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, uncover truth, missing child, haunted by the past, loss of child, couple relations, life is a bitch, law enforcement, interrogation, police detective, mystery, social relations, crimes, dealing with death, small town life, dead child, loss of son, corpse, deadly, couples, small town, murder investigation, old man, cemetery, unfaithful wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 2000s
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 Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Stolen: The Killing (2011), The Silence (2010), Gracepoint (2014), Broadchurch (2013), Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 91K
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: psychological, gloomy, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, crime, police investigation, multiple suspects, who done it, murder, riddles and clues, female detective, female protagonist, coworker, loss of child, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: psychological, bleak, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: child killer, missing child, child molester, murder, rape, dealing with death, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, uncover truth, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 5K
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, bleak, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder investigation, murder, small town, murder mystery, police investigation, crime, missing child, social relations, law enforcement, child murder, small town life, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 77K
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: crime, police investigation, small town, uncover truth, courtroom drama, multiple suspects, loss of son, murder investigation, murder, partners, parents and children, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: tense, disturbing, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, split personality, mystery, investigation, psychopath, haunted by the past, domestic violence, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, scary ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, swamp, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, serial killer, baseball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, couple relations, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, haunted by the past, bollywood, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013)
Genre: Crime, 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, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: missing person, police investigation, police detective, cold case, uncover truth, partners against crime, partners, disappearance, crime, false identity, brother sister relationship, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, sweden, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, bleak
Plot: murder, serial killer, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, crime, mystery, crimes, single parent, haunted by the past, psychopath, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, law enforcement, crime, mystery, life is a bitch, forensics, small town, crimes, police protagonist, seaside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, crime, investigation, police investigation, murder, heist, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, coma, cold case, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992, year 1994
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this prequel to 'Stone Cold,' Tom Selleck reprises his role as Jesse Stone, an L.A. cop who relocates to a small town only to find himself immersed in one mystery after the other.
Style: tense, captivating, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, crime, who done it, deadly, gangsters, mystery, police station, law enforcement, domestic disturbance, small town, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Murder in Greenwich (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama, 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: investigation, murder, fighting the system, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, amateur detective, mystery, teenage life, price of justice, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 444
The Deposition (2011)
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, memory loss, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, uncover truth, dealing with death, deadly, a vision
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, autopsy, interrogation, orphan, police, law enforcement, uncover truth, psychopath, estrangement, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)
Genre: 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: memory loss, crime, investigation, murder, kidnapping, missing person, small town, missing child, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: memory loss, mind game, uncover truth, police investigation, police detective, life is a bitch, mystery, murder, terrorism, deadly, master criminal, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 15K
Freedomland (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A black police detective must solve a strange case of a kidnapped boy and deal with a big racial protest.
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, hospital, missing child, vengeance, police detective, interracial relations, psychopath, mystery, crimes, racism, mother child relationship, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.4
 3K
Freeze Frame (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sean Veil is an ultra paranoid murder suspect who takes to filming himself round the clock to provide an alibi, just in case he's ever accused of another crime. Problems arise however when the police do come calling and the one tape that can ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, false accusation, haunted by the past, alibi, mind game, uncover truth, life is a bitch, mystery, mental illness, suspect, crime, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 98
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: realistic, disturbing, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, police detective, protagonist as suspect, crime, uncover truth, riddles and clues, who done it, deadly, law enforcement, amateur detective, crimes, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: transsexual, murder, uncover truth, investigation, mystery, fighting the system, political corruption, dishonesty, politics, small town, society, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 27K
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, internet chat, little girl, psychology, bullying, law enforcement, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Columbus Circle (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, isolation, law enforcement, deadly, concierge, privacy invasion, crime, domestic disturbance, nosy, heir heiress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Small Town Conspiracy (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: dishonesty, law enforcement, small town, who done it, protagonist as suspect, crimes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, wartime life, frame up, small town life, deadly ...
Time: 40s
Place: usa, florida, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 9.0
 453K
True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: realistic, bleak, clever, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, crime, crimes, partners, partners against crime, investigation, murder, uncover truth, troubled, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The River Murders (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, crimes, murder, uncover truth, woman in danger, cop as target, life is a bitch, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
 395K
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, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: vengeance, child abuse, police investigation, death in the family, sexual abuse, loss of daughter, murder, child rape, vigilantism, childhood, pedophilia, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 70s, 1960s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, false accusation, murder, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, couples, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 220
Her Fatal Flaw (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: unsupportive friend, uncover truth, woman in danger, police detective, manipulations, mystery, dishonesty, legal investigation, murder, legal, courtroom drama, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Inspector Lavardin (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Lavardin is called to a provincial village to investigate a murder – only to find that one of his ex-lovers is the victim’s widow.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crime, who done it, friendship, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, police corruption, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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