Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

Stolen

Posted on

IF LOOKS COULD KILL Jon Hamm plays an obsessed cop in Stolen .
Jessica Brooks

Stolen

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
87 minutes
Wide Release Date:
03/12/10
performer:
Jon Hamm, Josh Lucas
director:
Anders Anderson
author:
Glenn Taranto
genre:
Drama

We gave it a D-

It’s a toss-up as to what’s the worse sin in this graceless piece of tragedy porn: building a lurid drama around the fictional abduction and death of two little boys 50 years apart, or encouraging viewers to luxuriate in the handsomeness of the two actors who play the boys’ weeping and wailing fathers in scenes of high phoniness. In Stolen, Jon Hamm (not yet famous as Jon Hamm? from?Mad Men when he signed on) is an obsessed cop (he couldn’t protect his boy!) who ignores his grieving wife; Josh Lucas gets to look good in a hat as 1950s Sad Dad, a widowed working stiff. D?