Kidnapping Freddy Heineken

Kidnapping Freddy Heineken (U.S. title Kidnapping Mr. Heineken) is a 2015 British-Dutch crime drama film directed by Daniel Alfredson based on the 1983 kidnapping of Freddy Heineken. The screenplay, based on the 1987 book by Peter R. de Vries, was written by William Brookfield. The role of Freddy Heineken is played by Anthony Hopkins, with Sam Worthington as Willem Holleeder, Jim Sturgess as Cor van Hout, Ryan Kwanten as Jan Boellaard, Thomas Cocquerel as Martin Erkamps and Mark van Eeuwen as Frans Meijer.[1]

Kidnapping Freddy Heineken
U.S. theatrical release poster
Directed byDaniel Alfredson
Screenplay byWilliam Brookfield
Based onKidnapping Freddy Heineken
by Peter R. de Vries
Produced byJudy Cairo
Howard Meltzer
Michael A. Simpson
StarringAnthony Hopkins
Sam Worthington
Jim Sturgess
Ryan Kwanten
CinematographyFredrik Bäckar
Edited byHåkan Karlsson
Music byClay Duncan
Lucas Vidal
European Film Company
Informant Europe SPRL
Distributed byAlchemy
A Plus Films
Signature Entertainment
Release date
  • 18 January 2015 (2015-01-18) (Netherlands)
  • 3 April 2015 (2015-04-03) (United Kingdom)
Running time
95 minutes
CountriesUnited Kingdom