Movies about missing people

Movies about missing people
List of the best movies about missing people selected by visitors to our site: The Vanished, Breaking News in Yuba County, Lost Girls, The Little Things, Inescapable, Gone, Toad Road, White Bird in a Blizzard, Rojo, The Hidden Face.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Vanished (2020)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CharactersParents, Sheriffs
PlotLove, Investigation, Intrigue, Missing people
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.

Breaking News in Yuba County (2021)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersJournalists, Housewives
PlotAbduction, Missing people, Mystery, Cheating
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.

Lost Girls (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersSerial killers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Missing people, Death, Depression
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.

The Little Things (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CharactersDogs, Maniacs, Serial killers, Killers, Sheriffs
PlotInvestigation, Pursuit, Chase, Missing people, Cheating
PlaceDeserts, Hotels, USA, Los Angeles
StyleUnexpected ending, Action

Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.

Inescapable (2012)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryCanada, South Africa
PlotPursuit, Mystery, Missing people
StyleAction, Tense, Makes me think, Serious, Disturbing

Twenty-five years ago Adib (Alexander Siddig, Syriana, Cairo Time), a promising young officer in the Syrian military police, suddenly left Damascus under suspicious circumstances. Abandoning the love of his life Fatima (Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler, The Ides of March), he made his way to Canada and wiped the slate clean. With a beautiful wife, two grown daughters, and a great job in Toronto, Adib is confident he s built a successful life from scratch. But when his daughter Muna suddenly disappears in Damascus, his past threatens to violently catch up to him. Teaming up with a Canadian emissary (Joshua Jackson, Fringe), Adib must now confront the turmoil he thought he left behind so many years ago in order to find Muna.

Gone (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
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.

Toad Road (2013)
Markimdb: 5.1
PlotDrug addict, Missing people
PlaceForest, USA, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Action, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

A disturbing portrait of contemporary youth culture where the lines between reality and fiction are blurred with often frightening results.

White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, France
PlotPassion, Mystery, Missing people
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious, Disturbing

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, Brock, for the loss. But as time passes, Kat begins to come to grips with how deeply Eve's disappearance has affected her. Returning home on a break from college, she finds herself confronted with the truth about her mother's departure, and her own denial about the events surrounding it...

Rojo (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
CountryArgentina, France, Netherlands, Brazil, Germany
PlotAbduction, Weapon, Tennis, Missing people
PlaceDeserts, Beach, Small cities

A small town in an Argentinian province, 1975. The life of Claudio, a successful lawyer, gets complicated when he has a stupid quarrel with a stranger in a crowded restaurant.

The Hidden Face (2011)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryColombia, Spain
CharactersDogs, Strong women, Waiters
PlotLove triangle, Jealousy, Hunger, Mystery, Missing people
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Explicit scenes, Serious

A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.

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Don't Blink (2014)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, detective
CharactersSkiers, Tourists
PlotTravel, Supernatural, Missing people
PlaceMountains, Lake, Abandoned houses
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Ten people arrive at a secluded mountain resort to find it completely deserted. With no gas for the return trip, the visitors are forced to stay and investigate the mystery surrounding the abandoned lodge.

A Dark Place (2019)
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.

Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Markimdb: 4.3
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotPassion, Mystery, Missing people
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.

Hounds of Love (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersSerial killers, Puppies
PlotLove, Abduction, Divorce, Missing people, Fear
PlaceForest, Australia
TimeNew Year
StyleAction, Disturbing

Vicki Maloney is randomly abducted from a suburban street by a disturbed couple. As she observes the dynamic between her captors she quickly realises she must drive a wedge between them if she is to survive.

Uncle John (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
PlotInvestigation, Missing people, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleAction, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

Uncle John revolves around the struggle to keep a mysterious disappearance unsolved

A Land Imagined (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Netherlands, Singapore
CharactersPolice, Fish, Cats
PlotDancing, Loneliness, Missing people, Dreams
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating

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.

Nautanki Saala! (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
CharactersFriends, Psychiatrists
PlotFriendship, Love triangle, Fate, Missing people, Fear
StyleRomantic, Light, Fancy

Ram, a successful theatre artist, saves Mandar from committing suicide. He then ends up developing a special bond with Mandar and even helps solve his problems.

Lose Your Head (2013)
Markimdb: 5.5
PlotOn real events, Chase, Missing people
PlaceParty, Germany, Berlin
StylePsychological problems, Action, Serious, Disturbing

Lose Your Head is a psycho thriller about a Spanish party tourist who gets lost in Berlin. The film is inspired by the true story of a young Portuguese man who disappeared some years ago after a night at Berghain.

Hansel and Gretel Get Baked (2013)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, comedy
CharactersWitch, Cannibals
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Witchcraft, Missing people
StyleFancy, Black humor, Disturbing

An intense new marijuana strain named “Black Forest” is taking Los Angeles by storm, and Gretel’s stoner boyfriend can’t get enough. But when the old woman growing the popular drug (Lara Flynn Boyle) turns out to be an evil witch, cooking and eating her wasted patrons for their youth, Gretel and her brother Hansel must save him from a gruesome death — or face the last high of their lives.

Punjab 1984 (2014)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, family, history
CountryCanada, India
PlotMissing people, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, India, Asia
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

This is the story of a mother and her missing son set in the backdrop of 1984 Punjab, when the state was going through a terrible time of terrorism. The film depicts the longing of a mother for her son and her search for her son, who is labelled a terrorist because of the bad times in Punjab.