Picture from Abduction
Overall C

When Nathan (Taylor Lautner) discovers his young face on a missing children's website, he suddenly has a lot of questions. But asking them unleashes secrets from the past that threaten to destroy his future.

Violence C-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity D+
Substance Use D+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense violence and action, brief language, some sexual content and teen partying.

Talk to your kids about…


A man threatens to kill a boy’s associates and friends on Facebook. Are there dangers linked with friending someone on social networking sites? Is this a realistic concern people should have?

Nathan feels like he doesn’t fit in with his peers. Do many children and teens feel this way at some point in their lives? Does the script do an adequate job of supporting Nathan’s notion?

Is it uncommon for children or teens to wish they had a secret identity? How does this same script play out in movies like Spy Kids where they discover their parents are international spies or in The Princess Diaries where the main character finds out she is really the daughter of royalty? Why do people sometimes fancy themselves as someone special? Is there harm in entertaining these fantasies?