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The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (1979)
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The Ordeal of Patty Hearst (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The story of the kidnapping of newspaper heiress Patty Hearst by members of a radical guerrilla organisation, as seen by the FBI agent in charge of her case.
Plot: kidnapping, partisan, fbi agent, heiress, ransom, terrorist group, kidnapper kidnapped relationship
Time: 70s

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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 kidnapping, crimes, family relations, danger, lifetime, parents and children and confined mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Ordeal of Patty Hearst: Where Are My Children? (1994), Lace II (1985), 100 Days in the Jungle (2002), Rolling Man (1972), Bump in the Night (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Where Are My Children? (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based upon a true story, Marg Helgenberger stars as a single mother mysteriously arrested by the FBI and separated from her children, thus beginning a 25-year struggle to be reunited with them.
Plot: corruption, adoption, prison, car accident
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: georgia
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95%
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Lace II (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: While in the first part, Lili searched for her mother, she now questions her mom on the identity of her father.
Plot: ransom, father, identity, father daughter relationship, seduction, mother daughter relationship, kidnapping, rebel, jungle, astronaut, train conductor
Place: thailand, asia
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79%
100 Days in the Jungle (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 100 Days in the Jungle tells the amazing true story of Canadian oil workers who were kidnapped by Colombian rebels and marched through the Ecuadorian jungle for 100 days.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense
Plot: jungle, amazon jungle, hostage, ransom demand, kidnapped, amazon rainforest, captive, captivity, partisan, amazon, abduction, survival ...
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70%
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Rolling Man (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: While he is serving time in prison, a man's wife dies and his children disappear. When he gets out of prison, he starts to search for his kids
Plot: prison, father son relationship, singer, pub, car race, jealousy, accident, motor home, missing child, hitchhiker, prisoner, jail cell ...
Time: 70s
Place: southern usa
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63%
Bump in the Night (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martha "Red" Tierney used to be a hot-shot reporter, but that was before alcohol took over her life. One morning Martha's son Jonathan leaves for school, stopping first to meet his father for breakfast. But Jonathan never meets his ...
Plot: kidnapping, reporter, alcohol abuse, pedophile, child in peril, alcoholic, child abuse, child pornography, female director
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56%
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A Vow to Kill (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Tense drama tells the story of Rachel Waring the daughter of a rich man named Frank Waring. Rachel dates and gets married to a magazine photographer named Eric. She finds out on her honeymoon that all is not as it seems as Eric has other plans for ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, lie, island, private detective, tied to a bed, bound and gagged, photograph
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55%
Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: True life drama about a working mum (Henner) whose life is put back in jeopardy when the man who was convicted of stalking her (Savant) and killing her cousin comes up for parole.
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, murder, evil man
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51%
Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 2008, New York mother Tiffany Rubin faced every parent's worst nightmare when her six year old son Kobe vanished into thin air. Upon learning that Kobe had been kidnapped by his biological father and taken to South Korea, Tiffany seeks the ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: kidnapping, family problems, confined, rescue, family relations, parents and children, single parent, crimes, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, lifetime, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south korea, korea, asia, new york
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48%
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Have You Seen My Son (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman fears for her son's health when her ex-husband kidnaps him.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, confined, obsessive quest, crimes, parents and children, missing child, couple relations, family relations, family problems, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, mexico, latin america
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47%
When Andrew Came Home (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years of abuse that the boy suffered at the hands of his ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, sad
Plot: kids in trouble, kidnapping, coming of age, hopes, confined, life is a bitch, single parent, dysfunctional family, captivity, family in crisis, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Sam's Son (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his identity, who finds success as a javelin thrower on the track team.
Plot: family, high school, hair, long haired male
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44%
The Killing of Randy Webster (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man is shot and killed in an altercation with Houston police. His father doesn't believe the police version of the incident and starts digging around on his own.
Plot: police chase, loss of son, flashback, father son relationship, car theft
Place: houston texas
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44%
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Unforgivable (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Ritter plays a family man who puts his wife through domestic violence and his children through emotional torture. After leaving his family and almost killing his new girlfriend in one of his rages, he is ordered to seek professional help ...
Plot: group therapy, fear, marital abuse, domestic violence, anger management
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44%
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She Mob (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A gang of four lesbian inmates escapes from prison and kidnaps the boyfriend of a wealthy woman. She hires a tough private eye to find her boyfriend and rescue him.
Plot: lesbian, exploitation, lesbian teen, strong female lead, femdom, bondage, lesbianism, ransom, kidnapping, gang, escape, torture ...
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43%
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October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: sad, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, kidnapping, terrorist, working class, rebellion, confined, state affairs, crimes, politics, good versus evil, society ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
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43%
Red Dirt Rising (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film shares with us a decade in the lives of Jimmie Lewallen and his wife Carrie as they experience the joys of love and marriage alongside the tragedies of war and poverty (1939-1949).
Plot: world war two, race, nascar, race car, car race
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A female is harassed and takes the case to court.
Plot: stalker, sexual harassment, courtroom, court, legal, creep
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42%
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Into Thin Air (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ellen Burstyn stars as Joan Walker, a mother whose college student son vanishes while traveling from Canada to Colorado. When police fail to investigate, Walker takes matters into her own hands. She and her ex-husband begin a search, but when their ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, missing son, grief, investigation, crimes, private detective, family relations, siblings relations, kidnapping, college, teenage life, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa, colorado
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41%
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story" in which Betty Broderick is on trial for the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife.
Plot: lifetime, true crime, murder, divorce, lawyer, courtroom, revenge
Place: san diego california
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41%
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Baby Snatcher (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman is delighted to have given birth to a baby girl but her life is turned into a nightmare when she goes missing. The police mount a frantic search but to the woman's horror she finds out that it's herself who is the main suspect.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: wife, pregnancy, kidnapping, faked pregnancy, adoption, death in the family, couples, family problems, family relations, single parent, babies and infants, rescue ...
Time: 90s
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40%
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Stolen Child (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Amanda and Jason are happy marriage now, after years of frustration have finally managed to take a beautiful girl from a country in Eastern Europe through an international adoption agency. But when the doctor will perform a DNA test to small, finds ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: adopted daughter, adoption, kidnapping, investigation, uncover truth, suspicion, couples, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Held Hostage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Michelle a single mother is kidnapped by three masked men and held hostage until she is forced to rob a bank which is the only option she has to saving her only child's life while they are both wired to explode.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: confined, woman in danger, heist, single parent, crimes, unlikely criminals, isolation, crime gone awry, parents and children, bank, kidnapping, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
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Why me? (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Air Force nurse about to leave the service is badly disfigured about her face in a car accident in which she also loses her baby.
Plot: nurse, car accident, disfigurement, miscarriage, plastic surgery
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39%
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Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mary Crow Dog, daughter of a desperately poor Indian family in South Dakota, is swept up in the protests of the 1960s and becomes sensitized to the injustices that society inflicts on her people. She aids the Lakota in their struggle for their ...
Plot: native american, indians, indigenous people, protest, massacre, injustice, mine, u.s. government, civil rights, american indian, politics, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s
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38%
Heart of a Child (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A drama directed by Sandor Stern.
Plot: christian, disability, heart transplant, mother, heart, mother child relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Forgotten Sins (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A county sheriff is accused by his daughter of having abused her. Her accusation gets more and more elaborate, involving satanic rituals. As nearly everyone around him seems to believe he's guilty, he starts breaking up and questioning his own ...
Plot: police interrogation, false memory
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37%
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Magallanes (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Magallanes (Damián Alcázar) sees his humdrum life turn upside down the day Celina (Magaly Solier), a women he met in the violent years when he was a soldier with the Peruvian Army, jumps into his taxi in a Lima street. This unexpected re-encounter ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: revenge, secret, blackmail, colonel, war, rape revenge, money, ransom, cell phone, kidnapping, fear, hairdresser ...
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36%
Hide in Plain Sight (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: True story of a divorced father in search of his children when his ex-wife enters the witness relocation program.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, rough ...
Plot: mafia, witness protection, custody, obsessive quest, rebellion, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, fighting the system, gangsters, society, crimes, marriage of convenience ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Good Morning Sunshine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
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36%
Girl in the Bunker (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in 2006 and based on the true story of Elizabeth Shoaf, this powerful film explores the tension-filled ten days Elizabeth was kidnapped and held prisoner by Vinson Filyaw. Imprisoned in a secret underground bunker hidden deep in the woodland, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, thought provoking, rough, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: bunker, sexual assault, rape of a minor, kidnapping, teenage girl, sexual predator, police, impersonating a police officer, lifetime, sex slave, age difference, kidnapped ...
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35%