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1. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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81 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston

Votes: 85,809 | Gross: $8.11M

2. The Revenant (2015)

R | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.0
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76 Metascore

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 638,759 | Gross: $183.64M

3. Prisoners (2013)

R | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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74 Metascore

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.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo

Votes: 540,144 | Gross: $61.00M

4. American Woman (2018)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.6
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68 Metascore

A woman raises her young grandson after her daughter goes missing.

Director: Jake Scott | Stars: Aaron Paul, Christina Hendricks, Sienna Miller, Will Sasso

Votes: 908 | Gross: $0.24M

5. Silent Hill (2006)

R | 125 min | Horror

6.5
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31 Metascore

A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill.

Director: Christophe Gans | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Laurie Holden, Sean Bean, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 204,974 | Gross: $46.98M

6. The Bad Batch (2016)

R | 118 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

5.3
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62 Metascore

In a desert dystopia, a young woman is kidnapped by cannibals.

Director: Ana Lily Amirpour | Stars: Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Jayda Fink, Keanu Reeves

Votes: 22,077 | Gross: $0.18M

7. Everybody Knows (2018)

R | 133 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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68 Metascore

Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister's wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

Director: Asghar Farhadi | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ricardo Darín, Eduard Fernández

Votes: 21,874 | Gross: $2.66M

8. Slender Man (2018)

PG-13 | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

3.2
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30 Metascore

In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends, fascinated by the internet lore of the Slender Man, attempt to prove that he doesn't actually exist - until one of them mysteriously goes missing.

Director: Sylvain White | Stars: Joey King, Julia Goldani Telles, Jaz Sinclair, Annalise Basso

Votes: 21,914 | Gross: $30.57M

9. Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.0
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2 skeptical reporters are sent to Transylvania to find the Frankenstein monster - or get fired. They are laughed at there but something suspicious is going on - maybe there are monsters, vampires, mummies and werewolves.

Director: Rudy De Luca | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Joseph Bologna, Ed Begley Jr., Carol Kane

Votes: 5,934 | Gross: $7.20M

10. The Square (2017)

R | 151 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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73 Metascore

A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary

Votes: 46,150 | Gross: $1.50M

11. Julieta (2016)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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73 Metascore

After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Emma Suárez, Adriana Ugarte, Daniel Grao, Inma Cuesta

Votes: 25,612 | Gross: $1.49M

12. Blood Father (2016)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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66 Metascore

An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 17-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.

Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks

Votes: 53,570

13. Flightplan (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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53 Metascore

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.

Director: Robert Schwentke | Stars: Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sean Bean, Kate Beahan

Votes: 145,379 | Gross: $89.71M

14. Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)

R | 100 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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In this dark take on the fairy tale, the growing hatred of a noblewoman, secretly a practitioner of the dark arts, for her stepdaughter, and the witch's horrifying attempts to kill her.

Director: Michael Cohn | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Sam Neill, Gil Bellows, Taryn Davis

Votes: 9,396

15. Leila (2019– )

48 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

4.5
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In a near-future world where an oppressive regime segregates society, one woman skirts the system to search for the daughter taken from her years ago.

Stars: Huma Qureshi, Rahul Khanna, Siddharth, Leysha Mange

Votes: 6,507

16. The Forgotten (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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43 Metascore

After being told that their children never existed, a man and woman soon discover there is a much bigger enemy at work.

Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Julianne Moore, Dominic West, Christopher Kovaleski, Matthew Pleszewicz

Votes: 62,265 | Gross: $66.64M

17. The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)

R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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In an abandoned house in Poughkeepsie, New York murder investigators uncover hundreds of tapes showing decades of a serial killer's work.

Director: John Erick Dowdle | Stars: Stacy Chbosky, Ben Messmer, Samantha Robson, Ivar Brogger

Votes: 12,926

18. Hardcore (1979)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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63 Metascore

A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in California's porno pits.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: George C. Scott, Peter Boyle, Season Hubley, Dick Sargent

Votes: 7,606

19. Twixt (2011)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.8
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40 Metascore

A struggling horror writer visiting a small town on a book tour gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern, Elle Fanning, Ben Chaplin

Votes: 9,915

20. Goya's Ghosts (2006)

R | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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52 Metascore

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman, Stellan Skarsgård, Randy Quaid

Votes: 28,276 | Gross: $1.00M

21. Jasper Jones (2017)

105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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JASPER JONES is a coming of age story about Charlie Bucktin, a bookish boy of 14. On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura ... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Perkins | Stars: Levi Miller, Kevin Long, Toni Collette, Aaron L. McGrath

Votes: 2,652

22. In Her Skin (2009)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A young teenage girl goes missing from a very loving home of two sisters and her parents. When attempted, the assistance from expected resources is limited in response to their pleas and ... See full synopsis »

Director: Simone North | Stars: Guy Pearce, Miranda Otto, Ruth Bradley, Sam Neill

Votes: 4,428

23. In the Flesh (2013–2014)

56 min | Drama, Horror

8.0
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Four years after the Rising, the government starts to rehabilitate the Undead for reentry into society, including teenager Kieren Walker, who returns to his small Lancashire village to face a hostile reception, as well as his own demons.

Stars: Luke Newberry, Harriet Cains, Marie Critchley, Steve Cooper

Votes: 12,204

24. The Child in Time (2017 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.0
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The life of a children's book author is turned upside down when his daughter goes missing.

Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Kelly Macdonald, Stephen Campbell Moore, Saskia Reeves

Votes: 3,522

25. The Toolbox Murders (1978)

R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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A ski-masked maniac kills apartment complex tenants with the contents of a toolbox.

Director: Dennis Donnelly | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Pamelyn Ferdin, Wesley Eure, Nicolas Beauvy

Votes: 3,084

26. The Guardian (1990)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.4
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A young couple with a newborn baby don't realize that the nanny they hired is a magical nymph who sacrifices infants to an evil tree.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown, Carey Lowell, Brad Hall

Votes: 4,658 | Gross: $17.04M

27. A Deadly Adoption (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 84 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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A distanced couple decide to take in a seemingly innocent pregnant woman in hopes of adopting her unborn child. However, there is more to a book than its cover.

Director: Rachel Lee Goldenberg | Stars: Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Jessica Lowndes, Alyvia Alyn Lind

Votes: 3,216

28. Pandemic (2016)

TV-MA | 91 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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47 Metascore

Pandemic is set in the near future, where a virus of epic proportions has overtaken the planet. There are more infected than uninfected, and humanity is losing its grip on survival. Its ... See full summary »

Director: John Suits | Stars: Rachel Nichols, Alfie Allen, Missi Pyle, Mekhi Phifer

Votes: 7,033

29. Ismael's Ghosts (2017)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.6
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65 Metascore

The story follows a filmmaker whose life is sent into a tailspin by the return of a former lover just as he is about to embark on the shoot of a new film.

Director: Arnaud Desplechin | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Marion Cotillard, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Louis Garrel

Votes: 1,872 | Gross: $0.10M

30. Abducted: The Carlina White Story (2012 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Mystery

6.7
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A baby abducted at birth and raised by the woman who took her, eventually discovers she is a missing child, reconnects with her birth parents, and struggles with choosing between her two identities.

Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall | Stars: Aunjanue Ellis, Keke Palmer, Sherri Shepherd, Roger Cross

Votes: 1,006

31. All Nighter (2017)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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37 Metascore

A workaholic father who attempts to visit his daughter during a layover in LA, only to discover that she's disappeared, is forced to team up with her awkward ex-boyfriend to find her over the course of one transformative night.

Director: Gavin Wiesen | Stars: Analeigh Tipton, Emile Hirsch, J.K. Simmons, Meta Golding

Votes: 5,433

32. After Lucia (2012)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

7.1
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Alejandra and her dad Roberto have just moved to town. She is new at school, he has a new job. Starting over is sometimes complicated when you have left so much behind.

Director: Michel Franco | Stars: Tessa Ia, Hernán Mendoza, Gonzalo Vega Jr., Tamara Yazbek

Votes: 5,677

33. Silent Hill (1999 Video Game)

M | Drama, Horror, Mystery

9.1
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After writer Harry Mason wakes up from being unconscious due to a car crash, his daughter Cheryl is missing. Harry sets out on a journey into the eerie town of Silent Hill to find her.

Director: Keiichiro Toyama | Stars: Michael Guinn, Susan Papa, Thessaly Lerner, Jarion Monroe

Votes: 4,706

34. No Good Deed (2002)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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While doing a friend a favor and searching for a runaway teenager, a police detective stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery.

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Milla Jovovich, Stellan Skarsgård, Doug Hutchison

Votes: 6,695 | Gross: $0.18M

35. At the Devil's Door (VI) (2014)

Not Rated | 91 min | Horror

4.8
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47 Metascore

A real-estate agent finds herself caught up in something sinister when she has to sell a house with a dark past and meets the troubled teen who used to live there.

Director: Nicholas McCarthy | Stars: Ashley Rickards, Nick Eversman, Michael Massee, Mark Steger

Votes: 6,588

36. Taking Off (1971)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.4
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Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone... See full summary »

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Lynn Carlin, Buck Henry, Georgia Engel, Tony Harvey

Votes: 3,545

37. The Dark (2005)

R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.4
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In mourning over the tragic drowning of their daughter Sarah, James and Adèle are visited by Ebrill, a young girl who claims she died 60 years ago - and bears a startling resemblance to Sarah.

Director: John Fawcett | Stars: Sean Bean, Maria Bello, Sophie Stuckey, Abigail Stone

Votes: 10,098

38. Nox (2018)

52 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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When her daughter Julie disappears in the Underground Levels Under City of Paris without leaving a trace, Catherine Suzini is convinced that she alone can find it. Former cop, retired as ... See full summary »

Stars: Nathalie Baye, Malik Zidi, Maïwenn, Frédéric Pierrot

Votes: 268

39. The Unseen (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A man who abandoned his family now risks everything to find his missing daughter, including exposing the secret that he is becoming invisible.

Director: Geoff Redknap | Stars: Aden Young, Camille Sullivan, Julia Sarah Stone, Ben Cotton

Votes: 658

40. Clean, Shaven (1993)

Not Rated | 79 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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After a man suffering from schizophrenia is released from a mental institution, he attempts to get his daughter back from her adoptive family.

Director: Lodge Kerrigan | Stars: Peter Greene, Alice Levitt, Megan Owen, Jennifer MacDonald

Votes: 4,947

41. Elsewhere (2009)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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A teen girl disappears after trying to meet men online in order to escape her small town. Apparently, only her best friend worries enough to investigate the mystery.

Director: Nathan Hope | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Jon Gries, Tania Raymonde, Paul Wesley

Votes: 2,969

42. Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)

Not Rated | 159 min | Drama, Horror

7.1
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59 Metascore

A teenager called Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Tokoyama, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", ... See full summary »

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Kazue Fukiishi, Tsugumi, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Shirô Namiki

Votes: 3,831

43. The Girl in the Park (2007)

R | 110 min | Drama

6.3
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Enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter 15 years ago, Julia Sandburg has cut herself off from anyone once near and dear to her, including her husband Doug and... See full summary »

Director: David Auburn | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Kate Bosworth, Alessandro Nivola, Keri Russell

Votes: 3,576

44. In the Name of My Daughter (2014)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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57 Metascore

Agnès Le Roux, a young independent woman, returns to Nice in 1976 to have a new start in her life after a failed marriage. All while falling in love with an older lawyer.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Guillaume Canet, Catherine Deneuve, Adèle Haenel, Judith Chemla

Votes: 1,443 | Gross: $0.28M

45. Otis (2008)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.0
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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 »

Director: Tony Krantz | Stars: Tarah Paige, Bostin Christopher, Ashley Johnson, Tracy Scoggins

Votes: 4,779

46. Cry in the Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann (1991 TV Movie)

M | 90 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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Cry In The Wind is a true story of a young woman's abuction by a deranged loner that led to the largest manhunt in the history of Pennsylvania, USA. A mountain man kidnaps the 17 year old, ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Correll | Stars: David Morse, Megan Follows, Dion Anderson, Tom Atkins

Votes: 295

47. Broken (III) (2006)

R | 110 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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After dating a wonderful man, Hope comes back home, sees her daughter Jennifer and goes to sleep. She wakes-up in the woods with a psychopath, fighting to survive for more than forty days ... See full summary »

Directors: Simon Boyes, Adam Mason | Stars: Nadja Brand, Eric Colvin, Abbey Stirling, Megan Van Kerro

Votes: 2,705

48. The Legend of Longwood (2014)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.3
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A young girl moves from New York to a mythical village in Ireland.

Director: Lisa Mulcahy | Stars: Lucy Morton, Thekla Reuten, Fiona Glascott, Sean Mahon

Votes: 291

49. Sweet Hostage (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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An escaped mental patient kidnaps an illiterate teenage farm girl and takes her to his mountain hide-away, where they soon become friends and, eventually, lovers.

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Linda Blair, Martin Sheen, Jeanne Cooper, Lee de Broux

Votes: 618

50. 3 Hearts (2014)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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56 Metascore

A tax inspector, his new bride and her sister become entwined in a love triangle.

Director: Benoît Jacquot | Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve

Votes: 2,118 | Gross: $0.15M



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