Movies about missing people

Movies about missing people
List of the best movies about missing people selected by visitors to our site: Gone Baby Gone, Lost Girls, Gone Girl, Search Party, The Vanished, Breaking News in Yuba County, Where'd You Go, Bernadette, The Empty Man, Shutter Island, Gone.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
PlotInvestigation, Death, Pursuit, Mystery
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive

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 they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons - they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Kenzie and Gennaro face drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles. When they are about to solve the case, they are faced with a moral dilemma that tears them apart.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Missing people, Death, Depression
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books, Tense, Womens in main roles, Depressive, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersPolice
PlotTreason, Abduction, Investigation, Intrigue, Mystery
PlaceUSA, Office, New York
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, Relationship, Investigation, Friendship, Depression
PlaceCollege
StyleTwisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

A dark comedy about four self-absorbed twenty-somethings who become entangled in an ominous mystery when a former college acquaintance suddenly disappears.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersParents, Sheriffs
PlotLove, Investigation, Intrigue, Missing people
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense

A family vacation takes a terrifying turn when parents Paul and Wendy discover their young daughter has vanished without a trace. Stopping at nothing to find her, the search for the truth leads to a shocking revelation.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersJournalists, Housewives
PlotAbduction, Missing people, Mystery, Cheating
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy, Womens in main roles

An overlooked pencil-pusher catches her husband in bed with another woman, the shock of which causes him to die of a heart attack. So she buries his body and takes advantage of the growing celebrity status that comes from having a missing husband. But she quickly finds herself in over her head, dodging cops and criminals, all while trying to keep the truth from her sister, a local news anchor who’s desperate for a story.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersDogs, Teens, Geniuses, Family, Psychologists
PlotTravel, The escape, Money, Mental disorders, Missing people
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Mansions
StyleExciting, Light

When architect-turned-recluse Bernadette Fox goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica, her 15-year-old daughter Bee goes on a quest with Bernadette's husband to find her.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUSA, South Africa, United Kingdom
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Supernatural, Mystery, Missing people
TimeDark ones
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Gloomy, Intriguing

After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man. As a retired cop investigates and struggles to make sense of the stories, he discovers a secretive group and their attempts to summon a horrific, mystical entity, and soon his life—and the lives of those close to him—are in grave danger.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPsychopath, Doctors
PlotPuzzles, The escape, Investigation, Split personality, Chase
PlaceSea, Islands, Psychiatric hospitals, Hospitals, USA
StylePopular, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Smart

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersSerial killers, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Pursuit, Missing people, Justice
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Smart, Tense, Serious

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. Returning home from work one morning, Jill discovers that Molly has vanished, and she is certain that the same man who previously abducted her has returned for revenge.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration02:32
CharactersTeens, Parents
PlotLoneliness, Death, Depression, Cancer, Social Media
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Disturbing

After David Kim's 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter's laptop.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountrySpain, Thailand, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersFamily, Parents
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Disasters, Tsunami
PlaceOcean
StyleSad ones, Fascinating, Heartbreaking

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 the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
PlotLove, Passion, Investigation, Obsession, Friendship
StyleSerious

Matthew, a young advertising executive in Chicago, puts his life and a business trip to China on hold when he thinks he sees Lisa, the love of his life who left him without a word two years earlier, walking out of a restaurant one day.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:33
CharactersHackers, Serial killers, Strong women, Journalists, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Missing people
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Heavy, Smart, Explicit scenes

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, detective
CountryItaly
CharactersTeens, Rabbits
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

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 darkness that had swallowed her. A thirteen year old kidnapped and long held prisoner, Sam is now suddenly free and, traumatized and wounded, is hospitalized in a hospital room. Next to her, Dr. Green (Dustin Hoffman), an extraordinary profiler. Green in fact does not hunt monsters in the outside world, but in the minds of the victims. Because it is inside the memories of Sam that the clues able to lead to the capture of his jailer are hidden: the Man of the Labyrinth. But Dr. Green is not the only one chasing the monster. There is also Bruno Genko (Toni Servillo), a private investigator with an unexpected talent.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryGermany, USA, Mexico
Duration02:00
CharactersCriminals, Brothers, Mentors
PlotOn real events, Abduction, Slavery, Pursuit, Human trafficking
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, By books, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A Texas cop (Kevin Kline), whose own daughter might have been forced into sexual slavery, joins forces with a Mexican youth (Cesar Ramos) to find the boy's sister, who was abducted and forced into prostitution. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman who was promised a better life in America also becomes a victim.

When her best friend vanishes during a girls' trip to Croatia, Beth races to figure out what happened. But each clue yields another unsettling deception.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, FBI
PlotRobbery, Abduction, Fight, Investigation, Obsession
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A thief makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are no longer how he expected.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersSpy, Scouts, Childrens, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceSchool
StyleExciting, Light

Carmen and Juni think their parents are boring. Little do they know that in their day, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez were the top secret agents from their respective countries. They gave up that life to raise their children. Now, the disappearances of several of their old colleagues forces the Cortez' return from retirement. What they didn't count on was Carmen and Juni joining the "family business."

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCanada
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Detectives, Singers
PlotOn real events, Abduction
PlaceUSSR, USA
StyleHeavy, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

From the producer behind “Girl in the Box” and “Girl in the Bunker,” comes 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

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Mexico, USA
Duration01:58
PlotLove, Passion, Obsession, Seduction, Fate
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Explicit scenes

A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersArtists, Sisters, Single mothers
PlotInvestigation, Death, Mystery, Missing people, Cheating
PlaceLake, Small cities
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Disturbing

Stephanie, a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Stephanie undertakes an investigation that will dive deep into Emily's cloudy past.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryGermany
Duration02:27
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Demons, Sisters
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Death, Supernatural, Mythology
PlaceForest, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Creepy, Depressive, Gothic

In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, his latest victim.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersSerial killers, Parents, Detectives
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Investigation, Obsession, Missing people
PlaceLabyrinths, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy

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?

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersAutistic, Janitors
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleMakes me think, Depressive

When a young boy turns up dead in a sleepy Pennsylvania town, a local sanitation truck driver, Donald, plays detective, embarking on a precarious and obsessive investigation to prove the boy was murdered.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryItaly
PlotInvestigation, Missing people

The murder of 13-year-old Yara Gambirasio shocks the little town of Brembate di Sopra, Italy. To bring the culprit to justice, prosecutor Letizia Ruggeri only has one tenuous lead: a bit of DNA that's not much help without a database to compare it to. Based on a true story.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom, China
Duration02:08
CharactersMafia, Police, Rich, Old man, Billionaires
PlotLove, Abduction, On real events, Money, Investigation
PlaceItaly, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany
PlotInvestigation, Missing people

When a man's only son goes missing, he travels to the town where his ex-wife lives in search of answers. To play a man whose life is clouded by mystery, McAvoy will not be given a script of dialogue.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia
PlotRevenge, Birthday, Toys, Rivalry
PlaceAustralia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Steve is a man who has it all, a successful career, wonderful children, beautiful home and a loving wife. However, returning to his home after work on his birthday, he finds his house deserted and darkened with almost all the lightbulbs missing, all easy access outside cut off and a videotape waiting for him. Playing that tape, he watches a bizarre and grueling recording in which his wife explains her grievance with him, her reasons for disappearing with the children and her revenge for how he treated her in a way he would never forget.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:22
PlotSupernatural, Fulfillment of desires, Happiness, Fate
PlaceRussia
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

After getting approval to sell the old mansion young realtor starts to experience very strange things...





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