Kidnapped movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant kidnapped movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating and psychological films and TV shows about / with kidnapping, kidnapped, abduction, murder, violence, captivity, crimes, psychopath, chase and police investigation plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as kidnapped: Berlin Syndrome (2017), I Am Elizabeth Smart (2017), Room (2015), 365 Days (2020), Taken 2 (2012), The Black Phone (2021), The Basement (2018), Split (2016), Flinch (2021), The Island of Secrets (2014).

List of kidnapped movies

Berlin Syndrome (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.
Style: suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, exciting, erotic ...
Plot: psychopath, stockholm syndrome, trapped, captive, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, kidnapped, kidnapping, held captive, missing person, attempted escape, one night stand, teacher ...
Time: 2010s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
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I Am Elizabeth Smart (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of Elizabeth Smart's kidnapping and captivity, as told from her perspective.
Style: thought provoking, factual, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: kidnapped, kidnapping, captivity, autobiography, investigation, abduction, captive, police investigation, salvation, crime investigation, running for your life, rape ...
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 8.1
 415K
Room (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jack is a young boy of 5 years old who has lived all his life in one room. He believes everything within it are the only real things in the world. But what will happen when his Ma suddenly tells him that there are other things outside of Room?
Style: sentimental, heartbreaking, emotional, suspense, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, mother son relationship, escape, isolation, captive, child born of rape, rape, imprisonment, kidnapped, room, locked in a room, mother daughter relationship ...
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 3.3
 85K
365 Days (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laura, in order to save her relationship from falling apart, goes to Sicily, where she meets Massimo. A dangerous man, the head of a mafia family, kidnaps her and gives 365 days to love him.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, erotica, sex, passion, sexual relations, lust, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, oral sex, rich man poor woman, explicit sex, abduction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, warsaw poland
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 6.2
 306K
Taken 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Turkey, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, revenge, lone hero, one man army, brutality, chase, kidnapped, vigilante, torture, violence, police chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, europe, usa, balkan ...
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Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The disturbing true-story of Lisa McVey, who was abducted in 1984 but later released by her abuser, only to have people question her story.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, touching, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, true crime, psychopath, rape, kidnapping, kidnapped girl, kidnapped, child abduction, abduction, police detective, parents and children, autobiography ...
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The Black Phone (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: child abduction, masked killer, psycho killer, kidnapped, escape attempt, murderer, phone terror, serial child killer, homicidal maniac, struggle for survival, locked in a basement, murder ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
Place: colorado
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 4.3
 5K
The Basement (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seemingly innocent man is abducted by a notorious L.A. serial killer, who forces his victims to switch roles with him so that he can enact his own capture, torture and murder.
Style: suspense, brutal, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, killer clown, torture, execution, held captive, kidnapped, homicidal maniac, psycho killer, kidnapping, capture, basement, maniac ...
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 7.3
 484K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: suspense, twist ending, psychological, macabre, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, split personality, dissociative identity disorder, insanity, serial killer, schizophrenia, psycho, violence, survival, murder, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
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 5.6
 637
Flinch (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young Hitman who lives with his mother catches feelings for the witness of a murder he commits.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: kidnapped, hitman, outlaw gang, murder, witnessing a crime, murder witness, killer, bandit, criminal, murderer, assassin, criminal gang ...
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The Island of Secrets (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: Finland, Greece
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It was supposed to be just an ordinary holiday of the sunny Kos, but Toni has to rescue a beautiful local girl from the clutches of kidnappers of Adriana . When it appears that anyone else can be trusted, will Toni reluctantly rely on velipuoliensa ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, psychological ...
Plot: treasure hunt, kidnapped, archeological dig, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, chase, mediterranean, teenager, kidnapping, rescue mission, teenage crush, family holiday ...
Place: greece
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Kidnapping Stella (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Snatched off the street and held for ransom, a bound and gagged woman uses her limited powers to derail her two masked abductors' carefully laid plans.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, dark ...
Plot: kidnapping, kidnapped woman, ransom, van, abduction, wealthy family, kidnapped, love, crimes, couple relations, criminal, father daughter relationship ...
Place: central europe, berlin germany
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 5.6
 6K
Shuttle (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When two friends return from a girls weekend vacation in Mexico, they find themselves stranded at the airport. Trying to get home safely, they board an airport shuttle for the short trip. But once their feet cross the threshold of the shuttle, a ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex trafficking, kidnapping, human trafficking, kidnapped, misogynist, sex slave, woman in danger, kidnapped woman, race against time, nothing goes right, crimes, held captive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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Private Obsession (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: First-class fashion model Emanuelle Griffith is missing. Richard Tate knows exactly where she is and plans to keep her there until she knows her place: subordinate to men. But Emannuelle is waiting for her chance to turn his obsession. That one ...
Style: cult film
Plot: striptease, kidnapped, erotica, private detective, sex scene, dog, female protagonist, escape, voyeur, obsessed fan, surveillance camera, trapped ...
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Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sequel to "Goosebumps".
Style: scary, semi serious, slasher, exciting, bleak
Audience: pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: halloween, giant spider, monster, witch, transformation, bully, abandoned house, kidnapped, magical power, magic, supernatural, paranormal ...
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 5.1
 9K
10x10 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lewis is an outwardly ordinary guy, but in reality he is hiding an obsession - revenge - against Cathy. Lewis kidnaps Cathy in broad daylight and takes her to his home, where he locks her in a soundproof cell and attempt to extract a dark secret ...
Style: suspense, brutal, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, abduction, kidnapped, locked in a room, kidnapped woman, captive, revenge, captivity, crimes, missing child, vengeance, held captive ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain, atlanta georgia
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Land of Smiles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Austria, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young backpacker is lured through the third world paradise of Thailand searching for her kidnapped best friend and unknowingly she becomes the object of a sociopath's obsession.
Style: suspense, disturbing, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapped, killer clown, found footage, cold case, mystery, uncover truth, investigation, female protagonist, obsession, crime investigation, abduction, porn ...
Place: thailand
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Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On the afternoon of August 3, 2013, 16-year-old Hannah Anderson was abducted after finishing cheerleading practice in a San Diego suburb. When the bodies of her mother and brother were found in the burned home of family friend James DiMaggio later ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, father daughter relationship, kidnapped, true crime, 16 year old, abduction, lifetime, child abduction, kidnapped child, teenage girl, unsolved crime, cold case ...
Place: california, san diego california, idaho
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The Lost Symbol (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The early adventures of young Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, who must solve a series of deadly puzzles to save his kidnapped mentor and thwart a chilling global conspiracy.
Style: dramatic, enigmatic, unusual plot structure, serious, emotional ...
Plot: riddles and clues, secret society, symbol, kidnapped, conspiracy, conundrum, police investigation, conspiracy theory, science, secret mission, symbolism, mystery ...
Place: washington d.c.
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 5.9
 7K
M.F.A. (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An art student taps into a rich source of creative inspiration after the accidental slaughter of her rapist. An unlikely vigilante emerges, set out to avenge college girls whose attackers walked free- all the while fueling a vivid thesis exhibition.
Style: feminist film, rough, suspense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: revenge, rape revenge, rape and revenge, rape, femme fatale, female psychopath, art student, vigilante, art class, murder, party, female serial killer ...
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 6.0
 34K
Greta (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, trapped, obsessive love, female villain, held captive, stalker, obsession, older woman younger woman relationship, murder, trap, roommate, psychopath ...
Place: paris france, usa, new york, france
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 8.1
 693K
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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American Hangman (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unidentified man posts a live feed on social media showing that he has kidnapped two strangers and intends to kill one before the day is out. His intention is to hold a capital 'trial' online. As the authorities recognize what's ...
Style: suspense, macabre, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: justice, kidnapping, social media, kidnapped, judge, murder, police investigation, court, vigilantism, lynching, abduction, lynch mob ...
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 6.7
 483
?nos (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Creation of the Slovak republic in 1993 and first years of its existence are marked with mafia connected to the highest places of the new government. True story about the hijacking of the son of the first president of the Slovak republic.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: politics, kidnapping, politician, intrigue, true crime, kidnapped, european history, nudity (full frontal - brief), male objectification, male nudity, butt naked, bespectacled male ...
Time: 90s
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The Girl from Oslo (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Israel
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: When her daughter is abducted, a Norwegian diplomat travels to the Middle East, banking on old friends — and a deep secret — to help free her.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: abduction, isis, terrorist, terrorism, kidnapped, death threat, blackmail, blackmailer, prisoners exchange, kidnapping, terrorist group
Place: middle east
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Into the Labyrinth (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The anomalous heat wave overwhelms everything, forcing everyone to reverse the pace of life: only during the hours of darkness it is possible to work, move, survive. And it is precisely in the middle of the night that Samantha emerges from the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, private detective, crimes, masked man, psychopath, survival, profiler, kidnapped woman, amnesia, doctor, kidnapped ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Seven Boxes (2022)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 7 People, 7 Hours, 7 Deadly Boxes. Past events have brought them together and they must now figure out why in order to survive.
Style: slasher, scary, bleak, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: fear, torture, scared, kidnapped, bondage, survival, race against time, isolation, insanity, brutality, survival horror, escape attempt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain
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 1.9
 610
The Life Zone (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kidnapped by a mysterious figure, three women find themselves trapped in an abandoned hospital. Held against their will for months, the prisoners are faced with life-transforming decisions and must struggle for their lives.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: captivity, pregnancy, hospital, kidnapping, confined, mysterious character, isolation, woman in danger, psychopath, unwanted pregnancy, abortion clinic, kidnapper kidnapped relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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White Slaves of K-Town (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A diabolical woman runs a dangerous brothel for missing girls.
Style: psychotronic, scary, bleak, disturbing, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, brothel, sexploitation, missing person, kidnapped, missing girl, exploitation, violence, murder of a woman, psychopath, cruelty, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Berlin: Part 1 (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Taking place before and after the event of the film Savage High (2015). A wacko is on the loose and is ready to get revenge upon the death of his friend and will try to destroy 'Delia Fox', the murderer from the previous film Psychedelia ...
Style: slasher, dark, suspense, scary, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: paranormal phenomena, killer doll, murder of a woman, woman killed, haunted, kidnapped, demon, bad guy, fear, ghost, witchcraft, psychedelia ...
Time: 80s
Place: berlin germany, chicago illinois
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