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, crimes, danger, murder, death, violence, gun, runaway and mentor plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as abduction: 365 Days (2020), Cut Off (2018), Black and White Love (2017), Kidnap (2017), The Ambulance (1990), Not Forgotten (2009), The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008), The Forgotten (2004), The Missing (2014), Poker Night (2014).

List of abduction movies

 3.3
 40K
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, abduction, mature, erotica, male nudity, strong sexual content, rich man poor woman, oral sex, cunnilingus, kidnapped woman, passion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, warsaw poland
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 6.6
 4K
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, sexy, bleak
Plot: abduction, serial killer, finding a dead body, kidnapped daughter, island, riddles and clues, rape, clue, violence, danger, coroner, blizzard ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
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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, power of love, opposites attract, abduction, strong female character, fake marriage, jealousy, self sacrifice, rescue, marriage, doctor, fatal attraction ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 5.9
 33K
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, danger, rescue, track down, child in peril, little boy, determination, female protagonist, anger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
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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, hospital, kidnapping, missing person, conspiracy, obsession, police investigation, race against time, crimes, woman in danger, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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, serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: abduction, little girl, strip club, danger, investigation, parents and children, uncover truth, life is a bitch, secret place, family relations, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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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, supernatural ability, psychopath, investigation, mystery, supernatural, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c., west virginia
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 5.8
 64K
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, loss of son, abduction, memory, estrangement, psychiatrist, conspiracy, life is a bitch, grief, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.2
 21K
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, police detective, abduction, crimes, missing person, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, twists & turns, grief ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2014, year 2009 ...
Place: france
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 6.3
 8K
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, abduction, confined, missing person, crimes, crime, poker game, police detective, deadly, isolation, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
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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, disturbing ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, patient, space and aliens, disappearance, hypnosis, abduction, investigation, paranormal activity, uncover truth, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2000, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, california, antarctica
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 5.9
 39K
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: missing child, kidnapping, mysterious character, uncover truth, abduction, urban legend, danger, mystery, small town, family problems, parents and children, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
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 5.0
 116
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: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: abduction, on the road, on the run, under the surface, fugitives, crimes, hidden identity, parents and children, chases and races, child in peril, escaped convict, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, exciting, intense
Plot: human trafficking, abduction, police, brother brother relationship, murder, vigilantism, criminal, post traumatic stress disorder, kidnapping, tape over mouth, car accident, ex soldier ...
Place: usa
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 7.8
 560K
Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, 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, serious, entertaining, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, vigilantism, chase, dark hero, human trafficking, woman in danger, father daughter relationship, child abduction, daring rescue, boat, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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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, tense, serious, light ...
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, alien abduction, abduction, alien, wilderness, survival, danger, escapades, vacation, ufo, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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 5.3
 6K
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, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abduction, ufo, pregnancy, alien encounter, countryside, tv show, space travel, journalism, space and aliens, supernatural, benign alien, alien abduction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, wales
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 5.6
 10K
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: abduction, mind control, revenge, implant, alien, creature, hysteria, haunted by the past, friendship, danger, race against time, telepathy ...
Time: contemporary
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The Hijack That Went South (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aarno Lamminparras hijacked an airplane with a gun in 1978. A true story.
Style: disturbing, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: abduction, airplane, hostage, hijacking, airport, journalist, passenger, money, reporter, husband wife relationship, pilot, ransom ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
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 5.4
 410
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, exciting, sincere, factual ...
Plot: abduction, ira, investigation, horse riding, crimes, family relations, political unrest, folk hero, chases and races, kidnapping, chase, rescue ...
Time: 90s, year 1983
Place: ireland
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 5.5
 424
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, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: abduction, teenage life, violence against women, crimes, youth, coming of age, friendship, missing person, kidnapping, school, hostage, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, new york, philadelphia, europe
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 6.5
 71K
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: sweet, colourful, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: troll, adventure, friendship, family, disney, happy ending, music, good versus evil, abduction, princess, dancing, escape ...
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 7.8
 88K
The OA (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, mysticism, alternate dimension, abduction, supernatural, ritual, experiment, storytelling, forbidden love, friendship, blind woman ...
Place: san francisco
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 5.5
 12K
Nine Dead (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: serious, surprise ending, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, captivity, danger, kidnapping, survival, riddles and clues, deadly, crimes, gory, crime, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
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 6.3
 70K
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, disorder, alien, danger, parents and children, family in danger, bird, paranormal activity, evil alien, abduction, graphic violence, self destructing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.6
 195K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, investigation, paranormal investigation, fbi, paranormal activity, conspiracy, special agents, alien contact, top secret, mysterious place, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, arizona
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 6.5
 10K
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: psychological thriller, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Plot: sexual torture, kidnapping, serial killer, abduction, teenage girl, serial murder, domestic violence, husband wife relationship, murder, runaway, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: australia
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 3.6
 309
Sightings (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family under suspicion of murder after three bodies mysteriously appear on their ranch are terrorised by what they can only describe as Bigfoot.
Style: psychotronic, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: sasquatch, murder, ranch, creature, abduction, paranormal, ufo, cryptozoology, conspiracy theory, father daughter relationship, paranormal phenomena, bigfoot ...
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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, banned film, cult film, suspenseful, bleak ...
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: connecticut, new york
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 5.2
 2K
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, danger, kidnapping, confined, captive, un, farmhouse, cellar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, kosovo, eastern europe
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