Movies like Escape Room

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Escape Room (2019)
 6.4
 46K
Escape Room (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to survive.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, suspense, mind bending, intense
Plot: riddles and clues, quest, teamwork, puzzle, death, violence, code, clue, evil corporation, student, teenage girl, group of strangers, insecurity, locked room, snow, billiards, alcoholic, elevator, banker, fire, redheaded woman, newspaper, drowning, repeated scene, survivor ...
Place: chicago illinois

Most similar movies to Escape Room

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful and serious films with plots about murder, blood, danger, death, chase, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like Escape Room: Cube (1997), Nine Dead (2010), The Commuter (2018), The Maze Runner (2014), Deadly Still (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.2
 6K
Escape Room (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Six friends test their intelligence in a game that takes a dark turn.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, brutal
Plot: quest, survival, escape, friends, danger, death, violence, trapped, puzzle, game of death, telephone call, room ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
No Escape Room (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A father and daughter check out a small town escape room and discover there is something sinister about the place.
Style: disturbing, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, macabre
Plot: quest, ghost, father daughter relationship, fear, rescue attempt, house, group of strangers, haunted house
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.3
 188K
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, futuristic, suspenseful, surreal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, survival, captivity, trap, maze, danger, mathematics, death, escape, trapped, parallel world, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 11K
Nine Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending, scary ...
Plot: riddles and clues, kidnapping, captivity, danger, confined, gory, crimes, deadly, survival, crime, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 6.3
 84K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.
Style: surprise ending, tense, exciting, suspense, rough
Plot: train, conspiracy, money, fired from the job, train wreck, deception, deal, destruction, fight, telephone call, fbi, cell phone ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.8
 382K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, memory loss, apocalypse, adventure, isolation, trapped, young heroes, danger, youth, imaginary, society, on the run ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.8
 286
Deadly Still (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends decide to spend a weekend together at a country house, but an unexpected accident forces them to stop at a strange and remote estate. In this abandoned and eerie place, a rare antique camera is discovered. Slowly the camera ...
Style: scary, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, death, danger, youth, beautiful scenery, photograph, brutality, mysticism, blood
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, exciting, tricky, suspense ...
Plot: heist, cheating, technology, magic, stage magic, secret society, twists & turns, disappearance, manipulation, illusionist, on the run, police investigation ...
Time: year 1984, 2010s
Place: new jersey, tower bridge london, macau, china, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 142K
Flightplan (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A claustrophobic, Hitchcockian thriller. A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing child, airplane, mystery, search, family relations, robbery, grief, bomb, pilot, captain, swat, rainy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: surprise ending, gothic, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, ghost, attic, paralysis, occult, workplace, suspicion, supernatural, nurse, nursing, mysterious character, black magic ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 250K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon investigates a mysterious symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. He discovers evidence of the unimaginable, the rebirth of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati, the most powerful ...
Style: exciting, intellectual, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: riddles and clues, religions or cults, danger, investigation, conspiracy, scientist, ancient, search, professor, mystery, secret society, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, geneva switzerland, harvard university, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 140K
Inferno (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, ancient mystery, adventure, memory loss, museum, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, chases and races, race against time, religions or cults, amnesia, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, love, quest, adventure, evil corporation, friendship, teenage protagonist, life, playing a video game, fight, reward ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, near future, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 39K
Gone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jill Parrish is trying to rebuild her life after surviving a terrifying kidnapping attempt. Though she is having a difficult time, she takes small steps toward normalcy by starting a new job and inviting her sister, Molly, to move in with her. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, twist ending, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, serial killer, paranoia, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, crimes, track down, vigilante, police, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Breathing Room (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thrown naked into a desolate room with thirteen strangers, Tonya discovers that she is the final contestant in a deadly game. Restrained by lethal electronic collars, the players must utilize hints and tools from a box marked "pieces" to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, rivalry, danger, mystery, experiment, dishonesty, survival, kidnapping, mind game, confined, isolation, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, clever, serious, suspense ...
Plot: holy grail, christianity, adventure, investigation, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, secret, artifact, uncover truth, ancient, search, professor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: holy land, europe, france, zurich switzerland, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, intellectual, scenic, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, riddles and clues, adventure, adventurer, journey, archaeologist, tombs and skeletons, map, expedition, artifact, ancient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century, 1830s, 19th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey, jerusalem, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 311K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, life turned upside down, uncover truth, disorder, mystery, manipulation, businessman, neo noir, surveillance, birthday, scheme, game ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 2K
Night School (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, slasher, college, womanizer, pregnancy, serial killer, psychopath, murder, fear, violence, death, suspicion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 121K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: elevator, trapped in an elevator, mysterious character, devil, supernatural, police investigation, danger, death, sin, captivity, mystery, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, chases and races, manhunt, fighting the system, danger, secret agents, corruption, conspiracy, uncover truth, violence, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, europe, madrid, paris france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Initiation (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kelly, a young woman, has been plagued by nightmares of a burning man her entire life. Upon entering college, she pledges a sorority that forces them to perform an initiation night prank. With several of her friends, she breaks into a store and ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, prank, ritual, nightmare, serial killer, maniac, psycho killer, fraternity, violence, sorority ...
Time: 80s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 83K
The Losers (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar -find themselves the target of a lethal ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, cia, escapades, teamwork, mercenary, revenge, vengeance, robbery, sniper, black ops, hospital, fight scenes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bolivia, latin america, pentagon, puerto rico, dubai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 33K
The Cave (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Romania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a group of biologists discovers a huge network of unexplored caves in Romania and, believing it to be an undisturbed eco-system that has produced a new species, they hire the best American team of underwater cave explorers in the world. While ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, survival, supernatural, diver, swimwear, cave, obsessive quest, adventure, gory, family relations, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Happy Death Day (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college student relives the day of her murder over and over again as she tries to discover her killer's identity.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: time loop, college, murder, birthday, mystery killer, time travel, masked killer, dead teenager, dying repeatedly, stalking, sorority, hospital ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Among the Shadows (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A private investigator must unravel the murder of her uncle while keeping the secret that she is a descendant from a line of werewolves.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: werewolf, private investigator, death of uncle, murder, death, danger, escapades, mystery, revenge, vengeance, betrayal, crimes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 232K
Non-Stop (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hijacking, terrorism, air disaster, save the day, danger, hostages, mystery killer, pilot, heroes, deadly, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, iceland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 92K
Saw VI (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Special Agent Strahm is dead, and Detective Hoffman has emerged as the unchallenged successor to Jigsaw's legacy. However, when the FBI draws closer to Hoffman, he is forced to set a game into motion, and Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: violence, murder, secretary, mind game, trap, captivity, gory, serial killer, goth, police investigation, death, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 31K
Shutter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, road movie ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: honeymoon, ghost, supernatural, obsession, death, car accident, uncover truth, haunted by the past, danger, revenge, photographer, hit by a car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 165K
Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: female protagonist, female fighter, chase, inheritance, island, peril, survival, jungle, rescue, father daughter relationship, courage, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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