Movies like Stolen 2009

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Stolen (2009)
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Stolen (2009)
Original name: Stolen Lives
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective becomes obsessed with solving a child's 50-year-old murder, uncovering striking similarities between the case and his son's disappearance.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: loss of child, life is a bitch, dead child, haunted by the past, uncover truth, police investigation, missing child, crimes, law enforcement, dealing with death, police detective, loss of son, interrogation, mystery, corpse, couple relations, small town life, murder investigation, adultery, widower, children, serial killer, criminal, missing person, grieving widower ...
Time: 50s, 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Stolen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery and uncover truth mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Stolen: Murder in Greenwich (2002), Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009), The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013), The Killing (2011), Interstate 84 (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Murder in Greenwich (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, talky
Plot: amateur detective, murder, fighting the system, uncover truth, murder suspect, who done it, false accusation, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, police detective, teenage life, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston. Meanwhile, a cryptic letter sent from Paradise leads the mother of a kidnapped child to Stone. Though her son was declared dead, she hopes he will reopen the case.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: memory loss, small town, investigation, crimes, murder, kidnapping, police detective, law enforcement, missing person, missing child, chief of police, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the first book in Jussi Adler-Olsen's bestselling thriller series about Department Q THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES tells the story of the two policemen Carl Mørck and Assad who become involved in a five-year-old case concerning a missing ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, missing person, police detective, uncover truth, unsolved crime, cold case, false identity, under the surface, law enforcement, investigation, murder mystery, police partner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, sweden, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 112K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: female detective, murder investigation, police detective, murder, multiple suspects, police investigation, crimes, murder mystery, crime investigation, policewoman, strong female character, street kid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.1
 266
Interstate 84 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a body is found floating in an upstate New York river, hard-drinking cop Joe Weldon is left with few clues. After uncovering the man's identity - an enigmatic simpleton named Hap - Weldon is led to the crooked hustler who took advantage of ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: police investigation, life is a bitch, murder, uncover truth, introspection, law enforcement, crimes, misfit, small town life, mystery, mysterious character, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, law enforcement, life is a bitch, mystery, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 939
The Guilty (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lives are torn apart and relationships fractured forever when a young child goes missing. Five years later, DCI Maggie Brand leads a new investigation and puts at risk her own happy family life.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: missing child, police investigation, dead child, crimes, law enforcement, life turned upside down, suspect, police officer, missing person
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Small Town Conspiracy (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Crime - Set in Florida at the close of 1941, this film noir follows small-town police chief John Haleran's (Zen Gesner) investigation of the murder of a young Japanese girl, a case that leads to a top secret government conspiracy. With the help ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, bleak
Plot: police detective, uncover truth, police investigation, injustice, political conspiracy, wartime life, frame up, who done it, law enforcement, serial killer, society, crimes ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, florida, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 749
The Deposition (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a man is involved in a car wreck that kills his former lover, his life is derailed and his mind is splintered with guilt and the subsequent uncertainty about what exactly happened.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: memory loss, haunted by the past, uncover truth, losing-it hero, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, dealing with death, a vision, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 6K
Gracepoint (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy is found dead on an idyllic beach, a major police investigation gets underway in the small California seaside town where the tragedy occurred. Soon deemed a homicide, the case sparks a media frenzy, which throws the boy's ...
Style: tense, bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder investigation, murder, small town, missing child, police investigation, mystery, small town life, social relations, homicide detective, murder mystery, investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Haven't We Met Before? (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark. Under hypnosis, a mental patient admits to several recent murders. He also offers a strange defense when he claims that he is the reincarnation of a 19th century man who was wrongly executed.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: reincarnation, police detective, woman in danger, mystery, crimes, serial killer, law enforcement, college student, assault, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 7K
The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: child killer, police investigation, missing child, rape, serial killer, uncover truth, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, pedophile, kidnapping, brutality, child molester ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, private detective, investigation, mind game, psychopath, murder, rivalry, who done it, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, crimes, small town, murder investigation, serial killer, police officer, mystery, hit and run, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Missing Gun (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this tense thriller, Ma Shan (Wen Jiang) is a Chinese police detective who awakes one morning after a night of heavy drinking at his sister's wedding reception to discover that his gun has been stolen. Since only police officers are allowed ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, neo noir
Plot: mind game, mystery, uncover truth, police investigation, murder, memory loss, haunted by the past, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, serial killer, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 129
Fissure (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, mind game, police investigation, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, rivalry, riddles and clues, who done it, time travel, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 654
Innocent (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bill Pullman (Independence Day, Torchwood) stars as Rusty Sabich, a judge charged with the murder of his wife, a situation that comes 20 years after he was cleared in the death of his mistress. During this latest trial, a secret affair from ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, murder, mystery, crimes, courtroom drama, dishonesty, legal investigation, father son relationship, uncover truth, couple relations, affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Small-time police chief and struggling alcoholic Jesse Stone looks into the murder of a teen-age girl whose body is found floating in a local lake. The case brings the former LAPD cop up against the Boston mob and into the affluent world of a ...
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: child molester, murder, split personality, mystery, investigation, life is a bitch, law enforcement, crimes, uncover truth, psychopath, domestic violence, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Try to Remember (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fifteen years after a murderer is convicted he is released and all the witnesses against him begin to be murdered.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, manhunt, haunted by the past, vengeance, woman in danger, rivalry, murder, friendship, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: crimes, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, murder, law enforcement, life is a bitch, heist, coma, police officer, mystery, small town ...
Time: year 1994, year 1992, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 4K
Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: crimes, mystery, murder, investigation, social relations, small town, serial killer, female assassin, cat, criminal, small town life, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 6K
Jar City (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, loss of child, uncover truth, haunted by the past, family problems, psychopath, law enforcement, track down, crimes, police corruption, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
Story: The 5th woman unfolds autumn 1994. An elderly man found in a gillrad pitfall impaled to death on the sharp sharpened bamboo poles, ecstatic praise of crows. Shortly afterwards disappears a florist without a trace and he also found executed in the ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, vigilantism, murder, life is a bitch, police procedural, hospital, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Rosary Murders (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, moral dilemma, church, haunted by the past, clergy, uncover truth, legal, investigation, mystery, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, fighting crime, murderous pair, law enforcement, murder mystery, strangulation, psychopath, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I'll Be Seeing You (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, enigmatic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, uncover truth, mistaken identity, missing person, riddles and clues, murder, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, life is a bitch, murder investigation, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 177
Hornet's Nest (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in Charlotte, N.C., the story opens with everyone desperate to solve the latest crisis: a serial killer is specializing in out-of-town businessmen. Hammer and West make the murder investigation their top priority. But West is less than pleased ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, journalism, crimes, partners, law enforcement, serial killer, reporter, uncover truth, mystery, crime scene, geek ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fatal Honeymoon (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Fatal Honeymoon tells the shocking story and controversy surrounding a newlywed who tragically dies on her dream honeymoon and the subsequent investigation as to whether or not her husband was guilty of killing her.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, uncover truth, couple relations, law enforcement, crimes, woman in danger, couples, serial killer, mental illness, lifetime, scuba diving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 721
Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, serial killer, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, lifetime, strong female presence, deadly, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases plagued the city until 1982, when Wayne Wiiliams was convicted of the murders of two adult men. Authorities then ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, journalism, crimes, investigation, murder, uncover truth, who done it, psychopath, mystery, law enforcement, legal, manhunt ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%