Movies like Elevator

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Elevator (2011)
 5.3
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Elevator (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Nine people are stuck in an elevator. One of them has a ticking bomb that can't be defused. The other eight will do anything to survive. There is no escape and no promise of rescue. As the tension in the elevator mounts the unthinkable soon becomes the only reasonable solution.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: trapped in an elevator, trapped, captivity, danger, terrorism, confined, isolation, deadly, greed, racism, elevator, teamwork, bigotry, grudge, bomb, stranger, wall street, profanity, blonde, death, infidelity, claustrophobia, blood, brunette, cheating boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Elevator

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and tense films with plots about danger, deadly, confined, captivity, survival, isolation and crimes mostly in Thriller, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Elevator: ATM (2012), Would You Rather (2012), The Belko Experiment (2016), Sick Boy (2012), Event 15 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
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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, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trapped, confinement indoors, stalking, escape attempt, psychopath, automated teller machine, survival, isolation, captivity, deadly, confined, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
Would You Rather (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, rough, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, moral dilemma, danger, group of strangers, survival, deathtrap, confinement indoors, mind game, game, threat, sadism, choice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Belko Experiment (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a twisted social experiment, a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, psychological, tense ...
Plot: locked in, last man standing, experiment, murder, office, game of death, manipulation, security guard, conspiracy, social experiment, fight to the death, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 702
Sick Boy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sick Boy stars Skye McCole Bartusiak as Lucy, a young woman who steps in for a friend to take a job babysitting a young boy confined to his room due to a mysterious illness. Lucy begins to suspect the child’s mother, played by horror legend Debbie ...
Style: tense, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, child illness, danger, confined, deadly, parents and children, family problems, violence, murder, family relations, domestic disturbance, evil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: military, soldier, elevator, danger, isolation, survival, 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 ⇓
32%
 3.3
 552
Visible Scars (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seventeen years ago, Mike kills a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife's desire for kids. 10 years later Stacy flees to her uncle's old secluded cabin in those ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, confined, isolation, crimes, danger, woman in danger, ghost, deadly, law enforcement, graphic violence, mountain, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 1K
Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: escaped prisoner, serial killer, deadly, isolation, danger, confined, buddies, crimes, murder, graphic violence, friends, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 2K
Rogue River (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a young woman takes a trip down Rogue River, her car mysteriously disappears. Lost without transport or communication, she accepts the hospitality of a stranger who offers her shelter for the night at his cabin. With no other options available, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brother sister incest, survival, strong violent content, psychopath, woman in danger, confined, danger, kidnapping, police officer killed, profanity, sexual content, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 1.8
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The Life Zone (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kidnapped by a mysterious figure, three women find themselves trapped in an abandoned hospital. Held against their will for months, the prisoners are faced with life-transforming decisions and must struggle for their lives.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: captivity, pregnancy, kidnapping, hospital, danger, psychopath, confined, mysterious character, isolation, woman in danger, abortion clinic, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.8
 618
Deadly Weekend (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two young couples take one last trip to the country before moving to different cities. Unfortunately, when secrets come out and jealously takes a toll the weekend takes an unexpected and deadly turn for the worst.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: strong violent content, forest, psychopath, survival, isolation, deadly, in the woods, confined, danger, murder, group of friends, trap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.9
 746
Junkyard Dog (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gritty psychological-horror-thriller that delves the demented mind of a cannibalistic serial rapist who kidnaps his tenth victim in as many months on Halloween night.
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, captivity, confined, crimes, law enforcement, danger, deadly, graphic violence, psycho killer, cannibalism, cannibal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.0
 844
Wolf Town (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kyle, a shy college student finds himself and three of his friends trapped in an old western ghost town by a pack of ferocious wolves and has to overcome his personal fears to confront the wolves and lead his friends to safety.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: wolf pack, survival, danger, animal attack, dangerous animal, isolation, wolf, chase, track down, trapped, fear, college student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.0
 1K
Bunnyman (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bunnyman is the story of a group of friends on their way back from a spontaneous weekend trip to Las Vegas, and while driving through the remote regions of southern California they suddenly find themselves in a sickening game of cat and mouse with a ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, psychopath, on the road, gory, deadly, escapades, isolation, danger, confined, captivity, profanity, off the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 512
Abducted (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jessica and Dave along with three other young couples are kidnapped in Griffith Park by unseen Abductors and must fight to escape certain death only to discover the world will never be the same.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: deadly, captivity, danger, crimes, confined, abduction, survival, murder, violence, kidnapping, female director, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.9
 794
Lost Signal (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: New Years Eve, 2004- Kevin Healy(Santos) and Tiffany Matthews(McCoy) head out to celebrate the New Year and a new beginning in their 7-year relationship. In the midst of the celebration the young couple decide to mark the occasion by experimenting ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, slasher
Plot: survival, stalking, danger, isolation, mind game, deadly, confined, friendship, wilderness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, signal, captivity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.0
 1K
Splintered (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sophie is a troubled young girl, haunted by the abuse she suffered as a child and harbouring a deep fascination with the unexplained. In the hope of satiating her obsession with the latter, she instigates a trip to the Welsh countryside with four ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, rescue, danger, isolation, captivity, deadly, evil priest, twin brother, group of friends, survival, in the woods, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
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Drones (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drones begins in the Nevada desert, where new girl Sue Lawson joins airman Jack in a hot, windowless bunker from which they manoeuvre unmanned drones across the plains of Afghanistan. Their first day at work is awkward but polite, with Jack all too ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, danger, moral dilemma, deadly, desert, u.s. military, strong female presence, computer game, us military, middle east conflict
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.4
 574
Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, isolation, mentally unstable, deadly, murder, country house, paranoia, artists and showbiz, writer's life, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Inhuman Resources (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Six captive office workers are literally chained to their desks by a demented, escaped serial killer; former regional manager Thomas Reddmann (Redd). He assigns his 'human resources' the impossible task of proving his innocence or ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, deadly, workplace, serial killer, office, graphic violence, captivity, boss and employee, workplace situations, danger, obnoxious boss, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.0
 639
Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true events of a homeless loner who moves into a self-storage facility inhabited by a community of bizarre squatters until they are locked in for the night with a deranged female who hunts them down in search of her lost child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher
Plot: survival, supernatural, danger, isolation, deadly, confined, deadly creature, storage unit, graphic violence, stalker, homeless, prostitute
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, psychopath, confined, mind game, woman in danger, captivity, survival, obsession, danger, crimes, rivalry, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Not Safe for Work (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: An office worker is trapped inside the building where a killer is on the loose.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: office, deadly, psychopath, danger, captivity, corporate crimes, workplace situations, confined, workplace, conspiracy, isolation, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, rivalry, prison, curses spells and rituals, frame up, captivity, golden years, contests and competitions, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 4.3
 1K
Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, murder, serial killer, haunted by the past, mysterious character, danger, woman in danger, stalking, law enforcement, police detective, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 1K
Warhouse (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Royal Marine A.J Budd awakes in a mysterious house and is forced to fight for his life everyday against grotesque inhuman opponents. Trapped alone in an unchanging prison of unbreakable routines, he must kill every day or die himself. As days ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, mystical, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: survival, confined, captivity, danger, strong violent content, soldier, supernatural, deadly, death, locked in, survival horror, supernatural horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.1
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Chill (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this classic retro horror thriller, Sam, an aspiring writer, takes a job as a clerk in an L.A. inner city grocery market owned by the sinister Dr. Munoz, a former scientist who claims to have a rare skin condition.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: ancient mystery, captivity, danger, crimes, deadly, escapades, store, struggle for survival, murder, love triangle, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.4
 1K
Spirit Trap (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When five young students move into an old unoccupied mansion an inexplicable chain of events is set into motion as a mysterious spirit clock begins to tick again. As the story unfolds, revealing each student's dark secrets, the boundary between ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, afterlife, haunted house, mysterious character, uncover truth, ouija board, youth, teenage life, family in danger, captivity, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
House Hunting (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two families go to an open house and can't leave
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: haunted house, survival, captivity, family in danger, rivalry, supernatural, confined, deadly, danger, uninhibited rivalry, strong violent content, radio ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.8
 333
Carl (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychological horror/thriller depicting a backwoods family with a dark secret.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, danger, captivity, gory, deadly, crimes, strong violent content, small town, good versus evil, survival, confined, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 1K
Red Line (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, tunnel, train, confined, race against time, escapades, danger, deadly, bomb, terrorist, survival, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%