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 scary films and TV shows about / with claustrophobia, danger, survival, brutality, violence, death, isolation, blood, catastrophe and storytelling 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: The Hole (2001), Pressure (2015), Cube (1997), Buried (2010), Panic Room (2002), As Above, So Below (2014), The Descent: Part 2 (2009), Hunger (2009), 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019), Cube 2: Hypercube (2002).

List of claustrophobia movies

 6.2
 46K
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: twist ending, psychological, scary, tense, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, claustrophobia, twists & turns, youth, danger, mystery, bunker, psychology, psychologist, survival, underground bunker, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, wales
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 5.7
 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, claustrophobia, trapped, survival, diver, underwater scene, self sacrifice, rescue, scuba diving, friendship, storm, submarine ...
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 7.2
 222K
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, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: trap, survival, isolation, trapped, escape, maze, captivity, danger, claustrophobia, survival horror, death, mathematics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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 7.0
 156K
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, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: survival, confined, buried alive, captivity, isolation, trapped, abduction, desperation, danger, claustrophobia, terrorism, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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 6.8
 270K
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: tense, neo noir, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, thief, confinement indoors, claustrophobia, psycho, trapped, millionaire, disorder, danger, child in peril, burglar, cat and mouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, psychological, tense, philosophical ...
Plot: found footage, ancient mystery, supernatural, confined, archaeology, treasure hunt, ghost, escapades, claustrophobia, survival, death, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, iran
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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, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, sole survivor, supernatural, deadly creature, claustrophobia, missing person, expedition, survival, rescue, survival horror, monster, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina, new jersey
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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, captive, hunger, captivity, claustrophobia, eating human flesh, survival, cannibalism, confined, dungeon, human nature, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, underwater, shark attack, great white shark, cave, killer shark, diving, ruins, panic, survival horror, chase, fear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
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Cube 2: Hypercube (2002)
Genre: Drama, 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, futuristic, tense, scary, suspense ...
Plot: maze, deathtrap, claustrophobia, mathematics, survival, confined, parallel world, captivity, future dystopia, group of strangers, riddles and clues, imprisonment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.2
 212K
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, dark, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, survival horror, woman in danger, monster, trapped, expedition, vacation, friends, creature, claustrophobia, friendship, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: appalachia
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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, tense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, haunted house, supernatural, ghost, paranormal, abandoned hospital, paranormal investigation, danger, deadly, mental institution, maze, ghost hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada
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 5.0
 206
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, surprise ending, brutal, scary ...
Plot: torture, kidnapping, claustrophobia, revenge, murderer, psycho, confined, confinement indoors, killings, playing god, mystery killer, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland
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 5.7
 5K
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: psychological, psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: claustrophobia, survival, trap, maze, deadly, sadism, danger, trapped, psychopath, escape attempt, violence, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, mind game, race against time, manhunt, psychopath, missing person, memory loss, danger, undercover, rivalry, isolation, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, texas, antarctica, new jersey
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 7.1
 342K
Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: thought provoking, allegory, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, rebellion, revolution, survival, social differences, train, distopia, resistance, snow, society, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, year 2014, near future ...
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Claustrofobia (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Eva opens her eyes a young girl finds herself chained terrified for being abused. Her fears become reality in a way no one could ever imagine.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: quest, captive woman, kidnapped woman, kidnapping, woman in danger, confined, isolation, crimes, bondage, danger, schizophrenia, held captive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, amsterdam
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 6.2
 1K
Cutterhead (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Rie is a PR-coordinator visiting a tunnel boring machine to portray the well-oiled European cooperation in the Metro construction when an accident suddenly occurs. Unable to escape, she takes refuge in an airlock with Croatian miner Ivo and Bharan, ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, survival, tunnel, subway tunnel, isolation, peril, danger, captivity, cowardice, panic, subway, survivor ...
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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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, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, world war two, capture, pow, freedom, prison escape, optimism, soldier, officer, desperation, escape attempt, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, alps, switzerland, europe, poland
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 5.5
 192
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: introvert, trapped in an elevator, isolation, pervert, surrealism, sex maniac, obsession, transformation, virgin, irony, controversy, claustrophobia ...
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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, space and aliens, laser, coma, rescue, assassination attempt, military, miniaturization, doctor, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, contemporary, future
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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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, bleak
Plot: mental institution, time travel, torture, mental illness, missing person, mad doctor, phobia, haunted, inheritance, death certificate, ghost, baby ...
Time: year 1982
Place: michigan
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 6.8
 31K
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, peeping tom, exhibitionist, stalking, hollywood, mystery, erotic thriller, neighbor, witness, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.4
 109K
Eraserhead (1977)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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, avant garde, art house, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, existentialism, nightmare, cult, insanity, baby, freak, parents and children, unwanted pregnancy, art, imagination, psychology ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Living Dark: The Story of Ted the Caver (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two brothers, reunited for their father's funeral, stumble upon the entrance to a nearby cave. Here, they are slowly forced to confront the true, nightmarish cause of their father's death. Based on the popular Ted the Caver internet legend.
Style: dark, contemplative, unusual plot structure, bleak, scary ...
Plot: loss of father, brother brother relationship, urban legend, cave, nightmare, darkness, funeral, uncle nephew relationship, brother, survival horror, mysticism, claustrophobia ...
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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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cave, survival, danger, confined, isolation, friends, cannibalism, dehydration, eating human flesh, off the road, claustrophobia, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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 6.5
 3K
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: bleak, suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat
Plot: confined, isolation, deadly, danger, survival, escape, imprisonment, maze, prison, escapades, rivalry, claustrophobia ...
Place: japan
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 4.2
 648
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: ghost, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, terminal illness, healing, supernatural power, near death experience, ritual, death of fiance, death, fear, coffin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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 5.3
 824
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, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: survival, rivalry, danger, isolation, trapped, ocean, confined, losing-it hero, psychopath, ocean or sea, ship, surfing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia
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 6.1
 16
Assumption (2017)
Genre: Short, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 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: trapped in an elevator, elevator, elevator operator, claustrophobia
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