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The list contains the best, new and most relevant missing person movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, clever and tense films and TV shows about / with missing person, investigation, murder, crimes, flashback, mystery, danger, chase, blood and police investigation plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as missing person: Gone Girl (2014), The Leftovers (2014), The Hidden Face (2011), The Body (2012), The Snowman (2017), Wakefield (2016), What Lies Beneath (2000), The Water Diviner (2014), Babysitting (2014), The Hangover (2009).
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Zootopia
Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
USA
108 min.
 8.0
The Body
Mystery, Thriller
Spain
108 min.
 7.6
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Tomb Raider
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
UK, USA
118 min.
 6.4
Mute
Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK, Germany
126 min.
 5.4

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 8.1
 710K
Gone Girl
Genre: Crime, 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: tense, psychological, surprise ending, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, missing wife, mystery, investigation, disappearance, manipulation, obsession, police investigation, psychology, moral ambiguity, infidelity, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
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 8.3
 60K
The Leftovers
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, captivating, mind bending, twists and turns, surreal ...
Plot: small town sheriff, disappearance, missing person, haunted by the past, police chief, mystery, miraculous event, investigation, depression, religions or cults, life turned upside down, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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The Hidden Face
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: bunker, isolation, police investigation, missing person, mystery, hidden door, secret room, surveillance, couples, jealousy, secret, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, spain, south america
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 7.6
 37K
The Body
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: mystery, revenge, murder, missing person, investigation, morgue, uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, infidelity, love, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona
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 5.1
 38K
The Snowman
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.
Style: serious, melancholic, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, based on a novel, missing woman, clue, police detective, missing person, murder, doctors, snowman, decapitation, blood ...
Time: year 2006, year 1989, year 1945, 2000s, 2010s
Place: norway, oslo norway
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 6.3
 11K
Wakefield
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man's nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months.
Style: serious, psychological, sad
Plot: midlife crisis, nervous breakdown, attic, bum, hiding, homeless man, street life, loneliness, surveillance, missing person, marriage, husband wife relationship ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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What Lies Beneath
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, couple relations, twists & turns, secrets, woman in danger, missing girl, psychology, investigation, betrayal, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, vermont
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The Water Diviner
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA, Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: family drama, parents and children, missing son, redemption, missing person, culture clash, unlikely friendships, death of son, loss of son, promise, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, year 1919
Place: australia, turkey, england, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire
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 6.8
 7K
Babysitting
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Looking for a baby-sitter for the night, Marc Schaudel entrusts his son Remy to the care of his employee Franck, a straight man. But the thing that Marc doesn't know, is that Franck is getting 30 years old this weekend and that his son Remy is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing, date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: birthday party, found footage, farce, missing child, friendship, nanny, missing person, party, partying, babysitting, investigation, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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 7.7
 643K
The Hangover
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, bachelor party, memory loss, friendship between men, plan gone awry, road trip, stupidity, drugs/alcohol, buddies, investigation, missing person, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa
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A Very Long Engagement
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, touching, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: against the odds, obsession, uncover truth, investigation, young lovers, love story, destiny, love, secrets, life & death, sacrifice, tragedy ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, year 1917, year 1919 ...
Place: france, europe, marseille provence, dungeon, paris france
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 8.0
 349K
Zootopia
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, funny, colourful, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: anthropomorphism, animals, talking animals, friendship, police investigation, family, utopia, investigation, happy ending, adventure, missing person, anthropomorphic animal ...
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 5.9
 38K
Gone
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jill Parrish is trying to rebuild her life after surviving a terrifying kidnapping attempt. Though she is having a difficult time, she takes small steps toward normalcy by starting a new job and inviting her sister, Molly, to move in with her. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, twist ending, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, woman in danger, twists & turns, crimes, survival, danger, sisters, haunted by the past, police investigation, justice, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa
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Films to Keep You Awake: To Let
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Mario and his pregnant girlfriend Clara are trying to find in a short period a new apartment to live since they have sold their apartment and they need to move in fifteen days. When Mario finds an attractive advertisement in his mailbox, he ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, isolation, psychopath, gory, apartment building, female protagonist, confined, trap, missing person, escape attempt, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Ghost Whisperer
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, 'but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing.' Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: psychic power, mysterious character, mystery, ghost, small town, afterlife, uncover truth, couples, investigation, reconciliation, missing person, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 4.5
 35
901 km
Genre: Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Pupils go on a trip to St. Petersburg. The next morning they wake up in the middle of an unknown terrain. The pupils try to find a way out.
Style: captivating, surprise ending, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: teenagers, parallel world, train ride, danger, monster, missing person, computer game, saving a life, murder
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Jurassic Park III
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, adventure, survival, jungle, dinosaur, chase, fantasy world, family, tyrannosaurus rex, danger, rescue, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: costa rica
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 7.4
 289K
It
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
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: scary, suspense, bleak, surprise ending, rough ...
Plot: killer clown, fear, crime, monster, group of friends, child in peril, abandoned house, missing person, death of brother, flashback, traumatic childhood, supernatural power ...
Time: year 1989
Place: maine
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The Descent: Part 2
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened - or why she's covered in her ...
Style: scary, tense, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, gory, monster, deadly creature, rescue, confined, sole survivor, betrayal, missing person, rescue team, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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White Bird in a Blizzard
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, semi serious, surreal ...
Plot: coming of age, mystery, missing person, dysfunctional family, sex, psychiatrist, drugs/alcohol, investigation, coming-of-age, pornography, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1991
Place: usa
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 6.1
 708
Amber
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The disappearance of 14 year old Amber Bailey sets off a two-year search during which her family will go through unimaginable pressures. As the days, months and years progress the mystery deepens, and strange and terrifying clues come to light, ...
Style: twists and turns, emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, parents and children, crime, suburbs, crimes, family problems, missing daughter, family relations, crime investigation, missing child, teenage daughter, female reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
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 5.6
 9K
Borderland
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three college students, Phil, Ed, and Henry take a road trip into Mexico for a week of drinking and carefree fun only to have Phil find himself a captive of a group of satanic Mexican drug smugglers who kill tourists and whom are looking for a group ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, on the road, religions or cults, crime, crimes, single parent, college, drug dealing, magic mushroom, sadistic psychopath, butcher, maniac ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
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 6.8
 3K
London River
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, France, Algeria
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After traveling to London to check on their missing children in the wake of the 2005 London terror attacks on the city, two strangers come to discover their respective children had been living together at the time of the attacks
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: missing person, unlikely partners, terrorism, track down, muslim, parents and children, urban, hopes, koran, interracial relations, family relations, bigotry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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 4.2
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The 8th Plague
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The 8th Plague is the story of a woman named Launa who is investigating the disappearance of her sister, Nikki. Nikki had gone camping in the mountain town of Halcyon Springs and never came back. Becoming more and more frustrated, Launa realizes ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Plot: missing person, obsessive quest, gory, prison, danger, deadly, supernatural, ghost, investigation, mentally unstable, zombie, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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1-800-Missing
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Missing is a Canadian-American crime drama television series based on the 1-800-WHERE-R-YOU book series by Meg Cabot. The series aired on the A network and W Network in Canada, and on Lifetime in the United States from August 2003 to February 2006.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: missing person, reluctant partners, crime, special agents, mystery, supernatural ability, crimes, partners, fbi, government agency, workplace, psychic power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c.
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Without a Trace
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, crime, police investigation, partners against crime, urban, mystery, track down, riddles and clues, fbi, crimes, danger, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Sorority Party Massacre
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In danger of losing his badge, a big city detective agrees to aid a small town sheriff in a routine missing persons investigation only to discover that at least one girl has gone missing in this sleepy fishing town each year for the last twenty ...
Style: semi serious, sexy, humorous, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, gory, strong sexual content, slasher, violence spree, small town, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, serial killer, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Missing Person
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Private detective John Rosow is hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers the man's identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed dead after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade ...
Style: clever, serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: train, missing person, neo noir, mysterious character, private detective, mystery, track down, uncover truth, riddles and clues, alcoholic, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Oliver's Travels
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 250 min.
Story: After his job is terminated, a humanities professor and puzzle addict joins forces with a woman PC to travel the country while solving a cold case murder.
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, partners against crime, unlikely partners, mystery, investigation, romance, manipulations, murder, mind game, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, wales, scotland
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 7.2
 18K
Klute
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This acclaimed thriller stars Jane Fonda as Bree Daniel, a New York City call girl who becomes enmeshed in an investigation into the disappearance of a business executive. Detective John Klute is hired to follow Daniel, and eventually begins a ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, private detective, investigation, murder, crime, prostitute, obsession, small town, prostitution, surveillance, missing person, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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