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, suspense, serious, tense, scary and disturbing films and TV shows about / with abduction, danger, kidnapping, crimes, death, violence, murder, chase, blood and flashback plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
abduction movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as abduction: 365 Days (2020), Black and White Love (2017), Kidnap (2017), Cut Off (2018), Taken (2008), The Forgotten (2004), The Ambulance (1990), Poker Night (2014), Stranger Things (2016), Tusk (2014).

List of abduction movies

365 Days (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laura, in order to save her relationship from falling apart, goes to Sicily, where she meets Massimo. A dangerous man, the head of a mafia family, kidnaps her and gives 365 days to love him.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, sex, rich man poor woman, erotica, passion, lust, kidnapped woman, abduction, strong sexual content, sexual relations, oral sex, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, warsaw poland
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Black and White Love (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
TV show
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, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: forced marriage, fake marriage, abduction, power of love, opposites attract, strong female character, love, love story, jealousy, rescue, self sacrifice, marriage ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Action, 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, strong female lead, abduction, single mother, child abduction, rescue, child in peril, track down, mercilessness, determination, female protagonist, little boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
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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, island, serial killer, rape, coroner, death, riddles and clues, kidnapped daughter, clue, blizzard, father daughter relationship, crimes ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
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, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, chase, dark hero, vigilantism, human trafficking, abduction, lone hero, child abduction, woman in danger, tough heroes, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, north america, usa
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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: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: missing child, memory loss, abduction, mind game, air disaster, loss of son, memory, estrangement, psychiatrist, conspiracy, life is a bitch, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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, psychological, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: abduction, kidnapping, hospital, missing person, obsession, conspiracy, police investigation, race against time, crimes, journalism, love affair, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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, abduction, mind game, confined, crimes, missing person, poker game, police detective, isolation, kidnapping, graphic violence, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, telekinesis, super powers, supernatural power, monster, parallel universe, friendship, teenage boy, boy, missing person, teenage girl, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: ussr, indiana, usa
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Tusk (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his best friend and podcast co-host goes missing in the backwoods of Canada, a young guy joins forces with his friend's girlfriend to search for him.
Style: scary, surreal, macabre, harsh, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disfigurement, human becoming an animal, abduction, psychopath, dark humor, transformation, death, obsession, monster, mad scientist, escapades, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s
Place: canada, usa, new jersey
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Not Forgotten (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: abduction, strip club, investigation, parents and children, uncover truth, family problems, secret place, family relations, crimes, supernatural, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: survival, confined, captivity, buried alive, trapped, isolation, claustrophobia, abduction, desperation, terrorism, race against time, deathtrap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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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, priest, psychic, fbi, sex maniac, special agents, supernatural ability, psychopath, investigation, mystery, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia, washington d.c.
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Jigsaw (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dead bodies begin to turn up all over the city, each meeting their demise in a variety of grisly ways. All investigations begin to point the finger at deceased killer John Kramer.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, slasher, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: game of death, torture, survival horror, gory violence, abduction, death, serial murder, coma, panic, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
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The Missing (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: twists and turns, realistic, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: missing child, investigation, missing person, abduction, police detective, child abuse, crimes, child abduction, family relations, journalist, police, life is a bitch ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2014 ...
Place: france
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The Tall Man (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: 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, surprise ending, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, abduction, mysterious character, uncover truth, urban legend, mystery, small town, family problems, parents and children, rescue, child abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, washington state
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The Owners (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends think they found the perfect easy score - an empty house with a safe full of cash. But when the elderly couple that lives there comes home early, the tables are suddenly turned. As a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues, the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense
Plot: abduction, trapped in a building, breaking and entering, attempted robbery, kidnapping, heist gone wrong, violence, captivity, escape, survival, isolation, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Wrong Turn (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jen and a group of friends set out to hike the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings to stick to the trail, the hikers stray off course—and cross into land inhabited by The Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers who use deadly means to ...
Style: slasher, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: escape, characters killed one by one, abduction, backwoods, cannibalism, community, group of friends, revenge, lost in the woods, secret society, cult, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: west virginia, virginia, appalachia
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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, scary, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, abduction, revenge, mind control, creature, hysteria, haunted by the past, friendship, race against time, infection, telepathy, bunker ...
Time: contemporary
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The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Crime, 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, slasher, suspenseful, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, youth, abduction, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, life is a bitch, revenge, violence spree, sheriff, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
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Alien Abduction (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, tense, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: alien abduction, extraterrestrial, ufo, space and aliens, alien encounter, alien, abduction, escapades, survival, wilderness, found footage, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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Women (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small town detective while investigating the disappearance of a local woman comes across an unassuming Sociology professor who is hiding a secret life.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, abduction, police procedural, murder investigation, police investigation, hostage, murder, suspicion, crimes, instructor, evidence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Pagan Peak (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: murder, violence, police investigation, crimes, society, death, abduction, murderer, snow, brutality, life philosophy, ritual ...
Place: alps, germany, austria
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Hounds of Love (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, 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: scary, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological thriller
Plot: sexual torture, teenage girl, abduction, kidnapping, serial killer, domestic violence, murderous pair, husband wife relationship, serial murder, murder, runaway, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: australia
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Skyline (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, apocalypse, ufo, vestiges of humanity, space and aliens, alien encounter, alien, fantasy world, survival, abduction, chaos, demolished city ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, london, hong kong ...
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Family (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Eldon and Cole pick up a hitchhiker, Jean on their father-son trip to find perspective on the back roads of America, they quickly learn that everything is not what it seems. As the road unfolds in front of them, so do their lives begin to ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: abduction, on the road, on the run, under the surface, crimes, hidden identity, fugitives, parents and children, child in peril, escaped prisoner, kidnapping, prison escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Acts of Violence (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime
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, exciting, intense, suspense ...
Plot: human trafficking, abduction, murder, police, brother brother relationship, vigilantism, kidnapping, post traumatic stress disorder, criminal, stripper, massacre, fear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio
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Dungeon Girl (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A shocking story of captivity and survival inspired by actual events.
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: abduction, kidnapping, captivity, locked in a room, 18 year old, confined, child in peril, power relations, crimes, held captive, child abduction, basement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abduction, ufo, benign alien, pregnancy, alien encounter, tv show, countryside, space travel, supernatural, space and aliens, journalism, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, wales
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The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: special agents, quarantine, foreknowledge, missing person, time travel, psychic, murderer, cure, investigation, distopia, ufo, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
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