Coffin movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant coffin movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, suspense and cult film films and TV shows about / with coffin, death, murder, danger, blood, deadly, crimes, rivalry, cemetery and corpse plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
coffin movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as coffin: Premature Burial (1962), Pet Sematary (1989), Mother of Tears (2007), Scars of Dracula (1970), Buried (2010), The Ghostmaker (2012), Doctor Sleep (2019), Expiration Date (2006), Oxygen (1999), Buried Alive (1990).

List of coffin movies

Premature Burial (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him.
Style: mind bending, bleak, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: coffin, obsession, tomb, death, fear, haunted by the past, eccentric family, mystery, crumbling marriage, mental illness, gothic horror, grave robber ...
Time: 60s, victorian england
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Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, stephen king, family in danger, pet, pets, supernatural, coffin, back from the dead, indian burial ground, grief, grave robbing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
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Mother of Tears (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious, psychological ...
Plot: witch, good versus evil, chaos, coffin, torture, black magic, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural ability, dark past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, europe
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Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mafia film in Tarantino style with a star-studded cast. Jimmy’s “The Saint” gangster career has finally ended. Yet now he finds him self doing favors for a wise godfather known as “The Man with the Plan.”
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, crimes, buddies, one last job, mafia, deadly, fall in love, coffin, crime, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, colorado, denver colorado, new jersey
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Scars of Dracula (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Prince of Darkness casts his undead shadow once more over the cursed village of Kleinenberg when his ashes are splashed with bat's blood and Dracula is resurrected. And two innocent victims search for a missing loved one... loved to death ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, murder, good versus evil, village, castle, priest, coffin, bite mark, supernatural ability, supernatural, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
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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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, one man show ...
Plot: survival, captivity, confined, buried alive, isolation, danger, desperation, race against time, trapped, fear, terrorism, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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The Ghostmaker (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of college friends discover a 15th century coffin that allows them to experience the world as ghosts. While their first adventures in the spirit world are playful and innocent, the "Box of Shadows" soon brings out the group's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, afterlife, death, curses spells and rituals, deathtrap, buddies, supernatural, deadly, coffin, college, survival, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Doctor Sleep (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A traumatized, alcoholic Dan Torrance meets Abra, a kid who also has the ability to "shine." He tries to protect her from the True Knot, a cult whose goal is to feed off people like them in order to remain immortal.
Style: disturbing, psychological, enigmatic, gothic, scary ...
Plot: psychic power, supernatural, doctor, murder, psychic, mind control, magician, ghost, hotel, alcohol, mind game, coffin ...
Time: year 1980, year 2011, 2010s, 80s, year 2019
Place: colorado, florida, ohio, new jersey, new hampshire ...
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Expiration Date (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charlie Silvercloud III lives with the family curse, on his fathers and grandfathers 25th birthday they were killed by a milk truck. It is now Charlies turn.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, romance, couples, save the day, unfulfillment, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, family relations, family curse, love, coffin, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, seattle
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Oxygen (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: masochist, buried alive, kidnapping, chase, ransom, psychopath, police investigation, police station, death penalty, death sentence, digging, car chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, miami, usa, san francisco, new jersey
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Buried Alive (1990)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Clint is an every day working man whose wife Joanna is having an affair with a doctor. They plot to kill him and get the insurance money. Only trouble the drug overdose they give him doesn't kill him. Lucky for Clint he's buried in a cheap ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, tense
Plot: buried alive, betrayal, infidelity, lethal injection, poisoning, poison, investigation, love affair, coffin, couples, failed attempt, overdose ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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Coffin (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Awakening from a deep sleep in the pitch black Sean Justice feels around him and realises that he is in a small wooden box and beside him lays his unconscious girlfriend. With only two hours of air time remaining a ransom demand is made of $500,000 ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: race against time, mysterious character, confined, survival, crimes, danger, trapped, coffin, save the day, on the run, mystery, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Heavy Trip (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Norway, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Turo is stuck in a small village and the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. He and his bandmates have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from ...
Style: road movie, humorous, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: rock, heavy metal, viking, grave robbing, border, festival, finnish, friendship, rock band, rock music, road trip, small town ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, norway, scandinavia, eastern europe
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Coffin 2 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Trick is among five hostages trapped together, paralyzed from the neck down. While an FBI agent and former detective race against the clock to find their location, the group tries to figure a way out before their promised execution.
Plot: kidnapping, coffin, fbi, ransom, paralysis, masked man, trapped
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Burnt Offerings (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: old house, psychosis, attic, supernatural, family in danger, mystery, losing-it hero, murder, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, haunted house, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Loot (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the play by 'Joe Orton' this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately (?) one of them works in a funeral parlour and they have a coffin to spare.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, farce, hotel, robbery, caper, coffin, crimes, bank, cons and scams, disorder, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: london
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Stevie (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Portrayal of British poet/author Stevie Smith and her life with her beloved aunt through direct dialogue with the audience by Stevie, as well as flashbacks, and narration by a friend. The movie mainly focuses on her relationship with her aunt, ...
Style: touching, emotional, gloomy, sexual, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, loneliness, poet, drowning, coffin, social decay, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, society, social misfits, writer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, paris france, yorkshire, moscow russia ...
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Arnold (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Karen marries Arnold at his funeral and continues to get his money as long as she stays by his coffin. Meanwhile, various oddball relatives after Arnold's wealth are being killed in a creative variety of ways.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, cynical, dark humor, scary ...
Plot: wedding, coffin, black cat, corpse, decapitation, widow, family relations, deadly, cons and scams, crimes, supernatural, secret passageway ...
Time: 70s
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Spookies (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taking a wrong turn, travelers find themselves trapped in a mysterious house. One horror after another threatens them as the sorcerer who lives within needs sacrifices to give eternal life to his beautiful bride.
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, dark humor, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: black magic, zombie, murder, occult, old dark house, supernatural, sorcerer, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, vampire, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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The Skulls II (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After joining the Skulls, Ryan Sommers (Robin Dunne) is warned not to betray any secrets about the organization or its high-powered members. However, when Ryan witnesses a murder within the Skulls' private chambers, he finds that the closer he ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, murder, lacrosse, secret, betrayal, initiation, mind game, investigation, college life, uncover truth, police corruption, leadership ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut
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Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Australia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eccentric consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
Style: captivating, clever, exciting, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, steampunk, private detective, intelligence, investigation, sherlock holmes, adventure, partners, master criminal, prodigy, talented, hotshot hero ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, victorian
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, tower bridge london ...
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Undertaking Betty (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A politician's wife and the mortician who has secretly loved her for years plan to fake her death so they can run away together.
Style: sincere, humorous, romantic, dark humor, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, starting over, family relations, friendship, lovers reunited, love and romance, small town, small town life, parents and children, infidelity, family business, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
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Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets ...
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, blood, immortality, small town, surrealism, palaces castles and temples, hidden identity, supernatural, danger, deadly, deadly creature, plague ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, bulgaria, europe, black sea ...
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Highway 61 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her "brother's" corpse from Thunder Bay, Ontario to New Orleans. Chaos ensues after the barber agrees to ...
Style: road movie, talky, humorous, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, coffin, motorcycle gang, trumpet, drug dealing, small town, road trip, friendship, chase, social misfits, obsessive quest, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: canada, new orleans, usa, america, california ...
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Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the shadow of Castle Dracula, the Prince of Darkness is revived by blood trickling from the head-wound of an unconscious priest attempting exorcism. And once more fear and terror strikes Transylvania as the undead Prince of Darkness stalks the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, gothic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, dracula, countryside, resurrection, castle, lightning, superstition, cross, priest, coffin, revenge, hanged girl ...
Time: 19th century
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Django (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: cult film, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, vengeance, gang, heroes, coffin, strong violent content, violence spree, old west, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, deadly, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
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Death at a Funeral (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, absurd, funny ...
Plot: farce, funeral, dysfunctional family, secret, family gatherings, siblings relations, eccentric family, sarcasm, corpse, blackmail, presumed dead, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Comedy of Terrors (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undertaker who hasn't had any 'customers' in a long time is forced the pay one year's back-rent. To get money he starts to kill people in order to get new clients.
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: mortician, murder, poison, cat, funeral, coffin, hitman, zombie, mute or deaf, deadly, mysterious character, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s
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Nora's Will (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jose learns that Nora, the woman he was married to for 30 years and from whom divorced, has committed suicide. The rabbi explains Joseph that due to the celebrations this time of the year, if Nora is not buried that same day, they should wait at ...
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, couples, clergy, rabbi, funeral, tradition, death, photograph, coffin, pizza, love, ex wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, gang, violence, old west, small town, murder, revenge, good versus evil, criminal's revenge, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
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