Studio: Miramax Films
Director: Mike Nichols
MPAA Rating: N/A
Screenwriters: David Mamet, Chris Rock
A remake of Akira Kurosawa's "High and Low," the 1963 detective thriller starring Toshiro Mifune was based on the Ed McBain novel "King's Ransom," about a businessman who is ruined when he honorably pays ransom to kidnappers who mistakenly nabbed his driver's son.