Excess Baggage (1997) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Excess Baggage (1997)



Critic Consensus: Struggling to find a romantic spark in a seedy premise, Excise Baggage is weighed down by a lot of comedic dead weight.

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Wanting her father's love, an attention-starved debutante engineers her own kidnapping by making a bogus phone call and then locking herself in the trunk of her daddy's BMW. Her plot backfires when a handsome crook steals the car. Romantic comedy and action ensue.

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Alicia Silverstone
as Emily T. Hope
Benicio Del Toro
as Vincent Roche
Jack Thompson
as Alexander Hope
Leland Orser
as Detective Barnaby
Harry Connick Jr.
as Greg Kistler
Robert Wisden
as Detective Sims
Brendan Beiser
as Man On Pay Phone
Demitri Goritsas
as Surveillance Van Cop
Demetri Goritsas
as Surveillance Van Cop
Stacy Grant
as Car Showroom Receptionist
Jorge Vargas
as Mini Mart Clerk
Carrie Cain Sparko
as Waitress at Diner
Callum Keith Rennie
as Motel Manager
Nicole N. Parker
as Waitress at Knotty Pines
Carrie Cain Sparks
as Waitress at Diner
Nicole Ari Parker
as Waitress at Knotty Pines
Bill Croft
as Trucker
Claire Riley
as Dream Reporter
Dean Wray
as Barge Mate
Fulvio Cecere
as Sharp Shooter
David Longworth
as RV Gas Pumper
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Critic Reviews for Excess Baggage

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (8)

[Silverstone is] OK in it, but no better than OK. Benicio Del Toro steals it with his performance as a car thief who becomes an unwilling kidnapper.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

A good little comedy with a string of winning performances.

July 30, 2007 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Outstays it's welcome after a while, but Silverstone fans will still be in heaven - she's as cute as ever, and as cool as ever.

July 4, 2005 | Rating: 3/5

Bad romantic comedy

July 14, 2003 | Rating: 1/5

a series of flaccid, go-nowhere scenes featuring a sullen Silverstone and the inarticulate Benicio Del Toro...

June 23, 2002 | Rating: 0/4 | Full Review…

This entertaining drama helps us see that meaningful coincidences join us with the right people just when we need each other the most.

February 27, 2002 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Excess Baggage


Even crappier than I remembered from first seeing it at the cinema. Alicia is actually annoying here and the plot is awful.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer


Spoilt brat decides to stage her own kidnap to get her dad's attention.

Candy Rose
Candy Rose

Super Reviewer


Fell in love with benicio del toro in this movie. Daaamnnn!! ;D

Ginny  X
Ginny  X

Super Reviewer

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