Missing wife movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant missing wife movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, tense and psychological thriller films and TV shows about / with missing wife, missing person, husband wife relationship, murder, disappearance, police, suspense, police officer, investigation and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as missing wife: Gone Girl (2014), The Lost Wife of Robert Durst (2017), R.I.F. (2011), Vanishing Act (1986), All Good Things (2010), The Disappearance (1977), Frantic (1988), Honeymoon (2014), Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012), Fractured (2019).

List of missing wife movies

Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, clever, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night, boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, suspense, missing person, investigation, infidelity, murder mystery, marriage, manipulation, psychology, adultery, missing wife, disappearance ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2012, 21st century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, missouri, st. louis missouri
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The Lost Wife of Robert Durst (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Young and wide-eyed, Kathie falls in love with charming yet quirky real estate scion Robert Durst, only to find their marriage turning stranger, darker and more disturbing as time passes.
Style: thought provoking, serious
Plot: missing wife, jealous husband, domestic violence, murder, unsolved crime, disappearance, schizophrenia, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, suspense, family business, marital problem ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
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The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman vanishes. Her husband inquires into the strange circumstances of her disappearance. Did she leave him? Is she dead? As he goes along searching, he plunges into a world of nightmare and violence...
Style: surreal, mind bending, stylized, experimental, serious ...
Plot: investigation, disappearance, violence, uncover truth, missing wife, whodunit, spouse in danger, postmodernism, obsession, graphic violence, male nudity, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels
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R.I.F. (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A policeman takes his family on a holiday, and after almost hitting a wild hog, the car won't start. They get hike with a guy scrutinizing his pretty wife. Shortly after, she disappears.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, on the run, police investigation, police detective, chase, missing wife, revenge, graphic violence, who done it, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Vanishing Act (1986)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the Rocky Mountains, Harry Kenyon seeks out his missing wife Chris in the Winter Parade. Harry meets Lieutenant Rudameyer and tells that him he is from San Francisco and has just married Chris, from Philadelphia, in Las Vegas. They traveled to ...
Style: thrilling, surprise ending
Plot: missing wife, missing person, gambling, catholic priest, lieutenant, police investigation, newlyweds, honeymoon, parade, sandwich
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All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: disturbing, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: murder, disappearance, overbearing parent, divorce, twists and turns, investigation, dysfunctional marriage, mentally unstable, missing person, suspense, obsession, justice ...
Time: 80s, future, year 2000, 20th century, year 1971 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, california, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa ...
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The Disappearance (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thriller about a contract killer whose wife has disappeared. When he is hired by an international organisation to carry out a "shy" or hit, he suspects they are connected with her disappearance.
Style: neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: missing person, hitman, paranoia, killer, contract killing, missing wife, exploitation, betrayal, snow, female nudity, murder, disappearance ...
Place: montreal, london
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Frantic (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ford plays an American doctor whose wife suddenly vanishes in Paris. To find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, triplicate-form filling bureaucrats and a defiant, mysterious waif who knows more than she tells.
Style: neo noir, psychological, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: espionage, kidnapping, suspense, spy, missing wife, chase, hotel, investigation, missing person, hotel room, illuminati, nude ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Honeymoon (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A newlywed couple finds their lake-country honeymoon descend into chaos after Paul finds Bea wandering and disoriented in the middle of the night.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, neurotic, disturbing ...
Audience: adult
Plot: honeymoon, cabin in the woods, alien, forest, mysterious event, sleepwalking, transformation, body horror, woman in danger, couples, couple relations, isolation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: missing person, murder, police officer, murder suspect, couple relations, missing wife, disappearance, husband wife relationship, funeral, woman killed, couples, television reporter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
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Fractured (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Driving cross-country, Ray and his wife and daughter stop at a highway rest area where his daughter falls and breaks her arm. After a frantic rush to the hospital and a clash with the check-in nurse, Ray is finally able to get her to a doctor. While ...
Style: surprise ending, captivating, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: insanity, gas station, disappearance, riding accident, missing child, hospital, desperation, rescue, loss of control, tragedy, loss of family, suspense ...
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Fatal Woman (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A California forest ranger (Colin Firth) seeks his bride (Lisa Zane) and discovers, with his artist friend (Billy Zane), her dark sides.
Style: neo noir
Plot: mysterious woman, park ranger, cocoon, mentally unstable woman, femme fatale, drug dealer, cocaine, disappearance, newlywed, wedding ring, nude model, psychiatrist ...
Place: los angeles
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Intrigo: Death of an Author (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young author comes into possession of a manuscript sent by critically acclaimed writer, Germund Rein, shortly before he commits suicide.
Style: psychological, serious, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: husband wife relationship, investigation, dual identity, missing person, love triangle, guilt, revenge, breakup, murder of wife, murder disguised as suicide, writers, missing wife ...
Place: amsterdam, berlin germany, stockholm sweden
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Breakdown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, road movie, tense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, suspense, chase, uncover truth, murder, road trip, conspiracy, highway, desert, ransom, car breakdown, car ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, arizona, massachusetts, usa
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Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: fairy tale, touching, exciting, dark fantasy, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: adventurer, fictional reality, wizards, young heroes, writers, family relations, magic, supernatural, parents and children, father daughter relationship, kidnapping, disappearance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: alps, italy
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Copper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Kevin Corcoran is a rugged young Irish immigrant policeman trying to keep the peace in the historical Five Points neighborhood in 1860s New York City while searching for information on the disappearance of his wife and death of his daughter.
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: law enforcement, fighting crime, gunfight, power struggle, ex military, society, priest, african american, racial slur, black american, honest law enforcer, corruption ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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Lottery (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two Iranian teenagers in love want to get married, travel to the US to get a green card and live there, but their parents object. With not enough money saved, they pin their hopes on winning the state lottery to fund their trip, but tragedy derails ...
Style: psychological, tense, touching, sentimental, disturbing
Plot: aspiration, family relations, immigration, green card, love, islam, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, couples, youth, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iran, usa
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Love in the Strangest Way (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Successful Julien sees his family off on holiday and at once becomes drawn into a risky relationship with Angela, whom he spies outside the cafe opposite his office. When he later finds she is to become his son's new nanny he rightly starts to ...
Style: neo noir, french noir
Plot: erotica, artist, female nudity, sex, coma, stalking, moving, female sociopath, nanny, unpunished antagonist, stalker, older man younger woman relationship ...
Place: paris france
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Restless Souls (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Newlyweds spend the night at a haunted mansion, having had car trouble. When the wife disappears, the husband's rich father sends a team of parapsychologists to get the wife back. Except for the leader, each of the team has a special power... ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: satanic ritual, ghost, haunted house, virgin, nude, erotica, female masturbation, sex, female nudity, seduction, woman on top, satan ...
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The Mad Butcher (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany, Austria, Monaco
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being released from a mental hospital, Otto returns to his old job as a butcher. He tries to adjust to his new life, but after a bitter argument with his wife, he accidentally kills her. Fearing he will be sent back to the hospital, he grinds ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, butcher, cannibalism, murderer, mental patient, psychopath, dark humor, mental institution, voyeurism, murder, investigation, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: austria, europe, central europe, vienna
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Mayo (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Charismatic detective Gil Mayo wise-cracks his way through a variety of murder mysteries alongside his sexy colleague, Alex Jones. Matters aren't simple between the old flames as flirtation could become something more - but who will make the ...
Plot: mental health, police detective, teamwork, father daughter relationship, missing wife, collector, rookie, trailer home, murder investigation, crime solving, team, police ...
Place: england
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Diagnosis: Murder (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A psychiatrist plots to murder his wife so he can be with his mistress, but his wife mysteriously disappears before he can carry out his plan.
Style: noir, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: mysterious disappearance, police investigation, mariticide, boss secretary relationship, employer employee relationship, cheating wife, dysfunctional marriage, suspicion of murder, missing wife, suspect, detective inspector, adultery ...
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Fireback (1983)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Kaplan is a US Army Soldier and Weapons Expert liberated by a "rescue team", he returns home to the United States only to find out that his wife Diane has been captured by infatuated gangster Duffy Collins. Kaplan embarks on a mission ...
Style: cult film
Plot: ninja, revenge, kidnapping, rambo, swat team, soldier, car chase, police chase, missing person, female nudity, bomb, helicopter ...
Place: the philippines, vietnam
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How to Drown Dr. Mracek, the Lawyer (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: There are still water spirits among us. One group lives in Prague, led by Mr. Wassermann, who is using his wife's family as a servants. All they need is their old house near the river. But the house is to be demolished. They have to stop it. ...
Style: absurd, folk tale, psychotronic, urban fantasy, alternative comedy
Plot: new love, visit, bus, teenage girl, teenager, missing woman, fat woman, obese woman, work abroad, family relations, accident, cabriolet ...
Place: prague, central europe
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Max, Sally and the Magic Phone (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Max and Sally, the heroes of popular Czech animated series are leaving the TV in order to become a regular boy and girl.
Style: metafiction, psychotronic, urban fantasy
Plot: missing wife, fictitious kingdom, noblewoman, police officer, director, nanny, doppelganger, man dressed as woman, neanderthal, great wall of china, family relations, replacement ...
Place: central europe
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The Spooks (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Style: psychotronic, humorous, captivating, light, urban fantasy
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, school, jealous woman, husband wife conflict, cheating wife, missing person, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, employer employee relationship, teacher, small town, rivalry ...
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Black Fox: The Price of Peace (1995)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After blaming Britt for his wife's decision to stay with the Native Americans who captured her, an abusive husband organizes a party of vigilantes to accompany him into Indian territory.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: native american white relationships, gunfight, racism, fish out of water, rescue, opposites attract, culture clash, tough heroes, heroes, americana, injustice, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
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No Greater Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jeff and Heather Baker were life long sweethearts and happily married... for a time. But at her greatest moment of weakness, Heather abandons Jeff, forcing Jeff to raise their young son alone. Ten years later, through a God ordained encounter, Jeff ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: christian, church, estrangement, couples, missing person, family relations, babies and infants, single parent, society, pregnancy, forgiveness, faith ...
Time: 21st century
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Marta (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A wealthy landowner haunted by the spectre of his dead mother has a fling with a beautiful fugitive who bears a striking resemblance to his missing wife, who may have been murdered.
Style: gothic horror, psychotronic
Plot: missing wife, girl, rich man, dead mother, dark secret, love interest, portrait, doppelganger, female nudity, revenge, chase, landowner ...
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How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had ...
Style: surprise ending, witty, clever, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: farce, butler, uxoricide, language barrier, lust, misogynist, misogyny, bachelor, sexism, breaking the fourth wall, husband wife reunion, sexist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york
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