Disappearance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant disappearance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, psychological, psychological thriller, twists and turns and serious films and TV shows about / with disappearance, mystery, investigation, police officer, murder, murder mystery, crimes, supernatural, danger and missing person plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, Germany, Spain and other countries.
disappearance movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as disappearance: Gone Girl (2014), Dark (2017), Pretty Little Liars (2010), Searching (2018), The Leftovers (2014), The Hidden Face (2011), House of Anubis (2011), The Time Traveler's Wife (2009), The Wicker Man (1973), The Girl in the Fog (2017).

List of disappearance 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, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: mystery, murder mystery, infidelity, missing person, investigation, police investigation, manipulation, adultery, femme fatale, disappearance, missing wife, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, new york, st. louis missouri
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Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, mysterious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, investigation, missing child, mysterious past, small town, disappearance, cave, alternate dimension, time portal, changing the future ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, year 2019, year 1953, 80s ...
Place: germany, chernobyl
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Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, high school life, blackmail, lesbian, threat, gossip and rumors, haunted by the past, best friends, teenage life, friendship, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
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Searching (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, father daughter relationship, missing child, social media, found footage, disappearance, internet, missing daughter, missing girl, search and rescue, mysterious disappearance, instagram ...
Time: year 2017, 21st century, future, year 2015, year 1971 ...
Place: california, pittsburgh
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The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, serious, touching, stylized ...
Plot: disappearance, life turned upside down, society, missing person, chaos, haunted by the past, apocalypse, small town sheriff, miraculous event, chief of police, worldwide chaos, belief ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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The Hidden Face (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.
Style: suspense, psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: infidelity, missing person, disappearance, social isolation, couples, jealousy, missing woman, surveillance, strong sexual content, bunker, captive, secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, colombia, south america
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House of Anubis (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: House of Anubis is a jointly Nickelodeon British, American, and Belgian mystery television series based on the Dutch-Belgian television series Het Huis Anubis aired in the Netherlands and Belgium. The series was created by Hans Bourlon and Gert ...
Style: suspenseful, light, semi serious, humorous, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, teenage life, young heroes, friends, school, high school, investigation, adventure, riddles and clues, disappearance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, europe
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The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, love affair, time traveler, love and romance, true love, time, time paradox, impossible love, time loop, disappearance, couple relations, love ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Wicker Man (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, twist ending, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: cult, ritual, paganism, investigation, religion, sacrifice, disappearance, secret society, female nudity, island, pagan, human sacrifice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: scotland, europe, united kingdom, scottish highlands
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The Girl in the Fog (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Donato Carrisi, THE GIRL IN THE FOG is a gripping and chilling thriller that brings us to a hazy mountain village where enigmatic Detective Vogel is investigating on the sudden disappearance of fifteen-year-old Anna ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, tense ...
Plot: investigation, disappearance, murder, schoolgirl, clue, psychiatrist, media, mountain, teacher, psychology, community, girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alps, italy
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Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, jungle, childhood, board game, fantasy world, family, time travel, parallel world, magic, mischievous children, disappearance, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1969, year 1995, 19th century ...
Place: new hampshire, usa
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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, bleak, suspense, mysterious, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alternate dimension, mysticism, disappearance, parallel universe, alternate reality, ritual, healing, mysterious disappearance, captive, experiment, supernatural, abduction ...
Place: san francisco
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Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, brutality, revenge, vigilantism, missing child, torture, child abduction, disappearance, serial killer, vengeance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
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The Cliff: Acantilado (2016)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mass suicide involving members of a cult takes place in the Canary Islands. Gabriel's younger sister, Cordelia, who he hasn't seen for years, was one of the cult followers. Gabriel decides to travel there and find out what happened.
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, captivating
Plot: disappearance, investigation, police, sister, mass suicide, island, sect, religious cult, uncover truth, pregnancy, brother, corpse ...
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Flightplan (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, missing child, mystery, conspiracy, pilot, kidnapping, disappearance, family relations, child abduction, female protagonist, family problems, flight attendant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: berlin germany, germany, new york, newfoundland
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Don't Blink (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ten people arrive at a secluded mountain resort to find it completely deserted. With no gas for the return trip, the visitors are forced to stay and investigate the mystery surrounding the abandoned lodge.
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: disappearance, missing person, resort, group of friends, pregnancy, mountain, abandoned building, suicide, road trip, supernatural, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Top of the Lake (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A woman haunted by her past, Detective Robin Griffin, investigates complex and unsettling cases.
Style: clever, bleak, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, missing child, female detective, disappearance, policewoman, child rape, bodies, crimes, life is a bitch, self discovery, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
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Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, neo noir, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, private detective, missing child, pedophile, kidnapped child, conspiracy, police investigation, disappearance, crimes, moral dilemma, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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Curon (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: When their mother mysteriously vanishes shortly after they all arrive in her hometown, teen twins discover secrets behind the village’s tranquil facade.
Style: light, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: disappearance, old mansion, village, riddles and clues, legends and myths, flooding, curse, fear, dark secret, supernatural, evil force, past ...
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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: melancholic, psychological, bleak, heartbreaking, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing child, dysfunctional family, divorce, disappearance, search party, anger, dysfunctional marriage, selfishness, dispute, morgue, missing person, broken family ...
Time: year 2012, year 2015, 2010s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: racism, hypnosis, kidnapping, cult, satire, survival, interracial romance, african american, brainwashing, psycho, abduction, female villain ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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The Orphanage (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.
Style: scary, twist ending, surprise ending, macabre, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, missing child, afterlife, death, fear, haunted by the past, tragic event, orphan, life is a bitch, orphanage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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The Girl on the Train (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, train, police investigation, murder, adultery, obsession, ex husband ex wife relationship, alcoholic, mental illness, psychology, memory loss, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, london, usa
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I See You (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a 12-year-old boy goes missing, lead investigator Greg Harper struggles to balance the pressure of the investigation and troubles with his wife, Jackie. Facing a recent affair, great strain is put on the family that slowly gnaws away at ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Plot: home invasion, kidnapping, disappearance, infidelity, missing child, serial killer, dysfunctional family, murder, search party, investigation, cruelty, obsession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, investigation, special agents, fbi, time travel, alternate dimension, alternate reality, experiment, top secret, research, paranormal activity ...
Time: 2000s, future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: harvard university, usa, massachusetts
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The Silencing (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A reformed hunter becomes involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse when he and the local sheriff set out to track a vicious killer who may have kidnapped his daughter years ago.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: forest, manhunt, serial killer, hunter, missing daughter, sheriff, disappearance, small town, missing person, crimes, investigation, native american reservation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, chicago illinois
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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, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, disappearance, murder, crimes, overbearing parent, missing person, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, mentally unstable, murder investigation, divorce, double life ...
Time: 80s, year 2000, future, 20th century, year 1971 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, los angeles ...
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The Lost Room (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, riddles and clues, alternate dimension, escapades, characters in danger, obsessive quest, lost, peril, alternate reality, investigator, crimes, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
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TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, heroic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, dystopic future, cyberspace, virtual reality, computer program, adventure, computers and web, alternate reality, chase, fictional reality, disappearance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: rape, investigation, sexual abuse, hacker, journalist, strong female lead, lesbian, age difference, goth, disappearance, serial killer, rape and revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1949, year 1954, year 1958 ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, europe, eastern europe ...
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