Panic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant panic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious, psychological, scary and tense films and TV shows about / with panic, danger, fear, death, survival, blood, violence, brutality, murder and catastrophe plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Russia and other countries.
panic movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as panic: Black Summer (2019), 3 from Hell (2019), Leatherface (2017), Open Water (2003), Greenland (2020), Metro (2013), The Reef (2010), 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019), The Blair Witch Project (1999), The Last Days (2013).

List of panic movies

Black Summer (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: In the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, disturbing, tense, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, panic, survival, zombie apocalypse, death, escape, zombie outbreak, summer, apocalypse, walking dead, chaos, zombie survival ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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3 from Hell (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Wilson, the demented Firefly clan escape to ...
Style: slasher, suspense, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, panic, clown, evil, sadist, serial murder, murder, death, serial killer, murderer, insanity, brutality ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: mexico, texas
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Leatherface (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on the road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of the teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, suspense, brutal, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, chainsaw, escape, panic, kidnapping, chainsaw murder, violence, psycho killer, countryside, killing spree, sadism, mutilation ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, year 1965
Place: texas, southern usa
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Open Water (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Two divers are left out at sea without a boat. There’s nothing but water for miles, unless they look at what’s underneath them...
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: survival, shark, isolation, stranded, ocean, shark attack, panic, animal attack, diving, water, loneliness, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: suspense, scenic, apocalyptic, psychotronic, sentimental ...
Plot: apocalypse, natural disaster, end of the world, disaster, comet, humanity in peril, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, panic, catastrophe, father in law son in law relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, kentucky, atlanta georgia, mexico city ...
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Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, tunnel, subway, survival, flood, adventure, chaos, panic, train, confinement indoors, catastrophe, group of strangers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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The Reef (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, survival, ocean, killer shark, shark attack, tourist, boat, panic, creature feature, boat accident, dangerous animal, diving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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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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The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: scary, suspense, dark, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, witch, supernatural, fear, forest, survival, videotaping, panic, wilderness, paranormal activity, lost in the woods, mysterious place ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: maryland, usa
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The Last Days (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 2013; A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet. Humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces that causes instant death. Soon, the world population is trapped inside buildings. As Barcelona descends into chaos, Marc sets off on a quest ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: epidemic, apocalypse, post apocalypse, confinement indoors, chaos and mayhem, panic, fear, subway, plague, pregnancy, agoraphobia, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain
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Paranormal Activity (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, dark, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, paranormal activity, fear, found footage, panic, videotaping, monster, surveillance, evil force, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: san diego california, california, usa, los angeles
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Us (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Husband and wife Gabe and Adelaide Wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.
Style: scary, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: home invasion, murder, doppelganger, amusement park, panic, traumatic childhood, evil twin, black family, torment, family vacation, childhood memory, beach ...
Time: year 1986, 80s, 2010s, year 2019
Place: usa
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Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
Style: tense, suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: skyscraper, disaster, terrorism, heroism, protective parent, ex soldier, kidnapping, fire, panic, betrayal, courage, helicopter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota, asia
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The Swarm (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack without reason. Disaster movie-master Irwin Allen's film contains ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, military, race against time, panic, survival, natural disaster, small town, bee, monster, antidote, plague, rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, houston texas, austin texas, latin america
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Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: suspense, apocalyptic, suspenseful, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, virus, pandemic, survival, quarantine, infected, infection, deadly virus, natural disaster, disease, doctors, disaster ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: hong kong, california, san francisco, minnesota, asia ...
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Style: exciting, inspirational, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: disaster, natural disaster, catastrophe, survival, courage, oil rig, rescue, sea, trapped, evacuation, heroism, oil ...
Time: 70s, 2010s, year 2010, 21st century
Place: california, boston, louisiana
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The Call (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, investigation, woman in danger, 911, psycho, murder, youth, chase, child abduction, graphic violence, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sotobamura is a small village with around 1300 residents; so small the village isn't even connected to a single highway. An isolated village in which old customs, such as the burial of the dead, are still practiced. One day, the bodies of three ...
Style: dark fantasy, scary, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, murder, insanity, supernatural, desperation, panic, good versus evil, mysterious death, fear, evil, mass murder, chaos ...
Place: japan, asia
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Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, cave, expedition, disaster, death, forces of nature, deathtrap, adventure, underground, struggle for survival, beautiful scenery, scuba diving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: papua new guinea
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Joy Ride (2001)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twists and turns, kidnapping, murder, prank, truck driver, truck, paranoia, psychopath, cat and mouse, road trip, brother brother relationship, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, colorado, salt lake city utah, nebraska, wyoming ...
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It Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, slasher, bloody, epic, macabre ...
Audience: kids
Plot: killer clown, evil clown, clown, evil, creature, panic, carnival, murder, group of friends, kids in trouble, fear, asthma ...
Time: 80s, year 1989, 2010s, year 2016
Place: maine, new york, los angeles, usa
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What Lies Beneath (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire ...
Style: suspense, psychological, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, infidelity, adultery, couple relations, supernatural, woman in danger, haunted by the past, supernatural horror, losing-it hero, spiritualism, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: vermont, usa, boston
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Demons (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
Style: scary, slasher, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, demon, supernatural, plague, death, panic, demonic possession, survival horror, body horror, chaos, cinema, fear ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, west germany, germany, rome italy, italy
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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 (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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The Den (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspense, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, internet, murder, brutality, panic, violence, hacking, police, computer, laptop, fear, masked killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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To the Lake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Mini-series in which an unknown virus turns Moscow into a city of the dead. There is no electricity, money has lost all value and those who are still not infected, are desperately fighting for food and fuel. The main character, Sergei, lives outside ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, apocalyptic, serious
Plot: epidemic, post apocalypse, virus, apocalypse, survival, extinction, panic, infection, disease, family in danger, fear, disaster ...
Place: moscow russia, russia
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The Phobos (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Estonia, Russia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Rainy summer evening... Young people are arriving at the new trendy club named Phobos which is still under construction. Or re-construction - since it's a former bomb shelter which is reconstructed to become a club. At first, the party sees ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: bomb shelter, survival, fear, panic, torture, ghost, group of strangers, confined, isolation, club, dj, gulag ...
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Jaws 2 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Style: suspense, scary, slasher, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, killer shark, monster, shark attack, survival, panic, creature, animal attack, creature feature, sea, killer fish ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, new york
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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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