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, suspenseful, psychotronic, serious, tense and captivating films and TV shows about / with missing boy, boy, missing person, photograph, blood, teenage boy, crying, cigarette smoking, father son relationship and apology plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as missing boy: The Impossible (2012), It (2017), The Family Tree (2011), Julie Darling (1982), The Babysitter: Killer Queen (2020), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), My Blind Date with Life (2017), Horror House (1969), 32 Malasana Street (2020), The Platform (2019).

List of missing boy movies

The Impossible (2012)
Genre: 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: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, suspense, tear jerker ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, family in danger, catastrophe, courage, disaster film, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, danger, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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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: suspense, scary, surprise ending, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: missing person, fear, killer clown, clown, asthma, monster, supernatural power, small town, child killer, stephen king, death, death of brother ...
Time: year 1989, year 1988, quarry, 80s
Place: maine
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The Family Tree (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother and wife stricken with memory loss allows a dysfunctional family a second chance at harmony and happiness.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, family problems, social relations, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, suburban life, mother daughter relationship, therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
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Julie Darling (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage girl whose inaction caused her mother's death arranges a similarly gruesome fate for her stepmother and brother.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), blood on hand, husband wife relationship, sociopath, gunshot, scheme, apology, restaurant, blood, runaway, taking a bath, teenager ...
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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: dark humor, psychotronic
Plot: satanic cult, survival horror, nanny, violence, criminal, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, murder, paranoia, student, friendship, massacre ...
Time: quarry, 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: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: family, large family, family relations, chaos, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, nothing goes right, prank, children, elementary school, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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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: based on true events, tragicomedy, compassionate, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: colleague colleague relationship, friendship, blindness, employer employee relationship, trust, deception, follow your dream, buried truth, visual impairment, hotel, blindness and impaired vision, coworker relationship ...
Place: munich germany, central europe
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Horror House (1969)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenagers gathered in an old mansion are being murdered one by one. The survivors must discover who among them is the killer before he finishes off everybody.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, seance, slasher, murder, teenager, party, buddies, ghost, youth, danger, teenage life, riddles and clues ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london
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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: bleak, suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, ghost, missing child, spirit, hotel, secret, medium, evil force, pregnancy, possession, revelation, basement ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, year 1972
Place: spain, madrid
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The Platform (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two people per level. An unknown number of levels. A platform with food for all of them. Are you one of those who think too much when they are up? Or of those who have no guts when they are down? If you discover it too late, you will not live out of ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: struggle for survival, fear, confined, cannibalism, social differences, food shortage, prison, rivalry, existentialism, social relations, danger, secrets ...
Time: future
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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: ambiguous ending, avant garde, enigmatic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: teen suicide, substitute teacher, school trip, french countryside, bullying, high school, teenager, ambiguity, ecology, student, alarm, teacher student relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, quarry
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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, psychological, exciting, humorous, serious ...
Plot: moral dilemma, airport, hotel, danger, suicide bomber, stewardess, terrorism, passenger, bomb, airplane, blizzard, snoring ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: spain, europe, moscow russia, russia
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Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.
Style: fairy tale, dark, suspense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: forest, witch, supernatural power, witchcraft, black magic, villainess, good versus evil, child, dark fantasy, brother sister relationship, danger, supernatural ...
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Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: suspenseful, not serious, macabre, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: parasite, alien, axe, zombie, survival, monster, violence, undead, teenager, police, college, corpse ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 1950s ...
Place: california
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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, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, tense, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: group of friends, murder, murder mystery, child killer, child protagonist, murder suspect, friendship, serial killer, neighbor, basement, surveillance, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: oregon, usa
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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, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: divorce, kidnapping, manipulation, strong female lead, secret, rivalry, police investigation, fight, female protagonist, false identity, violence, boy ...
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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: tense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: father son relationship, police officer, alcoholic, forest, disappearance, mother daughter relationship, missing child, investigation, kidnapping, search, danger, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century
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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
Plot: on the run, good versus evil, adventure, danger, rivalry, escapades, heroes, journalism, investigation, delusion, time travel, chases and races ...
Place: sweden, europe, 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, touching
Plot: missing son, search, kidnapping, divorced couple, missing child, ex husband ex wife relationship, aggression, investigation, torture, interrogation, breaking and entering, 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, bleak, rough
Plot: father in law daughter in law relationship, marriage of convenience, forbidden love, loveless marriage, adultery, forced marriage, infidelity, wife murders husband, sexual desire, older man younger woman relationship, secret lover, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, year 1865, 1860s
Place: england, northern england
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Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, resort, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
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A Promise (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's teacher. Separated by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.
Style: emotional, touching, romantic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, married woman, cheating wife, life is a bitch, extramarital affair, love triangle, world war one, intergenerational friendship, adultery, older man younger woman relationship, unfaithful wife ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, post world war one, year 1914, edwardian era ...
Place: germany, europe, france, mexico
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Nachttocht (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 63 min.
Story: 12 year old Thomas ( Abel Claassen) and his quest for friendship and love. He takes rowing lessons and grows rather fond of his teacher...who, according to his mother, is unlike the bully trainers in the other clubs...he really knows how to work ...
Plot: man boy relationship, roller skating, crying woman, betrayal, friendship, seductive woman, missing person, jealousy, selfish woman, punishment, teenage boy, storm ...
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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: radio, aunt nephew relationship, police detective, restaurant, headphones, journalist, missing girl, attic, bet, safe, pretending to sleep, playing guitar ...
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic
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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: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, dark, scary ...
Plot: ufo, found footage, friendship, desperation, fear, dark secret, investigation, secret, air force, missing person, friend, interview ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1997
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, 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 ...
Plot: sexual abuse, children, child abuse, punishment, physical appearance, family secret, domestic violence, death, teacher, cruelty, torture, priest ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: germany, europe, italy, northern germany
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Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
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Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural power, monster, supernatural, super powers, friendship, parallel universe, boy, parallel world, missing person, missing child, experiment ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 20th century
Place: soviet union, usa, indiana
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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, heartbreaking, bleak, rough ...
Plot: missing child, dysfunctional family, divorce, disappearance, search party, husband wife relationship, search, missing son, dispute, anger, dysfunctional marriage, selfishness ...
Time: year 2015, 2010s, year 2012
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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: realistic, serious, tense
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, school, family relations, celibacy, catholic school, mutual masturbation, altar boy, sexual abuse, teenage life, working class, college life ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 1950s, year 1953
Place: melbourne australia, australia, melbourne
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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: psychological, serious, tense, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, mind game, doll, doctor, car accident, ventriloquism, dysfunctional family, birthday, police, blood, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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