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Abducted: The Carlina White Story (2012)
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Abducted: The Carlina White Story (2012)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A baby abducted at birth and raised by the woman who took her, eventually discovers she is a missing child, reconnects with her birth parents, and struggles with choosing between her two identities.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspense, based on true events
Plot: kidnapping, family relations, parents and children, hopes, family problems, uncover truth, missing child, life is a bitch, self discovery, redemption, single mother, baby, dna, kidnapper, black american, crimes, mystery, hospital, internet, african american, teenage pregnancy, mother, woman, birth mother, missing daughter
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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Taken Back: Finding Haley (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unable to get over the abduction of her daughter, a mother is convinced she has finally found her, but is she simply a mother obsessed?
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: missing child, uncover truth, parents and children, family problems, life turned upside down, disorder, family relations, nobody believes, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Without a Trace (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the case of young New Yorker Etan Patz, who disappeared in the early 1980s, this film casts Kate Nelligan as the distraught mother who lashes out at the police (in the person of a relentless detective played by Judd Hirsch), who make her ...
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Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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The Tenth Circle (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Jodi Picoult's best-selling novel, "The Tenth Circle" tells the powerful story that probes the unbreakable bond between parent and child.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, mind bending
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, mystery, investigation, crimes, college, teenage life, family life, life is a bitch, couples, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Natalee Holloway (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On May 30, 2005, on a high school graduation trip to Aruba, she disappeared without a trace.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, missing person, family relations, mystery, crimes, parents and children, disappearance, teenage girl, strong female presence, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The 7th Floor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Like every day, Marcelo gathers her children on the floor of his ex-wife. As each day play "to see who gets there first" them down the stairs, him in the elevator, a diversion that your ex-partner does not like. But when one day Marcelo ...
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Deadline (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deadline is the story of the murder of an African American youth in rural Alabama that has gone uninvestigated, unsolved, and unpunished for almost twenty years. That changes when Nashville Times reporter Matt Harper (Steve Talley) meets an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Terrible Angels (2012)
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
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Place: usa
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Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a woman sneaks away to visit her dying grandmother across the country, she returns into the clutches of her troubled brother.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, family problems, family in danger, psychopath, parents and children, dishonesty, couples, crimes, spouse in danger, couple relations, mystery ...
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Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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, tense, realistic, serious
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Duration: 88 min.
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