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, suspense, realistic, scary and psychological films and TV shows about / with elevator, danger, trapped in an elevator, deadly, crimes, murder, catastrophe, isolation, survival and trapped plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Netherlands and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as elevator: Devil (2010), Down (2001), Hellevator (2004), 100 Girls (2000), Tower of Terror (1997), The Lift (1983), Blackout (2008), Free Fall (2014), The Maze Runner (2014), Time at the Top (1999).

List of elevator movies

 6.3
 145K
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: surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: devil, elevator, group of strangers, supernatural, mystery, trapped in an elevator, mysterious character, stranded, police investigation, confined, supernatural horror, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 4.6
 5K
Down (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, rough, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, mad scientist, investigation, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, race against time, journalism, psychopath, disorder, murder, technology gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.9
 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: bleak, scary, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, trapped in an elevator, murder, society, supernatural, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, psychopath, prisoner, serial killer, survivor, killing spree ...
Time: future
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 5.8
 23K
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: teen sex comedy, humorous, sexy, talky, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: man disguised as a woman, cross dressing, college, elevator, fall in love, youth, love and romance, college life, obsession, battle of the sexes, romance, dormitory ...
Time: 90s
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Tower of Terror (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: A disgraced reporter investigates an abandoned luxury hotel where five people mysteriously disappeared sixty years earlier.
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: kids, horror for children
Plot: elevator, ghost, hollywood, hotel, supernatural, halloween, family problems, supernatural ability, journalism, media, rivalry, crimes ...
Place: usa
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 6.2
 7K
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, scary, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: elevator, skyscraper, journalism, suffocation, isolation, dangerous attraction, captivity, technology gone awry, mystery, confined, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands, amsterdam
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 5.0
 4K
Blackout (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: asthma, trapped in an elevator, elevator, serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, haunted by the past, fight, hospital, bus, homeless man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: trapped in an elevator, elevator, trapped, assassination attempt, crimes, survival, manhunt, murderer, skyscraper, female protagonist, assassin, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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 6.8
 460K
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: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing
Plot: survival, adventure, distopia, maze, trapped, apocalypse, youth, society, young heroes, future dystopia, memory loss, fantasy world ...
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: thought provoking, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: elevator, hidden camera, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, prank, couples, human nature, voyeurism, generation gap, interracial couple, exhibitionism, female nudity ...
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: semi serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: elevator, time travel, single parent, changing the past or future, youth, hopes, family, family relations, time machine, inventions and discoveries, teenage life, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 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, prostitute, psychopath, woman in danger, mansion, murder, isolation, crimes, kidnapping, serial killer, survival, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
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 5.9
 306
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: semi serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: elevator, trapped, love, friendship, coming of age, teenager, escape, couples, isolation, panic, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania
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 4.3
 4K
9/11 (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of 5 people find themselves trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center's North Tower on 9/11. They work together, never giving up hope, to try to escape before the unthinkable happens.
Style: captivating, factual, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: elevator, world trade center manhattan new york city, disaster, catastrophe, fear, chaos, terrorism, tragic event, adaptation, grief, death, trapped in an elevator ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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 4.4
 7K
Dark Floors (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: monster, ghost, hospital, elevator, confined, survival, supernatural, parents and children, isolation, stopped time, death of protagonist, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary
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A Thousand Kisses Deep (2011)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After witnessing an older version of herself committing suicide, Mia (Jodie Whittaker) attempts to rewrite history and thereby avert this tragic fate. She travels back in time, exploring dark secrets and lashing out against handsome Ludwig (Dougray ...
Style: tense, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, tragic love, elevator, couple relations, obsession, changing the past or future, love affair, supernatural, unfulfillment, time travel, couples, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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 4.7
 1K
Alpha Alert (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: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: military, soldier, elevator, survival, isolation, confined, losing-it hero, post traumatic stress disorder, trapped in an elevator, veteran, terrorist attack, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.3
 125K
I Origins (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: thought provoking, mind bending, enigmatic, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, eye, society, inventions and discoveries, elevator, afterlife, track down, death, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2009, year 2005 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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 5.7
 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, haunted by the past, pets, elevator, missing child, cat, uncover truth, mystery, animal life, little girl, adoption, store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
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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: scary, dark, suspense, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural horror, morgue, autopsy, supernatural, witch, dead woman, corpse, supernatural power, evil power, crematorium, mysterious death, murder ...
Place: new england, london
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Neues aus der Anstalt (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, clinic, doctors and patients, power relations, political satire, elevator, german politics, stand up comedian, current affairs, finance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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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, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hopes, elevator, charity, broken engagement, celebrity, dancehall girl, tragic love, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, going straight ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, journalism, media, radiation, politics, nuclear, uncover truth, disaster, swat team, power plant, reporter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
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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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, chase, experiment gone awry, experiment, laboratory, adventure, heroic mission, disorder, crimes, heroes, intelligence, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, future, 80s, year 1943 ...
Place: california, philadelphia, nevada, usa, arizona
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 6.6
 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: realistic, serious, cynical, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: surveillance camera, voyeurism, obsession, workplace intrigue, crimes, society, high school, store, sexual relations, underage girl, masturbation, elevator ...
Time: contemporary
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The Flying Liftboy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: elevator, world spanning, adventure, misfit, young heroes, escapades, heroes, youth, family, state affairs, social relations, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, europe, new york, usa, holland
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 6.7
 1K
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, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: psychopath, elevator, heist, survival, crimes, confined, escapades, adventure, skyscraper, disaster, catastrophe, male female relationship ...
Time: 80s
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The Great New Wonderful (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, touching, witty ...
Plot: 9/11, family relations, mental illness, americana, office, bittersweet, terrorism, love and romance, immigrants, ambition, rise to the top, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, italy, manhattan new york city ...
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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, rough, suspense, realistic
Plot: confined, crimes, rivalry, race against time, mind game, isolation, redemption, religions or cults, murder, elevator, panic, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.0
 6K
One Point O (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Iceland
Duration: 95 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, suspenseful, enigmatic, tricky ...
Plot: cyberpunk, paranoia, nanotechnology, neighbor, mind game, investigation, life is a bitch, programmer, mind control, robot, elevator, computer ...
Time: contemporary, future
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