Movies like Captive 1991

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Captive (1991)
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Captive (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Paul and Kathy Plunk buy a small motel in a lonesome mountain region in Oregon. Their newfound tranquility is broken by a pair of guests who turn out to be wanted criminals on run from the police. They need money, so they assault the Plunks, force them to withdraw all their money from the bank. But the nightmare just begins as they take the Plunks and their baby with them as hostages.
Plot: rape, car, forest, hostage, criminal, family relations, kidnapping, baby, gunfight, baby boy, father daughter relationship, caucasian, mother daughter relationship, motel, terror, husband wife relationship, escape

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about hostage, kidnapping, family relations, husband wife relationship, crimes, murder and danger mostly in Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Captive: Home Invasion (1997), Dynamite (2004), Family Vanished (2018), The Stranger Inside (2016), Mortal Fear (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Home Invasion (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gang of armed criminals bursts into the home of a woman, taking her and the daughters of three of her friends hostage.
Plot: asthma attack, hostage, kidnapping, gang, attempted rape, deafness, home invasion, sign language, hostage situation, deaf child, mother daughter relationship, criminal ...
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95%
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Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when three armed robbers invade her home.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: hostage, family in danger, criminal's revenge, hostages, kidnapping, isolation, crime gone awry, confined, crimes, home invasion, teenage girl, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
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57%
Family Vanished (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A happy family returns from a vacation to find their home invaded by a criminal family and must fight for survival.
Plot: knife held to throat, identity theft, family vacation, blindfold, revenge, home invasion, bound and gagged, vacation, escape, hostage, kidnapping, gun held to head ...
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The Stranger Inside (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman and her husband become the target of their fertility doctor.
Plot: doctor, drugged, perfume, stalker, fertility, couples, baby, alcohol, kidnapping, glass, caucasian, blond hair ...
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55%
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Mortal Fear (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the provocative best-selling novel, a brilliant scientist finds the hidden link that can save countless lives, but when a crazed killer uses the same information to play God, millions are at risk. Dr. Jennifer Kessler is the one person who ...
Plot: eyeglasses, scientist, latex gloves, caucasian, dental mask, doctor, bathtub, morgue, corpse, medical mask, surgical mask, car accident
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Mother's Worst Fear (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alice is starting a new chapter in life by moving on from her highly stressful job as a hostage negotiator and putting more focus on her family. Suddenly, her world is turned upside down when her daughter is abducted with no demand for ransom. As ...
Plot: chloroform, new job, blindfold, abduction, vendetta, unfaithful husband, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, revenge, hostage negotiator, family relations, bound and gagged
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Tryggare kan ingen vara... (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Out jogging Peter discovers an ongoing rape. He intervenes and neutralizes the rapist who is later taken into custody by the police. Three years later he is on TV being interviewed about his new book about the incident. What he doesn't know is ...
Plot: rapist, baby, revenge, rape, family vacation, release from prison, snow, newborn, family in danger, wilderness, axe, cottage ...
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49%
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Refuge (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic thriller set in the ruins of a collapsed America, Refuge follows a family’s struggle to survive and rebuild a life in the absence of civilization. In the wake of a catastrophic plague, the family lives a lonely existence, ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, end of the world, epidemic, murder, home invasion, family home, child in peril, gang, medication, husband wife relationship, house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Curse of Highway Sheila (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The movie explores the mystery and origins of the legendary Highway Sheila. Two reporters who hate each other are forced to work together to find out if there is any truth to Highway Sheila causing numerous accidents on the Higginson Highway. Their ...
Plot: sexual abuse, ghost, chase, flashback, family relations, pursuit, escape, car accident, murder, rape, death
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43%
Every Mother's Worst Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Faced with her parents' recent divorce, her mother working long hours and her high school boyfriend dumping her, 16-year-old Martha looks for solace in the world of Internet chat rooms. Innocent chatting turns deadly as Martha attracts the ...
Plot: kidnapping, internet, chat room, kidnapped daughter, internet chat, girl, child abuse, child abduction, father daughter estrangement, pedophile, police siren, computer hacker ...
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43%
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The Maddening (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this psycho-thriller, a little girl and her mother find themselves the focus of a crazed couple's delusions. The horror begins after Cassie has a fight with her husband David and takes off in the car with their young daughter Samantha. ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, lesbian romance, on the road, hostage, torture, lesbian sex, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, blind ambition, confined, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Penthouse (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dinah St. Clair lives the charmed life as the daughter of a wealthy record producer. Enter Joe Dobson, a friend from Dinah's past that has mental problems. Joe's mother killed herself when he was young. Since then, he has been obsessed ...
Plot: trapped, insanity, murderer, house, interracial relations, escaped mental patient, penthouse, craziness, maniac, stalking, woman in danger, reunion ...
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42%
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Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, race against time, psychopath, rivalry, parents and children, crimes, daring rescue, confined, gang, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: hostage, daring rescue, missing person, danger, crime gone awry, race against time, survival, rivalry, crimes, escapades, confined, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pray 2: The Woods (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Still riding high from her #1 Best-selling Book Tour, Laurie Curtis finishes what she thinks is just another Talk Show appearance. As the sun goes down and the shadows deepen, she heads home to enjoy what was supposed to be a quiet, relaxing evening ...
Style: christian film
Plot: urban legend, christian, pigeon, church, running, forest, prayer, family relations, hiding
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Captured (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A car thief breaks into a man's house who is on a low because his career is being taken away. The man locks up the thief in the car, and tortures him.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, clever, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, car thief, torture, crimes, crime, confined, hostages, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
At Granny's House (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A typical Midwest house. A sweet little old lady. When a caretaker moves in to help out, Granny's House becomes a macabre place of death - and love.
Style: suspense
Plot: hostage, small town, syringe, cell phone, female nudity, mummy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Imaginary Friend (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During her traumatic childhood with an abusive father, Emma relied on an imaginary friend for strength. She is now an artist struggling with mental illness living with her apparently loving husband, Brad. But when Emma's imaginary friend starts ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, psychiatrist, medication, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, crimes, life is a bitch, mind game, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, one man army, danger, crimes, confined, deadly, psychopath, rivalry, survival, teenage life, ransom ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three ex-cons kidnap a famous movie star and force her to film a sex tape live on the internet for a paying audience.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, femme fatale, hostages, crimes, criminal's revenge, confined, hostage, crime gone awry, danger, computers and web, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Severance (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ray Ponti is a down and out father, a man trapped by his past and frightened of his future. Cly is a streetwise runaway, waiting tables by day and stripping by night. Both are fighting for existence in the slime-bowl of New York's gutters, ...
Plot: stripper, father daughter relationship, on the run, mafia, reconciliation
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man stalks a woman who had once aborted the child he had fathered.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: stalking, murder, abortion, mind game, cat, maniac, career woman, parenthood, english, ex boyfriend, baby boy, insanity ...
Place: san francisco
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33%
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True Nature (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Part drama and part supernatural thriller, TRUE NATURE tells the story of a family reunited when their college-age daughter is found after a year-long disappearance. With no memory of what happened to her, she soon discovers that her very presence ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: memory loss, murder, doctor, husband wife relationship, hallucination, missing person, uncover truth, family relations, comeback, danger, society, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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A Mother Betrayed (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Newlywed Monica is committed to a mental hospital for hallucinations, but soon finds out that her husband has a devious plan to steal her life, including her daughter.
Plot: hallucination, mental institution, newlywed, injury, single woman, single, single mother, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, mentally unstable woman, mentally unstable protagonist, traumatic experience ...
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32%
The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, armored car, race against time, rescue, head of state, danger, secret agents, law enforcement, crimes, explosive ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
HUSH LITTLE BABY (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie's baby girl, Susan, was taken from her arms when she was put into a mental hospital for attempted murder on her baby daughter! Thirty five years down the track Eddie is released and tracks her daughter down. She enters her daughters ...
Plot: family relations, mental institution, sex crime, assault, murderer, murder, child abuse, adoption, mother daughter relationship, abuse, seduction, on the run
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32%
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Blackout (1978)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A black comedy of violent criminals who terrorize apartment dwellers during New York's 1977 power blackout.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: criminal, terror, blackout, night, rape, murder, violence, darkness, power outage, power failure, hostage, person on fire ...
Place: new york
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31%
Deliver Them from Evil: The Taking of Alta View (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man (Rick Worthington) assaults the Alta Vista Hospital taking four women, a man and two babies as hostages. He wants to kill Dr. Garrick, who, according to Worthington, ruined his life sterilizing his wife. He threatens to detonate a bomb. Based ...
Plot: held at gunpoint, disturbed individual, pregnancy, helicopter, hospital, bandit, night, sniper, hostage situation, nurse, doctor, hostage ...
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31%
 3.7
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Betrothed (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trip to the store turns into a surreal nightmare when a college student is kidnapped by a deranged, dysfunctional family. Now Audra West finds herself trapped in the middle of the desert, and betrothed to Adam, the youngest son of the murderous ...
Style: suspense
Plot: torture, kidnapping, dysfunctional family, arranged marriage, abduction, forced marriage, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.3
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Biology 101 (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A College professor finds his life unraveling when a new student joins his class, a student who may or may not be the very subject of his darkest secret. His obsession could kill him and his family.
Plot: stalker, teacher, married, new student, pornography, close up of eye, stalking, close up of mouth, college professor, female nudity, neglected wife, erotic photography ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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