The Ref was released in the year 1994。The Ref is also called as Ésto (no) es un atraco, Ésto (no) es un secuestro, Absolut gisslan, Bossen, Árbitro, Hostile Hostages, Isto (Não) É Um Rapto, No Panic - Gute Ge, C'eravamo tanto odiati。
Denis Leary plays an unfortunate cat burglar, who is abandonded by his partner in the middle of a heist, and is forced to take an irritating Connecticut couple (Kevin Spacey, Judy Davis) hostage. He soon finds that he took more than he bargained for when the couple's blackmailing son and despicable in-laws step into the picture. Before long they're driving him nuts with their petty bickering and family problems. The only way for him to survive is to be their referee and resolve their differences, before he can be nabbed by the police.