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 suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic, scary and psychological films and TV shows about / with basement, blood, murder, death, danger, deadly, violence, serial killer, husband wife relationship and psychopath plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as basement: An American Crime (2007), Pet (2016), Insidious: Chapter 4 (2018), The Conjuring 2 (2016), The Gracefield Incident (2017), Hell House LLC (2015), Deliver Us from Evil (2014), The Divide (2011), Summer of '84 (2018), Trophy Heads (2014).

List of basement movies

An American Crime (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: child abuse, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, isolation, confined, suburban life, mentally unstable, crime, threat, captivity, basement, family problems ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: indiana, usa
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 5.7
 14K
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, rough, melancholic
Plot: obsession, stalking, slave, murder, psychopath, serial killer, basement, violence, fear, captive, kidnapped, dog ...
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Insidious: Chapter 4 (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, N.M., to investigate a man's claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family's old home.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: haunted house, spirit, psychic, dead mother, ghost child, hospital, haunted, father daughter relationship, ghost hunter, brother sister relationship, basement, hypnosis ...
Time: 1950s, year 2010
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 7.4
 189K
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, demonic possession, haunted house, danger, ghost, riddles and clues, single mother, paranormal investigation, demon, psychic, seance, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 2003, year 1977, year 1976
Place: england, london
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The Gracefield Incident (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On August 16, 2013, the Supreme Court mandated the CIA to declassify files that had been kept secret for the past 75 years. Visual records of documented paranormal events were released to the public. The following incident took place in Gracefield, ...
Style: dark, suspense, enigmatic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: alien abduction, paranormal, fear, alien, nightmare, pregnant wife, husband wife relationship, meteorite, night vision, found footage, forest, cornfield ...
Place: quebec
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Hell House LLC (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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
Plot: found footage, mannequin, tv news, talking to the camera, halloween, night, clown, house, cellar, darkness, handheld camera, haunted house ...
Time: 2000s
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Deliver Us from Evil (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a frightening wave of violence sweeps through New York City, troubled cop Sarchie fails to find a rational explanation for the bizarre crimes. However, his eyes are opened to a frightening alternate reality when renegade Jesuit priest, Mendoza ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: police investigation, curses spells and rituals, priest, supernatural, demonic possession, bible, good versus evil, gory, partners, crime, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: new york, usa, iraq, bronx new york city
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 5.8
 33K
The Divide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.
Style: tense, serious, bleak, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: isolation, confined, survival, losing-it hero, danger, chaos, basement, violence, welding, gunshot, chaos and mayhem, torment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north korea
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 6.7
 19K
Summer of '84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, 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: ambiguous ending, suspense
Plot: friendship, serial killer, murder, neighbor, paranoia, surveillance, child killer, group of friends, walkie talkie, basement, teenage crush, news report ...
Time: year 1984
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 5.0
 236
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.
Plot: basement, kidnapping, audition, obsessed fan, acid, taser, bound and gagged, coffin, mask, tied to a chair, flashlight, flashback ...
Place: dungeon
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The Haunting of Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, basement, death, friendship, seance, losing-it hero, mystery, supernatural ability, dealing with death, domestic disturbance, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
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Appropriate Adult (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice.
Style: disturbing, serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: serial killer, confession, murder, prostitute, basement, social worker, police interrogation, crime scene, garden, police investigation, crime, psychopath ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1994
Place: england, europe
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 4.4
 3K
Pod (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A family intervention goes horrifically awry within the snowy confines of an isolated lake house.
Plot: ex soldier, lake, winter, house, basement, rifle, road trip, sibling, dog, paranoia, creature, drinking problem ...
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 6.2
 3K
Creepy (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After having narrowly escaped an attempt on his life at the hands of a psychopath, detective inspector Takakura quits active service in the police force and takes up a position as a university lecturer in criminal psychology. But his desire to get ...
Plot: explosion, investigation, dinner, mind control, dog, professor, basement, fire, neighbor, murder, unsolved crime, girl wearing a miniskirt ...
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 98K
Lights Out (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Rebecca left home, she thought she left her childhood fears behind. Growing up, she was never really sure of what was and wasn’t real when the lights went out…and now her little brother, Martin, is experiencing the same unexplained and ...
Style: light, dark, psychological, frightening, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, darkness, suicide, ghost, basement, parenthood, sibling relationship, supernatural, depression, light bulb, half brother half sister relationship, paranormal ...
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 5.2
 1K
The Unseen (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freelance reporter Jennifer and her two friends, Karen and Vicki, accept an invitation for cheap room and board in a large farmhouse offered by a friendly, but shady, museum owner named Ernest Keller since all the motels in and around town are ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, cellar, basement, reporter, murder, museum, small town, stalking, strong sexual content, hotel, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
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Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, mumblecore ...
Plot: slacker, destiny, basement, glue, stoner, marijuana, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, loneliness, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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The Dark Hours (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dr. Samantha Goodman is a beautiful, young psychiatrist. Burnt out, she drives to the family’s winter cottage to spend time with her husband and sister. A relaxing weekend is jarringly interrupted when a terrifying and unexpected guest arrives. ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, surrealism, hostage, winter, snow, psychiatrist, blood, game, cabin, mental patient, basement, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
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Single White Female (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, violence, basement, surprise party, stalker, mental illness, remote control, business card, ice cream, puppy, photograph, vandalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
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Perfect Hideout (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young couple on the run take a family father as a hostage and are shocked to realize that he actually is a serial killer who just murdered the family. With the police on the outside and the killer on the inside they now have nowhere to run and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, psychopath, surveillance camera, home invasion, lasersight, pistol, blood, attempted robbery, knife throwing, knife, machine gun, hostage ...
Time: contemporary
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Necronomicon: Book of Dead (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: H.P. Lovecraft anthology is divided into four segments: "The Library" which is the wraparound segment involving Lovecraft's research into the Book of The Dead and his unwitting release of a monster and his writing of the following ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: serial killer, motel, basement, immortal, anthology, book, necronomicon, mysterious character, hotel, gory, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Is relevant ?
 3.6
 244
KillerKiller (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In the middle of nowhere, there lies a secure facility housing only serial killers. One morning the doors are open and the guards have vanished, but a strange freezing mist surrounds the building, preventing the inmates from leaving. Then, one by ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: basement, serial killer, blood, mad doctor, spitting blood, butcher knife, death threat, corpse, female killer, gore, psychopath, ghost ...
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 5.8
 7K
House Arrest (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High-schooler Grover Beindorf and his younger sister Stacy decide that their parents, Janet and Ned, are acting childishly when they decide to divorce after 18 years of marriage, so they lock them up in the basement until they'll sort out their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: divorce, children, basement, dysfunctional family, family, suburbs, mischievous children, single parent, crumbling marriage, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
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 5.7
 21K
The Hole (2009)
Genre: Adventure, 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: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, stylized, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: little brother, hole, basement, small town, mischievous children, young heroes, domestic disturbance, mystery, siblings relations, family in danger, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 3K
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, blood, murder, gangsters, yoga, basement, wound, promotion, going straight, blood splatter, criminal heroes, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
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 7.1
 708
Chekist (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 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: secret police, basement, bolshevik, hanging, atrocity, kill, bayonet, naked dead woman, communism, woman shot in the forehead, naked dead man, aristocracy ...
Time: 1920s
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Bride of Re-Animator (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, police detective, zombie, reanimation, bat, doctor, basement, desperation, corpse, science, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
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Schoolgirls in Chains (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two deranged brothers, who are under the domineering influence of their crazed mother, kidnap young girls and keep them captive in chains in their basement, where they subject them to depraved "games" that often end in torture and murder.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, scary, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, sadism, sex, rape, sexploitation, basement, bondage, sexual abuse, captivity, humiliation, suicide, violence ...
Time: 70s
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 6.1
 2K
Left Bank (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A chilling thriller about a woman, who upon moving in with her new boyfriend, becomes obsessed with the fate of the previous tenant and descends into madness.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: sex, cellar, apartment, athlete, basement, running, archery, illness, occult, rebirth, coven, book ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 353
The Poker Club (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four friends discover and accidentally kill a burglar -- who may not be alone -- in the kitchen during their weekly poker night.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, burglar, beaten to death, beating, stripper, basement, gambling, chase, disposing of a dead body, infidelity, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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