Think Inside the Box: Captive and Confined Thrillers

Films that involve a group of people being trapped (or compelled to remain) within a controlled environment such as a room, an elevator, or a building. The full details behind why they are there are often unclear to them, and major trust issues usually surface among the individuals.

Related lists:
Zoning In: High Concept Films from the Fifth Dimension
All of my lists:
List Index

  • Cube
  • Exam
  • Fermat's Room
  • Elevator
  • Circle
  • Cube
  • Escape Room: Tournament of Champions
  • Meander
  • Escape Room
  • Survival Box
  • Tau
  • White Chamber
  • Domain
  • Escape Room
  • Tangent Room
  • 200 Degrees
  • The Belko Experiment
  • Infinity Chamber
  • 10 Cloverfield Lane
  • 31
  • And Then There Were None
  • Andron
  • Containment
  • Headgame
  • Kingdom Come
  • The Maze Runner
  • Chariot
  • The Employer
  • The Gauntlet
  • Expiration
  • Would You Rather
  • You Lie, You Die
  • Panic Button
  • Vile
  • Devil
  • Die
  • The Incite Mill
  • Iron Doors
  • Nine Dead
  • Hunger
  • The Killing Room
  • The Steam Experiment
  • Bane
  • Blackout
  • Breathing Room
  • Death Bell
  • Kill Theory
  • Saw V
  • 8 Million Dollars
  • Shadow Puppets
  • Shadowplay
  • Steel Trap
  • Are You Scared?
  • The Genius Club
  • Unknown
  • House Of 9
  • The Method
  • Saw II
  • Aquarium
  • Cube Zero
  • Saw
  • Cube 2: Hypercube
  • My Little Eye
  • Slashers
  • Red Room 2
  • House on Haunted Hill
  • Red Room
  • Kolobos
  • Ten Little Indians
  • And Then There Were None
  • Ten Little Indians
  • House on Haunted Hill
  • And Then There Were None
  • The 9th Guest