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Kidnap and Rescue

Season 1
Kidnapping: A world shrouded in secrecy, until now: Told in first person by the operators who risk their lives to bring home the victims of kidnapping and hostage situations, along with dramatic renditions of the stories.
IMDb 7.7201110 episodes
TV-14
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - Hostage Rescue Team
    January 28, 2011
    43min
    TV-14
    Brad Barker and his security firm, The HALO Corporation, attempt to rescue a man ripped from his bed and a kidnapped and drugged girl that was sold into sexual slavery across the US-Mexico border.
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  2. S1 E2 - Taxi Cab Killer
    February 4, 2011
    43min
    TV-14
    A businessman and his brother travel to Manila, Philippines, to celebrate their birthdays and one of them is kidnapped by a taxi driver. They communicate in cryptic terms to aid authorities in the rescue.
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  3. S1 E3 - Proof of Life
    February 11, 2011
    44min
    TV-14
    When an agriculture scientist is kidnapped by Colombia's FARC while working in South America, his wife, friends and professional negotiators fight to bring him home alive.
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  4. S1 E4 - Taken By Surprise
    May 20, 2011
    44min
    TV-14
    An Arizona teenager is kidnapped from his home while trying to help sell his sister's car. Then, an American citizen with homes on both sides of the US-Mexico border is taken from his Tijuana, Mexico, residence while he sleeps.
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  5. S1 E5 - Cartel Vengeance
    June 25, 2011
    44min
    TV-14
    After DEA agent Kiki Camarena is kidnapped and murdered in Mexico, authorities use unorthodox methods to bring his killers to justice. Then, never-before-seen interviews with Kiki's kidnappers are revealed.
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  6. S1 E6 - Portrait of an Operator
    March 18, 2011
    44min
    TV-14
    The Guidry Group is a private security firm based out of Montgomery, Texas, specializing in "high net worth" clients, fortune 500 companies and US government interests. Plus, the intimate story of an operator who lost his partner in the line of duty.
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  7. S1 E7 - Rumble in the Jungle
    July 16, 2011
    44min
    TV-14
    A couple vacationing in the Philippines are taken hostage by a Muslim extremist group. The US government and Filipino Marines work to rescue them from Abu Sabaya, the brutal leader of Abu Sayyaf.
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  8. S1 E8 - Project Child Save
    February 18, 2011
    43min
    TV-14
    Project Child Save founder Ty Ritter reveals the details behind two missions to bring children being held hostage abroad back home.
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  9. S1 E9 - Hostage Terrorism
    March 11, 2011
    43min
    TV-14
    A civilian truck driver and a soldier are kidnapped by insurgents during an ambush in Iraq and face very different fates.
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  10. S1 E10 - Anatomy of a Kidnapping
    August 13, 2011
    43min
    TV-14
    Worldwide kidnapping is a growth industry, fortunately there are individuals who have dedicated their lives to protecting the innocent, these are their stories.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
Tiller RussellDouglas Segal
Producers
Tiller RussellJoshua C. BerkleyTrevor JonesEllen LichtensteinGreg TillmanJeffrey Bell
Starring
Aubrey Wakeling
Studio
Discovery
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