Attempted kidnapping movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant attempted kidnapping movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, humorous and talky films and TV shows about / with attempted kidnapping, crimes, gun, police, chase, murder, runaway, love, kidnapping and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as attempted kidnapping: Don't Breathe 2 (2021), Home Alone 4 (2002), Sarazanmai (2019), Difret (2014), A Fatal Inversion (1992), My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008), Black or White (2014), Highpoint (1982), The Virgin of Juarez (2006), The Sweet Life (2016).

List of attempted kidnapping movies

Don't Breathe 2 (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Blind Man has been hiding out for several years in an isolated cabin and has taken in and raised a young girl orphaned from a devastating house fire. Their quiet life together is shattered when a group of criminals kidnap the girl, forcing the ...
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, bloody, brutal ...
Plot: blind man, sole survivor, house, murder, home invasion, kidnapping, gunfight, recluse, criminal, invasion, kidnapped girl, human dog relationship ...
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Home Alone 4 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv Merchants, one of the villains from the first two ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, home alone, prank, family relations, mischievous children, family, save the day, crime gone awry, crimes, young heroes, when the parents are away, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Sarazanmai (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The stage is Asakusa. One day, three second-year middle school students — Kazuki Yasaka, Toi Kuji, and Enta Jinai — meet a kappa-like creature named Keppi, who is the self-proclaimed heir to the throne of Kappa Kingdom. Keppi forcibly takes the ...
Style: yaoi, surreal, captivating, touching
Plot: gay, teenage love, friendship between men, gay love, teenage sexuality, love, secret love, love triangle, otter, zombie, lgbt, cross dressing ...
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Difret (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Ethiopia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her. The brave Hirut grabs a rifle and tries to escape, but ends up shooting her would-be husband. In her village the ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, emotional, touching, social ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: human rights, injustice, righting the wronged, legal investigation, fighting the system, against the odds, false accusation, dishonesty, legal, hopes, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: ethiopia, africa
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A Fatal Inversion (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Barbara Vine (aka Ruth Rendell) novel. After Adam inherits a country house from his great uncle, he and his friend Rufus decide to spend the summer there instead of abroad. An odd assortment of 'house guests' turns up ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: secret, friendship, exhumation, country house, corpse, countryside, guest, fiance fiancee relationship, wife leaves husband, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, violence, mistaken identity ...
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My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Henry Durand is a young federal agent who is given a difficult assignment: spy on his mother and her boyfriend who is suspected of leading a gang of art thieves.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: odd couple, family relations, parents and children, secret agents, mother son relationship, hidden identity, law enforcement, reluctant partners, investigation, crimes, romance, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, louisiana
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Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, gang, disorder, heist, friendship, crime gone awry, partners, dishonesty, confined, crimes, gangsters, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Black or White (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her entire life.
Style: thought provoking, touching, compassionate, sincere, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, custody, custody battle, courtroom, culture clash, family problems, death of wife, father daughter relationship, widower, family in crisis, society, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles
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Highpoint (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: James Hatcher embezzles ten million dollars from a joint mafia/CIA operation, leaving them squabbling with each other. Unemployed Lewis Kinney gets caught up in the intrigue, and must try to recover the money, while saving the beautiful Lise Hatcher ...
Plot: exploitation, cia, chauffeur, ferry, car chase, night vision, matriarch, sniper, breaking the fourth wall, attempted kidnapping, unemployment, helicopter ...
Place: canada
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The Virgin of Juarez (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reporter travels to Juarez to cover the ongoing story of the mass murder of local working women, she uncovers the amazing story of "The Virgin Of Juarez," a survivor of an attack who has developed stigmata, a sign of holiness, and ...
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, law enforcement, crimes, religions or cults, life is a bitch, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, latin america, mexico, usa, el paso texas
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The Sweet Life (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kenny is an ice cream vendor in Chicago with a crisp white uniform and an apathetic heart. When he encounters Lolita, a sharp-tongued but despondent insurance actuary, their heated conversation, natural spark and mutual hopelessness lead to an ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, romantic
Plot: suicide, hitchhiking, road trip, love interest, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, romantic relationship, life philosophy, life is a bitch, lifestyle, escapades ...
Place: chicago illinois, san francisco
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The Incredibles (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: funny, entertaining, exciting, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, disney, family, heroes, good versus evil, secret identity, adventure, superheroine, superhuman powers, superhero team, disguise, super strength ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Beneath Clouds (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events throw them together on a journey with no money and no ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sincere, art house
Plot: racism, prison, coming of age, on the road, family relations, couples, young heroes, opposites attract, life is a bitch, love and romance, indigenous people, aborigine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, new south wales
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Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, Ann Rule becomes friends with Ted Bundy. Based on a book by Ann Rule.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, dark
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, murder, legal, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, year 1978, 80s, 70s
Place: utah, seattle, usa, florida
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Pyar Ka Devta (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Film starring Mithun Chakraborty and Madhuri Dixit
Plot: interrupted wedding, motorcycle, dowry, greed, football, brother sister relationship, hospital, arranged marriage, mechanic, bus, wedding, anger ...
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Rajput (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Unable to handle the taking of his kingdom by an Indian Government decree, the Maharaja kills himself. His son, Jaipal, takes over as the Maharaja, turns rebel, and refuses to hand over his title and kingdom to the Government. It is in this ...
Plot: feud, love, death of father, horse riding, horse, marriage, rape, love triangle, bandit, mistress, premarital sex, misunderstanding ...
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Attack of the Robots (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mad scientist uses his army of mechanical monsters to control people who have Type O blood.
Style: psychotronic, eurospy
Plot: spy, robot, chinaman, secret agents, criminal organization, attempted kidnapping, assassination, mind control, spy spoof, interpol, boat, femme fatale ...
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Let's Make Love (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Story of Lepa Brena and her band, and their adventures during one of the tours through Yugoslavia.
Plot: folk singer, pop star, chase, police, love, attempted kidnapping, nudity (full frontal - brief), bee, female nudity, village, car, bus ...
Place: former yugoslavia
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Jewel Thief (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Vinay, an ordinary young man who finds himself constantly mistaken for a look-alike jewel thief named Amar. Vinay works with the police to impersonate Amar and crack his crime ring--but it seems that Amar has decided to impersonate Vinay, as well, ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, jewelry, police, thief, gang, mistaken identity, love triangle, child abduction, chase, rivalry, master criminal, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: india, mumbai india
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Sisters (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A movie about two sisters - thirteen year old Sveta, poor and abandoned by her father, who longs to go off and be a sniper in the army, and spoilt eight-year old Dina, doted on by her gangster father...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: gangsters, ambush, crimes, russian mafia, family relations, sister, love, protector, problem child, collaboration, life is a bitch, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, macabre, melancholic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, split personality, police investigation, murder, maniac, imaginary friend, double life, investigation, secret, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Quasimodo, the hunchback bellringer of Notre Dame's cathedral meets a beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, and falls in love with her. So does Quasimodo's guardian, the archdeacon of the cathedral, and a poor street poet. But ...
Style: fairy tale, realistic, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: ancient, age difference, medieval, tragic love, false accusation, soldier, forbidden love, perversion, gypsy, psychopath, bishop, disability ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Holy Smoke (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert ...
Style: sexy, psychological, erotic, satirical, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, religion, nudity (full frontal - brief), guru, brainwashing, battle of the sexes, tourist, jealousy, dangerous attraction, self discovery, strong sexual content, women ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, australia, asia, sydney australia, delhi
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Eyewitness (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Daryll Deever is a janitor in an office building in New York, and a big fan of TV news reporter, Tony Sokolow. When a rich man is murdered in Daryll's building, Tony comes to cover the story and Daryll introduces himself to her. Thinking he may ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, sexy, suspense, clever ...
Plot: murder, janitor, female reporter, love story, investigation, mystery, crimes, jewish, reporter, conspiracy, courtroom, life & death ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam
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Executive Target (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: His wife held hostage, a stunt driver is forced to drive a getaway car in a plot to kidnap the President from a motorcade.
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: car, terrorism, political conspiracy, violent, speed, car chase, heroes, kidnapping, good versus evil, politics, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
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The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, tense, serious ...
Plot: world war two, espionage, war, nazi germany, military, spy, soldier, runaway, rescue, insubordination, leadership, secret agents ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, poland, england, europe, berlin germany
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The Killer (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mob assassin Jeffrey is no ordinary hired gun; the best in his business, he views his chosen profession as a calling rather than simply a job. So, when beautiful nightclub chanteuse Jennie is blinded in the crossfire of his most recent hit, Jeffrey ...
Style: intense, exciting, bloody, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, friendship, gangsters, redemption, one last job, gunfight, organized crime, heroic bloodshed, revenge, assassin, mob boss ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him ...
Style: absurd, humorous, funny, parody, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, racism, dark humor, culture clash, travel, stupidity, road trip, stereotypes, nudity (full frontal - brief), dumb, irreverent, islam ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, kazakhstan, los angeles, usa, dallas texas ...
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3 Ninjas (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Each year, three brothers Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visits their Japanese grandfather, Mori Shintaro whom the boys affectionately refer to as Grandpa, for the summer. Mori is a highly skilled in the fields of Martial arts and Ninjutsu, and ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, ninja, martial arts, rescue, family, youth, heroic mission, rivalry, escapades, brothers, childhood, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Fabienne (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fabienne is a police officer. She does her job well but is gradually growing tired of the dehumanized nature of her work : arresting undocumented aliens day after day does not fit in with her ideals. That's why when, one night, Olga, the Kazakh ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere, neo noir ...
Plot: police investigation, working class, violence against women, track down, crimes, law enforcement, missing child, policewoman, police station, murder, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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