Movies like Amber Alert

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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: highway, friendship, mysterious man, missing child, crimes, confined, danger, violence, psychopath, group of friends, kidnapping, murder, rescue, car, one day, found footage, friends, chases and races, child in peril, profanity, child, child abduction, police, pedophile, death ...
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 suspenseful, serious, tense and realistic films with plots about danger, crimes, deadly, murder, confined, violence and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Amber Alert: The Call (2013), VANish (2015), Layover (2012), And Soon the Darkness (2010), Treehouse (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 117K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, child abduction, serial killer, danger, 911, psycho, investigation, murder, youth, graphic violence, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
 5.1
 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: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, on the road, danger, road trip, crimes, confined, captivity, graphic violence, rivalry, chaos, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
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100%
 4.5
 672
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, tense, captivating
Plot: heiress, crimes, rescue, danger, confined, russian mafia, abduction, kidnapping, murder, deception, sex trade, sex trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
And Soon the Darkness (2010)
Genre: Drama, 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: disturbing, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, friendship, torture, rescue, psychopath, isolation, danger, deadly, confined, murder, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 3.8
 2K
Treehouse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage boy discovers the perpetrators of several brutal kidnappings in his home town.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: kidnapping, survival, danger, confined, forest, in the woods, graphic violence, teenager, brutality, psychopath, crimes, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 2K
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, stalking, danger, missing person, survival, isolation, group of friends, murder, violence, trap, mysterious death, loss of control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 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: suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough, scary ...
Plot: on the road, murder, survival, isolation, buddies, confined, danger, friendship, wilderness, mystery, deadly, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, hidden camera, danger, family in danger, murder, manipulation, confined, mind game, deadly, psychopath, isolation, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 3.8
 734
Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, danger, prison, mystery, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, confined, crimes, investigation, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: hacking, murder, video chat, danger, cyberspace, woman in danger, strong violent content, found footage, privacy invasion, fear, brutality, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.2
 429
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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, captivity, danger, private detective, crimes, confined, deadly, farm, kidnapping, small town, abduction, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 13K
Nine Dead (2009)
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, kidnapping, captivity, danger, riddles and clues, survival, deadly, crimes, gory, crime, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, sex maniac, missing person, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, missing child, track down, woman in danger, police detective, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 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: slasher, surprise ending, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, friendship, murder, rivalry, survival, moral dilemma, isolation, strong violent content, friends, gory, deadly, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 7K
Bereavement (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1989, six year old Martin Bristoll was kidnapped from his backyard swing in Minersville Pennsylvania. Graham Sutter, a psychotic recluse, kept Martin imprisoned on his derelict pig farm, forcing him to witness and participate in unspeakable ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, psychopath, deadly, crimes, danger, confined, child in peril, hostage, woman in danger, isolation, evil man ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.9
 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: twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: race against time, mysterious character, confined, coffin, survival, crimes, danger, trapped, save the day, on the run, mystery, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 21K
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, family relations, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, track down, parents and children, couple relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, police, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.6
 553
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, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, crimes, supernatural, danger, vengeance, survival, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, blood, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Boy Behind the Door (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Bobby and his best friend Kevin are kidnapped and taken to a strange house in the middle of nowhere, Bobby manages to escape. But as he starts to make a break for it, he hears Kevin’s screams for help and realizes he can’t leave his friend ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: friends, danger, friendship, kidnapping, pursuit, youth, vengeance, psychopath, brutality, violent, deadly, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 3K
Initiation (2020)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Whiton University unravels the night a star-athlete is murdered, kicking off a spree of social media slayings that force students to uncover the truth behind the school's hidden secrets and the horrifying meaning of an exclamation point.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: murder, fraternity, psychopath, violence, university, chase, blood, danger, athlete, sociopath, killing spree, social media ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: found footage, missing person, police investigation, danger, deadly, wilderness, supernatural, survival, violence, death, graphic violence, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 3K
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, slasher
Plot: psychopath, confined, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, split personality, murder, terror, maniac, villain, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, kidnapping, fbi, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, crime, parents and children, deadly, hotshot hero, child killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, crimes, danger, psychopath, off the grid, deadly, bank robber, survival, murder, ghost, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1916
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lake or river, danger, psychopath, serial killer, chase, river, forest, survival, isolation, woman in danger, missing person, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.5
 507
Meadowoods (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a sleepy and uneventful small town, three college students, bored and desperate to make their mark, plot a savage and merciless murder. Electing to keep a video journal to memorialize their bizarre pact, they plot in secret, devising a homemade ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: friends, murder, college, danger, crime gone awry, abduction, isolation, psychopath, in the woods, forest, captivity, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary
Plot: car chase, friendship, mind game, escapades, danger, chase, survival, murder, deadly, rivalry, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, danger, crimes, chases and races, violence, police detective, ex husband ex wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, parents and children, threatening telephone call ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
 2K
Rogue River (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a young woman takes a trip down Rogue River, her car mysteriously disappears. Lost without transport or communication, she accepts the hospitality of a stranger who offers her shelter for the night at his cabin. With no other options available, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brother sister incest, survival, strong violent content, psychopath, woman in danger, confined, danger, kidnapping, police officer killed, profanity, sexual content, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, investigation, hostage, psychopath, subway, rape, crimes, danger, crime, chases and races, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%