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Adam: His Song Continues (1986)
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Adam: His Song Continues (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Follows the true story of John and Reve Walsh who, after their child was murdered, fought to raise national awareness of the problem of missing children.
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: missing child, missing person, crimes, kidnapping, crime, obsessive quest, family problems, haunted by the past, society, death in the family, dealing with death, child in peril
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and captivating films with plots about crimes, family problems, life is a bitch, family relations, crime, kidnapping and society mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Adam: His Song Continues: Adam (1983), Lost and Love (2015), Amber's Story (2006), Chrystal (2004), Without a Trace (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Adam (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After their child is abducted, John and Reve Walsh are trying to find him. But, shortly after that, Adam is found dead.
Plot: child abduction, missing child, pedophile, law enforcement, abduction, u.s. senator, suburbs, injury, loss of son, marriage, child murder, grief ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: florida
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95%
 6.4
 586
Lost and Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his young son goes missing, Lei (Andy Lau) begins a 14-year quest to find him.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: missing child, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, family problems, on the road, crimes, escapades, kidnapping, female director, search
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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92%
 6.1
 473
Amber's Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is the tragic and true story of the abduction of Amber Hagerman. Her family and the community's efforts to find her and bring her kidnapper to justice prove to be a groundbreaking movement toward implementing a government-run tracking ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, crimes, society, obsession, parents and children, injustice, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, danger, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996, year 1999, year 1997 ...
Place: usa, texas
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84%
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 2K
Chrystal (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Man (played by: Billy Bob Thornton) is still in shock many years after a devistating accident takes the life of his only son and perminantly injures his wife. After all of these years the man finaly comes home to his still married wife (Played by: ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, emotional, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, haunted by the past, starting over, dysfunctional family, homecoming, death in the family, family in crisis, addiction, husband wife relationship, grief, redemption, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: missing child, family problems, crimes, missing person, parents and children, family life, law enforcement, single parent, life is a bitch, death in the family, kidnapping, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 2K
Take (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The lives of two strangers - a struggling mother and a gambling addict - meet in tragedy. Years pass, and they must come to terms with themselves, and one another.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, non-linear, psychological
Plot: child in peril, death row, crimes, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, child abduction, family problems, addiction, clergy, haunted by the past, death in the family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In December, 1986, 3 black men ran into car trouble in Howard Beach, a middle-class neighborhood in New York City. Unable to start their car, they sought refuge in a nearby restaurant. What happened later that night shocked the entire city.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, controversial, tense ...
Plot: racism, society, crimes, legal, courtroom, social decay, americana, murder, courtroom drama, working class, rich father, italian american ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Burning Bed (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: domestic violence, murder, marital rape, deadly, domestic disturbance, rivalry, unfulfillment, hopes, society, crimes, legal investigation, price of justice ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Least Among Saints (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends — and one another’s last shot at redemption.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, family problems, escapades, redemption, boy, orphan, journey, crimes, danger, obsessive quest, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michelle Pfeiffer is ferocious in the role of a desperate mother whose 3-year-old son disappears during her high school reunion. Nine years later, by chance, he turns up in the town in which the family has just relocated. Based on Jacquelyn ...
Style: sentimental, psychological, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: reunion, missing child, kidnapping, missing person, family relations, family life, parents and children, family problems, police detective, crimes, mother son reunion, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Sins of the Father (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1965 a bomb was planted in a Church in Alabama, killing four black girls. Thirty years later, Tom Cherry breaks his silence to discredit his father's alibi for the night in question.
Style: emotional, rough, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, investigation, moral dilemma, introspection, haunted by the past, parents and children, injustice, legal, society, crimes, rebellion, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Murder Ordained (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: This is the story of a minister who's feeling unhappy in his marriage who then has an affair with a church employee, who is also married, and who also has affairs, and whose husband is unwilling to divorce her. One day the minister's wife ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: small town, church, murder, protagonist as suspect, danger, crumbling marriage, media, manipulations, deadly, investigation, journalism, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 500
Go for Sisters (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Bernice and Fontayne grew up so tight they could ‘go for sisters’. After twenty years apart, they are reunited when Bernice is assigned to be Fontayne’s parole officer- just when she needs help on the wrong side of the law.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, tense
Plot: strong female presence, friendship, family problems, friends, addiction, crimes, missing child, missing person, murder, warden, parole officer, disgraced ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
 170
Cost of a Soul (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wounded in the war, Tommy Donahue and DD Davis return home from Iraq to the slum neighborhood they grew up in. Tommy returns to his wife, Faith, whom he abandoned while she was pregnant to escape a life of crime. Tommy meets his disabled six ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, racism, iraq war, homecoming, haunted by the past, crimes, urban ghetto, gang, society, family problems, war veteran, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Aftermath: A Test of Love (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a true story, an adoring wife and mother is taken hostage during a robbery and brutally murdered.
Style: sentimental, rough, bleak, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family problems, family relations, small town, small town life, family in crisis, murder, life turned upside down, crimes, unfulfillment, crime, life is a bitch, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 684
Identity Theft (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie is rated 14+ because it includes: -Sexual content and Nudity, by this it only shows kisses between the two main characters and ways of showing affection like hugging, ect. It also shows women in no such lingere, nor men. All characters ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: cons and scams, woman in danger, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, impersonation, identity theft, female stalker, crime, criminal heroes, secretary, photocopier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 371
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: emotional, bleak, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, deadly, private detective, crimes, college, siblings relations, school, teenage life, kidnapping, family relations, missing son ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 406
Nicholas' Gift (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact based drama about an American couple on vacation in Italy in 1994 with their two children who are attacked and shot by highway bandits. Shortly they discover that their son is brain dead. The parents are then faced with the hard decision to ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: family relations, transplant, family problems, family in crisis, terminal illness, parents and children, death in the family, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, dealing with death, crumbling marriage, death of child ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Crime of the Century (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1932, the nation was shocked when the 14-month-old son of Charles Lindberg was kidnapped, held for ransom, and murdered. Two years later, Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested, convicted, and executed. This film dramatizes the investigation ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, courtroom drama, missing person, dishonesty, babies and infants, legal action, law enforcement, fighting the system, false accusation, prison, murder, who done it ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Mayor of Casterbridge (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel. At a country fair, young hay-trusser Michael Henchard quarrels with his wife Susan, and in a drunken fit decides to auction off his wife and baby to a sailor for five guineas. The next day, realising his ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: tragic hero, redemption, haunted by the past, society, buried truth, social relations, rise and fall, family problems, betrayal, dishonesty
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Stoning in Fulham County (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Religious beliefs clash with the law when an Amish infant is killed in a rural community.
Style: touching, bleak, emotional, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: family problems, social relations, misfit, dealing with death, life is a bitch, crimes, witnessing a crime, religions or cults, teenage life, countryside, small town, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Dearest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Drawing on remarkable true stories, Peter Chan delivers a moving drama about child abduction in China. Huang Bo stars as a father whose young son disappears in the streets of a big city. He sets out on a search across China, stopping at nothing to ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, tense
Plot: kidnapping, uncover truth, life turned upside down, parents and children, danger, missing child, crimes, couple relations, adoption, family problems, couples, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
They've Taken Our Children: The Chowchilla Kidnapping (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three young men decide to make easy money by mass kidnapping. After careful preparations, they hijack the school bus and take 26 children and the driver as hostages. However, the bravery and the wit of the old driver could spoil their plan for the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, daring rescue, bus, confined, rivalry, rescue, hostage, small town, small town life, captivity, school, hostages ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 201
Scared Silent (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the newlywed wife of a Minnesota police chief accuses a new officer on his force of raping her several years earlier, it sets the stage for a tense confrontation in this riveting story. Penelope Ann Miller and Reed Diamond star as Kathy and ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense
Plot: rape, injustice, sexual abuse, law enforcement, crimes, society, life is a bitch, strong female presence, violence against women, husband wife relationship, justice, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.9
 254
Implicated (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this offbeat thriller, Ann is a young woman trying to put her life back together after she lost her child in a car wreck. Formerly a single mother, Ann has recently started dating a man named Tom, and one day Tom asks Ann for a favor -- would she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, hostage, surrogate mother, single parent, family relations, couples, family problems, missing person, death in the family, crimes, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 5K
Stolen (2009)
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, missing child, loss of child, haunted by the past, uncover truth, life is a bitch, loss of son, dealing with death, crimes, law enforcement, interrogation, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 2000s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 874
Rivals (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of two rival brothers, one a pimp and the other a cop, and how the former manages to be the family favourite.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: family relations, starting over, graphic violence, family problems, law enforcement, crimes, hopes, siblings relations, family in crisis, haunted by the past, prison, neo noir ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 372
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, kidnapping, rescue, couples, family problems, family relations, single parent, crimes, dealing with death, danger, babies and infants, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 86
The Rally (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "The Rally" is a gritty drama which follows several families living in a town riddled with crime and corruption. As the local church works to bring positive change to the town, they are confronted at every turn by those that desire to keep ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: crime boss, city life, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, society, gangsters, teenager, religion, drug addict, family problems, political rally ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Little Girl Lost (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This heart-wrenching story inspired by real events depicts the trials of the Brady family, who are trying desperately to adopt a helpless little girl they took in when she was in a foster care program. Clara and Tim Brady are in for the fight of ...
Style: contemplative, bleak, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, adoption, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, foster home, custody battle, child abuse, eyeglasses, female doctor, stethoscope, doctor ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%