John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the hospital puts his son's name on the donor's list.
- Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
- Studio: New Line Cinema, Burg/Koules Productions, Evolution Entertainment
- Keyword: chicago, illinois, parent child relationship, heart attack, kidnapping, heart disease, hostage-taking, hospital
- Cast: Denzel Washington, James Woods, Kimberly Elise, Robert Duvall, Shawn Hatosy, Eddie Griffin