Kidnap movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant kidnap movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense and psychological films and TV shows about / with kidnapping, violence, abduction, murder, blood, crimes, revenge, brutality, gun and criminal plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
kidnap movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as kidnap: I Am Elizabeth Smart (2017), Stockholm, Pennsylvania (2015), Mandy (2018), Kidnapping Stella (2019), When a Snail Falls in Love (2016), I Am Dragon (2015), Night Hunter (2018), Coming Home in the Dark (2021), Superagente Makey (2020), The King Is Here (2016).

List of kidnap movies

I Am Elizabeth Smart (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of Elizabeth Smart's kidnapping and captivity, as told from her perspective.
Style: factual, thought provoking, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: kidnapped, kidnapping, teenager, autobiography, captivity, investigation, abduction, running for your life, salvation, captive, crime investigation, drugs ...
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Stockholm, Pennsylvania (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman is returned home to her biological parents after living with her abductor for 17 years.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, tense, dark ...
Plot: kidnapping, stockholm syndrome, homecoming, parents and children, family problems, hopes, redemption, child abuse, teenage girl, isolation, fish out of water, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Mandy (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surreal, psychotronic, slasher ...
Audience: date night
Plot: revenge, surrealism, lumberjack, cult leader, chainsaw, biker gang, kidnapping, cult, mysticism, rage, brutality, nightmare ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: california, xian, usa
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Kidnapping Stella (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Snatched off the street and held for ransom, a bound and gagged woman uses her limited powers to derail her two masked abductors' carefully laid plans.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, dark, suspense, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, van, twists and turns, kidnapped, kidnapped woman, abduction, wealthy family, couple relations, crimes, love, father daughter relationship ...
Place: central europe, berlin germany
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When a Snail Falls in Love (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 33 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Ji Bai and new criminal profiler Xu Xu may seem like an awkward teacher-student pair at first glance, yet they are actually the best partners in the police force, solving one crime after another. Ji Bai slowly falls in love with Xu Xu, yet ...
Style: exciting, romantic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, crime investigation, police detective, murder, romance, chinese, gang, fighting crime, unsolved crime, uncover truth, investigation, crime solving ...
Place: china
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I Am Dragon (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the midst of the wedding princess Miroslava is kidnapped by a dragon and carried away into his castle on the remote island. Mira left everything behind in the past - family, friends and groom. Now the only things she had were a stone cage and a ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, sweet, touching, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dragon, love and romance, wedding, love story, kidnapping, abduction, adventure, island, human sacrifice, ritual, wedding ceremony, love interest ...
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Night Hunter (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A police task force traps an online predator, only to discover that the depth of his crimes goes far beyond anything they had anticipated.
Style: suspense, captivating, bleak, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: vigilante, serial killer, investigation, profiler, tragic past, kidnapping, father daughter relationship, baby, justice, escape, psychopath, criminal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: minnesota
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Fist of the North Star: The Legend of Yuria (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Second part of the new Fist of the North Star movie pentalogy presenting the story from Yuria's perspective, spanning from her childhood, including the day she first met Kenshiro.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, touching, splatter
Plot: nuclear holocaust, one against many, warrior, good versus evil, supernatural power, honor, fight, kidnapping, friendship, love, rescue, wrestler ...
Time: future, 2000s
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Coming Home in the Dark (2021)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A school teacher is forced to confront a brutal act from his past when a pair of ruthless drifters takes him and his family on a nightmare road-trip.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: hostage, married couple, abduction, robbery, kidnapping, captive, family in danger, brutality, teacher, cruelty, spouse in danger, struggle for survival ...
Place: new zealand
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Superagente Makey (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Makey is a humble police officer that, unexpectedly, gets caught in the middle of a dangerous international drug operation in the Costa del Sol, Spain.
Plot: police, russian, robbery, police officer, police station, kidnapping, prison, jewelry, dog, father daughter relationship, tour guide, disco ...
Place: madrid
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The King Is Here (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Samraat, an underworld mafia, is coming to Bangladesh. Bangladeshi mafia Musa has interest in this because Samraat can ruin his business. So he wants Samraat dead by any means but failed. Samraat finally lands and has bargain with one of Musa's ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: mafia, police, love, conspiracy, partnership, kidnapping, gangsters, violence, crime boss, couples, escapades, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: bangladesh
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Fresh (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Frustrated by scrolling dating apps only to end up on lame, tedious dates, Noa takes a chance by giving her number to the awkwardly charming Steve after a produce-section meet-cute at the grocery store.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, satirical, captivating ...
Plot: cannibalism, online dating, psychopath, cannibal, amputation, sociopath, female nudity, eating human flesh, perversity, friendship, stockholm syndrome, captivity ...
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6 Ways to Die (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sonny "Sundown" Garcia is the top cocaine distributor in the United States, which has made him a very rich and powerful man. It has also made him plenty of enemies. John Doe is just such a man. A nameless man of mystery, John lives to see ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: drug cartel, robbery, murder, hitman, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, revenge, criminal's revenge, criminal, vengeance, drug dealer, gangsters ...
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Mother's Milk (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Claude is an easily overlooked statistics professor. After a childhood trauma left him motherless, he formed a dysfunctional craving. To satisfy the depraved hunger, he kidnaps Kim from the park and holds her captive in his basement. As the days ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological thriller
Plot: kidnapping, professor, abduction, kidnapped woman, love interest, abductor, forbidden love, psychopath, crime victim, kidnapped, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship ...
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Exsanguination (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: One dark room. Two bound strangers. And, a whole lot of blood.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: torture, abduction, anger, fear, stranger, kidnapping, justice, suffering, abuse, darkness, murder, evil ...
Place: usa
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La Jauría (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Chile
TV show
Story: Blanca, student leader of the feminist movement in an occupied school, goes missing: hours later, a video of a group raping the girl goes viral. In their aim to find her, a police squad formed by three women puts their lives and that of their ...
Style: suspense, rough, bleak, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: girl, disorder, mystery, abductor, crimes, partners, kidnapping, chase, rescue, investigation, friendship, abduction ...
Time: contemporary
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Crows Zero (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The students of Suzuran High compete for the King of School title. An ex-graduate yakuza is sent to kill the son of a criminal group, but he can't make himself to do it as he reminds him of his youth.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, gangsters, gang war, teenage life, youth, high school, crimes, yakuza, friendship, teenage gang, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Inside (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Even though two brothers are completely separated from each other after the imprisoning of their father and the kidnapping of their twin brother, they meet by coincidence years after when both choose to enter the police academy.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, interrogation, chase, money, hostage, death, police officer, sting operation, marriage, family relations, twists and turns, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Ill Behaviour (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy thriller about three friends who embark on a journey that takes them to the extremes of their friendship, crossing every boundary imaginable to save a life.
Plot: alternative medicine, chemotherapy, prisoner, cancer, treatment, kidnapping
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The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.
Style: light, humorous, fairy tale, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, mouse, talking animals, adventure, sherlock holmes, investigation, good versus evil, assistant, family, rescue, uncover truth, animals ...
Time: victorian era, edwardian era, 80s, 19th century, 1880s ...
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, united kingdom ...
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Speak No Evil (2022)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Danish family visits a Dutch family they met on a holiday. What was supposed to be an idyllic weekend slowly starts unraveling as the Danes try to stay polite in the face of unpleasantness.
Style: psychological, suspense, scary, slasher
Audience: date night
Plot: male nudity, friendship, nanny, sex scene, kidnapping, travel, psychopath, mute child, toxic masculinity, bully, bullying, car accident ...
Place: italy, denmark, netherlands
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Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, captivating, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, dark humor, policewoman, law enforcement, small town, police investigation, killings, psychopath, police officer, small town life, scheme, snow ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, future, contemporary, year 2006 ...
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
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Marketa Lazarov? (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Mikolás and his brother Adam rob travelers for their tyrannical father Kozlík. During one of their "jobs" they end up with a young German hostage whose father escapes to return news of the kidnapping and robbery to the King. Kozlik ...
Style: surreal, art house, psychedelic, mind bending, romantic ...
Plot: brother sister incest, medieval, winter, rape, sexual assault, magic realism, crusader, catholic, existentialism, folk, kidnapping, lord ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: eastern europe, czech republic, central europe
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The Snow Queen 2: Refreeze (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the trolls' victory over the Snow Queen, Orm claims that he is destined to marry the princess and inherit great power.
Style: fairy tale, 3d animation, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kingdom, good versus evil, dancing, princess, destiny, adventurer, daring rescue, adventure, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, escapades ...
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Rupture (2016)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A single mom tries to break free from a mysterious organization that has abducted her.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: abduction, fear, imprisonment, mutation, survival, body horror, conspiracy, paranoia, human experiment, damsel in distress, violence, kidnapping ...
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Misconduct (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ambitious lawyer finds himself caught in a power struggle between a corrupt pharmaceutical executive and his firm’s senior partner. When the case takes a deadly turn, he must race to uncover the truth before he loses everything.
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pharmaceutical company, criminal, police, ransom, investigation, corporate crime, threat, false accusation, corporation, evidence, crimes, sexual attraction ...
Time: contemporary
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Hondo (1967)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hondo is a 17-episode Western television series starring Ralph Taeger that aired in the United States on ABC during the 1967 fall season. The series was produced by Batjac Productions, Inc., Fenady Associates, Inc., and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ...
Plot: apache territory, cow, employer, comanche indian, drunkenness, american civil war, court, hairdresser, city, arizona desert, accomplice, criminal ...
Time: 1870s
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, mexico, yuma arizona
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The Chrysalis (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 2013 Chinese horror film directed by Qiu Chuji
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: identity, split personality, memory, amnesia, false memory, uncover truth, couple relations, mystery, mental institution, disappearance, abduction, love triangle ...
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First Kid (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, buddy movie ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: white house, disney, friendship, family, president, bodyguard, usa president, shopping mall, fish out of water, boxing, mischievous children, secret service agent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Berlin: Part 2 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A direct sequel to Manny Velazquez's Berlin: Part 1 (2016) continuing were the first film left off. Delia Fox, who is now pregnant tries to find her cousin Kamila Sanchez, who was kidnapped by Doctor Begotten before it is too late, but little ...
Style: dark, slasher, suspense, sexy, light ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: wizards, fright, thrill ride, haunted, killer doll, black people, woman killed, kidnapped, videotaping, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnant woman, running ...
Time: 80s
Place: berlin germany, chicago illinois
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