Movies like Stolen

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Stolen (2009)
 6.1
 5K
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: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, gloomy, realistic
Plot: police investigation, missing child, uncover truth, haunted by the past, loss of child, couple relations, life is a bitch, law enforcement, police detective, interrogation, mystery, social relations, crimes, dealing with death, small town life, dead child, loss of son, corpse, deadly, sexual content, couples, small town, murder investigation, children, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Stolen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, murder, police investigation, crime, deadly and mystery mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Stolen: The Killing (2011), The Silence (2010), Gracepoint (2014), Skeletons in the Closet (2001), Mystic River (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 95K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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: gloomy, psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, who done it, multiple suspects, female detective, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, female protagonist, loss of child, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
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100%
 7.0
 6K
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: serious, psychological, disturbing, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: missing child, child killer, pedophile, rape, uncover truth, danger, police investigation, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, murder, brutality, child molester ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 6K
Gracepoint (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: small town, murder investigation, murder, police investigation, crime, murder mystery, social relations, missing child, law enforcement, crimes, child murder, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, haunted by the past, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, mind game, law enforcement, deadly, single parent, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 410K
Mystic River (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, child abuse, death in the family, sexual abuse, neo noir, child molestation, child rape, pedophilia, loss of daughter, murder, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ 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, serious, realistic, tense, bleak
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, police detective, deadly, serial killer, frame up, wartime life, who done it, crimes, life is a bitch, political conspiracy, dishonesty ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: florida, usa, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The River Murders (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sins of the past are not forgotten in this chilling suspense thriller. When the first body was discovered, it seemed a coincidence. But now homicide detective Jack Verdon has cause to worry: the victims of a series of brutal sex murders are all ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, crimes, murder, uncover truth, woman in danger, cop as target, false accusation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: memory loss, murder, kidnapping, crime, crimes, investigation, police detective, missing child, deadly, law enforcement, small town, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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In the Electric Mist (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after Elrod Sykes, the star of the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, lyrical ...
Plot: swamp, murder, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, serial killer, baseball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.4
 87K
Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: twists and turns, emotional, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder investigation, small town, uncover truth, multiple suspects, courtroom drama, loss of son, murder, partners, parents and children, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 445
The Deposition (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 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, atmospheric ...
Plot: memory loss, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, uncover truth, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, deadly, a vision, dealing with death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 97
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: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, uncover truth, mystery, police investigation, mind game, riddles and clues, deadly, danger, crimes, rivalry, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, life is a bitch, crimes, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, bollywood, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 229
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, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: introspection, murder, uncover truth, life is a bitch, police investigation, crimes, small town life, law enforcement, misfit, alcohol abuse, addiction, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, dark humor
Plot: mind game, police investigation, mystery, uncover truth, murder, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, track down, memory loss, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 5K
Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, police detective, forensics, law enforcement, crime, mystery, life is a bitch, crimes, small town, father daughter relationship, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 5K
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, bleak ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, loss of child, haunted by the past, uncover truth, crimes, police corruption, psychopath, law enforcement, family problems, deadly, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, talky
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, murder, fighting the system, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, tragic hero, society, mystery, teenage life, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, crime, heist, life is a bitch, deadly, law enforcement, coma, cold case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, crimes, danger, who done it, mystery, suspicion, deadly, police investigation, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, split personality, mystery, investigation, haunted by the past, domestic violence, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Haven't We Met Before? (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: reincarnation, police detective, woman in danger, serial killer, deadly, law enforcement, crime, crimes, mystery, danger, assault, college student
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, police investigation, police detective, deadly, murder, mystery, mind game, life is a bitch, terrorism, master criminal, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, istanbul turkey, turkey, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, serious, rough, realistic, scary ...
Plot: manhunt, psychopath, serial killer, police investigation, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, rivalry, friendship, vengeance, mind game, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 21K
Horsemen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, deadly, interrogation, orphan, crime scene, police, law enforcement, uncover truth, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 3K
The Badge (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sheriff begins an investigation into the death of a local transsexual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his investigation causes him to be rejected by others, forcing him to seek help ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Plot: transsexual, murder, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, politics, political corruption, dishonesty, fighting the system, small town, gender, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, united states, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, police investigation, murder investigation, small town, crime, mystery, police officer, shot point blank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Fifth Woman (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 229 min.
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, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, murder, vigilantism, crimes, mystery, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 815
The Guilty (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: missing child, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, life turned upside down, suspect, crime, dead child, missing, missing person
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, deadly, rivalry, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, police investigation, investigation, who done it, private detective, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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