Movies like Ugly

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Ugly (2013)
 8.0
 20K
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, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, track down, danger, ex husband ex wife relationship, police, confined, graphic violence, alcohol abuse, couples, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, child in peril, investigation, money, child abduction, actor, gun, corruption, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india

Most similar movies to Ugly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, kidnapping, family relations, missing child, child in peril and parents and children mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Ugly: The 7th Floor (2013), Reclaim (2014), Prisoners (2013), The Captive (2014), Amber's Story (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Plot: missing child, apartment building, track down, mystery, crimes, parents and children, family relations, chases and races, kidnapping, disappearance, parents, divorced parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 6K
Reclaim (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Malaysia, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After their newly adopted daughter goes missing in a small town, Steven and Shannon will stop at nothing to uncover the truth behind her disappearance and the dangerous secret behind the adoption agency they trusted. Risking their own lives, they ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: adoption, couples, uncover truth, missing child, investigation, kidnapping, track down, family problems, chases and races, couple relations, crimes, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.1
 587K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: twist ending, bleak, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, missing child, crime, brutality, child abduction, disappearance, neo noir, vigilantism, torture, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 30K
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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, police investigation, crimes, danger, child abuse, little girl, internet chat, psychology, skating, child in peril, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.1
 469
Amber's Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is the tragic and true story of the abduction of Amber Hagerman. Her family and the community's efforts to find her and bring her kidnapper to justice prove to be a groundbreaking movement toward implementing a government-run tracking ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, family problems, family relations, obsession, parents and children, life is a bitch, danger, society, crimes, injustice, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, year 1996, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.0
 1K
Tommy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Sri Lanka
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a year abroad Estelle returns home to collect her husband's share of the loot from a major robbery.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, heist, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, couples, danger, rivalry, graphic violence, criminal heroes, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
That Girl in Yellow Boots (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Anglo-Indian woman works in a seedy Mumbai massage parlor while trying to find her long-lost father.
Style: serious, bleak, tense, realistic
Plot: family relations, danger, parents and children, woman in danger, estrangement, search for father, father daughter reunion, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police corruption, illegal immigrant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.1
 597
Blackmail (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Inspector Abhay Rathod is a honest and diligent Police Inspector employed with Bombay Police. He was assigned the case of racketeer and criminal don, Shekhar Mohan. Abhay successfully entraps and arrests him, and has him sentenced to a long jail ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, prison, criminal, police, law enforcement, tough heroes, friendship, parents and children, family relations, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 2K
Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: woman in danger, kidnapping, chase, hostage, vengeance, mind game, confined, danger, hostages, rescue, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Woodstock Villa (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Story: After a heated public argument between Mumbai-based Jatin Kampani and his wife, Zara, he returns home, and finds her missing. A day later, he is contacted by a male to come up with a ransom of 50 Lakh Rupees, and not to contact the police under any ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: murder, investigation, kidnapping, bollywood, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, uncover truth, frame up, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Engaged to Kill (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Abby Lord (Maria del Mar) is kidnapped and her husband Robert Lord (Joe Lando) has to pay off a million dollar ransom. Based on a True Life story.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: false identity, family relations, woman in danger, danger, confined, rivalry, crimes, kidnapping, wedding ring, abduction, revenge, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 794
Gone Missing (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When two best friends go missing during Spring Break, their mothers do everything they can to find them, while realizing that their different parenting styles may have led to the disappearances.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, investigation, track down, mystery, race against time, parents and children, resort, missing person, adventure, danger, missing child, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Taken Back: Finding Haley (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unable to get over the abduction of her daughter, a mother is convinced she has finally found her, but is she simply a mother obsessed?
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: missing child, parents and children, uncover truth, family problems, nobody believes, life is a bitch, danger, crimes, female protagonist, kidnapping, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 321 min.
Story: Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: gang, mafia, gangsters, vengeance, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, organized crime, killings, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
 2K
Dearest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Drawing on remarkable true stories, Peter Chan delivers a moving drama about child abduction in China. Huang Bo stars as a father whose young son disappears in the streets of a big city. He sets out on a search across China, stopping at nothing to ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, tense
Plot: kidnapping, uncover truth, life turned upside down, danger, adoption, missing child, parents and children, family problems, couple relations, couples, crimes, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 11K
The Flock (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film is about a hyper-vigilant employee of the department of public safety who, while training his young female replacement, has to track down a missing girl who he is convinced is connected to a paroled sex offender he is investigating.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, sex maniac, law enforcement, obsession, murder, track down, missing person, danger, crimes, special agents, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, kidnapping, uncover truth, murder, crimes, hidden identity, moral dilemma, investigation, family relations, danger, woman in danger, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 627
Confined (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple moves into a quiet neighborhood. With too much time on her hands, the woman begins to suspect that someone is confined in the basement next door.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: captivity, couples, woman in danger, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, psychopath, captive, suburbs, basement, neighbor, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: pedophile, police investigation, kidnapping, child killer, missing child, police, uncover truth, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A cop, investigating the mysterious death of a filmstar, meets a sex-worker, while he faces some personal problems psychologically. The mystery connects these people in a way, that ultimately changes their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, couple relations, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, bollywood, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, deadly, crime gone awry, rivalry, danger, chase, race against time, car chase, missing child, destiny, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Man of Vendetta (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One day, Hye Lin, the five-year old daughter of a devoted pastor, Joo Young Soo, is kidnapped. Pastor Joo, who has a rock solid faith in God at this time, prays wholeheartedly for her safe comeback, but she does not return. Eight years later, Joo ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, confined, rescue, crimes, starting over, society, chase, clergy, uncover truth, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.3
 11K
Masculine (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet Shivani Shivaji Roy, Senior Inspector, Crime Branch, Mumbai Police, as she sets out to confront the mastermind behind the child trafficking mafia, which makes the mistake of kidnapping and smuggling a teenage girl who is like a daughter to her. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: danger, chase, police investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, track down, female detective, female protagonist, graphic violence, child in peril, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 1K
Distortion (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When his girlfriend is kidnapped, a drug-addicted ex-cop must overcome his demons and face the sobering task of tracking her down before it's too late. His story dismissed by the police, he's left with no choice but to rely on his own ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, law enforcement, missing person, obsessive quest, crimes, murder, drugs, life is a bitch, mystery, crime, drug abuse, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 2K
Quiz (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A famous game show host is being harassed in a restaurant by a strange man who claims to have kidnapped his wife and daughter. A morbid game ensues in which the game show host turns out to be the contestant.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, rivalry, mind game, mysterious character, family in danger, crimes, danger, police, father daughter relationship, game, manipulations, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
All Around the Town (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman, seemingly good but still psychologically disturbed from being kidnapped as a little girl, becomes the obvious suspect in a murder.
Style: suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: split personality, murder, kidnapping, mystery, crimes, mental illness, memory loss, missing child, vengeance, who done it, deadly, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
 3K
Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, danger, rescue, chase, crimes, witnessing a crime, siblings relations, wilderness, murder, prison, death, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
 247K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: twist ending, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, disappearance, pedophile, private detective, tragic event, life is a bitch, crimes, neo noir, conspiracy, missing child, peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, missing person, sex maniac, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, infidelity, woman in danger, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 39K
The Tall Man (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, mysterious character, uncover truth, abduction, urban legend, danger, mystery, small town, family problems, parents and children, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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