Movies like Kidnap 2008

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Kidnap (2008)
 4.5
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Kidnap (2008)
Original name: किडनैप
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if he is to entertain any hopes of seeing her alive again. Is this a mere kidnapping or is there more to it than what meets the eye?
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: woman in danger, stockholm syndrome, kidnapping, hostage, chase, vengeance, mind game, rescue, family relations, parents and children, rivalry, confined, crimes, father daughter reunion, revenge, train, billionaire, disco, waterfall, estranged couple, danger, bollywood, chases and races, deadly, bikini ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, rivalry, danger, kidnapping, confined, chases and races and chase mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Kidnap: Agneepath (2012), Family: Ties of Blood (2006), Cellular (2004), Taken in Broad Daylight (2009), 12 Hours to Live (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Agneepath (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In a small Indian village Mandwa, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan is taught about the path of fire (Agneepath) by his principled father. His life is shattered when the evil drug lord Kancha Cheena hangs his father. Vijay leaves for Mumbai with his pregnant ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: revenge, family relations, criminal heroes, drug lord, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, rivalry, crimes, massacre, vengeance, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1977, 70s
Place: india, asia
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Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, hostage, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 100K
Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: race against time, kidnapping, hostage, home invasion, police corruption, cell phone, psychopath, confined, woman in danger, crimes, rescue, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Taken in Broad Daylight (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every 24 hrs. after a child's been kidnapped by a stranger, chances of finding them alive diminishes to almost 100% ... The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, survival, rescue, missing person, confined, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, rape, showdown, child abduction, teenage rape, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, wyoming, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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12 Hours to Live (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Amy is having a bad day. Not only has she been kidnapped by a deranged gunman, but as a diabetic without her insulin, her chances of survival are diminishing with each tick of the clock. FBI agent Megan Saunders isn't walking ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, woman in danger, police investigation, diabetic, chase, hostage, terminal illness, kidnapping, salvation, weapons, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
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48%
 4.6
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Blackmail (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Inspector Abhay Rathod is a honest and diligent Police Inspector employed with Bombay Police. He was assigned the case of racketeer and criminal don, Shekhar Mohan. Abhay successfully entraps and arrests him, and has him sentenced to a long jail ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, prison, criminal, police, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, chase, crimes, criminal's revenge, parents and children, friendship, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 3K
Luck (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Born lucky, Karim Moussa takes to exploiting it instead of focusing on studies. Now a wealthy gambler, he decides to recruit about a dozen lucky people to participate in a deadly game of survival.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gambling, adventure, rivalry, obsession, crimes, prodigy, dishonesty, bet, survival, destiny, serial killer, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Major Ranvir Kaul (Amitabh Bachchan) is a POW who was captured along with over 50 soldiers by Pakistani soldiers in 1971 during the war between India and Pakistan. 33 years later Ranvir's son Gaurav (Akshaye Khanna) decides to go on a rescue ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: escape attempt, prison, parents and children, rescue, confined, prison life, hopes, getting home, military, prison escape, prison warden, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, psychopath, gang, kidnapping, woman in danger, missing person, family in danger, crimes, rescue, hostage, father son relationship, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 3K
Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, rescue, chase, wilderness, siblings relations, witnessing a crime, crimes, murder, prison, child in peril, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 740
Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, crimes, betrayal, track down, rivalry, parents and children, justice, businessman, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, asia, india, italy, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 634
Black November (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, political conspiracy, terrorism, state affairs, racism, confined, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, society, hijacking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
New Town Killers (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two private bankers, Alistair and Jamie, who have the world at their feet get their kicks from playing a 12 hour game of hunt, hide and seek with people from the margins of society. Their next target is Sean Macdonald a parentless teenager who lives ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, crimes, survival, mind game, rich and poor, life turned upside down, on the run, betrayal, graphic violence, disorder, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 1K
The Killer (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A cold-blooded contract killer hires the services of a cab driver for a full night. He forces the driver to go around Dubai as he keeps finishing off witnesses scheduled to testify against a gangster.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: hostage, hitman, crimes, chase, taxi driver, murder, criminal, killings, murderer, confined, conspiracy, murder witness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Engaged to Kill (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Abby Lord (Maria del Mar) is kidnapped and her husband Robert Lord (Joe Lando) has to pay off a million dollar ransom. Based on a True Life story.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: woman in danger, family relations, confined, rivalry, crimes, wedding ring, false identity, kidnapping, abduction, revenge, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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39%
 4.8
 3K
Zinda (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is about a man, who has been imprisoned for 14 years, who has been released and has four days to figure out why he was imprisoned in the first place.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, crimes, confined, captivity, rivalry, missing person, dishonesty, wrongful conviction, imprisonment, murder, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 16K
Race 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Ranveer Singh (Saif Ali Khan) travels to exotic locales and confronts the Turkish mafia on a mission to avenge the death of his lover Sonia in this action-packed sequel. In the process of seeking her killers, Ranveer crosses Armaan Mallick (John ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, siblings relations, shrewd, family relations, police detective, crimes, betrayal, vengeance, mystery, train ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.1
 788
Freight (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Russian gang operating in Leeds with no respect for the laws of England, traffic Eastern Europeans in containers then enslave them, the women to sex, the men to illegal fights. They cross local businessman Gabe Taylor and a war escalates, but when ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, kidnapping, prostitute, track down, confined, crimes, vengeance, power relations, forced into action, life is a bitch, parents and children, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, confined, murder, vengeance, blackmail, kidnapping, hostage, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Ranvir and Rajiv are half brothers who own a huge stud farm in South Africa. Ranvir is a very shrewd and aggressive man while Rajiv is laid back, and a chronic alcoholic. Sophia, Ranvir's personal secretary adores and loves him. Ranvir is ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, love triangle, crimes, investigation, family relations, siblings relations, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, brother brother relationship, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
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38%
 6.1
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Knock Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A businessman in a phone-booth is held hostage by a sniper.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: vigilantism, journalism, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, hostage, bomb, infidelity, murder, extortion, battles, revolution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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37%
 3.0
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Rascals (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Rascals movie is a comedy about the joys of conning where Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn play two cool competing conmen trying to out-scheme each other in consistently amusing and surprising setups. But when both fall for the same girl, the competition ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: gangsters, crimes, friends, disorder, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, buddies, cons and scams, love and romance, woman in danger, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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37%
 8.0
 22K
Ugly (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A team of the best cops in Mumbai is dispatched to find a girl who has gone missing from her father's car. As the hunt for the kidnapper begins, fingers suspiciously point to closer home.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, family relations, crimes, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, track down, ex husband ex wife relationship, police, alcohol abuse, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Man of Vendetta (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One day, Hye Lin, the five-year old daughter of a devoted pastor, Joo Young Soo, is kidnapped. Pastor Joo, who has a rock solid faith in God at this time, prays wholeheartedly for her safe comeback, but she does not return. Eight years later, Joo ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Banshee (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A kick-ass professional car thief, Sage, (Taryn Manning), steals a classic '66 Charger on a challenge. It turns out the car belongs to a serial killer (is there another kind?), who proceeds to slice and dice her friends because he wants his car ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, car thief, crimes, psychopath, car chase, heist, master criminal, race against time, criminal's revenge, mind game, rivalry, chase ...
Time: contemporary
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36%
 5.6
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12 Rounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When New Orleans cop Danny Fisher prevents a brilliant thief from successfully carrying out his latest heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. Hungry for revenge, the criminal mastermind breaks out of prison and kidnaps ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, vengeance, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, family, rescue, moral dilemma, police officer, life philosophy, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Down and Dangerous (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventive and resourceful cocaine smuggler defends his trade against violent rival traffickers, a monstrous and vengeful killer, and the DEA agents who want to lock him up – all while falling for a stunningly beautiful woman with a taste for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, crimes, woman in danger, rivalry, smuggler, chase, drugs, smuggling, graphic violence, hotel, train, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 4K
Bullett Raja (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A common man who transforms into a gangster revolts against the very system he once obediently followed by declaring war on the police, the government, and the industrialists.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, vengeance, rivalry, criminal's revenge, rise to the top, chase, ambition, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, romancing a criminal, defiant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Quiz (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A famous game show host is being harassed in a restaurant by a strange man who claims to have kidnapped his wife and daughter. A morbid game ensues in which the game show host turns out to be the contestant.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, rivalry, mind game, mysterious character, family in danger, crimes, police, father daughter relationship, game, manipulation, chase, mistress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mission Kashmir (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A police officer adopts the son and sole survivor of a family he has massacred while pursuing a terrorist. After some time the foster son finds out what the stepfather did.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, militant, vengeance, orphan, haunted by the past, family problems, death in the family, parents and children, criminal's revenge, family relations, violence, adoption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%