Family in danger movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant family in danger movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological and intense films and TV shows about / with family in danger, danger, husband wife relationship, family relations, murder, brutality, death, family, violence and graphic violence plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as family in danger: No Escape (2015), The Impossible (2012), Drishyam (2013), The Purge (2013), Cape Fear (1991), Trespass (2011), The Gates (2010), Colony (2016), Orphan (2009), 4Closed (2013).

List of family in danger movies

 6.7
 87K
No Escape (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, family in danger, riot, rebellion, coup d'etat, violence, race against time, family, execution, american abroad, wrong place wrong time, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: asia, thailand, middle east, california, canada ...
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 7.5
 225K
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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 8.3
 42K
Drishyam (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Georgekutty lives a happy life with his wife and daughters. Things take a turn when his daughter gets indecently filmed using a hidden camera, by the son of a police inspector.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, twist ending ...
Plot: family in danger, police investigation, family relations, police, murder, crimes, law enforcement, parents and children, obsession, twists and turns, family in crisis, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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 5.7
 226K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, survival, self defense, violence spree, family in danger, society, distopia, social decay, killing spree, strong violent content, chaos, survival horror ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: usa, california
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 7.3
 197K
Cape Fear (1991)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: rape, family in danger, lawyer, fear, revenge, serial killer, dangerous attraction, crimes, prison, rapist, psychology, torture ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
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 5.3
 44K
Trespass (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kyle (Nicolas Cage) and Sarah Miller (Nicole Kidman) have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip (he brokers diamonds) and their teen ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, intense, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, betrayal, hostage, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, kidnapping, dishonesty, infidelity, parents and children, twists and turns, secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.1
 8K
The Gates (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Like most families that settle inside The Gates, the Monahans are unmoored from a complicated life they abandoned in Chicago. There's something very different about this place, almost... haunting. Named the new police chief of The Gates, Nick ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, youth, family in danger, witch, lifestyle, werewolf, female werewolf, supernatural power, suburban life, vampirism, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.3
 36K
Colony (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with ...
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, suspenseful, spiritual ...
Plot: rebellion, alien invasion, family in danger, occupation, distopia, space and aliens, parents and children, colony, family relations, resistance, survival, evil alien ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.0
 232K
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: scary, psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, killer child, orphan, murder, female psychopath, twists and turns, mysterious character, parents and children, murderer, family in danger, serial killer, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, estonia
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 5.0
 2K
4Closed (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a young family moves into a foreclosed house, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: family in danger, psychopath, family problems, stalking, family in crisis, deaf, murder, deception, stalker, lifetime, police, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 98K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: psychological, scary, rough, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, torture, psychopath, home invasion, hostage, murder, bad guy wins, brutality, torment, kidnapping, family in danger, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.6
 74K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Plot: blackmail, infidelity, adultery, dangerous attraction, disorder, police investigation, crimes, couples, betrayal, crime gone awry, twists and turns, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Alone in the Dark (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family in danger, mental institution, home invasion, mental illness, insanity, escaped mental patient, revenge, maniac, blackout, family relations ...
Time: 80s
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Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, suspense, suspenseful, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, obsession, stalker, adultery, sexual obsession, femme fatale, fatal attraction, extramarital affair, crimes of passion, family in danger, obsessive love, female psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.4
 14K
Emelie (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After their regular babysitter Maggie can’t make it, the Thompson family turns to her friend Anna to supervise their children while the parents go out to celebrate their anniversary. At first Anna seems like a dream come true to the kids, allowing ...
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: babysitting, family in danger, female psychopath, nanny, kidnapping, trophy, husband wife relationship, family home, children, girl, crimes, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.3
 67K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, home invasion, psychopath, trap, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, massacre, sadistic horror, maniac, mystery killer, trapped in a building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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 7.3
 272K
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: scary, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, frightening ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, demonic possession, paranormal investigation, single mother, child in peril, psychic, fear, demon, family in danger, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, year 1976, 20th century, year 2003 ...
Place: england, london
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 6.5
 106K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: zombie, indian burial ground, back from the dead, cat, cemetery, grave robbing, family in danger, death, murder, supernatural, grief, ghost ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
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In Their Skin (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple and their young son retreat to their woodland vacation home, only to face sinister neighbors who intend to kill them and steal their identities.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, survival, family relations, psychopath, violence, family problems, husband wife relationship, coming of age, dealing with death, dishonesty, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, nanny, vengeance, twists and turns, female psychopath, psychopath, domestic disturbance, home invasion, suicide, asthma, sexual abuse, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington state, san francisco, new york, usa
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 5.8
 3K
Full Speed (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A family together with their grandpa go on a vacation, when their new car won't stop and it nearly escapes crashing into a hundred cars.
Style: feel good, captivating, funny, light, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: obsessive quest, family problems, adventure, family in danger, chase, highway, speed, parents and children, husband wife relationship, car breakdown, father son relationship, travel ...
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 7.5
 76K
Funny Games (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, sadism, torment, bad guy wins, torture, kidnapping, psychopath, home invasion, family in danger, egg, lake, physical abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
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 5.0
 208K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: suspense, tense, serious, gloomy, scary ...
Plot: virus, apocalypse, end of the world, disaster, survival, suicide, natural disaster, paranoia, catastrophe, graphic violence, plague, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, paris france, nebraska ...
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 7.5
 509K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, witch, paranormal investigation, exorcism, paranormal, investigation, fear, supernatural horror, supernatural power, psychic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1971 ...
Place: rhode island, new england, connecticut, usa
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 6.0
 67K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, twists and turns, haunted house, plot twist, memory loss, insanity, riddles and clues, murder, mystery, nervous breakdown, crimes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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 5.4
 39K
Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China, Puerto Rico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: exciting, intellectual, futuristic, clever, psychotronic ...
Plot: robot, family, science, scientist, laboratory, scientific experiment, family in danger, resurrection, consciousness, cloning, genetics, betrayal ...
Time: future, near future
Place: puerto rico
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The House Next Door (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Walker Kennedy and his wife Col are a happy, voluntarily childless suburban couple. Then the thing they fear the most happens: part of their green surrounding is turned into a building site, for what turns out to be the widely acclaimed first house ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: family in danger, haunted house, curse, supernatural, mysterious character, couples, curses spells and rituals, family problems, supernatural ability, architect, lifetime, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.7
 3K
First Born (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Laura's expecting. Her husband, Steven's a loving guy but has little time for her. Her mom lives thousands of miles away. Forced to give up on her dreams, she's always been a bit edgy. A C-section drives her over the edge, making her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: mentally unstable, family in danger, nanny, mind game, parents and children, family problems, isolation, suburbs, obsession, curses spells and rituals, pregnancy, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.9
 23K
Jane Got a Gun (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After her outlaw husband returns home shot with eight bullets and barely alive, Jane reluctantly reaches out to an ex-lover who she hasn't seen in over ten years to help her defend her farm when the time comes that her husband's gang ...
Style: suspense, intense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: gunfight, gang, gun store, family in danger, survival, murder, civil war, unlikely friendships, old west, farm, unlikely partners, family relations ...
Time: victorian era, 80s, 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, missouri, new mexico
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 4.7
 3K
Torment (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Newlyweds Sarah and Cory Morgan have decided to take a relaxing holiday with Cory’s 7 year old son Liam to try and smooth over some of the teething problems Liam is having with his new Mom. Despite the idyllic location of Cory’s isolated and ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: family in danger, torture, graphic violence, isolation, husband wife relationship, psychological torture, isolated house, home invasion, kidnapping, serial killer, farm, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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