given the outcome, both the makers of Kidnapping Freddy Heineken and the criminals that this true-crime movie portrays would probably have chosen to do something different - like go fishing or join the Foreign Legion. This suspense-free film,