Underground movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant underground movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense, stylized, exciting and entertaining films and TV shows about / with underground, danger, dialogue, death, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, violence, destiny and survival plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
underground movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as underground: In Darkness (2011), Sanctum (2011), Lab Rats (2012), Hidden (2015), The Call (2013), Underground (2011), Fortress (1985), Crawlspace (2012), Divergent (2014), National Treasure (2004).

List of underground movies

In Darkness (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany, Canada
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. In Darkness tells the true story of Leopold Soha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his ...
Style: disturbing, uplifting, sincere, harsh, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, thief, atrocity, german, underground, survival, tunnel, refugee, unwanted pregnancy, sewer, human spirit, jewish ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945, year 2008
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
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Sanctum (2011)
Genre: 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: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, expedition, forces of nature, adventure, isolation, deathtrap, water, underground, underwater, death, panic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Lab Rats (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Leo is an ordinary teenager who has moved into a high-tech "smart'' house with his mother, inventor stepfather and Eddy, the computer that runs the house. Leo's life becomes less ordinary when, one day, he discovers a secret ...
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhuman powers, teenage life, best friends, friends, youth, scientist, superhero, high school, secret laboratory, underground, social relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Hidden (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.
Style: suspense, dark, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, bomb shelter, quarantine, virus, survival, underground, murder, military, father daughter relationship, epidemic, nightmare, mother daughter relationship ...
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The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, surprise ending, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, woman in danger, psycho, child abduction, 911, danger, murder, investigation, fear, chase, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Underground (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of friends fight for their lives against the lethal and ravenous creatures lurking beneath the Earth's surface. The group finds themselves at the mercy of creatures genetically engineered by the military to be expendable in battle. ...
Style: suspense, bleak, rough, scary
Plot: monster, underground, military base, experiment, eating human flesh, rave, friend, male objectification, nazi
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Fortress (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being kidnapped by four, masked men, a teacher and her students rebel by plotting against the criminals.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: kidnapping, survival, school, teacher, revenge, underground, adventure, escapades, crimes, confined, criminal heroes, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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Crawlspace (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of elite soldiers sent to infiltrate and extract the lead science team from Pine Gap, Australia's top secret underground military compound, after it comes under attack from unknown forces. The mission is compromised when they encounter ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: military base, underground, survival, woman in danger, confined, experiment, danger, military, supernatural power, paranormal, creature, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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Divergent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: youth, survival, future dystopia, fighting the system, rebellion, danger, young heroes, society, mentor, training, rebelliousness, heroes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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National Treasure (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War. The chest's whereabouts may lie ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, scenic, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, riddles and clues, treasure, adventure, archaeologist, artifact, tombs and skeletons, map, adventurer, journey, ancient, search ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century, 1770s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey, jerusalem, pennsylvania ...
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Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, plague, paranoia, time loop, social misfits, post apocalyptic, changing the past or future, save the world, apocalypse, alternate reality, insanity, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, year 1917 ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
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V (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have masqueraded themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, adventure, resistance, save the world, world domination, extraterrestrial, spacecraft, heroic mission, escapades, underground, journalism, alien encounter ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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Never Back Down (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rebellious Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fight Scene at his new high school, after receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family Jake decides to seek the mentoring of a veteran fighter who trains him for one final ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, high school, martial arts, power relations, youth, teenage life, boxing, rivalry, duel, championship, fist fighting, rage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: florida, usa, brazil, tokyo
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Dark Angel (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Super soldier Max Guevera tries to live a normal life in post-apocalyptic Seattle while eluding capture by government agents from the covert biotech facility she escaped from as a child and searching for her genetically-enhanced brothers and sisters ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, double life, super soldier, future dystopia, genetic engineering, cloning, hacker, hidden identity, superhuman powers, secret movement, righting the wronged, secret government organization ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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Biutiful (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 148 min.
Story: This is a story of a man in free fall. On the road to redemption, darkness lights his way. Connected with the afterlife, Uxbal is a tragic hero and father of two who's sensing the danger of death. He struggles with a tainted reality and a fate ...
Style: bleak, psychological, sincere, depressing, sad ...
Plot: terminal illness, redemption, single father, death, suffering, parenthood, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, parents and children, reconciliation, family relations, health situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain, mexico
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City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, post apocalypse, ancient mystery, danger, uncover truth, mayor, save the day, isolation, steampunk, puzzle, race against time, survival ...
Time: future
Place: mine
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The Army of Shadows (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Betrayed by an informant, Philippe Gerbier (Lino Ventura) finds himself trapped in a torturous Nazi prison camp. Though Gerbier escapes to rejoin the Resistance in occupied Marseilles, France, and exacts his revenge on the informant, he must ...
Style: bleak, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, prison, intrigue, rescue, government agency, resistance, espionage, underground, french resistance, czech, life is a bitch, german ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: france, europe, paris france, medical school, marseille ...
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Live and Let Die (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: James Bond must investigate a mysterious murder case of a British agent in New Orleans. Soon he finds himself up against a gangster boss named Mr. Big.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boat, heroin, espionage, chase, secret service, spy, stowaway, gadget, cia, drug dealing, drug lord, virginity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, louisiana, jamaica, new orleans, harlem ...
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The Bothersome Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Norway, Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forty-year-old Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job, an apartment - even a wife. But before long, Andreas notices that something is wrong. Andreas makes an attempt to escape the city, but ...
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: emotionless, crimes, exile, new job, suicide attempt, accountant, mind game, isolation, mystery, nightmare, captivity, confined ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: argentina
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Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, desert, deadly creature, rescue, tentacle, human versus monster, small town, danger, creature feature, stranded, mutant ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
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Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: utopia, cyberpunk, police, martial arts, violence, car chase, foot chase, good versus evil, betrayal, one man army, future dystopia, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 1990s, year 1996 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Resident Evil (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a virus leaks from a top-secret facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak. Alice and Rain ...
Style: suspense, scary, futuristic, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, infected, bio weapon, zombie apocalypse, quarantine, experiment gone awry, virus, powerful corporation, imaginary, gory, mutant, monster ...
Time: future, 2000s, near future
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Antz (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, light, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fighting the system, princess, queen, misfit, rebellion, worker, soldier, ant, adventure, heroism, anti conformity, invasion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Control (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A tale about a strange young man, BulcsĂș, his fellow inspectors, who are all without exception likeable characters, a rival ticket inspection team, and racing along the tracks... And a tale about love.
Style: psychological, captivating, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: train, subway, workplace, petty job, social misfits, passenger, rivalry, professor, serial killer, underground, love, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary
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Underworld (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Vampires and werewolves have waged a nocturnal war against each other for centuries. But all bets are off when a female vampire warrior named Selene, who's famous for her strength and werewolf-hunting prowess, becomes smitten with a ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, dark, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, forbidden love, werewolf, supernatural romance, vampire human love, supernatural, immortality, transformation, escapades, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
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Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, exciting, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, friendship, young heroes, adventure, alien, youth, small town, secret, danger, monster, investigation, disappearance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 1960s, year 1958 ...
Place: ohio, usa
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Black Book (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Germany, UK, Belgium
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Style: tense, psychological, epic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: jewish, atrocity, nazism, holocaust, singer, espionage, betrayal, occupation, life is a bitch, escape, trap, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: holland, netherlands, europe, israel, belgium ...
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28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, zombie apocalypse, infected, chaos, mutant, danger, siblings relations, post apocalypse, virus, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, twists and turns, thought provoking, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, social decay, losing-it hero, insomnia, nihilism, against the rules, fist fighting, dissociative identity disorder, paranoia, life philosophy, fighting the system, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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Two Tons of Turquoise to Taos Tonight (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A film without a beginning or an end, Moment to Moment is a rush of curious sketches, scenes, and shots that takes on a rhythmic life of its own.
Style: absurd
Plot: underground, jazz, photograph, surrealism, absurdism, home movie
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