Movies like Buried

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Buried (2010)
 7.0
 147K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, intense, serious, atmospheric, tense, clever, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, isolation, confined, captivity, danger, buried alive, desperation, fear, terrorism, characters in danger, race against time, trapped, cell phone, coffin, chases and races, terrorist, deathtrap, underground, desert, graphic violence, telephone call, profanity, running out of air, attack, resourceful ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006
Place: iraq, middle east

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Most similar movies to Buried

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and realistic films with plots about danger, survival, confined, isolation, catastrophe, kidnapping and brutality mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Buried: Brake (2012), 127 Hours (2010), The Call (2013), Cube (1997), Open Water (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 11K
Brake (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures high-speed mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract needed information for their sinister plot.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: agent as target, captivity, terrorism, isolation, confined, race against time, secret agents, secret place, danger, running out of air, husband wife relationship, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 342K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Style: suspense, uplifting, psychological, cerebral, inspirational ...
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, human spirit, courage, loneliness, desert, adventure, extreme sport, desperation, cave, hallucination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 110K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, woman in danger, child abduction, 911, psycho, danger, investigation, chase, murder, graphic violence, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 207K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, clever, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, trap, escape, maze, captivity, trapped, danger, death, mathematics, mysterious place, parallel world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 50K
Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: shark, survival, stranded, isolation, panic, scuba diving, shark attack, ocean or sea, danger, husband wife relationship, abandonment, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 15K
Wrecked (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man awakens in a car wreck at the bottom of a steep cliff. He can't remember who he is or how he got there, but a report over the radio fills in some of the blanks, as it describes a violent bank robbery and names a perpetrator who happens to ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, clever, captivating, tense ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: survival, alone, isolation, memory loss, memory, amnesia, murder, forest, hallucination, introspection, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 253K
Panic Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul ...
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, confinement indoors, disorder, locked in a room, neo noir, crime gone awry, bunker, confined, secret room, cat and mouse, thief, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 36K
Cube Zero (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cube Zero is the third film in the trilogy yet this time instead of a film about people trapped in a deadly cube trying to get out we see it from the eyes of someone who is controlling the cube and the torture of the victims inside. When the nerd ...
Style: clever, scary, futuristic, surreal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parallel world, survival, rescue, mathematics, riddles and clues, isolation, mystery, captivity, race against time, danger, deadly, trap ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 9K
House of 9 (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nine strangers wake up in a house with no recollection how they got there and no way out. The voice on the PA introduces them to a grisly game they must play. The prize is $5 million and their life.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, survival, captivity, rivalry, mind game, sole survivor, contests and competitions, danger, deathtrap, group of strangers, murder, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 1K
Iron Doors (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man must escape from a mysterious locked vault before he dies of dehydration.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: survival, isolation, race against time, confined, captivity, secret place, self discovery, running out of air, danger, heroes, losing-it hero, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 372K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, mind game, captivity, plot twist, psychopath, serial killer, insanity, survival, race against time, master criminal, gory, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 798
Detour (2013)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Trapped inside his car by a mudslide, smooth talking Jackson Alder suddenly finds himself in a situation he can't talk his way out of. With no hope of rescue, he must defy the odds; battling Mother Nature for his survival.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, race against time, trapped, against the odds, danger, confined, running out of air, isolation, mortality, confusion, fear, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 44K
The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, twist ending, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, youth, danger, claustrophobia, psychologist, twists & turns, bunker, psychology, survival, isolation, mystery, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 179K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, psycho film, scary ...
Plot: insanity, obsession, loneliness, isolation, mentally unstable, captivity, psychopath, female psychopath, snow, kidnapping, manic, obsessed fan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cube?: Hypercube (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The sequel to the low budget first film ‘Cube.’ This time the prisoners find them selves in a more advanced cube environment that they must escape from before they are killed. A science fiction film where space and time have more than one path.
Style: psychological, futuristic, scary, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: mathematics, survival, confined, parallel world, maze, claustrophobia, danger, cannibalism, hacker, future dystopia, society, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 18K
Backcountry (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple on a deep-wilderness hike become hopelessly lost within an aggressive black bear's territory.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, intense, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, in the woods, dangerous animal, bear attack, danger, camping, lost, bear, couple relations, nature, wilderness, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hidden Face (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, twist ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: missing person, couples, isolation, infidelity, jealousy, bunker, secret room, disappearance, strong sexual content, police investigation, missing woman, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, spain, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Killing Room (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four volunteers sign up for what initially appears to be a typical paid research study, only to discover that they've unwittingly become involved with a classified government program that was said to have been terminated nearly two decades ago.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, manhunt, mind game, race against time, psychopath, missing person, memory loss, rivalry, danger, undercover, isolation, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, antarctica, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 26
The Blue Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An archaeologist investigating mass graves during the Iraq War wakes up in a basement, unable to remember how he got there. The man must piece together the past of the enigmatic man who brought him there -- and discover who the pregnant woman is who ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, survival, captivity, confined, mysterious character, danger, war
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.7
 23K
ATM (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
Style: scary, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trapped, confinement indoors, isolation, stalking, escape attempt, psychopath, survival, captivity, confined, mysterious character, danger, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 29K
Unknown (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: memory loss, kidnapping, hostage, amnesia, ransom, murder, confined, suicide, loss of friend, mystery, survival, hostages ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, race against time, haunted by the past, psychiatrist, danger, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, confined, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, 90s, year 1991
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.9
 515
The Crew (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Still depressed over the suicide of his mother, Bill has no idea that he's in for a wild ride when he and his wife Jennifer board the yacht owned by her bigoted lawyer brother. Along for the trip: a rock musician and his wife, as well as the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: hostage, rescue, hostages, survival, adventure, isolation, forces of nature, captivity, confined, danger, husband wife relationship, one man army ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 549
Operation E (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a family taken hostage by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak
Plot: kidnapping, jungle, survival, captivity, race against time, confined, rescue, escapades, rebellion, danger, political unrest, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: murderous pair, honeymoon, serial killer, wilderness, psychopath, paranoia, escapades, manipulation, murder, survival, twists & turns, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 1K
Event 15 (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three soldiers get trapped in an elevator when terrorists set off a dirty bomb. But when White escapes, her world turns upside down as she realizes nothing is what it seems.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: military, soldier, elevator, danger, survival, isolation, losing-it hero, confined, post traumatic stress disorder, trapped in an elevator, terrorist attack, veteran ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 30K
The Captive (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 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.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, police investigation, crimes, danger, child abuse, little girl, internet chat, psychology, skating, child in peril, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 2K
The Betrayed (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kidnappers force a young mother (Melissa George) to recover money stolen by her shady husband (Christian Campbell).
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, criminal, captivity, missing child, betrayal, survival, family problems, dishonesty, rivalry, deadly, crime gone awry, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 8K
Five Fingers (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martijn, an idealistic Dutch pianist, travels to Morocco to help start a food program for malnourished children. Within moments of his arrival, however, Martijn is abducted by a group of terrorists, injected with a debilitating drug, and imprisoned. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, torture, idealism, confined, rivalry, missing person, charity, race against time, danger, deadly, presumed dead ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 407
Show Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When two squeegee kids descend upon Sarah and her luxury sedan, the fuse is lit on a tense cat and mouse tale of captors and captives. Sarah is forced to continue her trip to an isolated cottage where the twisted trio bait and entice one another in ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, mind game, danger, deadly, youth, confined, rivalry, couples, captivity, woman in danger, isolation, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%