Kidnapped or Hostage moviesby renny15 | created - 23 Mar 2012 | updated - 07 Jul 2020 | Public
Movies where children or adults are taken hostage, taken, kidnapped or their house is being being intruded by intruders.
Haven’t added much lifetime movies but am working on it. Please suggest titles to me.
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1. Along Came a Spider (2001)
R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller
When a senator's daughter under Secret Service protection is kidnapped from a private school, detective Alex Cross investigates the case even though he's recovering from the loss of his partner.
Votes: 83,005 | Gross: $74.08M
2. Panic Room (2002)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.
Votes: 272,711 | Gross: $96.40M
3. Flightplan (2005)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet, the child vanishes, and nobody will admit she was ever on the plane.
Votes: 159,044 | Gross: $89.71M
4. Mother's Day (I) (2010)
R | 112 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
The sadistic members of a villainous family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new home owners and their guests.
6. Man on Fire (2004)
R | 146 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In Mexico City, a former CIA operative swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect.
Votes: 351,562 | Gross: $77.91M
7. Ransom (1996)
R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Multi-millionaire Tom Mullen's son is kidnapped, but after initially agreeing to pay the ransom Mullen then decides to use the ransom money as a bounty.
Votes: 125,064 | Gross: $136.49M
8. Double Jeopardy (1999)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Votes: 83,856 | Gross: $116.74M
9. Don't Say a Word (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret...
Votes: 51,486 | Gross: $55.00M
10. Cellular (2004)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. The catch? The woman claims to have been kidnapped; and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Votes: 98,892 | Gross: $32.00M
11. The Kidnapping (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two crooked cops (Nelson, and Griffith) kidnap the daughter of a bank-securities expert (Carlson) as a last resort to help with a robbery of a safe deposit box. A robbery that failed in the first attempt.
12. And Soon the Darkness (2010)
R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized.
13. Firewall (2006)
PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A security specialist is forced into robbing the bank that he's protecting, as a bid to pay off his family's ransom.
Votes: 57,495 | Gross: $48.75M
14. Trespass (2011)
R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
As they're held for ransom, a husband and wife's predicament grows more dire amid the discovery of betrayal and deception.
Votes: 42,984 | Gross: $0.02M
16. Taken (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.
Votes: 587,624 | Gross: $145.00M
17. Red Eye (2005)
PG-13 | 85 min | Thriller
A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in a political assassination.
Votes: 117,528 | Gross: $57.89M
18. Transporter 2 (2005)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Transporter Frank Martin, surfaces in Miami, Florida and is implicated in the kidnapping of the young son of a powerful USA official.
Votes: 199,191 | Gross: $43.10M
19. Do You Know Me? (2009 TV Movie)
R | 89 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Ellie Carter is recently graduated and has it all. While celebrating with friend and boyfriend, she comes across a milk carton with a picture of a missing child that looks a lot like her. ... See full summary »
20. Someone Was Watching (2003 Video)
88 min | Drama, Family, Mystery
When Chris falls asleep whilst supposed to be watching his little sister, Molly, she goes missing. Finding her colouring book by the river, everyone believes she drowned there and try and ... See full summary »
21. Gone Baby Gone (2007)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two Boston area detectives investigate a little girl's kidnapping, which ultimately turns into a crisis both professionally and personally.
Votes: 266,377 | Gross: $20.30M
22. Devil's Pond (2003)
R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller
A couple spend their honeymoon in a cabin on a small island in the middle of a forest lake. There's no power nor cellphone connection. He starts behaving strange, not letting her leave the island. She can't swim.
23. The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
Votes: 193,673 | Gross: $65.45M
24. John Q (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
John Quincy Archibald takes a hospital emergency room hostage when his insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant.
Votes: 130,629 | Gross: $71.76M
25. Phone Booth (2002)
R | 81 min | Crime, Thriller
Publicist Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle. Unable to leave or receive outside help, Stuart's negotiation with the caller leads to a jaw-dropping climax.
Votes: 262,008 | Gross: $46.57M
28. Vacancy (2007)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
A married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and finds hidden video cameras in their room. They soon realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Votes: 98,637 | Gross: $19.36M
29. Changeling (2008)
R | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Grief-stricken mother Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie) takes on the L.A.P.D. to her own detriment when it tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child.
Votes: 250,020 | Gross: $35.74M
30. The Forgotten (2004)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After being told that their children never existed, a man and woman soon discover there is a much bigger enemy at work.
Votes: 65,494 | Gross: $66.64M
32. The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
R | 100 min | Crime, Thriller
A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.
Votes: 26,276 | Gross: $0.17M
33. Captivity (2007)
R | 96 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A man and a woman awaken to find themselves trapped in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed.
Votes: 22,999 | Gross: $2.63M
35. Hostel (2005)
R | 94 min | Horror
Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Votes: 176,492 | Gross: $47.33M
37. The Tortured (2010)
R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller
An upper-middle-class couple's life is destroyed when their only child is kidnapped and killed. Obsessed with revenge, the couple seizes an opportunity to kidnap the killer.
38. Rest Stop (2006 Video)
R | 80 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller
The film follows Nicole Carrow, a young woman who is threatened by a maniac serial killer, after her boyfriend Jess, is abducted in a rest stop.
40. Running Scared (2006)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A low-ranking thug is entrusted by his crime boss to dispose of a gun that killed corrupt cops, but things get out of control when the gun ends up in wrong hands.
Votes: 99,354 | Gross: $6.86M
41. 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.
Votes: 44,383 | Gross: $34.71M
44. Exam (2009)
Not Rated | 101 min | Mystery, Thriller