Tag: child-in-peril

Bush Christmas (1983) 5.7

Bush Christmas (1983)

In the Australian outback a family struggles to keep its farm from foreclosure. Their only hope is that their horse, Prince, will win money in a New Year's race. But when Prince is stolen the children embark on a dangero...

Man on Fire (2004) 7.7

Man on Fire (2004)

Hard drinking, burnt out ex CIA operative John Creasy has given up on life until he's hired as a bodyguard to protect nine year old Pita Ramos. Bit by bit, Creasy begins to reclaim some of his soul, but when pita is kidn...

Popcorn (1991) 5.8

Popcorn (1991)

A "Leatherface" type murderer who wears other people's faces, kills at an all-night horrorthon at an old theatre put on by a bunch of film students. Maggie, the lead character, believes it's really Lanyard Gates, a craze...

Hot Rods to Hell (1967) 5.3

Hot Rods to Hell (1967)

While on a business trip just before Christmas, Tom Phillips gets into a car accident, which was caused by the reckless driving of the other car involved. Although Tom suffered no paralysis from his back injury, he did c...

Game Over (1989) 6.4

Game Over (1989)

Thomas, a very intelligent and resourceful child, is left alone with his beloved and fragile granddad on Christmas Eve, when a psychopath dressed as Santa Claus breaks into their mansion and starts chasing them. Thomas w...

Demons 2 (1986) 6

Demons 2 (1986)

A documentary is shown on TV of group of teens who investigate the legendary forbidden zone, in which a Demon infestation once took place (see Demoni I). When finding a lifeless corpse of a demon, one of the teens causes...

Murder of Innocence (1993) (TV) 6.6

Murder of Innocence (1993) (TV)

Newlywed Laurie Wade finds her marriage, and eventually the rest of her life, shattered by her deep-rooted psychotic behavior. She goes from brief "short-circuits" to overtly murderous behavior. The film never tries to e...

The Wonderful World of Disney s4 e5 Santa Who? 5.2

The Wonderful World of Disney s4 e5 Santa Who?

Santa Claus develops amnesia after accidentally falling out of his sleigh and only the innocence of a small child can save him. Meanwhile, Santa has to battle the disbelief of a newsman....

The Stuff (1985) 5.9

The Stuff (1985)

When a mysterious, green, gooey but delicious substance begins oozing from the earth's surface, it makes a great new dessert product but this new dessert has a sinister origin: it's a supernatural entity that takes over ...

The Curse of the Cat People (1944) 6.9

The Curse of the Cat People (1944)

This mostly unrelated sequel to Cat People (1942) has Amy, the young daughter of Oliver and Alice Reed. Amy is a very imaginative child who has trouble differentiating fantasy from reality, and has no friends her own age...

The Lucky One (2012) 6.5

The Lucky One (2012)

Logan is a marine serving in Iraq. While there, he finds a photo of a girl with "keep safe" written on the back. He is admiring it when his unit is attacked. He survives and credits the photo for saving him. He tries to ...

Crisis s1 e10 Found 8.1

Crisis s1 e10 Found

The police have found Jin Lao's body and realize Gibson is sending a message to the other parents. At the kidnap house, Ian tells Beth Ann what he saw her father do but assures her the kidnappers made him kill Jin Lao. G...

Crisis s1 e8 How Far Would You Go 8.2

Crisis s1 e8 How Far Would You Go

Dunn and Finley are being pulled in two directions simultaneously. Gibson is expecting them to turn over Clarenbach as per their deal. The CIA's Smith has taken Dunn's sister, Meg Fitch, prisoner and will kill her unless...

Crisis s1 e12 This Wasn’t Supposed to Happen 8.2

Crisis s1 e12 This Wasn’t Supposed to Happen

Finley is forced to go inside the mansion as part of a hostage exchange. In an effort to trick the world into believing he is innocent, Gibson takes extreme measures and sets his sight on a new target for his next parent...

Crisis s1 e6 Here He Comes 7.7

Crisis s1 e6 Here He Comes

When Finley and Dunn plot to lure the kidnappers out of hiding with a CIA file as bait, Finley comes face to face with one of the kidnappers looking to settle a score. Beth Ann fears for Kyle as he plots a way to escape....

Crisis s1 e7 Homecoming 7.9

Crisis s1 e7 Homecoming

Dunn and Finley contact the kidnappers and make them an offer. In return for leaving the parents alone, they will undertake the kidnappers next job. Gibson agrees agrees to release one hostage if they get the man being h...

Crisis s1 e4 We Were Supposed to Help Each Other 8.1

Crisis s1 e4 We Were Supposed to Help Each Other

As Finley and Dunn continue to look into the backgrounds of the parents, three of the parents are tasked with using their influence to steal a key piece of the mastermind's puzzle from the CIA. Meanwhile, Meg deals with ...

Crisis s1 e5 Designated Allies 8

Crisis s1 e5 Designated Allies

Gibson uses his wife Janice to gain information about the CIA's covert soldier program. Dunn and Finley go off grid, becoming targets of the CIA when they take drastic measures to get information. Meanwhile, Meg searches...

Crisis s1 e3 What Was Done to You 8.2

Crisis s1 e3 What Was Done to You

After Finley and Dunn meet with the President and First Lady, they soon realize that the Chief of Staff is the next parent sent on a dangerous mission to save his child.::tt3213932...

Crisis s1 e11 Best Laid Plans 8.3

Crisis s1 e11 Best Laid Plans

Tensions rise as the court case looms for Meg Fitch. Meanwhile, Finley enters the mansion as part of a planned exchange of hostages. Gibson commences a part of his plan that will reveal the truth about the soldier progra...

Crisis s1 e13 World’s Best Dad 8

Crisis s1 e13 World’s Best Dad

The tables have turned. Gibson finds himself on a mission orchestrated by Beth Ann's kidnapper, who insists Gibson publicly confess to his crimes at a ceremony with the President and First Lady. Meanwhile, Ian receives a...

Crisis s1 e2 If You Are Watching This I Am Dead 7.9

Crisis s1 e2 If You Are Watching This I Am Dead

After a mysterious phone call, Meg Fitch must collect a large sum of cash in order to get her daughter Amber back safely. Meanwhile, the Pakistani Ambassador is tasked with doing the unthinkable to get his son back. Else...

Crisis s1 e1 Pilot 8.1

Crisis s1 e1 Pilot

A bus load of students are kidnapped, among which are the son of the U.S. President and daughter of heads the powerful business conglomerate Meg Fitch. Meg tells her sister Susie Dunn, an FBI agent with whom she wasn't i...

Dynasty s3 e15 Up a Tree 8.5

Dynasty s3 e15 Up a Tree

Fallon keeps an eye on Connor while Liam follows a lead on Heidi; Dominique and Vanessa put the wheels in motion for a reality show....

M (1951) 6.8

M (1951)

There is a baby killer loose and the police can't find him. He is a sick, psychotic and confused individual, though guilty. The increased police activity trying to find the baby killer is interfering with the mob's crimi...

Held Hostage-2009 4.9

Held Hostage-2009

Michelle a single mother is kidnapped by three masked men and held hostage until she is forced to rob a bank which is the only option she has to saving her only child's life while they are both wired to explode.::JulieBe...

Zaat-1971 2.5

Zaat-1971

A mad scientist (and apparent former Nazi) unleashes his master plan: to transform himself into a mutated walking catfish, gain revenge on those who have spurned him, and kidnap nubile young women to similarly transform ...

System Crasher-2019 8.1

System Crasher-2019

She is small, but dangerous. Wherever Benni ends up, she is immediately expelled. The wild 9-year-old girl has already become what child protection services call a "system crasher". And she is certainly not looking to ch...

Remote-1993 5.2

Remote-1993

Home Alone clone about a 13-year-old boy, obsessed with making remote controlled toys, decides to put them to use when he's trapped in a vacant model suburban house with three moronic prison escapees whom he proceeds to ...

Mausam-2011 4.7

Mausam-2011

Circa 1992 Mallukot-based Harinder falls head-over-heels in love with Aayat, who has come to live there with her Bua, Fatimah, from Kashmir. Hoping to woo and marry her, despite of receiving romantic overtures from villa...

Indictment: The McMartin Trial-1995 7.6

Indictment: The McMartin Trial-1995

Based on a real-life court case, the film finds members of the McMartin family on trial for alleged sexual molestation and abuse of children at their well-regarded preschool. Publicity-seeking attorney Danny Davis initia...

Tension(s)-2014 5.2

Tension(s)-2014

A retired hostage negotiator, once the best on the Boston Police force, is the victim of a home invasion. But his kidnappers have a very specific, mysterious task for him, which if not carried out will endanger his entir...

Insidious: Chapter 2-2013 6.6

Insidious: Chapter 2-2013

Renai is interrogated by a police detective about the supernatural events in the house. While the police investigate the house, the Lambert family temporarily moves to the old house of Lorraine Lambert. Renai is haunted ...

Hanah’s Gift-2008 4.9

Hanah’s Gift-2008

A thriller captured in real time from the point of view of a six year old girl named Hanah. Through the eyes of Hanah, we experience a normal, almost boring evening for Hanah and her friend Toby. It starts with laughter ...

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie-1990 6.3

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie-1990

This is really three shorter movies, bound together by a fourth tale in which the other three stories are read. The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the st...

The Juror-1996 5.7

The Juror-1996

When Annie Laird is selected as a juror in a big Mafia trial, she is forced by someone known as "The Teacher" to persuade the other jurors to vote "not guilty". He threatens to kill her son if she doesn't commit. When th...

Venom-2011 2.8

Venom-2011

After a car breaks down in an isolated desert, a mother and young daughter are relentlessly pursued by a deadly snake::Anonymous...

Aliens-1986 8.4

Aliens-1986

57 years after Ellen Ripley had a close encounter with the reptilian alien creature from the first movie, she is called back, this time, to help a group of highly trained colonial marines fight off against the sinister e...

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets-2002 7.4

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets-2002

Forced to spend his summer holidays with his muggle relations, Harry Potter gets a real shock when he gets a surprise visitor: Dobby the house-elf, who warns Harry Potter against returning to Hogwarts, for terrible thing...

Naked Among Wolves-2015 7.2

Naked Among Wolves-2015

Taking place at the Concentration camp Buchenwald at the end of March 1945, prisoner Hans Pippig discovers in a carrying case of an incoming prisoner a Jewish child. If reported the three-year-old is sure to die. On the ...