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Ransom! (1956)

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109 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

The Stannards' son is kidnapped for ransom. Plot centres around Ford's (the father) efforts to find him.
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Cyril Hume (screenplay) | Richard Maibaum (screenplay)
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$1,003,000
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Release date
Jan 24, 1956 (United States)

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Glenn Ford
David G. 'Dave' Stannard David G. 'Dave' Stannard   See fewer
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Donna Reed
Edith Stannard Edith Stannard   See fewer
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Leslie Nielsen
Charlie Telfer Charlie Telfer   See fewer
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Juano Hernandez
Jesse Chapman aka Uncle Jesse Jesse Chapman aka Uncle Jesse   See fewer
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Robert Keith
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Mabel Albertson
Mrs. Partridge Mrs. Partridge   See fewer
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Alexander Scourby
Dr. Paul Y. Gorman Dr. Paul Y. Gorman   See fewer
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Bobby Clark
Andy Stannard Andy Stannard   See fewer
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Ainslie Pryor
Al Stannard Al Stannard   See fewer
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Lori March
Elizabeth Stannard Elizabeth Stannard   See fewer
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Robert Burton
Sheriff Jake Kessing Sheriff Jake Kessing   See fewer
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Juanita Moore
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Robert Stevenson
Fred Benson (as Robert Forrest) Fred Benson (as Robert Forrest)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 1,484 votes