Setting a trap movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant setting a trap movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychological, suspense, scary, slasher, disturbing and weird films and TV shows about / with setting a trap, trap, violence, murder, death, photograph, chase, crying, telephone call and fight plots mostly in Horror, Comedy and Drama genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as setting a trap: The Oddsockeaters (2016), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Sweetheart (2019), Land (2021), Fear Street: 1994 (2021), Macabre (2009), Cat's Eye (1985), Whistle Down the Wind (1961), Shadowman (1974), The Goblin (2017).

List of setting a trap movies

The Oddsockeaters (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: ODDSOCKEATERS are small invisible creatures, responsible for socks that go missing when we only have one left from a pair. But unlike them, Seed’s gang wants to have a pair. In the end, they began their fight between two sets of values.
Style: 3d animation, surreal, entertaining, light, colourful ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: russian, gang of thieves, mad scientist, heist, collector, secretly observing, presumed dead, private investigation, singer, identical twins, brother sister relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, central europe
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, nightmare, murder, serial killer, teenager, nightmare comes true, high school, sleep deprivation, fear, monster, dream, supernatural horror ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
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 5.8
 9K
Sweetheart (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jenn has washed ashore a small tropical island and it doesn’t take her long to realize she’s completely alone. She must spend her days not only surviving the elements, but must also fend off the malevolent force that comes out each night.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: desert island, shipwreck, creature, survival horror, monster, stranded on an island, sea monster, human versus monster, island, tropical island, sinking boat, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.6
 11K
Land (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Edee, in the aftermath of an unfathomable event, finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she once knew and in the face of that uncertainty, retreats to the magnificent, but unforgiving, wilds of the Rockies. After a local hunter brings ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: solitude, mountain, new life, fishing, native american, living alone, nature, countryside, rocky mountains, death of family, nurse, sleeping ...
Place: wyoming, chicago illinois
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Fear Street: 1994 (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1994, a group of teenagers discovers that the terrifying events which have haunted their town for generations ​are all connected — and that they may be the next targets.
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, supernatural, lgbt, characters killed one by one, serial murder, lgbtq, brutality, maniac, death, shopping mall, gay ...
Time: contemporary, year 1994, 90s
Place: usa
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 6.4
 3K
Macabre (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Singapore
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Macabre, international title for Rumah Dara (Indonesian title), and in Singapore titled Darah) is an Indonesian horror/slasher film in 2010. The movie tells about a group who attempt to escape from a house that owned by mysterious lady named Dara ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, murder, violence, deathtrap, struggle for survival, rivalry, survival, serial killer, ghost, body horror, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.3
 26K
Cat's Eye (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: cat, life & death, monster, supernatural, revenge, multiple storylines, demon, girl, child in peril, cure, transformation, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
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Whistle Down the Wind (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owner’s three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.
Style: disturbing, serious, touching, allegory
Plot: on the run, innocence, faith, childhood, runaway, countryside, family relations, mistaken identity, farm, village life, farming, disorder ...
Time: 60s
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 6.1
 498
Shadowman (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Clad in a featureless red mask, The Man Without A Face is involved in a single-minded pursuit of the fabled treasure of the Knights Templar in this tribute to the pulp adventure stories of Louis Feuillade.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: zombie, lost treasure, masked villain, mad doctor, secret society, man disguised as a woman, sailor, visit, bad guy wins, being followed, mind control, male bondage ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, london, scotland yard
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The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch of elixir, starting with the Star of Leningrad diamond, nabbed ...
Style: humorous, parody, funny, bad ending, satirical ...
Plot: chase, distopia, death, catastrophe, mentor, adaptation, fight scenes, stereotypes, fantasy world, surrealism, torture, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: england, london, europe, ussr, washington d.c. ...
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 4.8
 63
The Goblin (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A boy imprisoned by an abusive recluse mother alone in a mansion in the 1920s begins to get ideas of his own when a goblin in his closet comforts him in the dark.
Style: psychological, bleak, suspense, gothic horror
Plot: creature, abused child, punishment, cruelty, bondage, mysterious event, loneliness, boy, sadism, paranoia, dysfunctional family, murder ...
Time: 1920s
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 7.1
 276K
Don't Breathe (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.
Style: suspense, brutal, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: home invasion, thief, kidnapping, blind man, murder, trapped, breaking and entering, survival, surveillance, violence, characters murdered one by one, held captive ...
Place: michigan, california, detroit
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Green Butterflies (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mateo is an intelligent boy who falls in love with Daniel, but when everyone reveals that relationship, Mateo is at a crossroads, and he will have to decide between fighting his adversities or giving up everything, even his life.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, first gay sexual experience, closeted gay, raped woman, lgbt, gay slur, abusive father, friend, dysfunctional family, secret, sexual tension, humiliation ...
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What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, career woman Joy McNally and playboy Jack Fuller come to the sober realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon. They are then compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a ...
Style: feel good, romantic, funny, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: fall in love, wedding, romance, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, love and romance, happy ending, couples, newlyweds, life turned upside down, initially antagonists, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Sleeping Car Murder (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people travel by train overnight from Marseilles to Paris. When the train arrives at its destination, one of the passengers, a girl, is found dead in a sleeping berth. The police led by Inspector Grazzi investigate the other five passengers, ...
Style: neo noir, slasher, political
Plot: train, police, serial killer, investigation, boxing, railway, trippy, murder, criminal on the run, whodunit, older woman younger man relationship, police inspector ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france
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 6.1
 4K
The Baby (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A social worker who recently lost her husband investigates the strange Wadsworth family. The Wadsworths might not seem too unusual to hear about them at first - consisting of the mother, two grown daughters and the diaper-clad, bottle-sucking baby. ...
Style: mind bending, slasher, surprise ending, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: brother sister sex, social worker, psychopath, birthday party, dysfunctional family, mental retardation, abusive mother, female psychopath, age difference, exploitation, supernatural, mental disorder ...
Time: 70s
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 3.6
 618
Cherokee Creek (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A bachelor party in the woods gets crashed by the ultimate party animal.
Style: humorous, psychotronic, suspense, scary, urban fantasy
Plot: bigfoot, forest, multiple deaths, failed expectations, jealousy, friendship, co worker co worker relationship, friendship between men, loss of friend, kidnapper, dark humor, prank ...
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 6.3
 71K
The Grinch (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Grinch hatches a scheme to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan their annual holiday celebration.
Style: light, 3d animation, sincere, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, villain turns good, holiday, optimism, happy ending, fight, small town, justice, love and romance, family relations, best friends, life philosophy ...
Time: 2010s
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You Might Be the Killer (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Counselors are being killed off at summer camp, and Sam (Fran Kranz) is stuck in the middle of it. Instead of contacting the cops, he calls his friend and slasher-film expert (Alyson Hannigan) to discuss his options.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspense, non-linear, captivating ...
Plot: masked killer, survival, serial killer, curse, friendship, murder, dark humor, trap, characters killed one by one, mystery killer, homicidal maniac, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.3
 2K
Grimm (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: One cold winter's day, Jacob and his sister Marie are abandoned in a wood by their out-of-work father. In his jacket Jacob finds a letter from their mother urging them to go to her brother in Spain. Once in Spain, it turns out that their uncle ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, fairy tale ...
Plot: forest, parents and children, family life, survival, incest, escape, surrealism, dark humor, family relations, female on male rape, homeless, female rapist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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 7.4
 10K
The Monster (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vicious serial sex killer is on the loose, and landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, thanks to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising situations (for which there is always a totally innocent ...
Style: humorous, sexy, parody, affectionate, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, serial killer, odd couple, chase, loneliness, crazy, life philosophy, childhood, beautiful scenery, genius, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
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 6.1
 28K
House (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Cobb is a author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, humorous, psychedelic ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, zombie, vietnam war, monster, supernatural, house, missing person, dark humor, solitude, guilty pleasure, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
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Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1944 Lucien Lacombe, a young peasant in the Lot region is refused permission to join the French Resistance. Instead, the opposing "French Gestapo" obtain from him information about an underground leader and recruit him into their ...
Style: art house, serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: world war two, occupation, collaborator, nazi occupation, wartime life, children in wartime, interracial relations, female nudity, jewish, nazi, boy, resistance ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: france, europe, vichy, germany
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The Bedroom Window (1987)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. Not wanting to reveal her affair with Terry, she keeps quiet. Terry ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, neo noir, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: legal, serial killer, rapist, false accusation, murder, obsession, investigation, crimes, infidelity, femme fatale, mind game, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland, baltimore, san francisco
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 6.8
 339K
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sam Flynn, the tech-savvy and daring son of Kevin Flynn, investigates his father's disappearance and is pulled into The Grid. With the help of a mysterious program named Quorra, Sam quests to stop evil dictator Clu from crossing into the real ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, surreal, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, dystopic future, virtual reality, computer program, cyberspace, chase, adventure, disappearance, distopia, alternate reality, hacker ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2000s
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Someone Behind the Door (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A brain doctor (Anthony Perkins) with an unfaithful wife (Jill Ireland) brings home an amnesiac (Charles Bronson) and gets him to commit murder.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: infidelity, amnesia, empire, affair, manipulation, rivalry, memory loss, murder, flashback, psychological manipulation, surgery, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: 70s
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 6.0
 22K
Doghouse (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six men with mid-life anxiety set out for a weekend in the country in an attempt to reconnect with their masculinity. What they find is a catastrophe so horrible and bizarre that a mid-life crisis turns out to be exactly what they need to survive ...
Style: ambiguous ending, not serious, humorous, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, survival, cannibalism, battle of the sexes, friendship, disorder, chaos, supernatural, escapades, fight, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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 6.6
 19K
Snowtown (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, gay rape, gang, male rape victim, torture, psychopath, suspicion, murder, manipulation, crimes, mother's boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, year 1999, year 1998
Place: south australia, australia, adelaide south australia
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 5.8
 3K
Trash Fire (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man forced to confront his past when he and his girlfriend end up entangled in a web of lies.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, scary
Plot: dysfunctional family, disfigured face, christianity, secret past, brother sister relationship, secret, guilt, socially awkward, dark humor, old woman, delusion, murder ...
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You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be artificial body in the shape of actress Evelina Keleti ...
Style: surreal, absurd, parody, experimental, psychotronic ...
Plot: fictitious kingdom, female nudity, switching bodies, astrologer, absurdism, actress, brain, brain transplant, human brain, transsexual, king, prisoner ...
Place: central europe
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