• R
  • 1996
  • 117 min
  • USA
  • action, crime, thriller

When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.

Director: Ron Howard

Screenwriters: Richard Price, Alexander Ignon

Stars: Mel Gibson, Gary Sinise, Delroy Lindo

Directed with propulsive intensity by Ron Howard, Ransom is a fiery thriller packed with hot-blooded performances and jolting twists.


  • Ron Howard
    Ron Howard

    Ronald William "Ron" Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American actor, director and producer. He came to prominence as a child actor, playing Opie Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show for eight years, and later as the teenaged Richie Cunningham in the sitcom Happy Days for six years. He made film appearances such as in

Main Cast


Producer: Scott Rudin, Brian Grazer

Editor: Mike Hill, Daniel P. Hanley

Casting: Janet Hirshenson, Jane Jenkins

Director Of Photography: Piotr Sobocinski

Original Music Composer: James Horner

Costume Design: Rita Ryack

Executive Producer: Todd Hallowell

Production Design: Michael Corenblith


Tagline: Someone is going to pay.

Genres: action, crime, thriller

Certificate: R

Categories: kidnapping, reward, fbi, dirty cop, millionaire


Year: 1996

Runtime: 117 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Color: Color, Black and White

Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital, SDDS