Abduction movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant abduction movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary, tense and realistic films and TV shows about / with abduction, kidnapping, danger, murder, crimes, violence, death, supernatural, runaway and chase plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
abduction movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as abduction: Cut Off (2018), The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008), The Ambulance (1990), Kidnap (2017), Black and White Love (2017), Not Forgotten (2009), Acts of Violence (2018), The Forgotten (2004), Nagin: The Snake Woman (2010), Mars Needs Moms (2011).

List of abduction movies

Cut Off (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Thriller set in the world of Forensic Pathology. Coroner Paul Herzfeld finds a capsule in the head of a heavily mutilated corpse, containing a phone number and single word: the name of his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, bleak, sexy
Plot: abduction, serial killer, finding a dead body, kidnapped daughter, riddles and clues, clue, danger, island, rape, father daughter relationship, death, murder ...
Place: berlin germany
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The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Six years after the events of The X-Files series finale, former FBI agent Doctor Dana Scully is now a staff physician at Our Lady of Sorrows, a Catholic hospital, and treating a boy named Christian who has Sandhoff disease, a terminal brain ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, exciting, twists and turns ...
Plot: alien, abduction, psychic, priest, fbi, special agents, psychopath, investigation, mystery, supernatural, conspiracy, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia, washington d.c.
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The Ambulance (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh meets a young woman who shortly afterwards collapses and is rushed to hospital in an ambulance. He follows after her only to find that there is no record her being admitted, and he soon learns that her room mate also vanished after being picked ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: abduction, kidnapping, hospital, missing person, conspiracy, obsession, police investigation, crimes, race against time, danger, deadly, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: surprise ending, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, single mother, abduction, rescue, danger, track down, child in peril, strong female lead, little boy, determination, female protagonist, perseverance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
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Black and White Love (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Ferhat is a hitman working for his criminal uncle. Aslı is a young and idealistic doctor. One day, their roads crossed in the most unexpected way: Aslı is forced to operate on a man that Ferhat had shot.
Style: emotional, touching, disturbing, sentimental, light ...
Plot: forced marriage, power of love, jealousy, fake marriage, strong female character, self sacrifice, abduction, marriage, impossible love, doctor, escape, opposites attract ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Not Forgotten (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a Tex-Mex border town, Not Forgotten is a classic psychological thriller about Jack and Amaya Bishop, a couple who must come to terms with their tortured pasts in order to save their kidnapped daughter. It is a tale taut with intrigue and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Plot: abduction, strip club, little girl, uncover truth, parents and children, danger, investigation, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, missing child, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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Acts of Violence (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When his fiancee is kidnapped by human traffickers, Roman and his ex-military brothers set out to track her down and save her before it is too late. Along the way, Roman teams up with Avery, a cop investigating human trafficking and fighting the ...
Style: tense, disturbing, intense, exciting
Plot: human trafficking, abduction, police, brother brother relationship, murder, vigilantism, criminal, post traumatic stress disorder, kidnapping, bound and gagged, car accident, ex soldier ...
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The Forgotten (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: missing child, memory loss, mind game, abduction, memory, conspiracy, estrangement, loss of son, psychiatrist, life is a bitch, delusion, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Nagin: The Snake Woman (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: India, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the Far Eastern myth of the snake woman who is able to take on human form.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: abduction, vengeance, supernatural, legends and myths, deadly creature, snake, human becomes animal, murder, bollywood, attempted rape, monster, snake bite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Martians suddenly abduct his mom, mischievous Milo rushes to the rescue and discovers why all moms are so special.
Style: touching, entertaining, sentimental, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, mars, disney, abduction, boy, young heroes, daring rescue, parents and children, guilt, alien, mother son relationship, stranded ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
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The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, paranormal investigation, conspiracy, investigation, paranormal activity, fbi, special agents, top secret, alien contact, space and aliens, mysterious place ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, arizona
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Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, spacecraft, catastrophe, abduction, alien, sheriff, cowboy, escape, small town, chaos, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
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The Fourth Kind (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, based on supposedly true story ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, disappearance, paranormal activity, patient, space and aliens, hypnosis, abduction, investigation, uncover truth, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2000
Place: alaska, usa, california, antarctica
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The Tall Man (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, mysterious character, abduction, uncover truth, urban legend, danger, mystery, small town, parents and children, family problems, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
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Trolls (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lovable and friendly, the trolls love to play around. But one day, a mysterious giant shows up to end the party. Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the ...
Style: colourful, light, sweet, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: troll, adventure, friendship, family, happy ending, disney, music, princess, escape, abduction, dancing, good versus evil ...
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Alien Abduction (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this pulse-pounding thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, alien abduction, abduction, alien, escapades, wilderness, danger, survival, trap, vacation, ufo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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Evil Aliens (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The sensationalist reporter Michelle Fox presents the TV show Weird World, with phony matters about UFOS and aliens. When she hears about Cat, a young woman that claims that have been abducted with her boyfriend and become pregnant by aliens, she ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abduction, ufo, benign alien, pregnancy, alien encounter, tv show, supernatural, space and aliens, countryside, journalism, space travel, alien abduction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, wales
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Altered (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, a group of men's lives were forever changed by a strange occurrence. Now, the same group of men will spend a night together ... in terror.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: abduction, revenge, mind control, alien, implant, creature, hysteria, haunted by the past, friendship, danger, race against time, telepathy ...
Time: contemporary
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Shergar (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shergar, Ireland's most decorated thoroughbread and perhaps the greatest race horse of all time, is kidnapped by IRA terrorists and held for a $2 million ransom. Can a young stable boy save Shergar's life... and his own before it's ...
Style: realistic, serious, factual, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: ira, abduction, investigation, horse riding, crimes, political unrest, folk hero, family relations, chases and races, kidnapping, chase, rescue ...
Time: 90s, year 1983
Place: ireland
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Out of Hand (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sebastian and Paul are two bored boys about 16 years of age. They drink alcohol, steal - and attend a private school. They can't find a sense of meaning in their present adolescent existence. They abduct Sonja and lock her in an old, abandoned ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, tense
Plot: abduction, teenage life, violence against women, crimes, youth, coming of age, friendship, school, missing person, kidnapping, hostage, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, new york, europe, madrid, philadelphia
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The Missing (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gripping anthological relationship thriller series exploring the emotional fallout of a child's abduction not only on the family but on the wider community, told over two time frames.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, serious, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing child, crimes, missing person, investigation, abduction, police detective, family relations, life turned upside down, parents and children, life is a bitch, grief, twists & turns ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2014 ...
Place: france
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The OA (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Prairie Johnson, blind as a child, comes home to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Some hail her a miracle, others a dangerous mystery, but Prairie won’t talk with the FBI or her parents about the seven years she went missing.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, mysterious, bleak, twist ending
Plot: disappearance, healing, abduction, mysticism, supernatural, ritual, alternate dimension, experiment, storytelling, healer, forbidden love, friendship ...
Place: san francisco
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Dark Skies (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing ...
Style: serious, tense, twist ending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, paranormal activity, danger, alien, parents and children, family in danger, disorder, evil alien, abduction, self destructing, evil force, birds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Hounds of Love (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vicki Maloney is randomly abducted from a suburban street by a disturbed couple. As she observes the dynamic between her captors she quickly realises she must drive a wedge between them if she is to survive.
Style: disturbing, scary, tense, suspenseful
Plot: sexual torture, kidnapping, serial killer, abduction, teenage girl, psychological thriller, husband wife relationship, serial murder, murder, domestic violence, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: australia
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Poker Night (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When you become a detective in Warsaw Indiana - you go to Poker Night, where you play against some of the best cops in the business. They tell you stories about their time on the job - their successes and failures. When new Detective Stan Jeter ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, mind game, confined, missing person, crimes, crime, poker game, police detective, abduction, deadly, isolation, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
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The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, banned film, suspenseful, bleak, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, youth, crime, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, slasher, abduction, revenge, violence spree, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
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Caged (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Somewhere in Eastern Europe. Carole is a young nurse with a humanitarian aid group that has reached the end of its mission. But just then, the young woman and her two colleagues are kidnapped by strangers for mysterious reasons. Held captive, cared ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, scary, based on true events ...
Plot: captivity, woman in danger, crimes, abduction, organ harvesting, kidnapping, danger, confined, captive, un, basement, farmhouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, eastern europe, kosovo
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Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, vigilantism, dark hero, human trafficking, chase, woman in danger, daring rescue, rescue, danger, child abduction, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, arc de triomphe paris
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Flourish (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tutor recounts a frantic night that culminated in a 16-year old girl's disappearance. Unfolding in front of a video camera direct from a psychiatric ward, Gaby Winters (Jennifer Morrison) recalls a dreadful babysitting job that sent her on a ...
Style: serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, missing person, disappearance, abduction, investigation, who done it, crimes, youth, mentally unstable, teenage life, eccentric family, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Whisperer in Darkness (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Written in 1931, H.P. Lovecraft's iconic genre-bending tale of suspense and alien terrors is brought to life in the style of the classic horror films of the 1930s like Frankenstein, Dracula and King Kong. Using its Mythoscope™ process — a ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, scary, suspense ...
Plot: legends and myths, riddles and clues, supernatural, mystery, abduction, escape attempt, deadly, danger, space and aliens, dishonesty, deadly creature, human host ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: vermont, new england, usa
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