Movies with Stockholm Syndrome themeby adilah47 | created - 10 Jun 2014 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
Stockholm Syndrome, Lima Syndrome, Capture-Bonding.
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1. Buffalo '66 (1998)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After being released from prison, Billy is set to visit his parents with his wife, whom he does not actually have. This provokes Billy to act out, as he kidnaps a girl and forces her to act as his wife for the visit.
Votes: 42,965 | Gross: $2.38M
2. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Votes: 954,525 | Gross: $70.51M
3. Highway (I) (2014)
Not Rated | 133 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Right before her wedding, a young woman finds herself abducted and held for ransom. As the initial days pass, she begins to develop a strange bond with her kidnapper.
Votes: 23,527 | Gross: $0.53M
4. Labor Day (2013)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Romance
Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.
Votes: 39,327 | Gross: $13.36M
5. Sweet Hostage (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance
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.
6. Three Days of the Condor (1975)
R | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Votes: 42,775 | Gross: $41.51M
8. The Chase (1994)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Escaped convict Jack Hammond takes a woman hostage and sets off for the Mexican border with the police hot on his tail.
Votes: 16,187 | Gross: $8.01M
9. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.
Votes: 240,356 | Gross: $128.08M
11. A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
A desperate guy kidnaps a daughter of his former boss who recently fired him. Two angels are sent to Earth for checking if love is possible in this case.
Votes: 32,977 | Gross: $4.27M
12. Overboard (1987)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
A cruel but beautiful heiress mocks and cheats a hired carpenter. When she gets amnesia after an accident, he decides to introduce her to regular life by convincing her they're husband and wife.
Votes: 47,620 | Gross: $26.71M
14. Kill Me Later (2001)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Shawn Holloway has a miserable life since she was eleven, when her father left her mother and she stayed alone with her problematic mother. Presently she is graduated, works in a bank and ... See full summary »
15. In Time (2011)
PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Here, Will Salas finds himself accused of murder and on the run with a hostage - a connection that becomes an important part of the way against the system.
Votes: 346,634 | Gross: $37.52M
17. Out of Sight (1998)
R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A career bank robber breaks out of jail, and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a U.S. Marshal he has kidnapped.
Votes: 79,977 | Gross: $37.56M
19. Cry in the Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann (1991 TV Movie)
M | 90 min | Crime, Drama
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 »
20. Twisted Seduction (2010)
85 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Genius British guy kidnaps a woman and is convinced that by following certain psychological steps and well planned charm, her brain will have no choice but to trigger feelings of love towards him.
21. The Grissom Gang (1971)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama
Set in the Depression, a gang of half-witted small-time hoods led by Slim Grissom kidnap heiress Barbara Blandish and Slim proceeds to fall in love with her. Remake of the British film No ... See full summary »
23. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
NC-17 | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him.
Votes: 21,722 | Gross: $4.09M
24. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A prince cursed to spend his days as a hideous monster sets out to regain his humanity by earning a young woman's love.
Votes: 390,984 | Gross: $218.97M
25. Beauty and the Beast (2014)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An unexpected romance blooms after the the youngest daughter of a merchant who has fallen on hard times offers herself to the mysterious beast to which her father has become indebted.
28. Hero (II) (1983)
Not Rated | 173 min | Action, Drama, Romance
After the death of his parents; Kishan is taken in by notorious criminal, Pasha, who teaches him to further their ends. Years later Pasha gets arrested as a result of the testimony of ... See full summary »
30. King Kong (2005)
PG-13 | 187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.
Votes: 368,029 | Gross: $218.08M
31. Last Day of Summer (2009)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
This unpredictable story follows an agitated fast-food employee, Joe, who's reached his breaking point from being harassed and tormented by his boss. Finally on the last day of summer, Joe ... See full summary »
Votes: 767 | Gross: $0.05M
32. The Hussy (1979)
90 min | Drama
Misfit François kidnaps young Mado and takes her to live with him in the attic of his parents' home. A strange relationship evolves till the police comes upon them.
35. Kept Woman (2015 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 83 min | Thriller
A woman and her fiancé move to the suburbs, after being robbed. She becomes friendly with the mysterious man next door, who she begins to suspect is hiding a dangerous secret.
38. Catchfire (1990)
R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.
41. Harem (1985)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
A young American woman is kidnapped by an Arabian sheik and held captive in his harem. At first she frantically tries to escape, but as they slowly get to know and appreciate each other the... See full summary »
43. Stockholm Volume III (2009)
21 min | Short, Thriller
A Classic Love Story - Boy Meets Girl; Boy Kidnaps Girl and Holds her in his basement until she falls in love with him. Then things go bad.
44. The Abduction of Jennifer Grayson (2017)
99 min | Drama, Thriller
A kidnapping leads to a love affair and complicates meaning for a young woman, a kidnapper, and a police detective in pursuit.
45. Beauty and the Beast (2017)
PG | 129 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
A selfish prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.
Votes: 239,468 | Gross: $504.01M
46. Rosy (2018)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
A socially awkward young man kidnaps an aspiring actress with the hope that they will fall in love. A psychosexual noir that explores power dynamics between men and women.
47. Overboard (2018)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
After a spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and loses his memory, a mistreated employee convinces him that he is her working-class husband.
Votes: 25,958 | Gross: $50.32M