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Amber Alert (2012)
 4.6
 3K
Amber Alert (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a group of friends decides to follow a car they've seen posted on an Amber Alert, things start to go very wrong.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: friendship, missing child, kidnapping, car, crimes, confined, friends, danger, chases and races, pedophile, violence, death, psychopath, pedophilia, gun, sexual abuse, house, brother, highway, child abuse, chase, psycho killer, night, risk, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Amber Alert

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, crimes, kidnapping, murder, confined, deadly and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Amber Alert: And Soon the Darkness (2010), Evil Things (2009), Layover (2012), VANish (2015), Ugly (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
And Soon the Darkness (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, kidnapping, friendship, young heroes, woman in danger, friends, youth, danger, isolation, rescue, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.3
 1K
Evil Things (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Miriam's 21st Birthday. As a birthday gift, Miriam's aunt Gail has decided to lend Miriam her beautiful country house for an entire weekend. Aunt Gail's country house is amazing. It's a four bedroom house surrounded by ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, danger, found footage, deadly, off the road, confined, isolation, slasher, survival, bedroom, van, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.5
 574
Layover (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the heiress of a luxury hotel chain is kidnapped at her dingy motel outside Detroit by a band of ruthless sex traffickers, her downtrodden assistant must figure out a way to rescue her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, sex trade, crimes, confined, hostages, chases and races, woman in danger, danger, rescue, heiress, russian mafia, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 2K
VANish (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Three thugs kidnap Emma, the daughter of a drug kingpin, and have no idea that murderous blood that runs through her veins. As time passes, the unlucky threesome finds themselves in danger from the police, gangsters and their captive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, murder, crimes, chaos, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, captivity, on the road, on the run, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 16K
Ugly (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A team of the best cops in Mumbai is dispatched to find a girl who has gone missing from her father's car. As the hunt for the kidnapper begins, fingers suspiciously point to closer home.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, police, family relations, crimes, parents and children, danger, track down, couples, drugs/alcohol, chases and races, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man kidnaps two girls in Oregon triggering the Amber Alert system throughout many surrounding states.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, missing child, kidnapper, desperation, girl, violence, police, gun, man with glasses, nervousness, female police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 12K
The Den (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hacking, murder, danger, cyberspace, woman in danger, video chat, brutality, fear, witnessing a crime, talking to the camera, violence, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Black Cadillac (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young men become terrorized in a high-speed car chase with a mysterious pursuant.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, escapades, chase, danger, survival, murder, crimes, deadly, rivalry, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 1K
Crowsnest (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In late summer of 2011, five young friends on a road trip went missing after being attacked by nomadic cannibals in a huge RV. Video was recorded by the victims & recovered by police as evidence in their still-unsolved murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough, scary ...
Plot: on the road, murder, escapades, crimes, confined, mystery, isolation, danger, friends, wilderness, deadly, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Stranger Is Watching (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three years after Steve Peterson's wife, Nina, was murdered in front of their 11 year old daughter Julie, she and his new girlfriend Sharon Martin are kidnapped by the same killer, the psychotic Artie Taggart. Imprisoning them in a bunker below ...
Style: mind bending, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, investigation, murder, rape, psychopathic killer, subway, confined, city life, crimes, hostages, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 11K
Nine Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: riddles and clues, kidnapping, captivity, danger, deadly, confined, gory, crimes, survival, crime, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Cries in the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Carrie Macklin and her little sister Elle had always been the closest of friends. But when Elle goes missing after a run-in with a relocated sex offender, it is up to Carrie to find her little sister...who is nine months pregnant. Carrie ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, dishonesty, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, track down, psychopath, infidelity, vengeance, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Treatment (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Inspector Nick Cafmeyer seems to have it all - looks, brains and a successful career. But a dark cloud hangs over his life: since the age of nine, he has been haunted by the unsolved disappearance of his younger brother, Bjorn. Plettinckx, a known ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, pedophile, police, missing child, police investigation, child killer, track down, law enforcement, haunted by the past, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Towards Darkness (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deals with 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a special ops team, and a man in charge of delivering the ransom money all feel as they rush to save him.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, deadly, soldier, chase, rivalry, car chase, terrorism, destiny, missing person, crime gone awry, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 3K
Malevolence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, slasher, heist, kidnapping, bank, hostage, abandoned house, crime, chases and races, hostages, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 10K
The Factory (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, investigation, crime, police detective, manhunt, obsession, chases and races, crimes, confined, deadly, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 2K
The Betrayed (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kidnappers force a young mother (Melissa George) to recover money stolen by her shady husband (Christian Campbell).
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, revelation, criminal, warehouse, dishonesty, deadly, survival, crime gone awry, danger, captivity, betrayal, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
 2K
Treehouse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenage boy discovers the perpetrators of several brutal kidnappings in his home town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: kidnapping, survival, danger, missing child, in the woods, confined, violence, brutality, teenager, discovery
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 7K
Kill Theory (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Whilst celebrating a graduation at a secluded vacation home, a group of college students find themselves targeted by a sadistic killer who forces them to play a deadly game of killing one another in order to survive.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, friendship, confined, deadly, rivalry, friends, who to trust, moral dilemma, survival, isolation, danger, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Slaughter of the Innocents (1993)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A seasoned FBI Agent's child-genius son assists him on catching a child-killer, a schizophrenic mohab nut who believes he's been chosen by god to be a new Noah.
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, murder, serial killer, fbi, law enforcement, investigation, parents and children, crime, deadly, psychopath, child killer, hotshot hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 26K
The Captive (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing incidents seem to indicate that she's still alive. Police, parents and Cassandra herself, will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, police investigation, law enforcement, family problems, track down, danger, crimes, family in crisis, investigation, flashback, female detective ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.3
 369
Deer Crossing (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film centers around retired police detective Derrick Stanswood (Mann), who is called by a successful doctor about an unsolved case involving his wife Maggy (Cottrel) and their son, Cole (newcomer Kevin Fennell). Chasing after loose ends in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: small town, kidnapping, missing child, private detective, captivity, crimes, confined, woman in danger, danger, farm, investigation, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The 7th Floor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Like every day, Marcelo gathers her children on the floor of his ex-wife. As each day play "to see who gets there first" them down the stairs, him in the elevator, a diversion that your ex-partner does not like. But when one day Marcelo ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Plot: missing child, track down, chases and races, parents and children, mystery, crimes, family relations, parents, disappearance, children, kidnapping, divorced parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 132
The Inflicted (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: David O'Hara is a troubled medical student who kidnaps, rapes and murders women. He impregnates one of his victims, Melissa Daniels, in an attempt to replace the family that he lost as a young boy. However, the police rescue Melissa from ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: murder, kidnapping, rescue, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, crimes, confined, danger, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, dallas texas, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 857
Coffin (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Awakening from a deep sleep in the pitch black Sean Justice feels around him and realises that he is in a small wooden box and beside him lays his unconscious girlfriend. With only two hours of air time remaining a ransom demand is made of $500,000 ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: race against time, danger, confined, mysterious character, chases and races, mystery, crime, survival, mask, coffin, trapped
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 10K
Transit (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family on a road trip is stalked by criminals who stashed stolen money in their car.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: car chase, on the road, family in danger, on the run, heist, crimes, road trip, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 2K
Repentance (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: psychopath, crimes, danger, family in danger, rivalry, deadly, kidnapping, confined, terror, villain, american horror, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 6K
Evidence (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detectives use clues from various recording devices to piece together events surrounding a massacre involving bus passengers at an abandoned gas station.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, investigation, riddles and clues, survival, track down, serial killer, danger, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, isolation, fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: snake, investigation, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, insanity, transformation, serial killer, hospital, mother daughter relationship, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Borderline Cult (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three serial killers team up at the US/Mexican border town of Juarez and go on a killing spree.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, rough, based on true events
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, gory, deadly, rivalry, tough heroes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, danger, woman in danger, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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