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

List of elevator movies

 6.2
 127K
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, surprise ending, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: devil, elevator, trapped in an elevator, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, twists & turns, danger, sin, captivity, police investigation, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, 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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, trapped in an elevator, murder, society, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, life is a bitch, psychopath, prisoner, killing spree, survivor ...
Time: future
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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, investigation, deadly, mad scientist, supernatural, gory, mystery, race against time, journalism, technology gone awry, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.8
 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: 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, obsession, college life, battle of the sexes, romance ...
Time: 90s
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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: scary, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, asthma, serial killer, psychopath, murder, asthma inhaler, inhaler, mind game, trapped in an elevator, danger, haunted by the past, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
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Tower of Terror (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns
Audience: horror for children
Plot: elevator, hollywood, hotel, ghost, halloween, crimes, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, family problems, media, journalism ...
Place: usa
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, demonic, cult film ...
Plot: elevator, journalism, skyscraper, suffocation, deadly, gory, conspiracy, danger, chaos, supernatural, captivity, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands, amsterdam
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 6.8
 407K
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, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, apocalypse, imaginary, maze, isolation, trapped, society, memory loss, youth, young heroes, danger ...
Time: future
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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, realistic, rough
Plot: trapped, elevator, trapped in an elevator, assassination attempt, crimes, survival, manhunt, deadly, danger, skyscraper, female protagonist, murderer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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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, thought provoking, semi serious, offbeat, sexy ...
Plot: elevator, nudity (full frontal - brief), hidden camera, couples, society, human nature, voyeurism, prank, nude, exhibitionism, wallet, nude model ...
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, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: elevator, time travel, single parent, family, time machine, inventions and discoveries, family relations, family life, youth, imaginary, hopes, 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, woman in danger, prostitute, mansion, murder, isolation, crimes, crime, kidnapping, serial killer, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
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 6.4
 243
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, offbeat ...
Plot: elevator, trapped, love, friendship, coming of age, escape, teenager, couples, isolation, panic, teenage life, chases and races ...
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: ghost, monster, hospital, elevator, confined, danger, deadly, survival, supernatural, isolation, parents and children, stopped time ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.4
 112K
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: thought provoking, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending, emotional ...
Plot: reincarnation, metaphysics, buddhism, atheism, society, inventions and discoveries, elevator, track down, death, memory, science, eye ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 1998, year 2009 ...
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, deadly, pets, danger, gory, animal life, elevator, 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 ...
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, suspenseful, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: zombie apocalypse, alone, suicide, survival, zombie, elevator, cat, hallucination, apartment building, living dead, blood, rooftop ...
Place: paris france
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 5.4
 1K
The End? (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claudio Verona is a young and cynical businessman. One day he gets locked in his Roman office elevator before an important meeting with a client. Soon this annoying obstacle will turn into a nightmare. For outside that metal cage, a deadly virus has ...
Style: suspenseful, macabre, scary, bloody, bleak
Plot: zombie, virus, elevator, struggle for survival, epidemic, rescue attempt, human monster, infection, mobile phone, zombie apocalypse
Place: rome italy
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, tragic love, obsession, supernatural, couple relations, love affair, changing the past or future, unfulfillment, time travel, couples, elevator, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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In the Nick of Time (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Greece
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Sto Para Pente, is a popular Greek comedy-drama television series, which was broadcast on Mega Channel for two seasons, from September 27, 2005 until June 18, 2007. The script was written by Giorgos Kapoutzidis, who had also written the successful ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, crime and punishment, murder, mystery, trapped, escapades, crimes, adventure, stranger, government official, scapegoat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: greece, athens, athens greece
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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, realistic ...
Plot: military, soldier, isolation, danger, survival, losing-it hero, confined, post traumatic stress disorder, trapped in an elevator, elevator, terrorist attack, veteran ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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: satire, politics, elevator, state affairs, power relations, doctors and patients, clinic, voice imitation, political satire, stand up comedian, political protest, finance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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 5.7
 6K
13 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, serial killer, psychopath, hostage, gangsters, crimes, hostages, rivalry, deadly, danger, slasher, twins ...
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, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: elevator, hopes, tragic love, broken engagement, charity, dancehall girl, celebrity, optimism, sleazy, lifestyle, cabaret, change of heart ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.6
 59K
Dark Water (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
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, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, divorce, starting over, parents and children, haunted by the past, danger, supernatural, imaginary friend, drowning, elevator, teacher, water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1974, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, seattle washington ...
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 6.3
 73K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, police officer, thief, murder, escape attempt, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, 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: suspense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, danger, journalism, radiation, control room, media, swat team, politics, nuclear, uncover truth, catastrophe ...
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, East Germany, West Germany, Belgium
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: humorous, feel good, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, teacher, chocolate, candy, factory, contests and competitions, wish come true, inheritance, tour guide, rich and poor, grandfather grandson relationship, overweight child ...
Place: germany, arizona, montana
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
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: stylized, offbeat, witty, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: existentialism, hotel, inheritance, twists & turns, greed, adventure, escapades, mentor protege relationship, disorder, servant, friendship, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 30s ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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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, heroic mission, danger, disorder, heroes, invisibility ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, future, 40s, 80s ...
Place: california, nevada, philadelphia, usa, arizona
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