Held Hostage

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Held Hostage
Directed by Grant Harvey
Written by James Kearns and Maria Nation (teleplay), Michelle Renee (novel)
Starring Julie Benz
Brendan Penny
Sonja Bennett
Natasha Calis
Distributed by Lifetime
Release dates July 19, 2009
Country United States
Language English

Held Hostage is a Lifetime Movie starring Julie Benz that aired on July 19, 2009. It is based on the true story of Michelle Renee who also wrote the novel. Michelle is now a spokeswoman for Violence Against Women & Girls Awareness. Hal Foxton Beckett was nominated for a Leo Award for the music featured in the movie.


Michelle (Julie Benz), a single mother, is kidnapped by three masked men and held hostage until she is forced to rob a bank which is the only option she has to save her only child's life while they are both wired to explode.


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