Missing boy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant missing boy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful and psychotronic films and TV shows about / with missing boy, boy, missing person, teenager, father son relationship, telephone call, crying, teenage boy, violence and teenage girl plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as missing boy: The Impossible (2012), Loveless (2017), Summer of 84 (2018), Isle of Dogs (2018), It (2017), Don't Talk to Strangers (1994), Before the Storm (2000), Black Tide (2018), Go for Sisters (2013), When a Stranger Calls (2006).

List of missing boy movies

The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: suspense, motivational, heartbreaking, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, ocean, catastrophe, courage, tsunami, forces of nature, destruction, hopes, family in danger, tragedy ...
Time: year 2004, 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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Loveless (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page – even if it means threatening ...
Style: psychological, melancholic, bleak, heartbreaking, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing child, divorce, disappearance, search party, dysfunctional family, dysfunctional marriage, dispute, selfishness, anger, broken family, sex scene, parent child relationship ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2015
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Summer of 84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Style: suspense, slasher, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, group of friends, friendship, murder suspect, murder, basement, murder mystery, surveillance, child killer, teenage boy, psycho killer, private investigation ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
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Isle of Dogs (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved ...
Style: suspense, captivating, funny, sincere, adult animation ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: dog, politician, rescue, friendship, resistance, freedom, robot, morality, island, protest, conspiracy, boy ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: scary, suspense, epic, slasher, psychotronic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: monster, killer clown, small town, evil clown, clown, fear, missing person, child, death of brother, good versus evil, supernatural horror, school ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: maine
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Don't Talk to Strangers (1994)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Unhappy marriage causes divorce. Brosnan (new husband) and wife attempt to build a new life, and move to a new state. However, the ex-husband follows and the story unfolds from there.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: divorce, kidnapping, strong female lead, manipulation, secret, police investigation, fight, female protagonist, rivalry, police, boy, violence ...
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Before the Storm (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Leo, a guy in the seventh grade gets harassed by a two years older boy in school and seeks revenge. At the same time, Ali, the father of a girl in Leo's class (who Leo has a crush on) is contacted by a opposition group from his home country ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: manipulation, friendship, fight, husband wife relationship, murder, terrorism, teenage boy, school, humiliation, bullying, investigation, coming of age ...
Time: 2000s
Place: middle east, eastern europe
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Black Tide (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dany, the Arnault family’s teenage son has disappeared. The case is assigned to François Visconti, a world-weary and disillusioned detective whose wife has just left him. The policeman investigates to find the missing teenager while he is ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: missing child, father son relationship, police officer, alcoholic, mother daughter relationship, investigation, disappearance, kidnapping, suspicion, moral dilemma, brutality, crime scene ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france
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Go for Sisters (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Bernice and Fontayne grew up so tight they could ‘go for sisters’. After twenty years apart, they are reunited when Bernice is assigned to be Fontayne’s parole officer- just when she needs help on the wrong side of the law.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, tense
Plot: friendship, family problems, friends, strong female presence, missing person, missing child, addiction, crimes, murder, family, missing boy, disgraced ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mexico
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When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, slasher ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, high school, home invasion, stalking, murder, babysitting, teenager, survival, psychopath, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
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The Valley of Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Valley of Light is a beautifully-filmed, sentimental movie of a young man's quest to make sense of his experiences and find new meaning in life. While this film deals with weighty material such as the suicide of Eleanor's husband and ...
Style: emotional, scenic, sincere, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: fishing, post war, love and romance, kindness, war, love story, province, comeback, human spirit, romanticism, life & death, family ...
Time: 20th century, post world war two, 1940s
Place: usa, north carolina
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The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter Bee, Cole's trying to forget his past and focus on surviving high school. But when old enemies unexpectedly return, Cole will once again have to outsmart the forces of evil.
Style: slasher, captivating, humorous, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satanic cult, ritual, survival horror, nanny, love hate relationship, deal with the devil, murder, loss of virginity, female bondage, satanism, snake, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 2020s
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Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: family, large family, family relations, teenager, parenthood, children, dysfunctional family, chaos, parents and children, eccentric family, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: feel good, futuristic, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, ufo, benign alien, space and aliens, flying saucer, nasa, space travel, alien, getting home, young heroes, family ...
Time: 80s, future, year 1986, year 1978, 20th century ...
Place: florida, miami, miami beach, texas, japan ...
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My Blind Date with Life (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An ambitious young man struggles to achieve his dream of becoming an employee in a Munich luxury hotel despite being strongly visually impaired.
Style: compassionate, tragicomedy, captivating, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: blindness, blind character, paramedic, disability, ambition, friendship, coworker relationship, hidden truth, deception, trust, ambitious man, employer employee relationship ...
Place: munich germany, central europe
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punishment, child abuse, sexual abuse, mystery, children, physical appearance, death, small town, cruelty, torture, priest, village ...
Time: year 1914, 1910s, 1920s, pre world war one, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, italy, northern germany
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The Cursed (2021)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the late nineteenth century, brutal land baron Seamus Laurent slaughters a Roma clan, unleashing a curse on his family and village. In the days that follow, the townspeople are plagued by nightmares, Seamus’s son Edward goes missing, and a boy ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, monster, creature, revenge, violence, village, death, fear, supernatural power, werewolf, gypsy, demon ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, rome italy
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Fear(s) of the Dark (2007)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Several scary black-and-white animated segments in different styles appeal to our fear(s) of the dark.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: nightmare, cowardice, dangerous animal, nightmare comes true, bestiality, couples, dangerous attraction, fear, monster, ghost, dog, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, demon, death, serial killer, scarecrow, characters murdered one by one, chase, road trip, torture, dead teenager, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
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32 Malasana Street (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inspired by real events, the story centers around a family in the 70s who settles in the Madrid neighborhood of Malasaña where their new house will become the worst of their nightmares.
Style: suspense, disturbing, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, spirit, ghost, supernatural, pregnancy, poltergeist, hotel, supernatural horror, secret, evil force, missing child, mysterious event ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, year 1972
Place: spain, madrid
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School's Out (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pierre Hoffman joins St Joseph’s College to stand in for a young French teacher who threw himself from the window of his classroom. But he soon starts noticing strange behaviour from his Year 10 class.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, avant garde, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: french countryside, teenager, substitute teacher, school trip, high school, ambiguity, student, ecology, teen suicide, lgbt, school, environment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Kamikaze (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Slastan, a Karadjistan man, is willing to blow himself up aboard a Moscow plane bound for Madrid, but his plan is complicated when, due to a snowstorm, the flight is delayed. Staying in a hotel, the terrorist will have to live with the 332 people ...
Style: captivating, exciting, psychological, humorous, serious ...
Plot: moral dilemma, airport, hotel, suicide bomber, bomb, passenger, dancing, terrorism, stewardess, newlyweds, terrorist, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, russia, moscow russia
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It's Alive (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Heavily pregnant Lenore Davis tells her husband, Frank, that she is in labor. They leave their eleven year-old son Chris with their friend Charley and they head to the Community Hospital. Lenore feels that something is wrong and delivers a monster ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, monster, isolation, body horror, mutant, paranoia, catastrophe, investigation, deadly creature, family in danger, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, seattle, santa monica california
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Storm (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: DD is a smug fellow, almost 30 years of age, who can manage all by himself. At least that's what he thinks. However, a strange woman - Lova - enters his life, hunted by evil men who want to hurt her. Against his will, DD is forced into a series ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, urban fantasy
Plot: on the run, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades, journalism, investigation, delusion, obsession, love affair, time travel ...
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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My Son (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of a busy man, who fills his time travelling to Africa, South America and the Middle East. His passion for his job has distanced him from his loved ones. He’s been divorced for three years and has since seen his son very little. When the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, touching, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, divorced couple, missing child, aggression, investigation, ex husband ex wife relationship, breaking and entering, interrogation, torture, mountain, snow, abductor ...
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Lady Macbeth (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The passionate affair of a young woman trapped in a marriage of convenience unleashes a maelstrom of murder and mayhem on a country estate.
Style: psychological, cynical, depressing, philosophical, feminist film ...
Plot: forbidden love, english countryside, cruelty, secret lover, father in law, marriage of convenience, father in law daughter in law relationship, neglectful husband, adultery, forced marriage, loveless marriage, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, year 1865
Place: england, northern england
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The Secret of an Old Attic (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During a summer holiday, two boys discover an anti-gravity cannon in an old attic.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: coming of age, boy, brother sister relationship, friendship between boys, radio, secret, painting, singer, restaurant, friendship, scientist, drunkenness ...
Place: prague
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Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.
Style: suspense, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: ufo, found footage, alien abduction, fear, friendship, desperation, alien, secret, dark secret, investigation, memories, friend ...
Time: 90s, year 1997
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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The Devil's Playground (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A powerful drama relating the intimate aspect of teenage boys and their priest/educators behind the walls of a religious institution where rigid discipline backfires natural feelings are deemed unnatural acts and human lives are controlled in the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, altar boy, adolescence, gay, youth, celibacy, lgbt, boy, catholic school, sensuality, child ...
Time: 50s, 70s, year 1953
Place: melbourne australia, australia
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Pin (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A doctor has a lifelike, anatomically-correct medical dummy, with muscles and organs visible through its clear skin, named Pin (after Pinocchio). Via ventriloquism, Pin explains bodily functions in a way kids can relate to. When the over-strict ...
Style: atmospheric, slasher, suspense, macabre, serious ...
Plot: mind game, doll, imaginary friend, murder, mental illness, exploitation, mental disorder, doctor, dysfunctional family, police, birthday, supernatural being ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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