Directed By
Denis Villeneuve
Produced By
  • Broderick Johnson
  • Kira Davis
  • Andrew A. Kosove
  • Adam Kolbrenner
Written By
Aaron Guzikowski
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Terrence Howard
  • Paul Dano
Distributed By
Release Date
September 20, 2013

Prisoners (2013) is an American crime thriller film starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Terrence Howard, Paul Dano and Maria Bello. It is directed by Denis Villeneuve, written by Aaron Guzikowski, and is set to be released on September 20, 2013.


How far would you go to protect your child? Keller Dover (Jackman) is facing every parent’s worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki (Gyllenhaal) arrests its driver, Alex Jones (Paul Dano), but a lack of evidence forces the only suspect’s release.

Knowing his child’s life is at stake, the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. The desperate father will do whatever it takes to find the girls, but in doing so, he may lose himself, begging the question: When do you cross the line between seeking justice and becoming a vigilante?[1]


  • Hugh Jackman -as- Keller Dover
  • Jake Gyllenhaal -as- Detective Loki
  • Terrence Howard -as- Franklin Birch
  • Paul Dano -as- Alex Jones
  • Maria Bello -as- Grace Dover
  • Viola Davis -as- Nancy Birch
  • Melissa Leo -as- Holly Jones







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