REVIEW OF SNATCHED (2017)
SNATCHED: is directed Jonathan Levine and written by Katie Dippold. starring Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer as mother and daughter who get kidnapped when they take a trip to Ecuador. The complete cast includes Joan Cusack, Ike Barinholtz, Wanda Sykes, Christopher Meloni, Randall Park, Wanda Sykes, Óscar Jaenada, as well as Colin Quinn. I assume this will make tons of money in the summer, it’s definitely going to pull in some big crowds.
When her boyfriend dumps Emily (Amy Schumer), a spontaneous woman in her 30s, she persuades her ultra-cautious mom (Goldie Hawn) to accompany her on a vacation to Ecuador. At Emily’s insistence, the pair seeks out adventure, but suddenly find themselves kidnapped. When these two very different women are trapped on this wild journey, their bond as mother and daughter is tested and strengthened while they attempt to navigate the jungle and escape. The movie is directed by talented American filmmaker Jonathan Levine, of the films, All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, The Wackness, 50/50, Warm Bodies and The Night Before previously. The screenplay is written by Katie Dippold (The Heat, Ghostbusters). 20th Century Fox will release Snatched in theaters everywhere starting May 12th this summer. Who’s excited about this movie?