Kidnap Parent Guide Never mess with a mother -- even if she's not a bear! Release date August 4, 2017 Nothing will keep this mom (Halle Berry) from fighting to get her son back, after he is kidnapped. Why is Kidnap rated R? The MPAA rated Kidnap R for violence and peril. Run Time: 94 minutes News About "Kidnap" Cast and Crew Kidnap is directed by Luis Prieto and stars Halle Berry, Patrick Kearns, Lew Temple, Dana Gourrier. Home Video Related home video titles: Halle Berry plays another determined character in the X-Men franchise. A father takes the law into his own hands to retrieve his daughter from thugs in Taken.