Movies like Escape Room

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Escape Room (2019)
 6.4
 27K
Escape Room (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, 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: quest, riddles and clues, teamwork, puzzle, death, evil corporation, insecurity, group of strangers, locked room, clue, crushed to death, flashback, cigarette lighter, telephone, cigarette smoking, snowing, singing in a car, falling from height, falling to death, poison, survivor, compass, heat, oxygen mask, cold ...
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 exciting films with plots about murder, death, chase, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling and betrayal mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Escape Room: Cube (1997), The Commuter (2018), Deadly Still (2018), Flightplan (2005), Ready Player One (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.2
 5K
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, escape, survival, danger, friends, death, violence, trapped, game of death, female nudity, birthday, breasts ...
⇓ 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: ghost, quest, father daughter relationship, fear, rescue attempt, house, group of strangers, haunted house
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: futuristic, psychological, suspenseful, tense, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, survival, captivity, trap, maze, mathematics, death, escape, danger, parallel world, trapped, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 81K
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, exciting, tense, suspense, rough
Plot: train, conspiracy, money, fired from the job, train wreck, deception, deal, destruction, fight, telephone call, fbi, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 2.8
 246
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: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, death, danger, youth, beautiful scenery, photograph, brutality, mysticism, blood
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, grief, robbery, bomb, pilot, captain, rainy, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, entertaining ...
Plot: virtual reality, love, quest, video game, adventure, evil corporation, teenage protagonist, friendship, life, playing a video game, teamwork, fight ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, near future, 21st century
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspicion, workplace, supernatural, nurse, nursing, mysterious character, black magic ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, suspenseful, tense, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: memory loss, survival, apocalypse, adventure, isolation, trapped, young heroes, danger, imaginary, youth, society, on the run ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 22K
Impostor (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, androids and robots, on the run, manhunt, save the world, future dystopia, race against time, rivalry, crimes, imaginary, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 98K
Paycheck (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: memory loss, frame up, on the run, chase, mystery, danger, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, technology, lottery, laser ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: campus, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, crimes, danger, woman in danger, track down, vigilante, police, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: mind game, life turned upside down, uncover truth, disorder, mystery, manipulation, businessman, neo noir, surveillance, birthday, scheme, identity crisis ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ 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, suspense ...
Plot: riddles and clues, kidnapping, captivity, danger, confined, gory, crimes, deadly, survival, crime, murder, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: 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: suspense, surprise ending, atmospheric, suspenseful, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, alien, kidnapping, bunker, paranoia, strong female character, survival, alien invasion, psychological manipulation, disposing of a dead body, farmhouse, loneliness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 136K
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, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, adventure, danger, 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, venice, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 45K
Chain Reaction (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, conspiracy, frame up, protagonist as suspect, crimes, uncover truth, witnessing a crime, chase, fbi, laboratory, secrets, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
13B: Fear Has a New Address (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Manohar, an upwardly mobile middle class Indian moves into a new apartment -13B on the 13th floor with his family. From the first day in their new home, the women are hooked on to a new TV show 'Sab Khairiyat'. The show is about a family ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: vengeful ghost, family problems, obsession, murder, deadly, family in danger, danger, race against time, crimes, mystery, technology gone awry, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns and copilot "A.J." are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to ditch their C-119 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: desert, survival, adventure, rescue, air disaster, struggle for survival, getting home, human nature, danger, stranded, radio, threat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 834K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, mystery, afterlife, psychology, psychic, death, untimely death, fear, tragic event, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 85K
Searching (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: missing child, missing person, parents and children, presumed dead, search and rescue, teenage life, loneliness, social media, missing daughter, depression, disappearance, single parent ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.2
 1K
Ice Twisters (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlie Price, a former scientist turned science fiction author, starts living one of his novels when the Federal Science Foundation's weather experiments escape control and turn disastrous.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: experiment gone awry, forces of nature, obsessive quest, race against time, survival, heroes, danger, escapades, tornado, secret project, freeze to death, drone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 227K
Total Recall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, mind bending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, double agent, world domination, memory loss, betrayal, suspicion, false memory, spy, resistance, resistance fighter, on the run, identity crisis ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.8
 1.8M
Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, clever, exciting ...
Plot: parallel world, manipulations, haunted by the past, teamwork, perfect crime, redemption, mind control, virtual reality, hi-tech, imagination, dreams, corporate world ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, paris france, japan, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
 65K
Death Note (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man comes to possess a supernatural notebook, the Death Note, that grants him the power to kill any person simply by writing down their name on the pages. He then decides to use the notebook to kill criminals and change the world, but an ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: death, notebook, mind game, violence, police, adaptation, plot twist, chase, mass suicide, fbi, betrayal, deity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, woman in danger, infidelity, dishonesty, haunted by the past, couple relations, supernatural, scientist, murder, missing girl, murder by drowning ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Style: exciting, cynical, entertaining, intellectual, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, riddles and clues, mind game, hotshot hero, mystery, verbal byplay, master villain, partners against crime, escapades, intelligence, detective inspector, steampunk ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Lazarus Effect (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Medical researcher Frank, his fiancee Zoe and their team have achieved the impossible: they have found a way to revive the dead. After a successful, but unsanctioned, experiment on a lifeless animal, they are ready to make their work public. ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, scary, macabre ...
Plot: supernatural, experiment, afterlife, death, paranormal, danger, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries, disorder, back from the dead, laboratory, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 138K
Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, terrorism, betrayal, chase, bomb, secret service, president, assassination, investigation, danger, uncover truth, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: magic, heist, cheating, technology, stage magic, secret society, twists & turns, disappearance, manipulation, illusionist, on the run, police investigation ...
Time: 2010s, year 1984
Place: china, macau, tower bridge london, big ben london, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%