Basement movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant basement movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing and bleak films and TV shows about / with basement, violence, blood, murder, death, kidnapping, captivity, screaming, corpse and chase plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Austria and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as basement: The Hole (2009), Summer of 84 (2018), Girl in the Basement (2021), Parasite (2019), Ma (2019), Hell House LLC (2015), Pet (2016), Michael (2011), The Visit (2015), 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016).

List of basement movies

 5.7
 23K
The Hole (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After moving into a new neighbourhood, brothers Dane & Lucas and their neighbour Julie discover a bottomless hole in the basement of their home. They find that once the hole is exposed, evil is unleashed. With strange shadows lurking around ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: basement, good versus evil, supernatural, mystery, nightmare comes true, youth, little brother, small town, young heroes, disorder, family in danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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 6.7
 39K
Summer of 84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: group of friends, murder, murder mystery, serial killer, child killer, murder suspect, basement, friendship, teenage boy, neighbor, child protagonist, surveillance ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
Place: oregon, usa
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Girl in the Basement (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological thriller
Plot: basement, hostage, abusive father, father daughter relationship, captivity, father daughter incest, violent father, domineering father, crimes, father and daughter, strict father, father ...
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 8.5
 740K
Parasite (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, realistic, tragic ending ...
Plot: wealthy family, poverty, scheme, class differences, basement, unemployment, poor family, working class, tutor, home invasion, housekeeper, rich snob ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: south korea, seoul, asia
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 5.6
 52K
Ma (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sue Ann is a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her ...
Style: slasher, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: female psychopath, underage drinking, mental health, basement, male bondage, teenager, kidnapping, torture, psychopath, teenage girl, party, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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 6.4
 14K
Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.
Style: dark, suspenseful, tense, brutal
Plot: found footage, dark secret, hanging, mysterious death, house, basement, brutality, abandoned hotel, halloween, tragic event, haunted house, investigation ...
Time: 2000s
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 5.7
 17K
Pet (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man imprisons the woman he's still obsessed with after years apart, then finds the tables turned on him.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, rough, tense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, slave, psychopath, captive, basement, bdsm, murder, stalker, dog, serial killer, cell ...
Place: los angeles
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 6.9
 5K
Michael (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Although to the outside world he seems like the a perfectly normal insurance broker, Michael secretly keeps a 10-year-old boy, Wolfgang locked in a room in his soundproof basement.
Style: serious, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: pedophile, pedophilia, child molestation, boy, life is a bitch, child rape, kidnapping, isolation, basement, sexual abuse, psychopath, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe, central europe
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 6.2
 128K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: siblings relations, kids in trouble, family relations, murder, elderly, sibling relationship, parents and children, farm, dark humor, grandmother granddaughter relationship, hide and seek, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, twist ending, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, underground bunker, alien invasion, survivalist, bunker, bomb shelter, paranoia, captive, conspiracy theory, alien, ufo ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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 5.9
 9K
Castle Freak (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher, macabre ...
Plot: freak, haunted by the past, death, castle, parents and children, basement, cannibalism, prostitute, captive, brutality, voyeurism, blind girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy
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 6.0
 33K
Greta (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, psychological, tense ...
Plot: trapped, obsessive love, stalker, kidnapping, held captive, obsession, female villain, older woman younger woman relationship, trap, murder, roommate, psychopath ...
Place: paris france, new york, usa, france
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 6.7
 4K
Coldblooded (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cosmo, an affectless mob bookie who lives in the basement of a retirement home, is promoted to hitman. He learns his new trade from Steve, a seasoned killer. He falls in love with a yoga teacher, Jasmine, and must figure out a way to leave the mob ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, stylized, intense ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, murder, crimes, opposites attract, dark humor, going straight, criminal heroes, love and romance, dishonesty, basement, promotion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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 6.9
 998
Chekist (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Srubov is a part of CHEKA, the secret police Lenin established after the Bolshevik Revolution. They arrest, interview for a minute, try in ten seconds, and execute intellectuals, aristocrats, Jews, clergy, and their families. In the building ...
Plot: bolshevik, basement, revolution, secret police, female nudity, atrocity, firing squad, dead man, dead woman, communism, terror, execution ...
Time: 1920s
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 7.1
 265K
Don't Breathe (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.
Style: suspense, brutal, twist ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: thief, home invasion, violence, held captive, trapped, heist gone wrong, cat and mouse, murder, escape, characters murdered one by one, psychopath, trapped in a building ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
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 6.4
 13K
3096 Days (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young Austrian girl is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Based on the real-life case of Natascha Kampusch.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, rough
Plot: kidnapping, pedophile, child abuse, rape, life is a bitch, missing child, psychological torture, captivity, confinement indoors, teenage girl, survivor, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria
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 3.2
 34K
The Open House (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager and his mother find themselves besieged by threatening forces when they move into a new house.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: unknown killer, death of father, mother son relationship, basement, grief, intrigue, haunted house, evil spirit, intruder, running, death of husband, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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 6.3
 2K
Buzzard (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Paranoia forces small-time scam artist Marty to flee his hometown and hide out in a dangerous Detroit. With nothing but a pocket full of bogus checks, his Power Glove, and a bad temper, the horror metal slacker lashes out.
Style: cynical, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: slacker, workplace situations, workplace, crimes, dark humor, cons and scams, satire, psychopath, violence, basement, con artists, punk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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Ghosthunters: On Icy Trails (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: They couldn't be more different, the members of the trio that allies in the fight against an Ancient Ice Ghost (AIG): Tom, an easily scared boy, Hetty, a professional ghosthunter and the loveable, but pretty slimy Hugo - a ghost. Will the team ...
Style: light, entertaining, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: kids
Plot: ghost, ghost hunter, friendship, personal growth, team, brother sister relationship, basement, heroic mission, good versus evil, master apprentice relationship, unlikely friendships, woman ...
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Don't Look in the Cellar (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of college students regret their decision to sneak into the cellar of a haunted asylum on Halloween. One by one they encounter Smiley, the last of a flawed bloodline.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: mental institution, college, halloween, masked killer, basement, mental patient, college student, maniac, survival, murder, cheerleader, hiding place ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 1.5
 925
Dungeon Girl (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A shocking story of captivity and survival inspired by actual events.
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: abduction, kidnapping, captivity, locked in a room, 18 year old, confined, child in peril, power relations, crimes, held captive, child abduction, basement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.2
 692
Confined (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple moves into a quiet neighborhood. With too much time on her hands, the woman begins to suspect that someone is confined in the basement next door.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: captivity, couples, woman in danger, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, psychopath, captive, suburbs, basement, neighbor, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 4.4
 210
Lost Creek (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As they approach the end of childhood, three elementary school kids must brave the woods on Halloween to face a monster born from their nightmares.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: ghost, halloween, basement, ghost girl, monster, forest, supernatural power, murder, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, paranormal phenomena, peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Burningmoore Incident (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The cameras filming a TV pilot capture the brutal killings of a home renovation crew.
Style: dark, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychological
Plot: murder, found footage, investigation, police detective, sadism, brutality, cruelty, house, basement, surprise, obscurity, snow ...
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 5.8
 36
Raakavedos (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 51 min.
Story: A film maker travels to explore an abandoned secluded youth home "Pohjola Manor" located in Northern Finland surrounded by ghost stories.
Style: dark, psychotronic, suspense, bleak
Plot: investigation, dark secret, secret, revelation, abandoned building, evil, mystery killer, mysterious man, fear, basement, night, violence ...
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The Good Neighbor (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two high school filmmakers decide to create the illusion of a haunting on an unsuspecting neighbor.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: found footage, hidden camera, neighbor, court, home invasion, revenge, lawyer, voyeur, prank, basement, bullying, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, year 2014, 2010s
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 6.2
 17
Reunion (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unstable mental patient goes on an overnight rampage to terrorize an ex-rock star and his friends, only to discover she is linked to him in mysterious ways.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: killer, runaway, torture, fight, insanity, rock star, post traumatic stress disorder, kidnapping, revenge, musician, murder, violence ...
Place: usa
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August Underground (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Imagine walking down the street and finding an unmarked VHS tape. Curiosity peaked, you take it home and pop it in. What starts off as two men screwing around with a video camera quickly transforms into an ultra-realistic torture sequence where the ...
Style: rough, sadistic, brutal, suspense, scatology
Plot: degradation, serial killer, torture, murder, rape, identical twins, basement, found footage, psycho, exploitation, male full rear nudity, highway ...
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 6.0
 794
Isabelle (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Isabelle is a famous and beloved actress from the Netherlands, who disappears when on Holiday in Belgium. She has been kidnapped by bartender Jeanne Bitor, an artist with a disfigured face. Jeanne is very bitter about her 'ugly' ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: starvation, mind game, captivity, obsession, crimes, rivalry, mentally unstable, actor's life, isolation, social differences, society, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, holland, europe
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 5.3
 2K
Caged (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Somewhere in Eastern Europe. Carole is a young nurse with a humanitarian aid group that has reached the end of its mission. But just then, the young woman and her two colleagues are kidnapped by strangers for mysterious reasons. Held captive, cared ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, scary, serious ...
Plot: captivity, woman in danger, crimes, abduction, kidnapping, confined, captive, un, farmhouse, basement, graphic violence, scarecrow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, eastern europe, kosovo
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