Movies like Buried

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Buried (2010)
 7.0
 141K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA, France
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: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious, atmospheric, tense, realistic, surprise ending, clever, one man show ...
Plot: survival, captivity, isolation, confined, danger, fear, desperation, buried alive, characters in danger, terrorism, race against time, coffin, cell phone, chases and races, trapped, deathtrap, underground, desert, running out of air, attack, resourceful, abduction, threat, frustration, government official ...
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 psychological films with plots about danger, survival, confined, isolation, catastrophe, death and mentor mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Buried: Cube (1997), Brake (2012), 127 Hours (2010), Open Water (2003), House of 9 (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 195K
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, suspenseful, futuristic, surreal, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, trap, maze, survival, captivity, escape, trapped, death, danger, mathematics, parallel world, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: captivity, secret place, running out of air, secret agents, confined, chases and races, terrorism, agent as target, race against time, isolation, danger, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 328K
127 Hours (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
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, inspirational, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, trapped, isolation, human spirit, desert, courage, loneliness, extreme sport, adventure, climbing, determination, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003
Place: utah, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.7
 49K
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, rough, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: shark, survival, isolation, panic, stranded, scuba diving, ocean or sea, danger, abandonment, fear, husband wife relationship, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 9K
House of 9 (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 86 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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: isolation, survival, captivity, rivalry, mind game, contests and competitions, group of strangers, danger, deathtrap, murder, characters killed one by one, psychological torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 105K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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, surprise ending, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, woman in danger, psycho, danger, murder, fear, investigation, 911, lifesaver, crimes, underground ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 14K
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, realistic ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: survival, isolation, alone, memory, amnesia, murder, forest, hallucination, memory loss, danger, introspection, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: isolation, survival, unfulfillment, heroes, running out of air, mystery, captivity, losing-it hero, confined, secret place, danger, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 763
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, race against time, trapped, against the odds, danger, isolation, running out of air, confined, fear, buried alive, tragic event, mortality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, manhunt, dishonesty, government agency, deadly, danger, race against time, isolation, chases and races, experiment gone awry, student life, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, antarctica, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 356K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, psychopath, captivity, mind game, race against time, survival, insanity, gory, master criminal, trapped, game of death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: futuristic, psychological, clever, surreal, scary ...
Plot: mathematics, maze, parallel world, danger, cannibalism, survival, hacker, future dystopia, confined, escapades, riddles and clues, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 16K
Backcountry (2014)
Genre: Adventure, 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, road movie, suspense ...
Plot: survival, in the woods, dangerous animal, danger, lost, camping, couple relations, nature, wilderness, bear, isolation, bear attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 167K
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, scary, tense, psycho film ...
Plot: obsession, loneliness, mentally unstable, isolation, captivity, insanity, kidnapping, rage, escape attempt, psychopath, obsessed fan, manic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 22K
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, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, confinement indoors, trapped, escape attempt, psychopath, survival, captivity, stalking, danger, confined, mysterious character, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 42K
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, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, youth, psychologist, danger, twists & turns, psychology, isolation, mystery, school, bunker, survival, bulimia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, race against time, haunted by the past, psychiatrist, danger, crimes, confined, criminal's revenge, deadly, dishonesty, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, year 1991
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.9
 497
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, serious, rough, psychological, realistic
Plot: rescue, survival, hostages, isolation, danger, confined, forces of nature, adventure, one man army, captivity, husband wife relationship, psychological thriller ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 28K
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, tense, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: memory loss, kidnapping, amnesia, ransom, murder, confined, suicide, loss of friend, mystery, survival, race against time, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 155K
[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: found footage, trapped, danger, plague, videotaping, shooting, quarantine, cannibalism, characters in danger, handheld camera, infected, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 106K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: psychological, exciting, intense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fear, airplane, woman in danger, terrorism, crimes, kidnapping, hitman, airport, villain, stewardess, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 52K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, expedition, adventure, danger, isolation, deathtrap, water, family relations, underwater, underground, cave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 34K
Cube Zero (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: scary, futuristic, clever, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parallel world, survival, mathematics, rescue, gory, mystery, confined, riddles and clues, chases and races, life is a bitch, heroes, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 27K
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, crimes, police investigation, danger, child abuse, little girl, internet chat, psychology, bullying, family in crisis, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 22K
Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sought-after images of top model, Jennifer, adorn magazine covers and billboards worldwide. When alone at a charity event, she is abducted and incarcerated in a cell with another prisoner. When their captor subjects the two to torture, and ...
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, kidnapping, torture, psychopath, escape, danger, isolation, mind game, confined, crimes, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, dungeon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: woman in danger, isolation, danger, uncover truth, life is a bitch, confined, captivity, law enforcement
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 392K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: apocalypse, memory loss, survival, young heroes, adventure, isolation, trapped, maze, danger, youth, imaginary, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 779
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, mind game, manipulations, danger, haunted by the past, mystery, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, in the woods, surveillance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 25K
The Resident (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, erotic ...
Plot: landlord, psychopath, danger, obsession, woman in danger, voyeurism, undressing, confined, rapist, deception, revenge, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: missing person, couples, isolation, strong sexual content, infidelity, jealousy, secret, orchestra, secret room, bunker, hidden door, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, spain, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%