Movies like The Disappeared

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The Disappeared (2008)
 5.8
 2K
The Disappeared (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following the disappearance of his younger brother Tom, Matthew Ryan tries to put his life and sanity back together. However the past keeps coming back to haunt him.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, tense, scary, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, british horror
Plot: missing person, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, destiny, teenage life, religions or cults, disappearance, brother, ghost, kidnapping, uncover truth, suspense, paranoia, paranormal, kidnapped, working class, psychopath, supernatural, best friends, family problems, attic, siblings relations, dealing with death, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london

Most similar movies to The Disappeared

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about danger, suspense, deadly, supernatural, family relations, ghost and family problems mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Disappeared: Megan Is Missing (2011), London Voodoo (2004), Axed (2012), They're Watching Us (2002), Secrets in the Walls (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Megan Is Missing (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fictional drama based on actual events, about two teenage girls who encounter an Internet predator.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, controversial, queer horror, twisted ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, internet, deathtrap, teenage girl, rape, psychopath, teenage life, missing person, murder, psycho, youth, party girl ...
Time: year 2007, 21st century
Place: usa
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London Voodoo (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When ambitious analyst Lincoln Mathers (played by Doug Cockle) relocates his family from New York to London, his wife Sarah (Sara Stewart) discovers a new disturbing power and becomes hostage to an ancient spirit. As Mathers notices that the family ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family relations, couples, ghost, couple relations, mysterious character, parents and children, family problems, clergy, intrigue, supernatural power ...
Place: london, england, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.8
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Axed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A strict father loosens up enough to let his children take a day off school for a trip to the countryside. But things turn darker when the family realize he is planning to make it their last outing ever.
Style: slasher, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, unemployment, psychopath, family in danger, confined, rivalry, isolation, countryside, parents and children, murder, crisis, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
They're Watching Us (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Norberto Lopez Amado's They're Watching Us is about a cop who becomes obsessed with a case. Juan (Carmelo Gomez) is ordered to head up an investigation concerning a businessman who has been missing for almost three years. The officer who ...
Style: serious, scary, mind bending, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, missing person, police investigation, family relations, police detective, uncover truth, supernatural, law enforcement, mental institution, life is a bitch, parents and children, twists and turns ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Secrets in the Walls (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her two daughters move from their cramped Detroit apartment to the suburbs but scratching, cries and shadows haunt their new home.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, slasher, tense ...
Plot: ghost, starting over, supernatural, family in danger, mentally unstable, single parent, psychopath, family relations, family problems, missing child, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Urban Ghost Story (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a car accident, Lizzie lies dead on the roadside - slowly she is taken into the light - but is pulled back to earth when she is revived by the doctors. Lizzie feels sure that during the 184 seconds that she lay dead, something latched on to ...
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, poltergeist, supernatural horror, road accident, family relations, family problems, supernatural, supernatural ability, journalism, cons and scams, parents and children, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.2
 843
Evil Eyes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On a day of solar eclipse, five year old, Naina, loses her eyesight and her parents in a road accident in London. Twenty years later, she is bestowed with the gift of sight thanks to the marvels of modern science. Her period of darkness is over; or ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, afterlife, woman in danger, haunted by the past, supernatural, disability, survival, curses spells and rituals, destiny, transplant, solar eclipse, psychic power ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: london, europe, asia, england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
 1K
The Cottage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romance novelist (David Arquette) moves into a "cottage" behind the home of a composer and his family. He seems sweet, but what do they really know about him?
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, scary ...
Plot: tenant, psychopath, family in danger, couples, twists and turns, suburbs, parents and children, suspense, kidnapping, writers, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, best friends, suspense, serial killer, violence, killer, graphic violence, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 446
Echo (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A divorced policeman loses custody of his young son, only to kidnap his boy and retreat to a remote cottage, where his plan soon turns into a nightmare.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: missing child, family problems, mental illness, coming of age, family relations, mentally unstable, ghost, single parent, curses spells and rituals, friendship, child illness, countryside ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 2K
Acacia (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Korean horror film about an adopted young boy with a strange link to an old, dead acacia tree. As the boy settles in to his new home, the tree comes to life. When the family who adopted him becomes pregnant, he is to go back to the orphanage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: orphan, supernatural, family relations, haunted by the past, adoption, parents and children, ghost, obsession, supernatural ability, adopted son, children, violent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 825
Ghost Son (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, South Africa, Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Ghost Son" takes place in South Africa. A married couple Stacey and Mark live on the farm with their black teenage maid. Mark and Stacey love each other deeply. Unfortunately Mark dies in a tragic truck accident.Stacey returns to the farm ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: pregnancy, ghost, family in danger, supernatural, uncover truth, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, parents and children, family problems, missing child, death in the family, babies and infants ...
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 4K
The Skeptic (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of his Aunt, a confirmed skeptic lawyer, Bryan Becket, dismisses reports that her house is haunted and moves in. Immediately occurrences begin he cannot explain. And beyond the occurrences there is something about the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, lawyer, ghost, uncover truth, haunted by the past, supernatural, missing person, family problems, domestic disturbance, supernatural ability, doll ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Under the Bed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers team up to battle a creature under the bed, in what is being described as a "suburban nightmare" tale.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, scary, mystical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, nightmare comes true, family in danger, supernatural, suburbs, youth, brother brother relationship, supernatural horror, suspense, nightmare, mysticism, dark past ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Not Forgotten (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a Tex-Mex border town, Not Forgotten is a classic psychological thriller about Jack and Amaya Bishop, a couple who must come to terms with their tortured pasts in order to save their kidnapped daughter. It is a tale taut with intrigue and ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: abduction, strip club, parents and children, uncover truth, investigation, couple relations, missing child, twists and turns, family relations, family problems, secret place, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, austin texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 6K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: scary, bleak, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mental breakdown, mentally unstable, isolation, woman in danger, haunted by the past, confined, mind game, writer's life, uncover truth, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 1K
Honour (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story centered on a young woman is targeted by her family for an "honour killing" and the bounty hunter who takes the job.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: track down, hitman, on the run, parents and children, family relations, woman in danger, family problems, suspense, woman, danger, deadly, chases and races
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mummy An' the Armadillo (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: tense, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, psychopath, family problems, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, mysterious character, family relations, missing person, woman in danger, diner, hostage, abduction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Nun (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of catholic school girls are victimized by a sadistic and jealous nun, "Sister Ursula". The girls drown the nun in a pool of "holy" water. Eighteen years later circumstances arise in which the nuns spirit is released to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, slasher ...
Plot: ghost, evil nun, supernatural, ritual murder, suspense, curses spells and rituals, curse, vengeance, haunted by the past, boarding school, religions or cults, supernatural ability ...
Place: barcelona, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 864
How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: island, missing person, survival, ghost, supernatural, confined, isolation, apocalypse, rescue, curses spells and rituals, evil spirit, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Lizzie (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lizzie, a young woman with amnesia, slowly comes to realize that she may be responsible for the horrific murder of her parents. After returning to the family home, Lizzie had terrifying flashbacks to her childhood, and comes face to face with the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, vengeance, nightmare, murder, haunted by the past, memory loss, haunted house, suspense, childhood trauma, unfulfillment, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, artists and showbiz, writer's life, missing person, suspense, uncover truth, sex scene, writers, disappearance, police, danger
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 327
5 Souls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a disgraced architect awakens from a coma, he is confronted by an agent of evil with a proposition; kill five people to reconcile his life's misdeeds and live, or decline the offer and die. As he proceeds with his grim assignment and ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, murder, rivalry, mysterious character, moral dilemma, uncover truth, haunted by the past, vigilantism, supernatural, suspense, paranormal, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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When I Was Alive (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After losing his job and the end of his marriage, Júnior returns to his father's house. But that is not his childhood house anymore. His old room has been rented by a young woman and the place feels unwelcome and oppressive. Júnior develops ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, supernatural, losing-it hero, parents and children, obsession, homecoming, danger, indoor
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
It's in the Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: One year after a tragic incident tore their family apart, a grieving son and his estranged father embark on a journey into the wild to reconcile their past. When a horrifying accident leaves Russell badly injured, and strands them in the wild, it is ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: survival, ghost, rescue, supernatural, isolation, wilderness, forest, estrangement, parents and children, escapades, stalking, redneck ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: confined, mentally unstable, isolation, murder, paranoia, country house, suspense, bad girl, railway, woman with a gun, mental illness, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 2K
Hurt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There are terrible things happening in the desert...unexplainable, frightening things. Tragic, inexplicable incidents… ever since she arrived.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, scary, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, suspense, rescue, ghost, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, desert, supernatural, murder, uncover truth, dark secret, children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: arizona, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Thompsons (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, survival, family in danger, manhunt, dysfunctional family, on the run, family life, coming of age, murder, incestuous relationship, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
 580
Beacon 77 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two young women arrive at a curious penthouse apartment, led by one's crush on her tutor. However, her love interest doesn't live alone. He's part of a trio of computer hackers about to embark on the ultimate job on the world's ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: ghost, rivalry, struggle for survival, paranormal phenomena, suspense, insanity, violence, computer, cult, conspiracy, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
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Scary Hair (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Chi-Hyon takes home her young sister, Su Hyon, a terminal cancer patient, so that she can help her enjoy her remaining time on earth, she buys her a wig to mask the effects of chemotherapy -- not realizing that the wig is, in fact, demonic. ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, intense
Plot: supernatural, ghost, curse, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, family problems, teenage life, terminal illness, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, hair loss, body horror ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%