Held Up (1999)
Movie: Held Up
- Director: Steve Rash
- Stars: Jamie Foxx, Nia Long, Barry Corbin, John Cullum, Jake Busey, Michael Shamus Wiles, Eduardo Yez, Sarah Paulson, Diego Fuentes, Roselyn Sanchez, Julie Hagerty, Andrew Jackson, Dalton James, Sam Vlahos, Sam Gifaldi
- Release Date: October 08, 1999
- Run Time: 89 min
- Genre: Comedy
While they\’re on vacation in the Southwest, Rae finds out her man Michael spent their house money on a classic car, so she dumps him, hitching a ride to Vegas for a flight home. A kid promptly steals Michael\’s car, leaving him at the Zip & Sip, a convenience store. Three bumbling robbers promptly stage a hold up. Two take off with the cash stranding the third, with a mysterious crate, just as the cops arrive. The robber takes the store hostage. As incompetent cops bring in a SWAT team and try a by-the-book rescue, Michael has to keep the robber calm, find out what\’s in the crate, aid the negotiations, and get back to Rae. The Stockholm Syndrome asserts its effect.