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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 person, missing child, kidnapping, crimes, society, family problems, haunted by the past, child in peril, death in the family, obsessive quest, dealing with death, crime
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, kidnapping, family relations, society and missing child mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Adam: His Song Continues: Adam (1983), Amber's Story (2006), Lost and Love (2015), 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, pedophile, missing child, abduction, law enforcement, u.s. senator, suburbs, grief, child murder, kidnapping, psychopath, missing person ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: florida
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95%
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Amber's Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, family relations, family problems, injustice, society, crimes, life is a bitch, obsession, parents and children, confined, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, year 1997, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, texas
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82%
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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, on the road, family problems, escapades, crimes, road trip, relationship problems, parents and children, family relations, father and son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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80%
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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, emotional, psychological, 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, white trash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: missing child, family problems, crimes, family life, missing person, parents and children, life is a bitch, single parent, law enforcement, death in the family, kidnapping, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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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, realistic, emotional, non-linear, psychological
Plot: child in peril, death row, crimes, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, child abduction, family problems, addiction, dishonesty, hopes, society, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
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68%
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: realistic, disturbing, rough, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, haunted by the past, introspection, moral dilemma, investigation, parents and children, injustice, rebellion, society, crimes, legal, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alabama, birmingham alabama
⇓ 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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, missing person, family relations, parents and children, family life, police detective, family problems, crimes, child abduction, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: racism, courtroom, murder, social decay, courtroom drama, americana, working class, legal, crimes, society, urban violence, criminal trial ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, emotional, touching, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, escapades, family problems, redemption, orphan, boy, journey, crimes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: church, murder, small town, couples, family problems, manipulation, clergy, crumbling marriage, law enforcement, legal, betrayal, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: missing person, school, siblings relations, kidnapping, teenage life, college, investigation, crimes, private detective, family relations, missing son, grief ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, unfulfillment, dealing with death, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, parents and children, death in the family, family in crisis, terminal illness, death of child ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, adoption, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, doctor, female doctor, custody battle, child abuse, foster home, telephone, eyeglasses ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, urban ghetto, crimes, haunted by the past, homecoming, family problems, society, gang, war veteran, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and slashes her throat in front of police, she sues the city and the ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: legal, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch, society, fighting the system, legal action, crimes, courtroom drama, sexual abuse, woman in danger, couple relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: connecticut
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59%
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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, crimes, bittersweet, death in the family, small town life, small town, heist, murder, human nature ...
Time: 90s
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59%
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, injustice, car chase, rebellion, life is a bitch, law enforcement, fighting the system, confined, legal action, legal investigation, legal ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 731
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, suspense, captivating
Plot: identity theft, woman in danger, cons and scams, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, impersonation, female stalker, criminal heroes, credit card fraud, secretary, doppelganger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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57%
 5.6
 233
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, tense, realistic
Plot: rape, injustice, crimes, society, law enforcement, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, strong female presence, violence against women, justice, legal system, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Fact-based story of the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh Jr., son and namesake of the famed pilot, and ensuing trial of accused and convicted killer, Bruno Hauptmann.
Style: serious, thought provoking, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, injustice, crimes, folk hero, dishonesty, life is a bitch, death in the family, courtroom drama, dealing with death, legal, journalism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, tragic hero, betrayal, hidden truth, rise and fall, society, social relations, family problems, dishonesty, victorian england
Time: 19th century, victorian era
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57%
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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: family problems, religions or cults, social relations, witnessing a crime, legal, misfit, babies and infants, youth, crimes, gang, dealing with death, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
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57%
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Lamb of God (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The kidnapping 77-year-old man in Argentina forces his daughter to return to Buenos Aires after years of exile abroad.
Style: serious, thought provoking, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, state affairs, crimes, politics, confined, missing person, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, dictatorship, exile
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 587
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: sincere, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: friendship, family problems, strong female presence, friends, addiction, missing person, missing child, crimes, missing son, murder, missing boy, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mexico
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56%
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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, rough, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, crimes, starting over, graphic violence, haunted by the past, siblings relations, family in crisis, family problems, hopes, law enforcement, prison, going straight ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: france, lyon
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56%
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 ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, touching, tense
Plot: kidnapping, life turned upside down, uncover truth, adoption, missing child, family problems, parents and children, couples, couple relations, crimes, village, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, daring rescue, bus, hostage, heroes, confined, rescue, rivalry, crime gone awry, escapades, crimes, small town life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, rough, suspenseful
Plot: pregnancy, kidnapping, single parent, babies and infants, rescue, dealing with death, crimes, couples, family problems, family relations, death in the family, adoption ...
Time: 90s
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55%