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, suspense, clever and psychological films and TV shows about / with elevator, danger, deadly, murder, trapped in an elevator, crimes, survival, violence, catastrophe and death plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Netherlands and other countries.
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 1996
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TOP 10 movies tagged as elevator: Devil (2010), The Shaft (2001), Hellevator (2004), Blackout (2008), 100 Girls (2000), The Lift (1983), Tower of Terror (1997), Free Fall (2014), The Maze Runner (2014), Time at the Top (1999).

List of elevator movies

 6.2
 134K
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: devil, elevator, mystery, supernatural, trapped in an elevator, mysterious character, danger, twists & turns, group of strangers, stranded, captivity, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 4.6
 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: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, deadly, mad scientist, investigation, supernatural, gory, mystery, murder, uncover truth, technology gone awry, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.0
 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, suspenseful, scary, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, trapped in an elevator, murder, danger, society, supernatural ability, supernatural, psychopath, life is a bitch, prisoner, killing spree, serial killer ...
Time: future
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 5.0
 4K
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: psychological, scary, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: asthma, elevator, asthma inhaler, inhaler, serial killer, psychopath, trapped in an elevator, murder, asthma attack, mind game, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
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 5.8
 21K
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: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teen sex comedy, cross dressing, elevator, man disguised as a woman, college, fall in love, youth, love and romance, college life, obsession, battle of the sexes, romance ...
Time: 90s
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 6.2
 6K
The Lift (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, demonic ...
Plot: elevator, skyscraper, journalism, suffocation, conspiracy, isolation, technology gone awry, gory, chaos, danger, confined, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam, netherlands
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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: serious, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: horror for children
Plot: elevator, ghost, hotel, hollywood, supernatural, halloween, crimes, danger, journalism, rivalry, family problems, supernatural ability ...
Place: 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: trapped, elevator, trapped in an elevator, assassination attempt, crimes, danger, manhunt, deadly, survival, skyscraper, female protagonist, murderer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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 6.8
 420K
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, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, maze, apocalypse, imaginary, youth, trapped, society, distopia, memory loss, young heroes, future dystopia ...
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: sexual, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: elevator, nudity (full frontal - brief), hidden camera, society, prank, voyeurism, human nature, couples, nude, butt naked, nude model, sex ...
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: pre-teens, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: time travel, elevator, single parent, family relations, youth, imaginary, family, changing the past or future, hopes, inventions and discoveries, time machine, family 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, prostitute, psychopath, woman in danger, mansion, murder, isolation, crime, crimes, kidnapping, serial killer, hostage ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
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 6.4
 246
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: realistic, semi serious, psychological, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: elevator, trapped, love, friendship, coming of age, escape, teenager, isolation, couples, panic, teenage life, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania
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 4.5
 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: monster, ghost, hospital, elevator, stopped time, survival, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, parents and children, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
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 4.8
 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: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: military, soldier, elevator, danger, survival, isolation, confined, losing-it hero, post traumatic stress disorder, trapped in an elevator, veteran, terrorist attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.4
 116K
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, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending, cerebral ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, society, eye, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, year 2009, year 2012 ...
Place: india, usa, new york, asia, delhi
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 5.8
 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, rough, suspense, sentimental
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, pets, danger, deadly, gory, animal life, elevator, cat, missing child, uncover truth, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: dark, suspense, scary, bad ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural horror, morgue, witch, supernatural, supernatural power, corpse, autopsy, dead woman, evil power, crematorium, mysterious death, murder ...
Place: new england, london
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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 ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie apocalypse, alone, zombie, zombie survival, suicide, survival, living dead, zombie attack, zombie child, loneliness, elevator, virus ...
Place: paris france
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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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, tragic love, changing the past or future, love affair, obsession, supernatural, couple relations, unfulfillment, time travel, couples, elevator, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: 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, power relations, doctors and patients, clinic, political satire, elevator, german politics, stand up comedian, political protest, voice imitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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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 ...
Plot: time travel, chase, experiment gone awry, experiment, laboratory, adventure, chases and races, danger, heroic mission, heroes, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, future, 40s, 80s ...
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, high school, sexual relations, store, crimes, society, underage girl, elevator, masturbation ...
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: violence, psychopath, stalking, friendship, prison, crimes, rape, police detective, rapist, deadly, danger, hate ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, mississippi, california ...
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The Flying Liftboy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: elevator, youth, world spanning, social relations, disorder, friends, super vehicle, kids in trouble, miraculous event, friendship, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, new york, holland, latin america, usa
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 6.8
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: heist, elevator, psychopath, confined, escapades, catastrophe, adventure, deadly, crimes, danger, survival, skyscraper ...
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, mental illness, 9/11, americana, office, love and romance, bittersweet, immigrants, ambition, terrorism, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: false accusation, law firm, crime, crimes, love affair, life is a bitch, rivalry, deadly, danger, infidelity, social differences, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, realistic
Plot: confined, redemption, isolation, mind game, crimes, rivalry, danger, race against time, religions or cults, murder, elevator, panic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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I'm with Lucy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's an hour before Lucy's wedding and her best friend wants to hear all about what led up to that moment. So, Lucy tells about the five men she had blind dates with over the past year (Doug, Gabriel, Bobby, Barry, and Luke) and her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, wedding, looking for love, dating, marriage, sex on first date, elevator, sex, pillow talk, relationships, women, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, tahiti, madagascar, miami ...
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