Dungeon movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dungeon movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, humorous and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with dungeon, danger, escapades, chase, rivalry, heroes, adventure, dialogue, good versus evil and mentor plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
dungeon movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dungeon: Blood of Dracula's Castle (1969), The Haunted Palace (1963), Hunger (2009), Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009), Willow (1988), The Boarding School (2007), The Pit and the Pendulum (1991), The Gauntlet (2013), Trophy Heads (2014), The Crown and the Dragon (2013).

List of dungeon movies

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Bell Cranell is a rookie adventurer and the sole member of his dirt-poor guild founded by the petite goddess Hestia. Adventurers come from far and wide looking to strike it big in the massive labyrinth known as Dungeon, located beneath the city of ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, captivating, enigmatic, romantic ...
Plot: magic, goddess, monster, travel, magical sword, mythology, deity, dungeon, harem, battles, fight, god ...
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Blood of Dracula's Castle (1969)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Count Dracula and his wife capture beautiful young women and chain them in their dungeon, to be used when they need to satisfy their thirst for blood.
Style: scary, serious
Plot: dungeon, vampire, beach, serial killer, castle, photographer, ocean, psychopath, graphic violence, crimes, supernatural, master and servant ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, usa, arizona
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The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: burned alive, dungeon, afterlife, curse, ghost, monster, mutant, village, murder, mansion, supernatural ability, dealing with death ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
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Hunger (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five strangers face the unthinkable when they wake up and find themselves trapped. With no idea how they got there they frantically try to figure out how to escape. The disoriented group quickly realise the truth about their situation when they ...
Style: scary, disturbing, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: starvation, eating human flesh, hunger, claustrophobia, captivity, captive, survival, confined, dungeon, cannibalism, human nature, flesh eating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, good versus evil, witch, legends and myths, magical, parallel world, adventure, talking animals, heroes, family, self sacrifice ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: london, england
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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A prequel to the first two Underworld films, this fantasy explains the origins of the feud between the Vampires and the Lycans. Aided by his secret love, Sonja, courageous Lucian leads the Lycans in battle against brutal Vampire king Viktor. ...
Style: gothic, dark fantasy, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, battles, beast, evil empire, aristocracy, slavery, immortality, castle, transformation, tough heroes, lovers ...
Time: 2000s, 12th century
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Willow (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. A child, Elora Danan, is born in the Nockmaar dungeons and ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, fairy, queen, heroes, black magic, prophecy, magic, heroic mission, monster, castle ...
Time: 80s
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The Boarding School (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: El Internado Laguna Negra was a Spanish television drama-thriller focusing on the students of a fictional boarding school in a forest, where teenagers are sent by their parents to study. The boarding school is situated in a forest far from the city, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, experiment, murder mystery, teenager, mystery, dealing with death, family relations, siblings relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death of friend, dungeon, secret room ...
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Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Arrow of the Orion (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the city of Orario, beneath an impossibly tall tower, lies the dungeon. Only adventurers who form partnerships with the gods themselves have any hope of defeating the monsters that lie within. But the dungeon is not the only place where monsters ...
Style: exciting, feel good, tense, captivating
Plot: god, monster, magic, dungeon, adventurer, deity, harem, greek mythology, norse mythology, mythology, romantic friendship, unrequited love ...
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The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set during the height of Spanish Inquisition. The beautiful and kind-hearted Maria is arrested as a witch when she inadvertently cries out in horror at the public whipping of a child. As Maria’s husband Antonio tries to save her, Torquemada, the ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: inquisition, spanish inquisition, dungeon, witch, heretic, religions or cults, woman in danger, supernatural, clergy, good versus evil, mental illness, crimes ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe
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The Gauntlet (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a sunken Castle underneath the earth, five strangers wake. They have no food. No memory. No water. And no way out. These strangers are from every normal walk of life, yet they each have a secret. They don’t know it yet, but they’re capable of ...
Style: psychological, tense, exciting, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, riddles and clues, trapped, isolation, captivity, dungeon, escapades, adventure, confined, strong violent content, stranger, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Trophy Heads (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An obsessed fan and his mother kidnap former 'scream queens' and force them to reenact their famous film roles...with deadly results.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: scream queen, kidnapping, dungeon, obsessed fan, murder, abduction, basement, isolation, violence, playing god, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Three Heroes and the Shamakhan Queen (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A bogatyr is an epic warrior from ancient Kievan Rus. Most are directed in the traditional bylinas, traditional Russian epic poems, as being endowed with enormous strength and cunning, although often not completely immune to human weaknesses. Here, ...
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, humorous, light, folk tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, folk hero, magic spell, talking animals, dungeon, prison escape, magical, talking horse, evil queen, eternal youth, wedding, good versus evil ...
Time: 10th century
Place: russia
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The Crown and the Dragon (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a war-torn country that is plagued by a vicious dragon, Elenn, an arrogant, young noblewoman, accompanies her aunt on a mission to bring an ancient relic to the secret coronation of the rightful king.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, sincere, feel good
Plot: dragon, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, heroes, adventurer, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, on the road, good versus evil, medieval ...
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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son -- two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: medieval, heroes, good versus evil, magic, imaginary kingdom, rescue, villain, vengeance, adventure, heroic mission, monster, revenge ...
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Flash Gordon (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.
Style: futuristic, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: space opera, emperor, outer space, mad scientist, superhero, space wars, space travel, race against time, good versus evil, heroes, dungeon, battles ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, future
Place: usa, new york
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Ladyhawke (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, fairy tale, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: bishop, adventure, knight, good versus evil, rescue, magic, romance, chase, curse, true love, solar eclipse, transformation ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: france, europe
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Robin Hood (1973)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: With King Richard off to the Crusades, Prince John and his slithering minion, Sir Hiss, set about taxing Nottingham's citizens with support from the corrupt sheriff - and staunch opposition by the wily Robin Hood and his band of merry men.
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: fox, prince, talking animals, thief, heroes, robin hood, forest, anthropomorphic mouse, good versus evil, archery, rebel, robbery ...
Time: middle ages, 70s, 12th century
Place: england, europe
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Young Frankenstein (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young neurosurgeon inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback, a pretty lab assistant and the elderly housekeeper. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, absurd, gothic ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, farce, experiment, scientist, castle, frankenstein, haunted by the past, disorder, inheritance, experiment gone awry, supernatural ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 70s
Place: europe, usa, transylvania
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Elizabeth I (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 223 min.
TV show
Story: HBO miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, royal family, monarchy, royal court, british history, couple relations, palace intrigue, family relations, queen of england, romance, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, lisbon portugal, portugal, scotland ...
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Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: parody, humorous, clever, witty, biting ...
Plot: roman empire, satire, monty python, religion, execution, dungeon, christmas, farce, mistaken identity, weirdo, crucifix, cult ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, jerusalem
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black ...
Style: absurd, humorous, parody, surreal, cerebral ...
Plot: holy grail, monty python, adventure, monk, legends and myths, knight, sword fight, king arthur, courage, disorder, absurd humor, surrealism ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe, xian, scotland yard
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Shrek 2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has ...
Style: fairy tale, parody, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens, kids, date night
Plot: princess, talking animals, transformation, dragon, animals, kingdom, prince, creature, adventure, imaginary kingdom, cat, ogre ...
Time: 2000s, 16th century, middle ages
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The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Music, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A darker version of the classic Gaston Leroux novel. A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer who has plans for those oppose himself or the young singer.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, dungeon, kidnapping, woman in danger, opera, music, supernatural, rivalry, musician's life, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, new york ...
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Storm - Letter of Fire (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is set in 1521 Antwerp, in a Europe ravaged by religious wars, and during the early years of the Reformation. It tells the story of the twelve year old, Falko Voeten – a printer’s son. When Falko’s father, Klaas Voeten, a printer of ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, bleak ...
Plot: reformation, inquisition, justice, strong female character, friendship, teenager, priest, chase, prison, tough girl, dungeon, father figure ...
Time: 16th century
Place: netherlands
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Basement (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Six friends are lured to an underground basement for a sinister experiment, will they escape, but most importantly will they live or die?
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: forest, group of friends, dungeon, survival, experiment, murder, anti war, interracial friendship, cheating boyfriend, interracial couple, anti war protest, unfaithful boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, revenge, ancient history, ancient rome, freedom, gladiator, courage, sword fight, master warrior, lone hero ...
Place: rome italy, germany, spain, north africa, italy
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The Order (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Aruba
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Rudy, an artifacts smuggler, goes to Jerusalem to rescue his kidnapped archeologist father, he faces deportation by a scheming police chief. Now, to find his dad and recover a sacred scroll, he'll have to outwit officials and a ruthless ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, feel good
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, treasure hunt, artifact, kidnapping, terrorism, missing person, adventurer, parents and children, religions or cults, obsessive quest, father son relationship, hostage ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, contemporary, 2000s
Place: middle east, israel, tel aviv israel, jerusalem, ukraine
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The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Once upon a time... in the far away kingdom of Dor... lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, friendship, daring rescue, self discovery, society, rebellion, escapades, hopes, rules and policies, social misfits ...
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Frailty (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."
Style: psychological, twists and turns, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, sin, childhood, insanity, psychopath, punishment, angel, parents and children, family relations, fbi, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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