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The Best Kidnapping Movies on Netflix

Finding a good Kidnapping movie 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 of all time streaming on Netflix.

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1. Room

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8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo93%
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93/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Jack is a young boy of 5 years old who has lived all his life in one room. He believes everything within it are the only real things in the world. But what will happen when his Ma suddenly tells him that there are other things outside of Room?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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2. Layer Cake

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7.3/10
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83/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Crime, Cult

What it's about: When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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3. I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore

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6.9/10
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78/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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4. In Order of Disappearance

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7.2/10
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77/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of an escalating underworld gang war between Serbian drug dealers and a sociopathic criminal mastermind known only as “The Count.”

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

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5. The Last Boy Scout

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 1991Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going on between a crooked politician and the owner of a pro football team.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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6. Everybody Knows

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7.0/10
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73/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her Argentinian husband and children. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

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

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7. Traitor

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7.0/10
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72/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Tribeca Short List) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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8. Colonia

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7.1/10
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69/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Drama, Cult

What it's about: A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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9. Madaari

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7.5/10
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67/100
Released: 2016
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: A common man kidnaps the Indian Home Minister's son to get answers about the loss of his son, caused by corrupt government officials.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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10. Spooks: The Greater Good

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6.2/10
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66/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually uncovers a deadly conspiracy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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11. Abducted in Plain Sight

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6.8/10
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63/100
Released: 2017
Documentary, Crime

What it's about: The stranger-than-fiction true story of the Broberg family and the abduction of their eldest daughter.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. Gurgaon

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6.6/10
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62/100
Released: 2017
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A real estate baron Kehri Singh manages 'Preet Real Estate' which he runs in his daughter's name whom he consider's to be his lucky mascot. A sidelined and insulted Nikki Singh is ignored by his father and is considered to be insolent, useless and unlucky. In order to pay off a huge debt to a local criminal, Nikki sets off a chilling event that forces his father to revisit his dark past and confront a brutal truth.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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13. Tau

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5.8/10
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61/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: Held captive in a futuristic smart house, a woman hopes to escape by befriending the A.I. program that controls the house.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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14. The Bad Batch

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5.3/10
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60/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Romance, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In a desert wasteland in Texas, a muscled cannibal breaks one important rule: don’t play with your food.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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15. Close

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5.6/10
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59/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: A counter-terrorism expert takes a job protecting a young heiress. After an attempted kidnapping puts both of their lives in danger, they must flee.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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16. The Captive

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5.9/10
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59/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Thriller, Crime

What it's about: Eight years after the disappearance of Cassandra, some disturbing incidents seem to indicate that she's still alive. Police, parents and Cassandra herself, will try to unravel the mystery of her disappearance.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 4 others).

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17. 24 Hours to Live

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5.7/10
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59/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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18. The Lovers and the Despot

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6.5/10
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59/100
Released: 2016
Documentary, Thriller

What it's about: After the collapse of their glamorous romance, a famous director and actress are kidnapped by movie-obsessed dictator Kim Jong-il. Forced to make films in the world's weirdest state, they get a second chance at love, but only one chance at escape.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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19. Baaghi

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5.2/10
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52/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Baaghi is the story of Ronny, a rebellious 23-year-old from Delhi. Fearing his unruly and angry temperament his father sends him to a disciplinary academy set in a sleepy town in Kerala. While traveling to the academy he meets Siya who also carries a rebellious streak but nonetheless spark fly between them. After his enrollment, Ronny encounters the star student Raghav and things get awry between them when Raghav falls for Siya as well. Years later Ronny is informed that Siya is abducted and is called upon for help to rescue her from the gritty underbelly of Thailand. Lost in the midst of a new city Ronny comes face to face with his nemesis, Raghav. They both still love Siya unconditionally and are in a battle to win her heart. But there will be only one person who will. Who will it be the rebellious Ronny or the furious Raghav?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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20. Rocky Handsome

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6.8/10
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51/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A vengeful man embarks on a murderous rampage after the kidnapping of a 7-year-old girl.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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21. Paradox

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6.5/10
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51/100
Released: 2017
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: When a Hong Kong police negotiator is informed about the sudden disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter in Thailand, he travels there to search for her whereabouts.

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

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22. Boy Missing

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6.4/10
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48/100
Released: 2016
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: Víctor is a child who is found casually roaming by a country road. His mother, Patricia, a well-known lawyer specialist in media trails, realizes about it and she goes to the hospital, where explains to the police that Víctor is deaf, and he's unable to talk, speaking using sign language. In the police headquarter Víctor explains that he was kidnapped by a strange man when we was entering to the school. The police identifies a possible suspect named Charlie, a man with money troubles and an 8-months pregnant wife who can't explain where he was when Víctor was kidnapped from the school. Seeing the inability of the police to arrest Charlie after some failed attempts to meet Víctor, Patricia contacts Raúl, Patricia's former love interest and Víctor's father, to ask him that he or a friends of him threat seriously Charlie. But when is discovered that Víctor made a false identification, Patricia tries to stop Raúl, starting a chain of events which consequences will be out of control...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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23. Kidnapping Stella

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4.8/10
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48/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: Snatched off the street and held for ransom, a bound and gagged woman uses her limited powers to derail her two masked abductors' carefully laid plans.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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24. The Sunchaser

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6.2/10
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47/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A young half-Navajo convict (Jon Seda) dying of cancer forces a yuppie (Woody Harrelson) doctor to drive him to a magic healing lake.

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

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25. Lucid Dream

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6.1/10
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41/100
Released: 2017
Thriller, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Dae-ho, an investigative journalist, seeks to track down the whereabouts of his son who was abducted three years ago. With the help of a detective and a psychiatrist friend, he will retrace his memory of the incident through the use of lucid dreaming techniques.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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26. Jonah

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5.3/10
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41/100
Released: 2016
Drama, Romance

What it's about: During Carnival in San Paulo, a young man and young woman who knew each other as children meet again after many years and social barriers have kept them apart. On the day of the festival, Jonah commits a crime and kidnaps Branca in order to keep them both safe from his boss. Hiding in the whale, the main float for this years Carnival, the two reconnect and must make choices that will affect their lives forever.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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27. Nightmare in Columbia County

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5.9/10
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38/100
Released: 1991
Drama, Cult

What it's about: The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's. Southern beauty pageant winner Dawn Smith is targeted by a sadistic stalker whose obsession with her leads him to kidnap her younger sister.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $19.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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28. Chupan Chupai

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5.8/10
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38/100
Released: 2018
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: Inept kidnappers need both luck and logic to stay one step ahead of the determined cop who is hot on their trail, but are laughably lacking both.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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29. Operator

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4.3/10
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36/100
Released: 2015
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages through dispatch for all police and fire units to scatter to remote locations throughout the city where they are met with chaos. Not knowing who or why, the one thing they do know is if they fail to discreetly collaborate with one another - they will be solely responsible for facilitating the biggest crime in the city's history. Now they must race against the clock to make the choice of their lives - save the city - or save their daughter.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).