Mysterious disappearance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mysterious disappearance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing and serious films and TV shows about / with mysterious disappearance, disappearance, investigation, missing person, murder, danger, police, death, blood and supernatural power plots mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, South Korea, France and other countries.
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mysterious disappearance movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mysterious disappearance: The OA (2016), A Land Imagined (2018), In My Room (2018), Picnic at Hanging Rock (2018), Limetown (2019), Searching (2018), Skinwalker Ranch (2013), Missing (2010), Neither Heaven Nor Earth (2015), Dark (2017).

List of mysterious disappearance movies

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, mysterious, suspense, twist ending
Plot: alternate dimension, disappearance, mysticism, mysterious disappearance, healing, abduction, supernatural, ritual, experiment, parallel universe, female protagonist, alternate reality ...
Place: san francisco
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A Land Imagined (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Singapore, France, Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lonely construction worker from China goes missing at a Singapore land reclamation site, and a sleepless police investigator must put himself in the mind of the migrant to uncover the truth beneath all that sand.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, atmospheric
Plot: construction worker, police investigation, mysterious disappearance, police inspector, migrant, accident, uncover truth, murder, crimes, missing person, police, neo-noir ...
Time: 21st century
Place: singapore
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In My Room (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Armin, in his fourties, is a freelancer with lots of time and little money. He’s not really happy, but can’t picture living a different life. One morning the world looks the same as always, but mankind has disappeared.
Style: captivating, exciting, unusual plot structure, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: alone, mysterious disappearance, disappearance, post punk, father son relationship, nightclub, surrealism, male protagonist, sex scene, grandmother, goat, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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Picnic at Hanging Rock (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Valentine's Day, 1900. Three schoolgirls and their governess mysteriously disappear in Hanging Rock, Australia, without a trace.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, melancholic, psychological
Plot: valentine's day, girls' boarding school, woman undressing, mysterious disappearance, investigation, disappearance, unsolved mystery, power relations, supernatural, orphan, teachers and students, tragedy ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, year 1900, 20th century
Place: australia
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Limetown (2019)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Lia Haddock, a journalist for American Public Radio (APR), as she unravels the mystery behind the disappearance of over 300 people at a neuroscience research facility in Tennessee.
Style: suspenseful, serious, macabre, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: journalist, experiment gone awry, female reporter, uncle niece relationship, investigation, mysterious disappearance, human guinea pig, experimental technology, secret experiment, cover up, female protagonist, death threat ...
Place: tennessee
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Searching (2018)
Genre: Drama, 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, missing child, disappearance, social media, missing daughter, missing girl, search and rescue, determination, internet, police detective, parents and children, presumed dead ...
Time: 21st century, year 2019, year 2017
Place: california
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Skinwalker Ranch (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 2010 “Skinwalker Ranch” gained media attention after experiencing a wide range of unexplained phenomena. Reports ranged from UFO sightings to livestock mutilation, but maybe most notable was the disappearance of ranch owner Hoyt Miller’s ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, dark ...
Plot: investigation, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, missing child, ufo, countryside, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation, village life, missing person, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2011
Place: usa, utah
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Missing (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The Altamira family celebrate Mariuno's birthday. Elisa and her cousins ask for permission to go dancing at a new club in town.
Style: suspense, scary, rough, sinister, exciting
Plot: whodunit, villainess, psychopath, female killer, tragedy, kidnapper, dark secret, disappearance, mad woman, cruelty, murder, kidnapping ...
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Neither Heaven Nor Earth (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afghanistan 2014 As the withdrawal of troops approaches, Captain Antarès Bonassieu and his squad have been assigned a surveillance mission in a remote valley of Wakhan, on the border of Pakistan. Despite Antarès and his men’s determination, ...
Style: exciting, suspense, touching, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: war in afghanistan, military, soldier, animal sacrifice, sacrifice, french soldier, mysterious disappearance, village, disappearance, dog, sheep, helicopter ...
Time: year 2014
Place: afghanistan
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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, bleak
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, missing child, investigation, disappearance, small town, corpse, mysterious past, deja vu, alternate dimension, family relations ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, 80s, contemporary, year 2019 ...
Place: germany, chernobyl
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And Baby Will Fall (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Expectant parents become prime suspects in the disappearance of a pregnant woman who was last seen at their garage sale. Model citizen David Rose runs a garden center and is a devoted house-father. Like his wife Ivy, who suffered two stillbirths, ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: prison, infidelity, crimes, love affair, family problems, police detective, family relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, pregnancy, mysterious disappearance, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Lost Girls (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: missing person, serial killer, investigation, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, missing child, depression, disappearance, doctor, search and rescue, mysterious disappearance, missing woman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: long island, usa
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The Undoing (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 337 min.
TV show
Story: Grace and Jonathan Fraser are living the only lives they ever wanted. Overnight a chasm opens in their lives: a violent death and a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, Grace must dismantle ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, disturbing, surprise ending, captivating ...
Plot: adultery, murder, life turned upside down, therapist, husband wife relationship, lie, infidelity, secret, betrayal, family drama, mother son relationship, mysterious disappearance ...
Time: year 2019
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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The Closet (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After moving into a new house, a young girl begins displaying strange and disturbing behavior until, one day, she disappears behind a closet. While the devastated father is left with no clue about his daughter’s disappearance, an exorcist shows up ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: mysterious character, mystery, mysterious disappearance, paranormal phenomena, imaginary friend, architect, father daughter relationship, closet, death of wife, search and rescue, daughter
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Mara (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the dark woods of Sweden, five young people are all alone in an old isolated summer cottage. What should have been a nice relaxing weekend soon becomes a living nightmare, as the party is haunted by something evil from the past.
Style: bleak, suspense, scary, disturbing, psychological
Plot: model, ghost, slasher, supernatural power, playboy magazine, blood, mysterious disappearance, interrogation, friends, party, interrogation room, riddles and clues ...
Place: eastern europe
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The Droving (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man returns from the military in search for his lost sister, who mysteriously went missing around the time of a strange traditional festival.
Style: bleak, psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspense
Plot: military, soldier, missing sister, occult, mysterious disappearance, brother sister relationship, mystery, festival, loss of sister, strange behavior, homecoming, strange person
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A Girl Missing (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ichiko works as a private nurse for a family she has almost became a part of. While Ichiko cares for the grandmother, she is also a confidant to Motoko, the eldest sister. But one day, Motoko’s younger sister disappears. And the media soon reveal ...
Plot: nurse, secret, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, caregiver, care, return, replacement, mysterious disappearance, ponytail, backpack, sleeping in a car ...
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Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue! (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: In this frisky debut volume of adventures from the cool new CW Kids series, Scooby-Doo goes from SHAGS TO RICHES when Shaggy inherits a |fortune from his Uncle Albert, a genius inventor now in hiding to escape the evil schemes of Dr. Phibes. Home in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, ironic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, friendship, partners, amateur detective, crime solving, uncle, scooby doo, adventure, save the world, plan ...
Time: 2000s
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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, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, murder mystery, twists & turns, investigation, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, femme fatale, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city, new york
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Censor (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Film censor Enid takes pride in her meticulous work, guarding unsuspecting audiences from the deleterious effects of watching the gore-filled decapitations and eye gougings she pores over. Her sense of duty to protect is amplified by guilt over her ...
Plot: lost in the woods, video cassette, film producer, sister, mysterious disappearance, polaroid, video, typewriter, polaroid camera, fake blood, smoking, mob of reporters ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
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Siren (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends escaping the city for a weekend away have a simple plan, to tour the coast for a relaxing weekend. Things hit a snag when one of the friends spots a seductive, sultry young woman waving for help off the shore of one of many ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, island, isolation, cruise, beach, deathtrap, rescue, confined, buddies, seduction, murder, siren ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Sara's Notebook (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Laura has spent years looking for her sister Sara who went missing in the depths of the jungle in the Congo. Neither the NGO she works for, nor the embassy, have news on her whereabouts until a photo appears of Sara in a mining town. Apparently, ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, tense, realistic ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, missing person, reporter, investigation, crimes, danger, friend, search, uncover truth, lawyer, mystery, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, congo, spain
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Burning (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: love triangle, class differences, fire, metaphor, arson, burning, palm reading, disappearance, tragic love, childhood friend, aspiring writer, suspicion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: korea, south korea
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Noctem (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Adrian and Esteban have been missing for a year. The police are at a standstill, despite having found their personal belongings in Cozumel, an island 12 miles away from the Riviera Maya. Alex friend of both, manages to get their cell phones, with ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural horror, missing person, investigation, paranormal phenomena, found footage, friendship, police, survival horror, disappearance, mysterious event, monster, missing ...
Place: riviera, mexico, madrid
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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: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, computer program, cyberpunk, computers and web, cyberspace, man versus machine, alternate reality, adventure, programmer, dystopic future, technology gone awry, fictional reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s, future
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Cosmic Calendar Girls (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ilya (August Ames), the galaxy's hottest model, travels to Earth in search of an exciting new location for her next calendar photo shoot. She accidentally becomes trapped in Earth's atmosphere and begins to transform into a hideous ...
Style: erotic, light, contemplative, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Plot: girl on girl, spacecraft, lesbianism, lesbian, alien planet, alien, female nudity, missing person, mysticism, erotic fantasy, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, touching, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ritual sacrifice, dead woman, ballet, corporal punishment, paranormal phenomena, mysterious event, good versus evil, dance performance, psychotherapist, witchcraft, choreography, mysterious death ...
Time: 70s, year 1948, year 1977, year 1943
Place: berlin germany, ohio, east berlin east germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin
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The Mimic (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A story of the Jangsan Tiger, who mimics human voices to lure them close, and a family affected by the creature.
Style: psychological thriller, gothic, psychotronic
Plot: mirror, husband wife relationship, person in a car trunk, falling into a hole, old woman, alzheimer's disease, grandmother granddaughter relationship, little girl, tiger, female protagonist, dead dog, supernatural ...
Place: busan, korea, south korea
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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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Romero (1989)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and oppression in his county. This fil chronicles the transformation ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspense, tragic ending ...
Plot: murder, church, bishop, fighting the system, priest, politics, battles, campaign, political unrest, society, clergy, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: latin america, south america
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