Movies like Amber Alert

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Amber Alert (2012)
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: highway, found footage, mysterious man, missing child, friendship, crimes, confined, psychopath, violence, group of friends, murder, rescue, car, kidnapping, friends, pedophilia, redneck, travel, women, risk, kidnapped girl, child abduction, child, child in peril, pedophile ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Amber Alert

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and tense films with plots about danger, murder, deadly, crimes, violence, serial killer and death mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Amber Alert: The Call (2013), Evil Things (2009), Crowsnest (2012), The Levenger Tapes (2013), The Den (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Call (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, woman in danger, 911, psycho, murder, youth, chase, child abduction, graphic violence, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 4.2
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, stalking, missing person, violence, murder, group of friends, survival, trap, fear, isolation, travel, loss of control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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100%
 3.8
 2K
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: tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: found footage, on the road, murder, survival, isolation, buddies, confined, mystery, friendship, wilderness, violence, trailer home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Detectives in a remote town pore through every frame of a troubling tape to find the whereabouts of three missing college students. The chilling footage becomes more and more disturbing when the students come upon the bloody dress of an 8-year-old ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense
Plot: found footage, missing person, police investigation, wilderness, supernatural, survival, death, violence, travel, law enforcement, graphic violence, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.0
 14K
The Den (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 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: disturbing, scary, suspense, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, internet, murder, brutality, panic, violence, hacking, police, computer, laptop, fear, masked killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.2
 435
Deer Crossing (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, captivity, private detective, small town, kidnapping, confined, crimes, farm, abduction, violence, redneck, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 690
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: abduction, heiress, crimes, rescue, confined, russian mafia, deception, murder, lifetime, kidnapping, dog, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 37K
Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: suspense, realistic, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, strong female lead, abduction, single mother, mercilessness, little boy, missing child, child in peril, rescue, track down, child abduction, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, hidden camera, murder, family in danger, mind game, isolation, psychopath, confined, manipulation, family secret, strangulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 1K
Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, found footage, ghost, mentally unstable, mental institution, crimes, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, hospital, violence, murder, sanitarium ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.8
 1K
Coffin (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: survival, race against time, confined, mysterious character, crimes, twists and turns, trapped, save the day, on the run, mystery, buried alive, coffin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.5
 565
Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, survival, crimes, psychopath, murder, violence, diner, small town, farm, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, escapades, chase, survival, murder, rivalry, crimes, car, winter, redneck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 1K
The Mooring (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Every 40 seconds a person goes missing. In northern Idaho, a group of teenage girls attended a summer camp to help them connect with nature without technology. They were told it would be a summer of change. As the girls' houseboat is suddenly ...
Style: scary, tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: river, psychopath, chase, serial killer, forest, survival, missing person, isolation, woman in danger, confined, on the run, camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, police investigation, missing person, police detective, crimes, track down, dishonesty, woman in danger, vengeance, missing child, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 7K
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: scary, suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, riddles and clues, found footage, investigation, survival, track down, murder, police detective, crimes, fire, masked killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
When a Killer Calls (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A babysitter begins receiving threatening phone calls from a man who has just killed an entire family.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, nanny, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, urban legend, home invasion, terrorism, crimes, youth, teenage life, prank, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.6
 490
Knock Knock 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the night before Halloween, four friends decided to go on a self made tour of famous Hollywood murders and celebrity haunted houses. The tour led them to a house known as 1666. They have been missing ever since.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, haunted house, supernatural, survival, hollywood, confined, ghost, isolation, halloween, legends and myths, friends, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Kiss of a Killer (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A true story, Bela Kiss was one of the the most brutal serial killers, who killed 23 young women during the beginning of the first World War. The blood-drained bodies were found in metal barrels, conserved in alcohol. According to rumors, he was ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, hotel, psychopath, crimes, bank robber, survival, trapped, ghost, murder, death, rescue, secret hideout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1916
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Deadly Encounter (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Restaurant hostess and mom Joanne Sanders has to work late one night. After she leaves the restaurant she accidentally cuts a car off on the highway. This driver takes it personally and he begins to stalk and harass Joanne.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, stalking, crimes, stalker, violence, police detective, ex husband ex wife relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, lifetime, threatening telephone call, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: macabre, disturbing, rough, sadistic, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, serial killer, torture, murder, psychopath, maniac, investigation, violence, sadism, suffering, torment, psycho killer ...
Time: year 2001
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 236
Alien Valley (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story of a reality T.V. crew of paranormal researchers who journey to Colorado's San Luis Valley in order to investigate the unexplained phenomena of cattle mutilations. Over the course of their three day investigation they find much more ...
Style: psychotronic, dark, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: found footage, fear, mysterious event, friend, murder, death, group of friends, investigation, violence, obscurity, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Devil Below (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of four amateur adventurers who specialize in exploring remote and forsaken places pay a visit to Shookum Hills, a town in the remote Appalachian Mountains which was abandoned decades ago due to a mysterious coal mine fire.
Style: tense, suspense, scary, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: monster, supernatural, violence, characters in danger, death, killings, vengeance, friends, peril, youth, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.0
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Malevolence (2004)
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: suspense, slasher, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, hostage, heist, woman in danger, on the run, confined, criminal heroes, violence spree, kidnapping, old dark house, abandoned house ...
Time: contemporary, year 1999, 90s, 80s, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 579
XII (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, crimes, strong violent content, serial killer, violence, murder, masked killer, chase, escaped prisoner, comeback, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 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: surprise ending, scary, suspense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, survival, mind game, friendship, torture, rivalry, trapped, psycho, love triangle, betrayal, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Madison County (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, forest, uncover truth, murder, violence, redneck, masked killer, graphic violence, serial murder, danger, deadly, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Reckoning (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a detective is called in to investigate the roadside execution of his partner, he discovers at the crime scene a data card from a video camera. The card contains footage shot by two runaway teenagers who are making a documentary about the drug ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: found footage, murder, partners against crime, vengeance, police investigation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, family problems, crime scene, track down, injustice, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of "The County Line ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: tv reporter, murder, serial killer, investigation, journalism, crimes, mystery, psychopath, small town, cannibalism, reporter, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
8213: Gacy House (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of paranormal investigators enter the abandoned home of paedophile and serial killer John Gacy, hoping to find evidence of paranormal activity. Upon entering the house they set-up cameras throughout the abandoned house while going room to ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: found footage, serial killer, ghost, crimes, supernatural, investigation, frame up, haunted house, murder, paranormal activity, killer clown, amusement park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%