Release date:April 22, 2005
Studio:New Line Cinema
MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for crude and sexual humor and language)
Screenwriters:Kevin Bisch, Wayne Conley
Starring:Anthony Anderson, Jay Mohr, Kellita Smith, Loretta Devine, Nicole Ari Parker, Leila Arcieri, Regina Hall, Charles Murphy, Brooke D’Orsay, Donald Faison
Anthony Anderson stars in the comedy "King's Ransom" as Malcolm King, a wealthy and arrogant businessman whose soon-to-be ex-wife (Kellita Smith) has plans to take him for everything he’s worth in their divorce settlement. Determined to avoid losing his fortune to her, Malcolm plans his own kidnapping with the help of his dim-witted mistress (Regina Hall) and her ex-con brother (Charles Murphy). But Malcolm’s plans go hilariously awry when he discovers that he is not the only one with a scheme to kidnap and hold him for ransom.