Movies like Escape Room

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Escape Room (2019)
 6.3
 77K
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, psychotronic
Plot: quest, riddles and clues, teamwork, puzzle, death, clue, survivor, characters killed one by one, insecurity, group of strangers, code, fire, violence, evil corporation, student, teenage girl, drowning, elevator, locked room, snow, cold, redheaded woman, banker, newspaper, billiards ...
Place: chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to Escape Room

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending and twists and turns films with plots about murder, danger, death, blood, violence, gun and catastrophe mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like Escape Room: Cube (1997), Exam (2009), Truth or Dare (2018), Nine Dead (2010), The Maze Runner (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.2
 8K
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: scary, suspense, brutal, suspenseful
Plot: trapped, quest, room, game of death, escape, survival, danger, death, violence, puzzle, friends, telephone call ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.2
 206K
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, maze, captivity, escape, trapped, danger, death, mathematics, mysterious place, parallel world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 102K
Exam (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surprise ending, serious, captivating ...
Plot: mind game, plot twist, psychologist, manipulations, ambition, human nature, rivalry, psychology, confinement indoors, surveillance, room, mystery ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, pursuit, haunted house
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 44K
Truth or Dare (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, game, truth or dare, characters killed one by one, danger, adventure, rivalry, survival, murder, betrayal, manipulation, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, tokyo, tijuana mexico, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 12K
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: serious, surprise ending, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: captivity, danger, confined, kidnapping, riddles and clues, survival, crimes, gory, deadly, crime, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 407K
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: twists and turns, exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, apocalypse, imaginary, maze, isolation, trapped, society, memory loss, youth, young heroes, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 127K
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, serious ...
Plot: devil, elevator, trapped in an elevator, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, twists & turns, danger, sin, captivity, police investigation, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 3K
Cut Off (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Thriller set in the world of Forensic Pathology. Coroner Paul Herzfeld finds a capsule in the head of a heavily mutilated corpse, containing a phone number and single word: the name of his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, sexy, bleak
Plot: abduction, serial killer, finding a dead body, kidnapped daughter, riddles and clues, clue, danger, island, rape, father daughter relationship, violence, murder ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 21K
Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, tense, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, murder, ghost, mental illness, attic, secret, father, love, abandoned house, death of mother, violence, murder of family ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.8
 244K
Unknown (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American biologist attending a conference in Berlin awakens from a coma after a car accident, only to discover that someone has taken his identity and that no one, not even his wife, believes him. With the help of an illegal immigrant and a ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending, mind bending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, conspiracy, chase, investigation, mysterious character, manipulations, mystery, danger, life turned upside down, hidden identity, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 468K
Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: interracial romance, racism, african american, hypnosis, survival, human monster, cult, friendship, psycho, missing person, missing, implied incest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 99K
The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, China, Canada
Duration: 104 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: conspiracy, train, deception, destruction, fbi, money, train wreck, attempted murder, witness, fight, telephone call, blood spatter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, rough, surprise ending, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, mystery, rivalry, experiment, kidnapping, mind game, dishonesty, survival, isolation, confined, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.9
 25K
Fantasy Island (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A group of contest winners arrive at an island hotel to live out their dreams, only to find themselves trapped in nightmare scenarios.
Style: surprise ending, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: island, danger, deadly, disorder, fantasy world, society, adaptation, torture, reality vs fantasy, remote island, party, regret ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 110K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: kids in trouble, danger, siblings relations, family relations, elderly, murder, farm, parents and children, grandfather granddaughter relationship, found footage, basement, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 150K
Flightplan (2005)
Genre: 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: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, exciting, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: airplane, missing child, family relations, search, mystery, disappearance, female protagonist, family problems, grief, pilot, stewardess, rain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: berlin germany, newfoundland, germany, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 267K
Angels & Demons (2009)
Genre: Action, 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: intellectual, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, riddles and clues, vatican, religions or cults, symbolism, danger, investigation, secret society, illuminati, professor, ancient, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, harvard university, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 99K
Saw VI (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA, UK, Australia, France
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: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mind game, trap, serial killer, violence, murder, secretary, captivity, gory, police investigation, death, rivalry, insurance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.5
 522
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, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, death, danger, youth, photograph, brutality, mysticism, blood, beautiful scenery
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, psychotronic ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, cyberpunk, quest, teenage protagonist, adventure, friendship, teenage hero, virtuality, love, teamwork, teenage boy ...
Time: future, 80s, 2040s, near future, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: illusionist, twists & turns, technology, con men, heist, magic, police investigation, cheating, on the run, manipulation, stage magic, disappearance ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, year 1984
Place: london, new york, macau, tower bridge london, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 37K
Whiteout (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The only U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, Carrie Stetko will soon leave the harsh environment behind for good – in three days, the sun will set and the Amundsen-Scott Research Station will shut down for the long winter. When a body is ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, isolation, murder, uncover truth, corpse, survival, crimes, forces of nature, military base, betrayal, snowstorm, crash landing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1957, 1950s, 50s
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 2K
Prey (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being put on a supposedly uninhabited island as a form of behavioral rehabilitation, a high school senior finds that he's not alone on the island, and that getting discovered could be deadly.
Style: dark, bleak, suspenseful, twists and turns, enigmatic
Plot: teenager, rehabilitation, survival, lighthouse, island, murder, teenage crush, monster, twists & turns, danger, murder of father, psychologist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 3K
Mine Games (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of young friends make an incomprehensible discovery in an abandoned mine, but the more they try to change the future, the more they seal their fate.
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mystery killer, losing-it hero, mystery, changing the past or future, danger, destiny, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, group of friends, characters killed one by one, time travel, curse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 64K
Into the Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Silverton is in one day destroyed by the unprecedented power of a series of tornadoes. The population is at the mercy of the unpredictable and deadly cyclones, while hunters warn that the worst is yet to come. Most people find shelter, ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, family relations, danger, teenage life, forces of nature, obsessive quest, catastrophe, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 153K
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: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, adventure, conspiracy, religions or cults, danger, memory loss, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, conspiracy theory, museum, chases and races, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe, florence italy, florence, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christianity, holy grail, ancient mystery, adventure, uncover truth, riddles and clues, conspiracy, investigation, secrets, vatican, obsessive quest, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, holy land, france, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 109K
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, twist ending, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: time loop, college, masked killer, mystery killer, time travel, murder, dying repeatedly, dead teenager, birthday, slasher killer, stalking, sorority ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, atmospheric, twist ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, post apocalypse, bunker, twists & turns, underground bunker, alien, survivalist, paranoia, kidnapping, strong female character, survival ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%