Pita Ramos, played by Dakota Fanning, is the child of a wealthy businessman and to satisfy his insurance company her father must hire a bodyguard for her. Creasy is not interested in being a bodyguard, especially to a youngster, but for lack of something better to do, he accepts the assignment. Creasy admits his alcoholism to the father who just asks that his with not find out. An apparent error in the delivery of the ransom money to the kidnappers, seems to get the hostage, Pita, killed. Despite being seriously wounded during the kidnapping, he vows to kill anyone involved in or profiting from the kidnapping. Creasy's new-found purpose in life is shattered when Pita is kidnapped. This incarnation of the movie stars a great cast with, Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning, Marc Anthony, Christopher Walken and Mickey Rourke.
With the help of a local reporter, Creasy cuts a wide swath of vengeance and blood, across Mexico City in his search for young Pita. . The 2004 version is the second time this same book was adapted to film, with the first in 1987. After being released from the hospital he is haunted by the images of the kidnapping and takes it upon himself to try to get the little girl back. Creasy barely tolerates the precocious child and her pestering questions about him and his life.
And no one can stop him. This movie delivers some great action, suspense and more than enough plot twists to keep you interested throughout. As the story progresses, Despite the best efforts of Creasy, Pita is kidnapped. With these and many other masterful plot twists, director Tony Scott and screenwriter Brian Helgeland, will keep you guessing and on the edge of your seat. Storyline: A wave of kidnappings has swept through Mexico, feeding a growing sense of panic among its wealthier citizens, especially parents.
Creasy's friend Rayburn brings him to Mexico City to be a bodyguard to nine-year-old Pita Ramos, daughter of industrialist Samuel Ramos and his wife Lisa. John Creasy, played by Denzel Washington, is the former U. Creasy continues following his leads bent upon revenge. The majority of the story unfolds in Mexico City, where kidnapping is an everyday business for some. In one six-day period, there were twenty-four abductions, leading many to hire bodyguards for their children.
In Mexico City, a former assassin swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect. He is led to a corrupt local police force and eventually on to those who masterminded the plot and the man who carried it out. During the kidnapping Creasy is seriously injured. But slowly, she chips away at his seemingly impenetrable exterior, his defenses drop, and he opens up to her. . .
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