Claustrophobia movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant claustrophobia movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious, tense, psychological and intense films and TV shows about / with claustrophobia, danger, brutality, dialogue, catastrophe, violence, survival, death, storytelling and mentor plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as claustrophobia: Cube (1997), Buried (2010), The Descent: Part 2 (2009), Cube 2: Hypercube (2002), The Hole (2001), The Descent (2005), Hunger (2009), Grave Encounters (2011), As Above, So Below (2014), Pressure (2015).

List of claustrophobia movies

 7.2
 232K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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, mind bending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, trapped, trap, mathematics, escape, maze, claustrophobia, group of strangers, death, survival horror, psychology ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
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 7.0
 162K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, France, USA
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, suspense, psychological, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, trapped, buried alive, terrorist, captivity, claustrophobia, isolation, confined, deathtrap, characters in danger, threat, twists and turns ...
Time: 2000s, year 2006, contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
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The Descent: Part 2 (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened - or why she's covered in her ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, sole survivor, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, monster, survival horror, claustrophobia, expedition, creature, missing person, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, new jersey
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Cube 2: Hypercube (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The sequel to the low budget first film ‘Cube.’ This time the prisoners find them selves in a more advanced cube environment that they must escape from before they are killed. A science fiction film where space and time have more than one path.
Style: psychological, suspense, scary, futuristic, disturbing ...
Plot: maze, claustrophobia, group of strangers, survival, trapped, locked in a room, mathematics, parallel universe, survival horror, confined, future dystopia, time loop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.2
 47K
The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, scary, twist ending, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, claustrophobia, survival, mystery, school, trapped, underground bunker, psychology, bunker, youth, twists and turns, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales, england
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 7.2
 227K
The Descent (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, cave, creature, survival horror, expedition, group of friends, trapped, adventure, woman in danger, mutant, claustrophobia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north carolina, appalachia
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 5.2
 5K
Hunger (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five strangers face the unthinkable when they wake up and find themselves trapped. With no idea how they got there they frantically try to figure out how to escape. The disoriented group quickly realise the truth about their situation when they ...
Style: disturbing, scary, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: starvation, captive, survival, hunger, eating human flesh, isolation, captivity, claustrophobia, cannibalism, flesh eating, human nature, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, paranormal, claustrophobia, abandoned hospital, paranormal investigation, mental institution, monster, maze, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: canada
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As Above, So Below (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Style: dark, suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: found footage, supernatural, underground, catacomb, survival, archaeology, ghost, ancient mystery, confined, treasure hunt, escapades, tunnel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, iran
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 5.6
 6K
Pressure (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four divers are stuck deep underwater in a vessel after a freak storm destroys their ship. Will they survive?
Style: rough, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, depressing ...
Plot: trapped, survival, diver, claustrophobia, self sacrifice, rescue, storm, scuba diving, friendship, disaster, ocean, diving ...
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The Killing Room (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four volunteers sign up for what initially appears to be a typical paid research study, only to discover that they've unwittingly become involved with a classified government program that was said to have been terminated nearly two decades ago.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, claustrophobia, psychology, mind game, memory loss, manhunt, race against time, psychopath, missing person, death, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: antarctica, texas, usa, new jersey
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 6.8
 281K
Panic Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul ...
Style: suspense, tense, neo noir, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, trapped, confinement indoors, cat and mouse, thief, hostage, surveillance, millionaire, security system, disorder, claustrophobia, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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 5.5
 10K
Meander (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After getting a car ride from an unknown man, Lisa wakes up in a tube. On her arm is strapped a bracelet with a countdown. She quickly understands that every 8 minutes, fire burns an occupied section. She has no choice but to crawl into safe ...
Style: suspense, psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: claustrophobia, trap, survival, trapped, loss of daughter, maze, survival horror, sadism, characters in danger, race against time, violence, sadist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five backpackers, diving in a ruined underwater city, quickly learn they are not alone in the submerged caves.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic, bloody, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, sea, great white shark, killer shark, survival horror, animal attack, shark attack, panic, research, cave, secret place, fear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
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 7.6
 54K
Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, rape, surrealism, hallucination, insanity, schizophrenia, delusion, murder, isolation, repression, female protagonist, nightmare ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.6
 423K
Saw (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: scary, macabre, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: torture, serial killer, mind game, plot twist, survival horror, fear, violent, trapped, killings, survival, insanity, extreme violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 5.1
 215
Fractional (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychiatrist John Hatchett awakens disorientated, tied to a chair, In a dirty abandoned warehouse. David Crowe holds him captive. John has a past that he wishes to remain secret, a secret David Crowe is willing to do anything to reveal.
Style: scary, surprise ending, dark, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: torture, claustrophobia, kidnapping, revenge, psycho, murderer, confined, insanity, life & death, vigilante, killings, extreme violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland
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Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, gunfight, crimes, police station, gang, street gang, siege, convict, prison, gangsters, revenge, confinement indoors ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: los angeles, california, usa, plymouth
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 8.4
 252K
The Boat (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, Italy, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.
Style: epic, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, world war two, war, navy, naval battle, ocean, nazi, anti war, military, battles, survival, mission ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century, year 1941
Place: germany, atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
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The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: suspense, tense, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: mars, space travel, mysterious planet, zombie, astronaut, survival, space and aliens, death, zombie attack, catastrophe, monster, alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, near future
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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, sinister, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, hostage, train, crimes, runaway train, murder, gangsters, mayor, railway, caper, claustrophobia, subway ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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 5.9
 34K
P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, kidnapping, survival, woman in danger, escape attempt, stalker, confinement indoors, hostage, stalking, torment, security guard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Lady in a Cage (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman trapped in a home elevator is terrorized by a group of vicious hoodlums.
Style: suspense, tense, scary, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: home invasion, elevator, isolation, woman in danger, violence, serial killer, crimes, kidnapping, murder, brutality, claustrophobia, race issues ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles, australia, tokyo
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 6.3
 11K
Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
Style: intense, suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, prison, jungle, survival, war, adventure, rescue, soldier, captivity, missing person, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, year 1973, 70s, year 1972, year 1977 ...
Place: vietnam, texas, california, laos, bangkok thailand ...
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 6.9
 18K
Sisters (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is ...
Style: suspenseful, slasher, bloody, macabre, surreal ...
Plot: murder, twins, police, neighbor, hallucination, mystery, model, birthday, restaurant, twin sister, bakery, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo, new york, usa, quebec
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The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: voodoo, hallucination, supernatural, zombie, superstition, surrealism, buried alive, anthropologist, religion, rite, leadership, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1978, year 1985
Place: haiti, boston
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 5.7
 106K
Poseidon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A packed cruise ship traveling the Atlantic is hit and overturned by a massive wave, compelling the passengers to begin a dramatic fight for their lives.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, ocean, shipwreck, ship, catastrophe, cruise ship, ocean liner, trapped, drowning, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: atlantic ocean
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The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ship, disaster, natural disaster, ocean liner, survival, sea disaster, sea, adventure, ocean, cruise, new year's eve, catastrophe ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: israel, atlantic ocean, mediterranean sea
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 7.1
 41K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, suspense, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, twists and turns, love triangle, conspiracy, political corruption, spy, mystery, cold war, espionage, military, crimes, plot twist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
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 5.4
 8K
No Good Deed (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While doing a friend a favor and searching for a runaway teenager, a police detective stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery.
Style: suspense, tense, neo noir, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, police detective, crimes, hostage, femme fatale, police, manipulation, rivalry, confined, compassion, music festival, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, canada
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