Movies and TV Shows about missing person

Zootopia
  • Zootopia (2016)
  • Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family,
  • Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
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Zootopia
Gone Girl
  • Gone Girl (2014)
  • Drama, Thriller, Mystery,
  • 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.
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Gone Girl
Stranger Things
  • Stranger Things (2016)
  • Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
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Stranger Things
A Simple Favor
  • A Simple Favor (2018)
  • Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • Mommy vlogger Stephanie joins her best friend Emily’s husband, Sean, to investigate her sudden disappearance from their small town.
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A Simple Favor
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
  • Drama, Science Fiction,
  • After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind
The Leftovers
  • The Leftovers (2014)
  • Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't make the cut. Based on the bestselling novel by Tom Perrotta, 'The Leftovers' follows Kevin Garvey, a father of two and the chief of police in a small New York suburb, as he tries to maintain some semblance of normalcy when the notion no longer applies.
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The Leftovers
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
  • Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
  • Adventure, Action, Science Fiction,
  • Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is thought to be missing on a mythical island.
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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Wayward Pines
  • Wayward Pines (2015)
  • Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be in Wayward Pines. Based on the best-selling novel “Pines” by Blake Crouch and brought to life by suspenseful storyteller M. Night Shyamalan, “Wayward Pines” is the intense new mind-bending 10-episode event thriller evocative of the classic hit “Twin Peaks.”
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Wayward Pines
Kiss the Girls
  • Kiss the Girls (1997)
  • Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail leads to Los Angeles, where the duo discovers that the psychopath may not be working alone.
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Kiss the Girls
The Girl on the Train
  • The Girl on the Train (2016)
  • Drama, Thriller, Romance,
  • A young woman witnesses a murder on her way into work and becomes entangled in the ensuing investigation.
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The Girl on the Train
Mute
  • Mute (2018)
  • Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery,
  • 40 years from today, Berlin is a roiling city of immigrants, where East crashes against West in a science-fiction Casablanca. Leo Beiler, a mute bartender, has one reason and one reason only for living there, and she's disappeared. But when Leo's search takes him deeper into the city's underbelly, an odd pair of American surgeons seem to be the only recurring clue, and Leo can't tell if they can help, or who he should fear most.
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Mute
A Very Long Engagement
  • A Very Long Engagement (2004)
  • Drama, Mystery, Romance, War,
  • In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But Mathilde refuses to believe it. If Manech had died, she would know. She hangs on to her intuition as tightly as she would onto the last thread of hope linking her to her lover. A former sergeant tells her in vain that Manech died in the no man's land of a trench named Bingo Crepescule, in the company of four other men condemned to die for self-inflicted wounds. Her path ahead is full of obstacles but Mathilde is not frightened. Anything is possible to someone who is willing to challenge fate...
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A Very Long Engagement
Absentia
Absentia
Time Trap
  • Time Trap (2017)
  • Adventure, Science Fiction,
  • A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.
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Time Trap
The 4400
  • The 4400 (2004)
  • Drama,
  • The 4400 is a science fiction TV series produced by CBS Paramount Network Television in association with Sky Television, Renegade 83, and American Zoetrope for USA Network. The show was created and written by Scott Peters and René Echevarria, and it stars Joel Gretsch and Jacqueline McKenzie. The series ran for four seasons from 2004 until its cancellation in 2007. In the pilot episode, a comet deposits a group of exactly 4400 people in the Cascade Range foothills near Mount Rainier, Washington. Each of the 4400 had disappeared at various times starting from 1946 in a beam of white light. None of the 4400 have aged from the time of their disappearance. Confused and disoriented, they remember nothing between the time of their disappearance and their return.
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The 4400
Rent
  • Rent (2005)
  • Drama, Comedy, Music, Romance,
  • This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village New York. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has made Roger numb to life, Mark tries to capture it through his attempts to make a film. In the year that follows, the group deals with love, loss, AIDS, and modern day life.
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Rent
Living Memories
  • Living Memories (2013)
  • Drama,
  • The story of families haunted, despite themselves, by a past that has not died.
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Living Memories
The Exorcist III
  • The Exorcist III (1990)
  • Horror, Thriller, Mystery,
  • Set fifteen years after the original film, The Exorcist III centers around the philosophical Lieutenant William F. Kinderman who is investigating a baffling series of murders around Georgetown that all contain the hallmarks of The Gemini, a deceased serial killer. It eventually leads him to a catatonic patient in a psychiatric hospital who has recently started to speak, claiming he is the The Gemini and detailing the murders, but bears a striking resemblance to Father Damien Karras.
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The Exorcist III
Without a Trace
  • Without a Trace (2002)
  • Drama, Mystery, Action & Adventure,
  • Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City. On May 19, 2009, CBS announced the cancellation of the series after the series ran for seven seasons.
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Without a Trace
Klute
  • Klute (1971)
  • Mystery,
  • This acclaimed thriller stars Jane Fonda as Bree Daniel, a New York City call girl who becomes enmeshed in an investigation into the disappearance of a business executive. Detective John Klute is hired to follow Daniel, and eventually begins a romance with her, but it appears that he hasn't been the only person on her trail. When it becomes clear that Daniel is being targeted, it's up to her and Klute to figure out who is after her before it's too late.
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Klute
The Golden Child
  • The Golden Child (1986)
  • Adventure, Action, Comedy,
  • A detective specializing in missing children is on a madcap mission to save a youth with mystical powers who's been abducted by an evil cult. He battles a band of super-nasties, scrambles through a booby-trapped chamber of horrors and traverses Tibet to obtain a sacred dagger.
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The Golden Child
Get a Clue
  • Get a Clue (2002)
  • Comedy, Mystery, Family, TV Movie,
  • A rich kid and her friends investigate the disappearance of one of her teachers.
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Get a Clue
Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold
  • Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)
  • Adventure, Action, Comedy,
  • After his brother Robeson disappears without a trace while exploring Africa in search of a legendary 'white tribe', Allan Quatermain decides to follow in his footsteps to learn what became of him. Soon after arriving, he discovers the Lost City of Gold, controlled by the evil lord Agon, and mined by his legions of white slaves.
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Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold
White Bird in a Blizzard
  • White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • 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...
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White Bird in a Blizzard
Bellevue
  • Bellevue (2017)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • When a transgender teen goes missing, Annie Ryder—a cop at odds with her hometown—dives in to unravel the disappearance that suggests foul play, despite finding herself in a difficult position as she must cast suspicion on people she has known all her life.
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Bellevue
Search Party
  • Search Party (2016)
  • Comedy,
  • A dark comedy about four self-absorbed twenty-somethings who become entangled in an ominous mystery when a former college acquaintance suddenly disappears.
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Search Party
The River
  • The River (2012)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • The River is an American paranormal/action/horror/found-footage television series that debuted during the 2011–12 television winter season on ABC as a midseason replacement. Eight episodes were produced for the first season. The series ran from February 7, 2012 to March 20, 2012. On May 11, 2012, ABC officially canceled the series. After The River was officially canceled by ABC due to its sub-par ratings, Netflix was in talks with ABC Studios about possibly continuing the series on its video-on-demand digital distribution service, though they ultimately passed.
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The River
Compulsion
Compulsion
Eye Candy
  • Eye Candy (2015)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • Tech genius Lindy, convinced by her roommate to begin online dating, begins to suspect that one of her mysterious suitors may be a deadly cyber stalker. When her friends at the elusive cyber-police uncover a potential serial killer in Manhattan, all signs point to one of Lindy’s dates. Teaming up with this band of hackers Lindy works to solve the murders while unleashing her own style of justice on the streets of New York City.
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Eye Candy
Missing
  • Missing (2003)
  • Drama, Mystery, Action & Adventure,
  • Missing is a Canadian-American crime drama television series based on the 1-800-WHERE-R-YOU book series by Meg Cabot. The series aired on the A network and W Network in Canada, and on Lifetime in the United States from August 2003 to February 2006.
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Missing
The Five
  • The Five (2016)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • When they were twelve years old, Mark, Pru, Danny and Slade were out together in the park. Mark’s five-year-old brother, Jesse, was annoying them. They were mean – told him to get lost. Jesse ran away. He was gone. Never seen again. Twenty years later, Danny – now a detective – learns some shocking news. Jesse’s DNA has been found at a murder scene. He is alive and out there. Somewhere.
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The Five
Harrison's Flowers
  • Harrison's Flowers (2000)
  • Drama, Romance, War,
  • Harrison Lloyd is a Pulitzer-winning photojournalist. His wife and family are making it hard for him to keep his mind on his work when he's in a war zone, and he wants to change jobs to something less stressful. But he's got one last assignment, in war-torn Yugoslavia, in 1991, at the height of the fighting. Word comes back that he apparently died in a building collapse, but his wife Sarah (also a journalist for Newsweek) refuses to believe that he's dead and goes looking for him. She's helped immensely by the photo-journalists Eric Kyle and Marc Stevenson that she runs into over there; together, they're determined to make it through the chaotic landscape to Vukovar, which is not only the nexus of the war but where she believes Harrison is located. Meanwhile, Harrison's son Cesar is looking after his father's prized greenhouse, keeping hope, and flowers, alive.
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Harrison's Flowers
London River
  • London River (2009)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • After traveling to London to check on their missing children in the wake of the 2005 London terror attacks on the city, two strangers come to discover their respective children had been living together at the time of the attacks
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London River
Kidnapped
  • Kidnapped (2006)
  • Drama, Action & Adventure,
  • Kidnapped is an American television drama series from Sony Pictures Television which aired on NBC from September 20, 2006, to August 11, 2007. The series returned on Universal HD in 2008.
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Kidnapped
Awaken
  • Awaken (2015)
  • Horror, Action, Thriller,
  • A random group of people wake up on an Island where they are being hunted down in a sinister plot to harvest their organs.
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Awaken
Happy Town
  • Happy Town (2010)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • Happy Town is an American drama television series that premiered on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, and ended on June 16, 2010, on ABC. It was created by Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, and Scott Rosenberg. It had a total of eight episodes, but only six would be broadcast on ABC. The remaining two, "Dallas Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" and the series finale, "Blame It on Rio Bravo", were available for viewing only at the network's website. The show has since been removed from the site.
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Happy Town
The Railway Children
  • The Railway Children (1970)
  • Drama, Family,
  • The Waterbury family are completely happy until mysterious men take their father away and they have to move up to Yorkshire without him. The three open-hearted children soon make many friends including their Old Gentleman whom they regularly wave to on his morning train journey. Bobbie, the eldest girl, makes contact with him to try and get help for the problems they are facing. Meanwhile the children find themselves involved in several unexpected dramas on the railway
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The Railway Children
Helpless
  • Helpless (2012)
  • Horror, Mystery,
  • A woman suddenly disappears. Her fiance then sets out to find her and, in the process, uncovers layers of dark hidden secrets. One month prior to Moon-Ho and Sun-Young's wedding, they take a road trip to Andong. Moon-Ho plans to formally introduce his fiance to his parents. Along the way to Andong, they pull over at a highway rest stop. Moon-Ho goes inside, while Sun-Young waits in the car. When Moon-Ho arrives back at his car, he discovers that his fiance has now completely disappeared. Frantic, Moon-Ho looks all over the rest stop and then files a missing person report with the police. Moon-Ho then drives back to Seoul and goes to Sun-Young's small studio apartment. Inside her apartment, Moon-Ho discovers that her apartment has been completely emptied. Moon-Ho then receives a phone call...
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Helpless
Vanished
  • Vanished (2006)
  • Drama,
  • Vanished is an American serial drama television series produced by 20th Century Fox. The series premiered on August 21, 2006 on Fox and its last episode aired on November 10, 2006. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, the series begins with the sudden disappearance of the wife of a Georgia senator, which is quickly revealed to be part of a wider conspiracy. The family of the missing woman, a pair of FBI agents, a journalist and her lover/cameraman, are all drawn into an evolving mystery with political and religious undertones. The show was created by CSI writer Josh Berman, and executive produced by Mimi Leder, who is also directed the show, and Paul Redford. On October 26, 2006, USA Today reported that the planned 22-episode series was ordered to be wrapped up after the 13th episode. The story arc of finding Sara Collins was to be concluded, with the mystery of a larger conspiracy left dangling in the event the series was extended. On November 16, 2006, Fox confirmed that the show would end after a final episode in December. On December 8, 2006, the final episode of Vanished appeared online. The production team was told a few months before the show was taken off the air to at least reveal Sara's fate by the 13th episode, but none of the other plotlines were resolved.
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Vanished
Amber
  • Amber (2014)
  • Drama,
  • The disappearance of 14 year old Amber Bailey sets off a two-year search during which her family will go through unimaginable pressures. As the days, months and years progress the mystery deepens, and strange and terrifying clues come to light, raising yet even more questions. The world becomes gripped by the mystery of the missing teen. What happened to Amber?
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Amber