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, serious, suspense, tense, psychological and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with claustrophobia, danger, survival, catastrophe, storytelling, blood, dialogue, death, violence and fear plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as claustrophobia: The Hole (2001), Cube (1997), The Descent: Part 2 (2009), Pressure (2015), 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019), Cube?: Hypercube (2002), Hunger (2009), Elevator Movie (2004), In Darkness We Fall (2014), Haze (2005).

List of claustrophobia movies

 6.2
 44K
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, twist ending, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, youth, danger, claustrophobia, psychologist, twists & turns, bunker, psychology, survival, isolation, mystery, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, wales
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 7.2
 209K
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, isolation, trap, maze, captivity, escape, trapped, death, danger, mathematics, mysterious place, parallel world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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The Descent: Part 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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: atmospheric, tense, scary, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, sole survivor, expedition, rescue, claustrophobia, monster, missing person, gory, rescue team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina, new jersey
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 5.6
 5K
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: suspense, rough, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining
Plot: underwater, survival, trapped, self sacrifice, claustrophobia, rescue, diver, scuba diving, friendship, storm, submarine, jellyfish ...
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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, bloody, suspenseful, intense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, diving, shark attack, cave, research, danger, claustrophobia, ruins, great white shark, secret place, teenager, animal attack ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
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Cube?: Hypercube (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, futuristic, scary, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: mathematics, survival, confined, parallel world, maze, claustrophobia, cannibalism, danger, hacker, future dystopia, society, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.3
 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: scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: starvation, isolation, captive, hunger, captivity, survival, dungeon, human nature, confined, danger, gory, flesh eating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.6
 174
Elevator Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jim is a shy, withdrawn loner, pervert, and virgin. Lana is a friendly and outgoing born again Christian who has renounced her promiscuous drug filled past. They have never met until they step into an elevator together one day. The elevator gets ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, cult film
Plot: trapped in an elevator, claustrophobia, pervert, isolation, obsession, sex maniac, surrealism, controversy, transformation, virgin, irony, introvert ...
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In Darkness We Fall (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Group of Spanish friends on the tropical island holiday of a lifetime. Discovering a secret cave adds adventure. They enthusiastically go underground with their camera, but soon become hopelessly lost. Nail-biting tension in the tradition of recent ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cave, survival, isolation, danger, confined, friends, claustrophobia, cannibalism, dehydration, eating human flesh, off the road, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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 6.6
 2K
Haze (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A man awakes to find himself trapped in a dirty, confined crawlspace. He barely has enough room to move. He also has no memory of why he’s there, or why he’s bleeding from a stomach wound. Apparently drugged, he occasionally ‘zones out’ of ...
Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: confined, isolation, deadly, danger, survival, imprisonment, escape, maze, claustrophobia, rivalry, escapades, prison ...
Place: japan
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 4.2
 601
The Coffin (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Thailand, Singapore
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the Thai custom to cheat death and rid oneself of bad luck, a man who lays in a coffin for an evening subsequently experiences a series of terrifying incidents
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, tense
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, terminal illness, healing, near death experience, ritual, supernatural power, claustrophobia, death of fiance, fear, coffin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
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 4.6
 4K
Eloise (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four friends break into an abandoned insane asylum in search of a death certificate which will grant one of them a large inheritance. However, finding it soon becomes the least of their worries in a place haunted by dark memories.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, rough, suspense
Plot: mental institution, time travel, mad doctor, phobia, torture, mental illness, missing person, haunted, inheritance, death certificate, ghost, baby ...
Time: year 1982
Place: michigan
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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: suspenseful, dark, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: found footage, archaeology, ancient mystery, treasure hunt, supernatural, confined, survival, ghost, death, escapades, uncover truth, catacomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, iran
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The Great Escape (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, world war two, freedom, prison escape, pow, optimism, desperation, soldier, capture, escape attempt, officer, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, switzerland, alps, europe, poland
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Fantastic Voyage (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The science of miniaturization has been unlocked, and the army has big plans. But when a scientist carrying the secret of the process is injured in a surprise attack, a life-threatening blood clot puts him into a coma. Now, a team of adventurers ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, double agent, coma, laser, rescue, assassination attempt, military, doctor, miniaturization, danger, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, future
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 6.8
 28K
Body Double (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After losing an acting role and his girlfriend, Jake Scully finally catches a break: he gets offered a gig house-sitting in the Hollywood Hills. While peering through the beautiful home's telescope one night, he spies a gorgeous blonde dancing ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, obsession, investigation, stalking, mistaken identity, hollywood, mystery, peeping tom, witness, neighbor, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.4
 100K
Eraserhead (1977)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Style: surreal, art house, psychological, avant garde, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, cult, existentialism, insanity, nightmare, baby, freak, parents and children, unwanted pregnancy, art, imagination, crazy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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 5.1
 181
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: psychological thriller, dark, psychological
Plot: torture, kidnapping, claustrophobia, psycho, mallet, blood, knife
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 5.2
 738
Caught Inside (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Surfing charters are meant to be a trip to Paradise. With six male surfers stuck on a boat, there's bound to be some friction. When two of the surf crew are replaced at the last minute with girls - the heat is turned way up. The one single girl ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: survival, danger, rivalry, isolation, trapped, ocean or sea, psychopath, confined, losing-it hero, ship, surfing, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia
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 5.9
 398
The Blockhouse (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defenses in 1944 are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. They find huge dtores of food but not enough candles. The slow dying of ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, d day, survival, bunker, against humanity, danger, escapades, battles, human spirit, holocaust, military, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: france
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 6.5
 13
Assumption (2017)
Genre: Short, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 13 min.
Story: A man wakes from a concussion to find himself trapped in a cargo elevator, and as his time in isolation grows, so too does his paranoia.
Style: psychological thriller, psychological
Plot: elevator, trapped in an elevator, elevator operator, claustrophobia
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 7.0
 148K
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, suspense, intense, serious ...
Plot: survival, isolation, captivity, confined, buried alive, danger, desperation, fear, terrorism, characters in danger, race against time, trapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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 8.3
 228K
The Boat (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany
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, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: submarine, naval battle, world war two, navy, war, battles, ocean or sea, german, military, third reich, nazi officer, mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: atlantic ocean, germany, mediterranean sea
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 7.2
 199K
The Descent (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, cave, monster, trapped, woman in danger, expedition, friends, friendship, danger, vacation, loss of daughter, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: appalachia
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 7.7
 48K
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, psychological, surreal, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, hallucination, repression, delusion, rent, loneliness, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, indoor, graphic violence, imaginary character ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
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Wait Until Dark (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a flight back home, Sam Hendrix returns with a doll he innocently acquired along the way. As it turns out, the doll is actually stuffed with heroin, and a group of criminals led by the ruthless Roat has followed Hendrix back to his place to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, clever, psychological, serious ...
Plot: heroin, disability, blindness, murder, search, stabbing, crime, crimes, drug dealing, neighbor, police, photographer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, montreal, montreal quebec
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 7.7
 39K
The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, offbeat, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, conspiracy, suicide, ghost, satire, tenant, mental illness, supernatural, mystery, identity, nervous breakdown, polish ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, twist ending, suspense, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, post apocalypse, bunker, twists & turns, underground bunker, survivalist, paranoia, alien, kidnapping, strong female character, survival ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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 8.4
 775K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, frightening, captivating, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, monster, evil alien, deadly creature, spacecraft, outer space, alien monster, alien encounter, scientist, fear ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Day of the Dead (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The final chapter of George A. Romero's "Dead Trilogy". In an underground government installation they are searching for a cure to overcome this strange transformation into zombies. Unfortunately, the zombies from above ground have ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, insanity, survival, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, mad scientist, living dead, cannibalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
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