Buried alive movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant buried alive movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with buried alive, crimes, deadly, danger, murder, death, blood, supernatural, brutality and catastrophe plots mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries.
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buried alive movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as buried alive: Buried (2010), Buried Alive (1990), The Burrowers (2008), Beneath (2007), Pit and the Pendulum (1961), Oxygen (1999), The Raven (2012), City of the Living Dead (1980), Tales of Terror (1962), The Oblong Box (1969).

List of buried alive movies

 7.0
 153K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: survival, confined, captivity, buried alive, isolation, trapped, desperation, danger, fear, abduction, terrorism, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
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 6.5
 4K
Buried Alive (1990)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Clint is an every day working man whose wife Joanna is having an affair with a doctor. They plot to kill him and get the insurance money. Only trouble the drug overdose they give him doesn't kill him. Lucky for Clint he's buried in a cheap ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: buried alive, betrayal, infidelity, lethal injection, poisoning, poison, investigation, love affair, coffin, mind game, crimes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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The Burrowers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It is 1879 in the Dakota Territories, a band of men who set out to find and recover a family of settlers that has mysteriously vanished from their home. Expecting the offenders to be a band of fierce natives, but they soon discover that the real ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, buried alive, monster, missing child, danger, deadly, race against time, deadly creature, heroic mission, isolation, old west, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, north dakota, south dakota
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 5.3
 4K
Beneath (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Christy (Zehetner) returns to her hometown years after a car accident that disfigured her older sister. Haunted by the accident in which she was the driver, she learns that her worst nightmares have either come true ... or are about to.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, touching
Plot: burned alive, buried alive, haunted by the past, deadly, mental illness, crimes, death of sister, blackout, disfigurement, adultery, burn victim, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana
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Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic horror, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, castle, insanity, buried alive, investigation, vengeance, crimes, religions or cults, haunted by the past, hidden identity, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
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 6.1
 4K
Oxygen (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: masochist, kidnapping, chase, ransom, psychopath, buried alive, police investigation, death penalty, police station, death sentence, digging, excavation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, miami, usa, san francisco, new jersey
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 6.4
 83K
The Raven (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary, Serbia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poe's life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writer's stories.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, who done it, riddles and clues, deadly, writer's life, murder mystery, unconventional method, murder investigation, police investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, paris france
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City of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman has visions that suggest the eruption of the living dead into the world through a portal, spurred on by the suicide of a priest.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, priest, cemetery, suicide, investigation, danger, rescue, buried alive, psychic power, race against time, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: usa, new england, new york, manhattan new york city, georgia
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Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, reincarnation, zombie, ghost, infidelity, supernatural, hypnotist, vengeance, experiment gone awry, danger, mystery, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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The Oblong Box (1969)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: vengeance, obsession, danger, buried alive, supernatural, crimes, murder, brother brother relationship, disfigurement, monster, curse, murderer ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s, victorian era
Place: africa
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 3.4
 246
Star Vehicle (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: "Star Vehicle" follows the downward spiral of movie driver Donald Cardini, a self-professed movie buff with a penchant for explosive violence when provoked. Driving the stars of low-budget movies, along with their fragile egos, to and from ...
Style: surprise ending, captivating, intense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: buried alive, stabbed to death, obsessed fan, rape, vegan, gay slur, castration, psychopath, filmmaking, murder, vegetarian, chauffeur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Living with the Dead (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man begins to have disturbing visions of dead people, among whom are his mother and victims of a local serial killer. All telling their story of how they died, and how their murderer is still out there. The detective investigating the murders ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: able to see the dead, supernatural, supernatural ability, uncover truth, mysterious character, police investigation, ghost, life is a bitch, who done it, mystery, deadly, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.9
 8K
Tunnel (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A man is on his way home when the poorly constructed tunnel he is driving through collapses, leaving him trapped.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: survival, trapped, rescue team, tunnel, rescue, faith, tragedy, rescue attempt, endurance, little girl, ruins, suffering ...
Place: south korea, korea
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 5.3
 815
Detour (2013)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Trapped inside his car by a mudslide, smooth talking Jackson Alder suddenly finds himself in a situation he can't talk his way out of. With no hope of rescue, he must defy the odds; battling Mother Nature for his survival.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, trapped, race against time, against the odds, confined, danger, running out of air, isolation, fear, confusion, mortality, buried alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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10.5: Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: A jolted West Coast deals with the deadly aftereffects of a massive tremor in this sequel to the disaster drama 10.5. Concerned that a widening fault line may set off two nuclear reactors, seismologist Samantha Hill (Kim Delaney) contacts the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, survival, rescue, save the world, apocalypse, forces of nature, chaos, escapades, danger, race against time, save the day, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, kansas, utah, maryland ...
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House of Fears (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The night before a local haunted house opens for Halloween, six friends sneak in for a few hours of fun. Soon after entering, they find themselves trapped inside with no way out.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, halloween, confined, ghost, survival, teenage life, crimes, danger, deadly, supernatural power, buried alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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 6.3
 24K
The Vanishing (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman (Sandra Bullock) mysteriously disappears, sending her boyfriend Jeff (Kiefer Sutherland) on a years-long quest to find her. Not even a new love (Nancy Travis) can keep him from his obsessive search. All the while, the calculating ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, obsession, kidnapping, presumed dead, buried alive, crimes, gas station, painting, deadly, amateur detective, love and romance, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state, seattle washington, seattle
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Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story involves a series of murders in Charron's performing company, murders caused by various members getting doused with vitriolic acid. Turns out all the people killed have a common denominator in their past, one which has recently ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, theater, investigation, serial killer, buried alive, hypnosis, psychopath, decapitation, whodunit, prostitute, police investigator, haunted house ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france, england, europe
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I Know Who Killed Me (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An idyllic small town is rocked when Aubrey Fleming (Lindsay Lohan), a bright and promising young woman, is abducted and tortured by a sadistic serial killer. When she manages to escape, the traumatized girl who regains consciousness in the hospital ...
Style: twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, serial killer, sadism, twins, torture, mistaken identity, small town, profanity, mind game, missing person, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Bittersweet Life (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kim Sun-woo is an enforcer and manager for a hotel owned by a cold, calculative crime boss, Kang who assigns Sun-Woo to a simple errand while he is away on a business trip; to shadow his young mistress, Heesoo, for fear that she may be cheating on ...
Style: bleak, exciting, serious, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, revenge, crime, crimes, rivalry, gunfight, hitman, hotel, tragic hero, tough heroes, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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 6.9
 43K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, bloody, anthology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, gory, cult, danger, death, dark humor, violence, comics, torture, back from the dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1830s, 19th century
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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In the rural area around the Anatolian town of Keskin, the local prosecutor, police commissar, and doctor lead a search for a victim of a murder to whom a suspect named Kenan and his mentally challenged brother confessed. However, the search is ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, meditative ...
Plot: forensic, murder, police investigation, crimes, forensics, search, law enforcement, deadly, introspection, everyday life, crime, mayor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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83 Hours 'Til Dawn (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy man's daughter is kidnapped and placed in a box with air for only 83 hours.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, psychopath, ransom demand, buried alive, fbi, daring rescue, chases and races, race against time, deadly, hostages, child in peril ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida
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 4.3
 424
Terrified (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A masked lunatic kills off people in a haunted house.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: buried alive, haunted house, danger, ghost, deadly, crimes, obsession, college, terrorism, isolation, campaign, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
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 5.3
 93
Bad Meat (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Welcome to Butcher's Mill, Illinois, home to a meat-packing plant, a junk yard, and Buddy and Earl, two likable losers who crave the sweet smell of success. Earl is a simple man with a simple desire--to marry Pam, the only available girl in ...
Style: absurd, light, humorous
Plot: stupidity, corpse, criminal, poverty, trailer park, funeral, buried alive, dark humor, morgue, mask, eulogy, profanity ...
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 5.3
 126K
The Nun (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, bleak, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural horror, supernatural, demon, priest, ghost, evil nun, nun, murder mystery, murder, spirit, nightmare, demonic possession ...
Time: year 1952
Place: romania, rome italy, vatican, xian
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The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of ...
Style: scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: voodoo, superstition, hallucination, anthropologist, zombie, rite, supernatural, jungle, leadership, danger, uncover truth, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1978, year 1985
Place: haiti, boston
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The Houses October Built (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Beneath the fake blood and cheap masks of countless haunted house attractions across the country, there are whispers of truly terrifying alternatives. Looking to find an authentic, blood-curdling good fright for Halloween, five friends set off on a ...
Style: scary, dark, suspense, bleak, rough
Plot: halloween, haunted house, road trip, mask, group of friends, death, violence, danger, curse, found footage, clown, evil clown ...
Place: new orleans, texas
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Three Dangerous Ladies (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Obscure horror anthology featuring three tales surrounding three dangerous ladies.
Style: anthology
Plot: vampire, singer, occult, supernatural, mannequin, buried alive, soldier, housekeeper, satanic cult, demon, island, ghost ...
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 6.6
 2K
The Burglars (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Athens a collection of emeralds is successfully stolen by a team of robbers, led by safe-cracker Azad. Things go smoothly until they miss the ship by which they planned their escape; a police chief pursues Azad while he waits for the next ship to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, burglar, gangsters, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, partners, jewel theft, dishonesty, criminal heroes, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, france, europe, athens greece
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