We’ve got some exclusive Kidnapping Mr. Heineken images to debut today from the upcoming crime thriller. Based on true events, the story revolves around a group of childhood friends who kidnap Dutch businessman and beer mogul Freddy Heineken (Anthony Hopkins), holding him for what was at the time the largest ransom ever. These new images provide a look at Hopkins’ snatching, as well as actors Sam Worthington, Jim Sturgess, and Ryan Kwanten as the men responsible for the crime.
Check out the Kidnapping Mr. Heineken images below. Daniel Alfredson, the filmmaker behind The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest, directed the thriller. Kidnapping Mr. Heineken opens in theaters and on VOD March 6th.
Here’s the official synopsis for Kidnapping Mr. Heineken:
Based on crime journalist Peter R. de Vries’s account of what has been called “the most notorious kidnapping of the 20th Century,” KIDNAPPING MR. HEINEKEN explores the abduction of Dutch brewery magnate Freddy Heineken (Anthony Hopkins) and his chauffeur, Ab Doderer, who were kidnapped in 1983 and held for what was the largest ransom at the time.