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 serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, scary and tense films and TV shows about / with elevator, danger, deadly, crimes, murder, death, blood, chases and races, dialogue and violence plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as elevator: Devil (2010), Hellevator (2004), 100 Girls (2000), Free Fall (2014), The Shaft (2001), Tower of Terror (1997), Lady in a Cage (1964), Time at the Top (1999), The Maze Runner (2014), The Lift (1983).

List of elevator movies

 6.2
 118K
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, scary, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: elevator, devil, mysterious character, supernatural, police investigation, danger, captivity, trapped in an elevator, sin, mystery, death, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, trapped in an elevator, murder, future dystopia, gory, life is a bitch, prisoner, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, psychopath ...
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, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: elevator, college, youth, love and romance, cross dressing, battle of the sexes, romance, fall in love, college life, sex, teen sex comedy, voyeur ...
Time: 90s
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: elevator, assassin, trapped in an elevator, skyscraper, trapped, criminal heroes, assassination attempt, manhunt, survival, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, investigation, deadly, dangerous animal, reporter, mad scientist, gory, deadly creature, terrorist, government, mechanic, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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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, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric
Plot: elevator, hotel, ghost, hollywood, halloween, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, journalism, crimes, media, rivalry ...
Place: usa
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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: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: elevator, mansion, psychopath, prostitute, crime, murder, serial killer, hostages, prison, isolation, kidnapping, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
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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: semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: elevator, time travel, single parent, changing the past or future, family, teenage life, time traveler, hotel, family life, imaginary, inventions and discoveries, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1880s
Place: philadelphia
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 6.8
 372K
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: survival, memory loss, apocalypse, adventure, isolation, trapped, young heroes, danger, imaginary, youth, maze, on the run ...
Time: future
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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, suspense, demonic
Plot: elevator, skyscraper, journalism, suffocation, dangerous attraction, gory, technology gone awry, danger, mystery, deadly, captivity, isolation ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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 5.8
 980
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, haunted by the past, elevator, gory, pets, danger, deadly, animal life, missing child, cat, uncover truth, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
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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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: elevator, sex, human nature, voyeurism, women, prank, society, couples, female full frontal nudity, exhibitionism, car, mini skirt ...
Time: 60s
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, bus, serial killer, broken leg, chocolate bar, homeless man, trapped in an elevator, hospital, murder, psychopath, gory, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.4
 99K
I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: I Origins follows a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. He finds his work permeating his life after a brief encounter with an exotic young woman who slips away from him. As his research continues years later with his lab ...
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, thought provoking, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: reincarnation, inventions and discoveries, afterlife, death, religion, memory, science, atheism, loneliness, track down, buddhism, elevator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2009, year 2012 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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 5.9
 3K
Jaguar (1996)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A shaman from the South American rain forest visits France for a public relations campaign. In a hotel's elevator in Paris he meets a French good-for-nothing named Perrin he's fascinated with. He follows Perrin to his flat and although ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, tense, touching, twists and turns ...
Plot: jungle, adventure, gambling, campaign, supernatural power, elevator, jaguar, culture clash, shaman, destiny, escape, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france
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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, realistic, biting, cynical
Plot: elevator, voyeurism, surveillance camera, masturbation, high school, society, store, obsession, sexual relations, workplace intrigue, dull life, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.1
 5K
One Point O (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Iceland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paranoid computer programmer Simon wakes up to find a package in his room one day. Despite attempts at securing his apartment, the packages keep arriving. While cameras watch Simon's every move, he struggles to find the answers to the ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: paranoia, cyberpunk, robot, elevator, motor, apartment, computer, package, nanotechnology, neighbor, crimes, small community ...
Time: contemporary, future
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 6.2
 3K
The Guilty (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young person gets hired to kill someone completely unknown, by someone equally unknown. Or is that true? Nothing is what it seems.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: elevator, nightclub, murder, false accusation, law firm, arson, reunion, vengeance, crime, parents and children, sexual relations, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean
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 6.8
 908
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: elevator, claustrophobia, psychopath, skyscraper, adventure, danger, stolen money, robbery, love triangle, man-woman relation, survival, heist ...
Time: 80s
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 4.5
 6K
Dark Floors (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Finland, Iceland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man emerges with his autistic daughter and three others from a hospital elevator to find themselves trapped in the building with devilish monsters.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, tense
Plot: elevator, hospital, monster, ghost, zombie, gory, deadly creature, survival, isolation, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: supernatural, morgue, supernatural horror, autopsy, witch, corpse, demons, self sacrifice, mysterious death, witchcraft, severed tongue, mystery ...
Place: london
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Four Stories of St. Julian (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set entirely in one location, the film follows four strangers who become trapped in the elevator of St. Julian-a decrepit, inner-city building. An assassin, a religious zealot, a mother, and a thief...just moments after being confined, it becomes ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: elevator, isolation, confined, crimes, danger, mind game, race against time, redemption, religions or cults, hitman, rivalry, shock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Through Naked Eyes (1983)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A musician living in an apartment building likes to check out the residents of the building opposite him--until he finds out one day that an attractive woman in that building is checking him out. He strikes up a relationship with her. Soon ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, rough
Plot: voyeurism, serial killer, elevator, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, stalker, high rise, police officer, stabbing, sex scene, apartment building ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois
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Nightmare on the 13th Floor (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this made-for-cable television horror thriller, a travel writer visits a historic hotel to write a story about it and inadvertently finds herself on the 13th floor where she witnesses a Satanic rite and tangles with an axe-wielding killer. She ...
Plot: elevator, hotel, killer, reporter, murder, satanism, axe, serial killer, homelessness, murder investigation, crystal
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Home Sweet Home (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an outwardly perfect family moves into a labyrinthine apartment complex with a dark history, their fragile façade soon begins to crumble to the ground in a captivating horror-drama directed by Cheang Poi Soi and starring Shu Qi. May's ...
Plot: suicide, severed finger, police, elevator, kidnapping, burned alive, dog, stranger, apartment building, apartment, missing child, killing a dog ...
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 4.4
 131
The Intruder (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Thailand
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1983 before the giant Suvarnabhumi international airport was built, the neglected and unoccupied area was called "King Cobra Swamp" by the locals. As building commenced, a huge old Banyan tree blocked the constructions path. A work crew ...
Plot: cobra, curse, apartment complex, elevator
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 7.0
 8K
Miracle Mile (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After 30 years of searching, Harry (Edwards) has finally met the girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, before they even have a chance to go on their first date, Harry intercepts some chilling news: WWIII has begun and nuclear missiles will destroy Los ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, apocalypse, race against time, gas station, elevator, gun, one night, panic, helicopter, explosion, riot, danger ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, antarctica
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 5.7
 961
The Final Cut (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mysterious bomber is planting explosive devices in Seattle. Since their quality takes too big a toll among Seattle Police bomb experts, John Pierce, former head of the Bomb Squad, reluctantly takes the job that will take him to face his worst ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: terrorism, cigarette smoking, bomb squad, exploding car, swat team, hospital, exploding building, manhunt, shopping mall, video surveillance, bombing, sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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The Towering Inferno (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: At the opening party of a colossal - but poorly constructed - office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: skyscraper, rescue, survival, race against time, trapped, fire, explosion, elevator, helicopter, adventure, firefighter, escape attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, california
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 6.6
 1K
Hotel (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of the clock-like movements of a giant, big city New Orleans hotel. The ambitious yet loyal manager, wrestles with the round-the-clock drama of its guests. A brazen sneak thief, who nightly relieves the guests of their property, is ...
Plot: elevator, hotel, blackmail, thief, racism, accident, luxury hotel, hostile takeover, jaguar car, hotel suite, civil rights, hit and run ...
Time: 1960s
Place: new orleans
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