Often some of the darkest films are derived from terrifying true crime stories.
The 2015 Lifetime film Cleveland Abduction sees Orange Is the New Black actress Taryn Manning portray Michelle Knight, a 21-year-old single mother whose life changes forever after an encounter with a kidnapper.
On her way to court one day, Michelle accepted a lift from the father of a school acquaintance and found herself abducted and held captive in his home.
Soon, Michelle finds herself joined by two more young women who have been kidnapped by this dangerous individual.
Will there three women find freedom?
Cleveland Abduction is finding a whole new wave of viewers online thanks to its arrival on Netflix in the US, but how can you watch in the UK?
Here is everything you need to know about Cleveland Abduction.
Watch Cleveland Abduction online in the UK
Cleveland Abduction is available to rent or buy online in the UK.
In terms of prices, Cleveland Abduction costs £7.99 to buy and £3.49 to rent, both in HD.
Is Cleveland Abduction available on Netflix UK?
Cleveland Abduction is not currently available to watch on Netflix UK.
However, the film has found a new audience in the US thanks to its arrival on the US Netflix platform.
We will be sure to update this article if this changes at any point in the UK in the future.
Cleveland Abduction cast
The cast of the film Cleveland Abduction consists of the following.
- Taryn Manning as Michelle Knight
- Raymond Cruz as Ariel Castro
- Katie Sarife as Gina DeJesus
- Samantha Droke as Amanda Berry
- Pam Grier as Carla
- Joe Morton as Agent Solano
Lead actress Taryn Manning is best known for her role as Tiffany "Pennsatucky" Doggett in Orange Is the New Black, along with roles in Sons of Anarchy, Hustle & Flow and 8 Mile.
Breaking Bad star Raymond Cruz plays infamous real-life kidnapper Ariel Castro, while Annabelle Comes Home star Katie Sarife plays one of Castro's victims, Gina DeJesus.
Newcomer Samantha Droke portrays Amanda Berry.
Jackie Brown star Pam Grier also features alongside T2 Judgement Day actor Joe Morton.
Is Cleveland Abduction based on a true story?
Yes, Cleveland Abduction is based on the true story of kidnapper Ariel Castro and his victims.
Ariel Castro was responsible for the kidnapping and imprisonment of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Georgina "Gina" DeJesus between 2002 and 2004.
The three women remained imprisoned until 2013 when Berry escaped, prompting the other two to later be rescued by the police.
Later in 2013 after his arrest, Castro pleaded guilty to 937 criminal counts of rape, kidnapping and aggravated murder.
After receiving a life sentence plus 1,000 years in prison and serving a month of his custodial sentence, Castro subsequently took his own life in prison in September 2013.