Most Popular "Child Kidnapping" Titles
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1. Hook (1991)
PG | 144 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy.
2. The Following (2013– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.
3. Batman Returns (1992)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.
4. Changeling (2008)
R | 141 min | Drama, History, Mystery
A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.
5. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure
After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
6. Man on Fire (2004)
R | 146 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
In Mexico City, a former assassin swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect.
7. The Mummy Returns (2001)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he once again wakes and begins his campaign of rage and terror.
9. The Mask of Zorro (1998)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A young thief, seeking revenge over the death of his brother, is trained by the once great, but aged Zorro, who is also seeking a vengeance of his own.
10. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
G | 144 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A hapless inventor finally finds success with a flying car, which a dictator from a foreign government sets out to take for himself.
11. The Flintstones (1994)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
In this live-action feature of the cartoon show, Fred Flintstone finally gets the job he's always wanted, but it may just come at a price.
12. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
PG | 128 min | Mystery
In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
15. The Man from Nowhere (2010)
R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug- and organ trafficking ring in hope of saving the child who is his only friend.
16. Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A jewel thief's daughter is kidnapped after he steals a collection of prized black diamonds, which aren't at all what they seem.
17. Along Came a Spider (2001)
R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
A congressman's daughter under Secret Service protection is kidnapped from a private school by an insider who calls Det. Alex Cross, sucking him into the case even though he's recovering from the loss of his partner.
18. Choke (2008)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
19. The City of Lost Children (1995)
R | 112 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.
20. Baby's Day Out (1994)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately... See full summary »
21. Madeline (1998)
PG | 88 min | Comedy
Redheaded young girl Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic in solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. ... See full summary »
22. An American Crime (2007)
R | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
23. Ransom (1996)
R | 121 min | Crime, Thriller
When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.
25. 22 Bullets (2010)
117 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A retired mobster goes on a revenge spree after being left for dead with 22 bullets in his body by his former childhood friend.
Writers: Franz-Olivier Giesbert, Richard Berry, Matthieu Delaporte, Alexandre de La Patellière, Eric Assous | Director: Richard Berry | Stars: Jean Reno, Kad Merad, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Marina Foïs
26. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama
A recently laid off factory worker kidnaps his former boss' daughter, hoping to use the ransom money to pay for his sister's kidney transplant.
29. The Deep End of the Ocean (1999)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama
The Deep End of The Ocean is a film about a family's reaction when Ben, the youngest son is kidnapped and then found nine years later, living in the same town, where his family had just moved.
30. Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985 TV Movie)
94 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket ... See full summary »
31. Clifford (1994)
PG | 90 min | Comedy
Clifford is a ten-year-old troublemaker, who puts not only his parents through hell, but also his uncle with whom his parents have discarded him to.
32. Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)
R | 91 min | Action, Thriller
Tasked with destroying each other, an FBI agent and a rogue DIA agent soon discover that there's a much bigger enemy at work.
34. Heavy Rain (2010 Video Game)
M | Adventure, Crime, Drama
As a child goes missing, his father tirelessly works to rescue him, while a journalist, an FBI agent, and a private detective try to identify his kidnapper known only as the "Origami Killer".
35. I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989 TV Movie)
180 min | Crime, Drama
7-year old Steven Stayner is kidnapped a few days before Christmas by Kenneth Parnell. Under the belief that Parnell has been given legal custody of him, and that his family has moved away,... See full summary »
36. Chungking Express (1994)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.
37. Tees Maar Khan (2010)
135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Posing as a movie producer, a robber cons an entire village to help him rob a treasure-laden train.
38. High and Low (1963)
Not Rated | 143 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
39. Man on Fire (1987)
R | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A former CIA agent, John Creasy, is hired as a bodyguard for a girl in Italy, who becomes the daughter he never had. When she is abducted, Creasy's fiery rage is unleashed, and despite being badly wounded, embarks on a bloody revenge spree.
40. The Emerald Forest (1985)
R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After the son of engineer Bill Markham is abducted by an aboriginal tribe on the edge of the rain forest, the engineer spends the next 10 years searching for him.
41. Look (2007)
R | 98 min
Americans are captured on surveillance cameras at least 170 times a day mostly without their knowledge. This produces millions of hours of footage revealing the nature of those hidden secrets.
43. The Nameless (1999)
R | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The mutilated body of a six year old girl is found in a water hole. The girl is identified as the missing daughter of Claudia. However, only two peices of evidence could be used to identify... See full summary »
45. Jack the Bear (1993)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama
Danny De Vito is a professional clown, whose wife's death in a car accident has left him to care for his two young boys. Loving, but useless at the daily job of fathering, the onus falls on... See full summary »
46. The Peanut Butter Solution (1985)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Peanut butter is the secret ingredient for magic potions made by two friendly ghosts. Eleven-year-old Michael loses all of his hair when he gets a fright and uses the potion to get his hair... See full summary »
47. Answers to Nothing (2011)
R | 124 min | Drama, Mystery
Against the backdrop of a missing girl case, lost souls throughout Los Angeles search for meaning and redemption and affect each other in ways they don't always see.
49. Twin Sitters (1994)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Thriller
An evil business executive (played by George Lazenby), is releasing dangerous toxins and the Barbarian Brothers set out to stop his evil work.
50. Otis (2008)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
Suburban America gone haywire. In the midst of a serial abductor/killer's rampage, a beautiful young teen, Riley Lawson, goes missing. When her desperate parents, Will and Kate, are ... See full summary »