Movies like A Child Is Missing

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A Child Is Missing (1995)
 6.2
 131
A Child Is Missing (1995)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A hermit living in the Washington Mountains stumbles upon a boy who has been kidnapped. He does everything in his power to save the boy but he becomes a suspect.
Plot: grizzly bear, millionaire, forest, winter, missing child, kidnapping, loner, recluse, single mother, female agent, fbi agent, dying man, father daughter relationship, manhunt, trailer home, false accusation, little boy, police station, abandoned mine, small town, snowman, walkie talkie, burning house, suspicion, ransom demand ...

Most similar movies to A Child Is Missing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about kidnapping, murder, violence, flashback, gun, revenge and death mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like A Child Is Missing: Kidnap (2017), Nowhere Land (1998), The Survivors Club (2004), Night of the Juggler (1980), Dusting Cliff 7 (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 33K
Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: surprise ending, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, abduction, single mother, danger, rescue, track down, strong female lead, child in peril, little boy, determination, female protagonist, perseverance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.0
 109
Nowhere Land (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dean sees mafia boss Santelli whack an FBI infiltrator and is relocated to a remote cabin in the Sierras for protection. While Santelli's crew tries to locate him, Dean gets company from the beautiful Monica.
Plot: cabin, witness protection, shotgun, fbi, violence, torture, gunfight, blood splatter, switchblade, hiking, dying man, urination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Survivors Club (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After being raped by a serial killer, Jillian Hayes, Carol Rosen and Meg Pesaturo found "The Survivors Club", and they use the press to force the police and justice to arrest the rapist. Eddie Como is arrested, based on DNA evidences, and ...
Plot: serial rapist, serial killer, rape, kitchen, prison, gay slur, girl gang, murder investigation, loss of wife, assassination, pursuit, false accusation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Night of the Juggler (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex New York cop is desperate to find his kidnapped daughter.
Plot: ransom, child abduction, death, murder, police, chase, violence, manhunt, corrupt cop, exploitation, psychopath, kidnapping ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Dusting Cliff 7 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this action adventure, a former hit woman comes out of retirement to rescue her daughter from kidnappers. The child's abductors demand that the ex-killer retrieve a highly classified document. They give the woman 24 hours to succeed. If she ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, desert, hostage, female assassin, adventure, heroes, crime, hostages, espionage, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 22K
Trapped (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers (Bacon and Love), the Jennings' (Theron and Townsend) turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, asthma, hostage, asthma attack, psychopath, crimes, confined, parents and children, family relations, crime, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 6K
Captive (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a miraculous true story that drew the attention of the entire nation, is the dramatic, thrilling, and spiritual journey of Ashley Smith and Brian Nichols. After being taken hostage by Brian in her own apartment, Ashley turns to Rick ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting, based on true events
Plot: hostage, single mother, murder, drug addict, escape, police, chase, mother daughter relationship, manhunt, paranoia, little girl, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 184
Devlin (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A troubled cop is framed in the murder of his brother-in-law, whose father is a political boss.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: police officer, revenge, corruption, briefs, paraplegic, wedding, corrupt cop, male underwear, boxer shorts, gunfight, vomiting, underwater scene ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Relentless Justice (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Australian Intelligence operative Victoria Dev Ries, lives a quiet life in suburban America where as a single mother she raises her only daughter and trains fighters in her own M.M.A. gym. But when her daughter goes on a camping trip and ...
Plot: graphic violence, woman fighting a woman, revenge, martial arts, forest, blood, manhunt, women fight
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 512
Open Season (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Switzerland, USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three Vietnam vets have become so conditioned to violence that they have developed psychotic tendencies. They kidnap people, brutalize them, then turn them loose and hunt them like animals. However the father of one of their earlier victims is ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, sadism, murder, victim, hunting, gun, veteran, torture, revenge, man with glasses, rifle, exploitation ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 61K
Death Wish (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, controversial, reboot ...
Plot: vigilante, father daughter relationship, vigilantism, criminal, death of wife, police, dark hero, moral dilemma, justice, danger, betrayal, murder investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 18K
Traffik (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.
Style: sad, rough, suspense
Plot: sex trafficking, fight, escape, death of loved one, slave trade, young couple, kidnapping, human trafficking, death, murder, violence, policewoman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 12K
Night Hunter (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A police task force traps an online predator, only to discover that the depth of his crimes goes far beyond anything they had anticipated.
Style: captivating, bleak, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, father daughter relationship, profiler, psychopath, investigation, kidnap, pedophile, crime scene, escape, tragic past, vigilante, brothers ...
Time: 2010s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Saving Mr. Wu (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this suspenseful crime thriller, Mr. Wu, a Hong Kong movie star, is kidnapped by six unpredictable criminals disguised as police officers. The story is based on the 2004 real-life celebrity kidnapping case in China.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: ransom demand, impersonating a police officer, manhunt, race against time, police, chained, investigation, businessman, abduction, crimes, blackmail, danger ...
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man kidnaps two girls in Oregon triggering the Amber Alert system throughout many surrounding states.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, missing child, investigation, police investigation, police officer, danger, kidnapped girl, disturbed individual, teenage girl, anguish, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 2K
No Way Back (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When F.B.I. Agent Zack Grant's partner is killed during a blown-up operation, he attempts to find the person responsible. Mafiaso Frank Serlano believes Zack is responsible for his only sons death in the same operation and kidnaps Zacks son to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gangsters, kidnapping, female agent, hate crime, confined, special agents, vengeance, working undercover, tough heroes, one last chance, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fear Is the Key (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his family are killed in a plane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. He sets himself up as a criminal in order to get close to a tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, gangsters, car chase, chase, kidnapping, rescue, revenge, airplane, frame up, investigation, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 3K
Sand Castles (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In rural Indiana, Noah and his impoverished family wrestle with the mysterious return of his now mute sister, Lauren, who was kidnapped and held captive for over a decade.
Style: captivating, exciting, sincere, suspenseful, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: mute, kidnapping, investigation, missing person, husband wife relationship, mental illness, alcohol, farmhouse, deception, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, drunkenness ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 4.1
 356
Diverted Eden (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After 7 year old Eden is kidnapped during an home invasion, single father Dane Hunte takes matters into his own hands, while Detective Fini, leading the investigation, unravels the mystery surrounding the unusual crime.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: overturning car, father daughter relationship, ransom, car accident, police, prostitute, vigilantism, shot in the leg, crime scene, cabin in the woods, interrogation room, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 5K
Recoil (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop turns vigilante after his family is murdered, exacting vengeance on the killers - and then on all criminals who have slipped through the system.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gang, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, crime boss, gangster, organized crime, murder, gangsters, death of wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laban Feather brews Tennessee moonshine with his sons Thrush, Zack, Hawk, and Finch. The chief rivals of the Feather Family in producing and selling illegal corn liquor are the Gutshalls, father Pap, and sons Ludie, Seb, and Villum. In addition to ...
Style: allegory
Plot: hillbilly, family feud, rape, vietnam vet, nubile woman, pig, death threat, blackmail, mistaken identity, love interest, killing an animal, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 14K
6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child prostitute, danger, kidnapping, child in peril, tough guy, crime, daring rescue, tough heroes, missing child, crimes, organized crime, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Crime of Crimes (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Latino family new to Los Angeles find itself in trouble when the husband is arrested for a murder he didn't commit. His pregnant wife winds up in the hospital, and his little daughter is kidnapped by a child molester.
Plot: pregnant, pregnant woman, pedophilia, child molester, ice cream, latin, kidnapping, pedophile, police, false accusation
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
As Time Runs Out (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A wealthy man races against time to save his kidnapped son whose abductor left him with a bomb set to detonate.
Plot: betrayal, death, rat, ransom, little boy, siren, countryside, bedridden, whale, cow, paramedic, battering ram ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 43K
The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, chase, swat team, murder, haunted by the past, violence, maniac, fbi, combat, dark past, ex soldier, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, former yugoslavia, british columbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 53K
Cold Pursuit (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Norway, China, Canada, USA, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nels Coxman's quiet life comes crashing down when his beloved son dies under mysterious circumstances. His search for the truth soon becomes a quest for revenge as he seeks coldblooded justice against a drug lord and his inner circle.
Style: suspense, semi serious, harsh, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: snow, drug cartel, drug dealer, vigilante, revenge, life turned upside down, drug lord, gunfight, child murder, mafia, coldhearted, cleaner ...
Time: 2010s
Place: colorado, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, hitman, murder, debt, deadly, dishonesty, downfall, life is a bitch, crimes, introspection, redemption, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On the afternoon of August 3, 2013, 16-year-old Hannah Anderson was abducted after finishing cheerleading practice in a San Diego suburb. When the bodies of her mother and brother were found in the burned home of family friend James DiMaggio later ...
Plot: true crime, fbi agent, death, murder, father daughter relationship, kidnapping, tied feet, survivor, cheerleader, abduction
Place: california, san diego california, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.9
 4K
Kill Switch (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, special agents, psychopath, murder, mind game, master criminal, race against time, rivalry, law enforcement, track down, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 38K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, race against time, hostage, politics, accountant, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, one day, assassination plot ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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