Account IconLogin|Sign Up
netflix
amazon_prime
hulu_plus
disney_plus
hbo
& more all in one place. Totally free to use!
Kidnapping
arrow
AllAction & AdventureAnimationAnimeBiographyChildrenComedyCrimeCultDocumentaryDramaFamilyFantasyFoodGame ShowHistoryHome & GardenHorrorIndependentLGBTQMusicalMysteryRealityRomanceScience-FictionSportStand-up & TalkThrillerTravelAbout AfricaAdaptationAlienAnimalApocalypseBaseballBased on BooksBased On True StoryBoxingCarCartoonChristmasClassicCollegeComic BookComing of AgeDanceDark ComedyDatingDisasterDisneyDoctorDogDrugDystopiaEgyptEscapeFashionFeel-goodFemale DirectorFightingFriendshipFuturisticGangGangsterGeniusGhostGolfGreeceGymnasticsHeroismHigh SchoolHolidayHuntingImaginationJungleKidnappingMagicMartial ArtsMatureMedievalMilitaryMonsterMusicNew YorkParisParodyPetPolicePoliticalPrincessPrisonPsychologyRacingReligionRevengeRiverRobotRomeRoyaltyScienceSerial KillerShortSingingSpaceSportsSpySuperheroSupernaturalSurvivalSuspenseTankTeacherTechnologyTeenTime TravelToyTwinsVampireVideo GamesWarWorld War IIWrestlingZombie
arrowarrow
Movies & TV Shows
arrow
Movies & TV ShowsMoviesTV Shows
Get recommendations and notifications when movies & shows come to your streaming services.
On
HBO MAX
arrow
Every Service
Every Service
Free Services
Free Services
Your Services
Your Services
Netflix
Netflix
Hulu
Hulu
Prime Video
Prime Video
Disney+
Disney+
HBO MAX
HBO MAX
HBO
HBO
fuboTV
fuboTV
Showtime
Showtime
Starz
Starz
Epix
Epix
Funimation
Funimation
AMC Premiere
AMC Premiere
Kanopy
Kanopy
Hoopla
Hoopla
The Criterion Channel
The Criterion Channel
BritBox
BritBox
Cinemax
Cinemax
Fandor
Fandor
AcornTV
AcornTV
Shudder
Shudder
AMC
AMC
FX
FX
History
History
Sundance
Sundance
TBS
TBS
TNT
TNT
arrowarrow
Want to Select more than one service? Add your services to your free Reelgood account to see everything you can watch!

The Best Kidnapping Movies and TV Shows on HBO MAX

Finding a good Kidnapping movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Kidnapping movies and TV shows of all time streaming on HBO MAX.

VIEW: best
backdrop
hbo_max
hbo

1. Die Hard

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo93%
Reelgood Logo
94/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: NYPD cop John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when, minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking McClane sets out to single-handedly rescue the hostages and bring the bad guys down.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
hbo_max
hbo

2. Band of Brothers

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
9.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo94%
Reelgood Logo
92/100
Year: 2001-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO). 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
hbo_max
hbo

3. Prisoners

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo81%
Reelgood Logo
90/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: 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. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
hbo_max

4. Dirty Harry

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo89%
Reelgood Logo
83/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in the process of rescuing a kidnap victim, only to see him walk on technicalities. Now, the maverick detective is determined to nail the maniac himself.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
hbo_max
hbo

5. His Dark Materials

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo80%
Reelgood Logo
81/100
Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. She is later joined on her journey by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that can cut windows between worlds. As Lyra learns the truth about her parents and her prophesied destiny, the two young people are caught up in a war against celestial powers that ranges across many worlds.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO). 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 8 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

backdrop
hbo_max
hbo
amazon_prime

6. Midnight Special

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo83%
Reelgood Logo
79/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

backdrop
hbo_max

7. A Perfect World

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo79%
Reelgood Logo
79/100
Released: 1993Rated: PG-13
Drama, Crime

What it's about: A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
hbo_max
hbo

8. Commando

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo71%
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 1985Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, one of his former commandos, and a fully equipped private army. With the help of a feisty stewardess and an old friend, Matrix has only a few hours to overcome his greatest challenge: finding his daughter before she's killed.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
hbo_max
hbo
amazon_prime

9. Mildred Pierce

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo81%
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Year: 2011-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: Mildred Pierce depicts an overprotective, self-sacrificing mother during the Great Depression who finds herself separated from her husband, opening a restaurant of her own and falling in love with a man, all the while trying to earn her spoiled, narcissistic daughter's love and respect.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & Prime Video). 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 5 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

Have You Seen?
TV
backdrop
free
netflix
hbo_max
+ 2

10. ERASED

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes LogoN/A
Reelgood Logo
73/100
Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Satoru Fujinuma is a struggling manga artist who has the ability to turn back time and prevent deaths. When his mother is killed he turns back time to solve the mystery, but ends up back in elementary school, just before the disappearance of his classmate Kayo.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 12 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, Hulu & Funimation).

backdrop
hbo_max
hbo

11. John Q

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo23%
Reelgood Logo
70/100
Released: 2002Rated: PG-13
Drama, Crime

What it's about: John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the hospital puts his son's name on the donor's list.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
hbo_max
criterion_channel
kanopy

12. Seance on a Wet Afternoon

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo76%
Reelgood Logo
68/100
Released: 1964
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Bill Savage is struggling to maintain his marriage to his increasingly unbalanced wife, Myra, who believes she is a medium. She plans a scheme that will make her famous, involving kidnapping then "psychically" locating a little girl.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

backdrop
hbo_max

13. Nancy Drew

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo50%
Reelgood Logo
63/100
Released: 2007Rated: PG
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Intrepid teenage private eye Nancy Drew heads to Tinseltown with her father to investigate the unsolved murder of a movie star in this old-fashioned whodunit based on Carolyn Keene's popular series of books for young adults. But can the small-town girl cut through the Hollywood hype to solve the case?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
hbo_max
hbo

14. Your Highness

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo27%
Reelgood Logo
60/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: A fantasy movie about an arrogant, lazy prince and his more heroic brother who must complete a quest in order to save their father's kingdom.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
hbo_max
criterion_channel

15. Godzilla vs. Megalon

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
4.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo38%
Reelgood Logo
50/100
Released: 1973Rated: G
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Inventor Goro Ibuki creates a humanoid robot named Jet Jaguar. It is soon seized by an undersea race of people called the Seatopians. Using Jet Jaguar as a guide, the Seatopians send Megalon as vengeance for the nuclear tests that have devastated their society.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

backdrop
hbo_max
hbo

16. Air Buddies

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
4.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes LogoN/A
Reelgood Logo
49/100
Released: 2006Rated: PG
Comedy, Family

What it's about: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with an unbelievable secret: They can talk! And the hilarious, hair-raising exploits of these barking, talking, ball-playing pups will have you cheering as they run off on a daring rescue mission to save their parents!

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

poster
hbo_max
hbo

17. The 7th Floor

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes LogoN/A
Reelgood Logo
45/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: Like every day, Marcelo gathers her children on the floor of his ex-wife. As each day play "to see who gets there first" them down the stairs, him in the elevator, a diversion that your ex-partner does not like. But when one day Marcelo plays the downstairs children are not. They are not anywhere. The fear begins to emerge when a phone call will catapult the horror: a kidnapper puts a price for the release of their children

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

backdrop
hbo_max
hbo

18. Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped By Boko Haram

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes LogoN/A
Reelgood Logo
38/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Documentary

What it's about: The story of the freed female hostages of Boko Haram, detailing their lives in captivity and since their release.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO).