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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: friendship, missing child, kidnapping, car, crimes, confined, friends, danger, chases and races, pedophile, violence, death, psychopath, gun, sexual abuse, house, highway, child abuse, chase, psycho killer, night, risk, car chase, shooting, murder ...
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 scary films with plots about danger, crimes, kidnapping, murder, confined, deadly and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Horror 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: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, torture, friendship, woman in danger, friends, young heroes, deadly, heroes, missing person, psychopath, rescue, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: scary, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, stalking, found footage, off the road, confined, survival, slasher, deadly, isolation, university student, screaming in fear, cold ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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, rescue, danger, woman in danger, hostages, chases and races, confined, crimes, heiress, russian mafia, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.2
 1K
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: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, kidnapping, danger, rivalry, on the road, on the run, crimes, chaos and mayhem, confined, chases and races, woman in danger, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, police, family relations, life is a bitch, couples, track down, danger, alcohol abuse, crimes, confined, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, violence, angst, firearm, car driving, danger, shooting, desperation, kidnapper, adolescent boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, danger, hacking, cyberspace, woman in danger, video chat, brutality, fear, witnessing a crime, talking to the camera, violence, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: car chase, mind game, friendship, chase, escapades, danger, murder, survival, deadly, rivalry, crimes, bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: tense, scary, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: on the road, murder, friends, crimes, buddies, deadly, confined, escapades, mystery, wilderness, isolation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: riddles and clues, kidnapping, captivity, danger, confined, gory, crimes, deadly, survival, crime, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, investigation, murder, rape, psychopathic killer, subway, deadly, missing person, rivalry, mind game, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: disturbing, psychological, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, police, pedophile, police investigation, uncover truth, confinement indoors, track down, haunted by the past, confined, crime, child killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, woman in danger, danger, babies and infants, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, rivalry, infidelity, vengeance, psychopath, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, investigation, crime, police detective, chases and races, gory, deadly, track down, obsession, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: tense, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, race against time, missing child, destiny, crime gone awry, danger, missing person, deadly, chase, chases and races, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: scary, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, slasher, heist, bank, kidnapping, hostage, abandoned house, chases and races, criminal heroes, hostages, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1989
⇓ 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: tense, psychological, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, warehouse, criminal, revelation, dishonesty, betrayal, survival, danger, crime gone awry, captivity, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: kidnapping, survival, in the woods, confined, missing child, danger, discovery, brutality, violence, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, rough
Plot: kidnapping, murder, serial killer, fbi, investigation, crime, parents and children, law enforcement, child killer, who done it, hotshot hero, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, friendship, moral dilemma, danger, rivalry, deadly, gory, survival, confined, who to trust, friends, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, crimes, family in crisis, law enforcement, family problems, track down, danger, investigation, disappearance, snow ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: missing person, small town, confined, crimes, danger, farm, woman in danger, kidnapping, deadly, captivity, investigation, private detective ...
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: missing child, mystery, parents and children, chases and races, family relations, track down, crimes, kidnapping, parents, children, disappearance, apartment building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, law enforcement, rescue, danger, doctors and patients, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, rivalry, breasts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: medical school, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: disturbing, macabre, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, murder, investigation, found footage, violence, sadism, mysterious man, masked man, missing person, riddles and clues, criminal psychologist ...
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: race against time, danger, mysterious character, chases and races, mystery, confined, crime, survival, mask, coffin, trapped
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 103K
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, surprise ending, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, psycho, danger, fear, murder, woman in danger, lifesaver, cell phone, control room, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: investigation, snake, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, insanity, transformation, hospital, mother daughter relationship, demons, possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, deadly, rivalry, danger, family in danger, confined, crimes, terror, villain, american horror, split personality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: scary, realistic, rough, serious, based on true events
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, crimes, deadly, gory, tough heroes, crime, life is a bitch, woman in danger, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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