Excess Baggage

Character: Emily

Directed by: Marco Brambilla

Written by: Max D. Adams, Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais

Produced by: Carolyn Kessler, Bill Borden

Cast Members: Jack Thompson, Christopher Walken, Benicio Del Toro, Nicholas Turturro

Released date: August 29, 1997

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

Duration: 1h 41min

A spoiled young woman, desperate for attention from her millionaire father (Jack Thompson), Emily Hope (Alicia Silverstone) fakes her own abduction to shift his focus her way. The so-called kidnapping turns real, however, when auto thief Vincent Roche (Benicio Del Toro) makes off with a car and discovers Emily, who had locked herself inside the trunk. As Vincent tries to figure out what to do with his unexpected guest, Emily begins to fall for the charming felon.

Taglines

• You would NOT believe what a girl’s got to do, just to get a little attention.
• A crash course in kidnappings, car thefts and other rituals of dating.

Script developed by Never Enough Design