Movies like Abduction 2011

A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.

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1 This Means War 2012

Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Romance

Director:

McG

Writers:

Timothy Dowling (screenplay), Simon Kinberg (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

2 Charlie St. Cloud 2010

Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a tragedy strikes and takes his dreams with it. After his high-school classmate Tess returns home unexpectedly, Charlie grows torn between honoring a promise he made four years earlier and moving forward with newfound love. And as he finds the courage to let go of the past for good, Charlie discovers the soul most worth saving is his own.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Burr Steers

Writers:

Craig Pearce (screenplay), Lewis Colick (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

3 Footloose 2011

Ren MacCormack is transplanted from Boston to the small southern town of Bomont where loud music and dancing are prohibited. Not one to bow to the status quo, Ren challenges the ban, revitalizing the town and falling in love with the minister’s troubled daughter Ariel in the process.

Genres:

Drama, Music, Romance

Director:

Craig Brewer

Writers:

Dean Pitchford (screenplay), Craig Brewer (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

4 Soul Surfer 2011

The true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.

Genres:

Family, Drama

Director:

Sean McNamara

Writers:

Sean McNamara (screenplay), Deborah Schwartz (screenplay) | 12 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7

5 My Sister's Keeper 2009

Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The parents' desperate decision raises both ethical and moral questions and rips away at the foundation of their relationship. Their actions ultimately set off a court case that threatens to tear the family apart, while revealing surprising truths that challenge everyone's perceptions of love and loyalty and give new meaning to the definition of healing.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Nick Cassavetes

Writers:

Jeremy Leven (screenplay), Nick Cassavetes (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

6 Water For Elephants 2011

In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Francis Lawrence

Writers:

Richard LaGravenese (screenplay), Sara Gruen (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

7 Fame 2009

An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

Genres:

Music, Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Kevin Tancharoen

Writers:

Allison Burnett (screenplay), Christopher Gore

Country:

United States of America
5.1

8 Mirror Mirror 2012

After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White launches an epic battle of good vs. evil...

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Tarsem Singh (as Tarsem Singh Dhandwar)

Writers:

Marc Klein (screenplay), Jason Keller (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

9 Beastly 2011

A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the weaker and less attractive. When Kyle invites his misfit classmate Kendra to an environmental rally at their school, she questions his motivations but reluctantly accepts. Later, Kyle blows Kendra off, prompting the spurned goth girl to cast a dark spell on the swaggering egotist.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Daniel Barnz

Writers:

Daniel Barnz (screenplay), Alex Flinn (novel)

Country:

United States of America
5.6

10 Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 2012

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.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction

Director:

Brad Peyton

Writers:

Brian Gunn (screenplay), Mark Gunn (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

11 The Lucky One 2012

U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive-a photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Learning her name is Beth and where she lives, he shows up at her door, and ends up taking a job at her family-run local kennel. Despite her initial mistrust and the complications in her life, a romance develops between them, giving Logan hope that Beth could be much more than his good luck charm.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Scott Hicks

Writers:

Will Fetters (screenplay), Nicholas Sparks (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

12 Red Dawn 2012

A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky—shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves prisoners and their town under enemy occupation. Determined to fight back, a group of young patriots seek refuge in the surrounding woods, training and reorganizing themselves into a guerrilla group of fighters.

Genres:

War, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Dan Bradley

Writers:

Carl Ellsworth (screenplay), Jeremy Passmore (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

13 The Roommate 2011

When Sara, a young design student from Iowa, arrives for college in Los Angeles, she is eager to fit in and get to know the big city. Her wealthy roommate, Rebecca, is more than eager to take Sara under her wing and show her the ropes. The two become close, but when Sara begins to branch out and make more friends on campus, Rebecca becomes resentful. Alarmed, Sara moves in with her new boyfriend, causing Rebecca's behavior to take a violent turn.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama, Horror

Writer:

Sonny Mallhi

Country:

United States of America
4.8

14 Snow White And The Huntsman 2012

After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain immortality, The Evil Queen needs the heart of Snow White. After Snow escapes the castle, the Queen sends the Huntsman to find her in the Dark Forest.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Drama

Director:

Rupert Sanders

Writers:

Evan Daugherty (screenplay), John Lee Hancock (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

15 Step Up Revolution 2012

Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.

Genres:

Music, Drama, Romance

Director:

Scott Speer

Writers:

Amanda Brody, Duane Adler (characters)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

16 Red Riding Hood 2011

Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by a werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon, to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them.

Genres:

Fantasy, Thriller, Horror

Writer:

David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (as David Leslie Johnson)

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.4

17 Gone 2012

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.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Heitor Dhalia

Writer:

Allison Burnett

Country:

United States of America
5.9

18 I Am Number Four 2011

A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly normal teen John Smith never gets too comfortable in the same identity, and along with his guardian, Henri, he is constantly moving from town to town. With each passing day, John gains a stronger grasp on his extraordinary new powers, and his bond to the beings that share his fantastic fate grows stronger.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

D.J. Caruso

Writers:

Alfred Gough (screenplay), Miles Millar (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

19 Monte Carlo 2011

Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Thomas Bezucha

Writers:

Thomas Bezucha (screenplay), April Blair (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Hungary, United States of America
5.8

20 The Last Song 2010

A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.

Genres:

Drama, Family, Romance

Writers:

Nicholas Sparks (screenplay), Jeff Van Wie (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6

21 According To Greta 2009

Greta is a waitress who falls for an ambitious cook at the restaurant where they work. But as their summer romance heats up, she has to overcome the concerns of her grandparents about her boyfriend's criminal past.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Nancy Bardawil

Writer:

Michael Gilvary

Country:

United States of America
6.1

22 Safe Haven 2013

A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Genre:

Romance

Director:

Lasse Hallström

Writers:

Dana Stevens (screenplay), Gage Lansky (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

23 Blue Lagoon: The Awakening 2012

Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.

Genres:

Drama, Adventure, Romance, TV Movie

Director:

Mikael Salomon

Writers:

Henry De Vere Stacpoole (based on the novel by) (as H. Devere Stacpoole), Matt Heller (teleplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.5

24 New Year's Eve 2011

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Garry Marshall

Country:

United States of America
5.7