5 Reasons You Should Stream ‘The Vanished’ on Netflix, the 2020 Psychological Thriller Starring Thomas Jane

Published 08/07/2022, 10:30 PM EDT

Netflix has such a wide library of films and tv shows that it is easy to miss films that are worth your time and The Vanished is just that. The film was released two years ago. However, it still is a fresh mystery thriller that you can watch on your next movie night. But why should you watch the film? Don’t worry. We are here to help you make a decision.

5 major reasons to stream The Vanished on Netflix

It has an incredibly interesting plot


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At its core, The Vanished is your everyday thriller with a mystery and a huge twist towards the end. But what separates it from others is the way the plot has been weaved. The film is about a couple whose 10-year-old daughter mysteriously vanishes, but there might be more going on.

Apart from having an intriguing storyline that keeps viewers at the edge of their seats, the film is also very personal. Since we are watching two parents search for their daughter, we are instantly involved on an emotional level, making The Vanished more than just a thriller.

Thomas Jane is subliminal in the film

Thomas Jane is excellent as Paul, a Gulf War vet who has always wanted the best for his wife and kids. But has been driven into strange idiosyncrasies and manic behavior by the conditions of his marriage. His broad, aged countenance contorts at just the appropriate moments. And Jane’s habit of delivering bursts of lines at a rapid pace adds to the jumbled emotions that lurk behind Paul’s fishing cap.


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You don’t see the twist coming

As we said before, The Vanished is a thriller at its core. So like all thrillers, it has a great twist. But unlike other forgettable mystery films, The Vanished stays with you for a long time. We assure you that after streaming, the film, you’ll still be thinking about what happened.

Chilling Music

A similarity that all great thrillers share is an incredible soundtrack, and The Vanished is no exception. Original soundtrack by  French Award-winning composer Sacha Chaban the movie’s music makes you feel the thrill and desperation that is conveyed throughout the film and elevates your viewing experience.


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Beautiful shooting locations

According to IMDb, the majority of The Vanished was shot outdoors in the Alabama woods. The majority of the film’s scenes are shot at a temporary camp in the Alabama Woods. The film’s set is near Tuscaloosa, which also appears in a few moments. As a result, the film features breathtaking shots of lakes and wilderness that not only are visually appealing but add to the film’s enigmatic storyline.


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Baheen Qadri

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Baheen Qadri is an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie. Currently, he is pursuing BA in Mass comm Hons from SCMC Pune. He loves binge-watching films and TV series on Netflix.