Elevator movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant elevator movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, scary and suspense films and TV shows about / with elevator, danger, deadly, storytelling, dialogue, crimes, runaway, murder, death and catastrophe plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as elevator: Devil (2010), Hellevator (2004), 100 Girls (2000), The Shaft (2001), Free Fall (2014), Tower of Terror (1997), Blackout (2008), The Maze Runner (2014), Time at the Top (1999), Lady in a Cage (1964).

List of elevator movies

 6.2
 121K
Devil (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, scary, psychological ...
Plot: elevator, mysterious character, devil, supernatural, police investigation, danger, trapped in an elevator, death, sin, captivity, mystery, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 6.1
 1K
Hellevator (2004)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Luchino's routine morning elevator ride up from her subterranean home on level 138 to her school many stories above turns horrific when the elevator operator is ordered to pick up two passengers from floor 99, the maximum security level. What ...
Style: futuristic, scary, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, trapped in an elevator, murder, life is a bitch, future dystopia, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, gory, deadly, society, chases and races ...
Time: future
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 5.9
 20K
100 Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This sexy, teen-comedy is about a freshman, Matthew, at college who meets his dream girl in a dorm elevator during a blackout. He never sees her face, but instantly falls in love. In the morning, the power is restored, but the "dream girl" ...
Style: humorous, sexy, talky, light, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: elevator, college, youth, love and romance, cross dressing, teen sex comedy, battle of the sexes, fall in love, college life, romance, sex, martial arts ...
Time: 90s
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 4.5
 4K
The Shaft (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After the elevators at a New York City skyscraper begin inexplicably malfunctioning, putting its passengers at risk, mechanic Mark Newman (James Marshall) and reporter Jennifer Evans (Naomi Watts) begin separate investigations. Newman gets ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, deadly, investigation, mad scientist, reporter, dangerous animal, supernatural, race against time, murder, psychopath, heroes, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 4.5
 2K
Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upwardly-mobile executive Jane (Sarah Butler) uncovers evidence that that her high powered boss may have been murdered, prompting the corporation to dispatch a "crisis manager" (D.B. Sweeny) to ensure that the truth never gets out. Now, ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: elevator, skyscraper, trapped, trapped in an elevator, assassin, assassination attempt, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, manhunt, deadly, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Tower of Terror (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A disgraced reporter investigates an abandoned luxury hotel where five people mysteriously disappeared sixty years earlier.
Style: serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: elevator, hotel, ghost, hollywood, halloween, journalism, media, supernatural, rivalry, danger, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Place: usa
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 5.1
 3K
Blackout (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three people from different walks of life find themselves trapped inside a stalled elevator. What at first seems like an inconvenience rapidly escalates into a nightmare.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, trapped in an elevator, psychopath, serial killer, murder, mind game, danger, haunted by the past, fight, bus, hospital, broken leg ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.8
 382K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: memory loss, survival, apocalypse, adventure, isolation, trapped, young heroes, danger, imaginary, youth, society, on the run ...
Time: future
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What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? (1970)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Candid Camera's Allen Funt secretely tapes people's reactions to unexpected encounters with nudity in unusual situations, such as when a naked young woman casually exits an elevator in an office building, or when the nude male art model ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, sexy, offbeat ...
Plot: elevator, sex, prank, human nature, society, couples, voyeurism, women, bus station, hat, ladder, table ...
Time: 60s
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Time at the Top (1999)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 14-year old Susan Shawson travels back in time in her building's elevator. As altered by a retired physicist living in her building, it transports her from Philadelphia of 1998 back to the same place in 1881. There she meets Victoria Walker, a ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, elevator, single parent, family relations, hopes, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, family, youth, changing the past or future, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1880s
Place: philadelphia
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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: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary ...
Plot: elevator, psychopath, prostitute, mansion, murder, isolation, crime, kidnapping, serial killer, prison life, captivity, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
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 6.2
 5K
The Lift (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lift begins displaying some erratic behavior, like trapping some party goers and nearly suffocating them, and decapitating a security guard. Felix, the technician from the lift company, can't find anything wrong with the circuitry. When he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, demonic, suspense
Plot: elevator, skyscraper, journalism, suffocation, captivity, heroes, gory, technology gone awry, confined, escapades, dangerous attraction, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands, amsterdam
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 5.9
 1K
The Cat (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An unlikely protagonist slinks around in “The Cat,” which follows So-yeon, a pet groomer who suffers from claustrophobia stemming from a childhood experience. One day, one of So-yeon’s customers dies on the elevator, leaving her cat Bi-dan ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, sentimental
Plot: ghost, elevator, haunted by the past, pets, deadly, danger, animal life, gory, cat, missing child, uncover truth, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
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The Night Eats the World (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After waking up in an apartment where only the night before a party was raging, Sam is forced to come to grips with reality: He is now alone and the living dead have invaded the streets of Paris. Petrified with fear, Sam is going to have to ...
Plot: living dead, cat, elevator, suicide, survival, zombie, rooftop, blood, alone, fire, neighbor, loneliness ...
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying ...
Style: suspense, scary, bad ending, dark, suspenseful ...
Plot: morgue, supernatural, witch, corpse, supernatural horror, autopsy, murder, witchcraft, self sacrifice, mysterious death, elevator, severed tongue ...
Place: london
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 4.9
 1K
Event 15 (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three soldiers get trapped in an elevator when terrorists set off a dirty bomb. But when White escapes, her world turns upside down as she realizes nothing is what it seems.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Plot: elevator, military, soldier, disobey, isolation, danger, woman in danger, against the odds, captivity, survival, deathtrap, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Neues aus der Anstalt (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Neues aus der Anstalt is a political cabaret program on German television station ZDF, hosted by Urban Priol and Frank-Markus Barwasser, who replaced Georg Schramm. Broadcast monthly since 2007, it usually features three guest cabaret artists in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: politics, elevator, state affairs, doctors and patients, power relations, clinic, political satire, stand up comedian, voice imitation, political protest
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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 6.5
 239
Elevator (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A boy and a girl, both teenagers, want to get away from the world and be alone for a while, so they hide in an abandoned factory on the outskirts. But there they fall in a trap of their own intention, and get stuck in the cargo elevator. There is no ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: elevator, friendship, coming of age, danger, on the run, teenage life, youth, chases and races, romanian, trapped, escape, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania
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 5.8
 6K
13 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ritchie Donovan is a professional thief whose luck has just run out. The only survivor from a heist that goes terribly wrong, Ritchie is forced to take the rap and is sent to Russia to steal a priceless antique cross locked in a safe on the ...
Style: realistic, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, elevator, twins, psychopath, deadly, serial killer, danger, heroes, gangsters, supernatural ability, zombie, skyscraper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Sweet Charity (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Taxi dancer Charity continues to have Faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and Hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her away from her sleazy life. Maybe, just maybe, handsome Oscar ...
Style: stylized, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elevator, celebrity, tragic love, broken engagement, charity, dancehall girl, cabaret, change of heart, unlikely couple, hopes, couple relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 5.6
 57K
Dark Water (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: ghost, elevator, job seeking, drowning, divorce, apartment, water, teacher, haunted by the past, single parent, danger, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1974
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, seattle washington, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.3
 68K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, desert, safecracker, murder, escape attempt, promotion, elevator, police station, police officer, thief, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, los angeles, latin america, usa, california ...
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The China Syndrome (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A modern nightmare nearly becomes reality in this tension-filled story about an "incident" at a nuclear power plant. Jane Fonda stars as Kimberly Wells, an ambitious TV reporter covering a story on energy sources, who is present at the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, biting, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, conspiracy, elevator, media, journalism, control room, car chase, swat team, whistleblower, earthquake, radiation, nuclear ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden ...
Style: exciting, feel good, offbeat, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teacher, factory, chocolate, mischievous children, candy, boat, poverty, dwarf, spy, elevator, tunnel, inheritance ...
Place: montana, arizona, germany
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 8.3
 16K
The Kingdom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Denmark, Italy, Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands
Duration: 561 min.
Story: The first part of a Danish miniseries that has been edited into two massive films, "Riget" is set in the neurosurgical ward of Copenhagen's Rigshospitalet, the city and country's main hospital, nicknamed "Riget". The ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, dark humor, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: hospital, supernatural, afterlife, ghost, cruelty, nightmare, evil, pregnancy, elevator, doctor, paranormal activity, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: hotel, inheritance, greed, mentor protege relationship, friendship, disorder, escapades, murder, painting, theft, unlikely partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1985 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, central europe, alps
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The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.
Style: based on supposedly true story, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: time travel, chase, elevator, laboratory, gas station, kidnapping, experiment, urban legend, adventure, escapades, crimes, imaginary ...
Time: future, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943 ...
Place: california, battleship, nevada, philadelphia, usa ...
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 6.7
 2K
Look (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Interconnected stories are told entirely through images captured on security cameras in storage rooms, police cars, parking lots, shopping malls and other locations. Store manager Tony has affairs with the women who work under him, high schooler ...
Style: clever, serious, biting, realistic, cynical
Plot: voyeurism, elevator, masturbation, surveillance camera, high school, society, couples, obsession, dull life, sexual relations, nosy, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.2
 3K
Five Corners (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.
Style: disturbing, serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: violence, stalking, psychopath, elevator, friendship, prison, theft, city, youth, danger, rapist, city life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, mississippi, bronx new york city, california ...
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 6.8
 927
Out of Order (1984)
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's Friday evening. The lift repairman leaves the building and wants to finish his work on Monday. But he doesn't know there are four men in the building. They use the lift but stay in it about 100 meters from the floor. They have little ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, elevator, claustrophobia, heist, skyscraper, danger, survival, escapades, crimes, adventure, confined, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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