Movies about restricted areas

Movies about restricted areas
List of the best movies about restricted areas selected by visitors to our site: A Cure for Wellness, The Uninvited, Chernobyl: Abyss, Shot Caller, Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge, Chernobyl Diaries, The Shawshank Redemption, 13 Beloved, Get the Gringo, Dragonfly.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Country
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:52
PlotMental disorders, Mystery
PlaceHospitals, Restricted areas
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Gothic

An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany
Duration01:27
CharactersLosers, Terminally ill, Nurses
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Life after death, Ghosts
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Tense, Fancy, Depressive

Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns this shocking news, Anna is visited by her mother's ghost, who warns her that Rachel has evil intentions.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
PlaceChernobyl, USSR, Restricted areas
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Sad ones

Chernobyl: Abyss is the first major Russian feature film about the aftermath of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station, when hundreds of people sacrificed their lives to clean up the site of the catastrophe, and to successfully prevent an even bigger disaster that could have turned a large part of the European continent into an uninhabitable exclusion zone.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersCriminals, Tough guys
PlotCars, Death
PlacePrison, USA
StyleAction, Smart, Tense

A newly-released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, military
CountryUSA
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Serial killers
PlotSupernatural
TimeWorld War II

In Berlin during WWII, the Nazi regime is attempting to develop a drug that will reanimate the dead in order to use them in the war effort. Toulon arouses suspicion as a Nazi dissident, and his secret is discovered. During a Nazi raid on his home, Toulon's beautiful wife is murdered. Toulon vows revenge, with the help of his animated puppets.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Mutant, Bears, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Travel, Death, Pursuit, Vacation
PlaceChernobyl, Ukraine, Abandoned houses, Ghost towns, Restricted areas
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since the disaster more than 25 years earlier. After a brief exploration of the abandoned city, the group members find themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone.

Markimdb: 9.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersScammers, Prisoner, Friends, Good people
PlotSurvival, Prison Break, The escape, Freedom, Fate
PlacePrison, Mexico, USA
StyleInteresting, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryThailand
Duration01:53
PlotDebts
PlaceRestricted areas
StylePsychological problems, Disturbing

Pusit is having the worst day of his life. He just lost his job and is in serious debt. That is all about to change when he receives a mysterious phone call with a tempting offer. If he could complete 13 tasks, he will win 100 million Baht. Pusit agrees and the game begins.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:36
CharactersThieves, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes
PlacePrison, Mexico
StyleFor men

A career criminal (Gibson) nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:44
PlotSuperpowers, Death, Supernatural, Life after death, Mystery
PlaceJungle, Hospitals, USA
StyleRomantic, Unexpected ending, Exciting, Psychological problems, Twisted plot

A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryGermany
Duration01:54
PlotExperiments, Quests
PlacePrison
StylePsychological problems, Action, Heavy, Makes me think

Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted prematurely when the experimenters lost control.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Monsters, Lawyers, Reporters
PlotBlackmail
PlaceLondon, Hotels

An eccentric scientist helps a fugitive from the law become invisible, unwittingly giving him the power to exact revenge on his former friends.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
PlotFreedom
PlacePrison
StyleTwisted plot

The movie covers the events which occurred in between the downfall of The Company and the finale of the series. It details the arrest and incarceration of Sara Tancredi, the final escape plan which Michael devises for Sara. It also reveals the ultimate fate of Gretchen Morgan.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersHeroes, Gladiators
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Revenge, Karate
PlacePrison, Russia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:31
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, Ghosts, Cheating
PlaceEngland, Estate
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Beautiful, Atmospheric, Creepy, Gothic

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.

Duration03:09
CharactersBodyguards, Good people, Guards
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, False accusations
PlacePrison
StylePopular, To cry, Inspirational, By books, Touching

A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, he tries desperately to help stave off the condemned man's execution.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, military
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:35
CharactersSoldier
PlotObsession, Mental disorders, Weapon, Border
PlaceSea, Village, Asia, Korea, Restricted areas
StylePsychological problems, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

An overzealous soldier mentally deteriorates after killing an innocent man he thought was a spy.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryNorway, France, Sweden, Poland
Duration01:56
PlotOn real events, Prison Break, Uprising
PlacePrison, Islands, Boarding school
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Makes me think, Depressive

Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, determined to escape from the island. After a tragic incident, he ends up leading the boys in a violent uprising. When the boys manage to take over the island, 150 soldiers are sent in to restore order.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountrySpain
CharactersCannibals
PlotSurvival, Revolution, Recurring day, Cold, Hunger
PlacePrison, Kitchen
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Deep Meaning, Tense, Gloomy, Makes me think

A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. An unknown number of levels. Two inmates living on each level. A descending platform containing food for all of them. An inhuman fight for survival, but also an opportunity for solidarity.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration02:29
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Lawyers
PlotMoney
PlacePrison, France
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, For men

Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of a group of Corsicans who enforce their rule in the prison. As the 'missions' go by, he toughens himself and wins the confidence of the Corsican group.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, drama, crime, military
CountryRussia
PlotSurvival, Prison Break, Fight, Pads
PlacePrison, Gulag
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Vadim Uporov is desperate to escape from the Gulag. He tries and tries - again and again...

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Demons
PlotObsession, Friendship, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Depression
PlaceHospitals, Hotels
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Creepy

Suspecting that people around him are turning into evil creatures, a troubled man questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:48
PlotHostage
PlacePrison
StylePsychological problems

The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, Spain
Duration01:00
CharactersThieves, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Survival, Prison Break, The escape, Friendship
PlacePrison, Jungle, Islands, Ships, France

Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship with Louis Dega, a counterfeiter who needs his protection.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA, South Africa, Germany
PlotPrison Break, On real events, Political, Freedom
PlacePrison, Africa, Australia
StyleAction, By books, Atmospheric, Tense, Makes me think

South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison.

Mark
Genrethriller
CountryBelarus
CharactersFriends
PlotSurvival, Money, Friendship, Jealousy, Hiking trip
PlaceChernobyl
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, For a group of friends

1989, 180 km from Chernobyl. 4 guys and 2 girls, traveling by the river, swim in the resettlement zone. By chance, because of them, a person hiding in an abandoned village dies, and in the hands of the guys is a bag with a large amount of money...

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryRussia
Duration02:13
CharactersFriends
PlotDisasters, Friendship, Confrontation
PlaceChernobyl, Fantastic worlds
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

In the anomalous zone of Chernobyl, under the protective sarcophagus of the fourth power unit, the Global Kintek Corporation is carrying out illegal construction. A special interstate commission is trying to prevent these plans, but right during a press conference, a group of unknown terrorists attack its leader. And none other than Pasha leads them - he once successfully fought with the Zone, but it seems that now the Zone itself has captured it. His four friends - Ana, Lyokha, Nastya and Gaucher - have no choice but to jump back into the old Volga and go to Pripyat to try to save Pasha and prevent a global catastrophe.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Italy
CharactersHeroes, Friends, Partners
PlotPrison Break, Hostage, Intrigue, Fate, Pads
PlacePrison
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

Four prison inmates have been hatching a plan to literally dig out of jail when another prisoner, Claude Gaspard, is moved into their cell. They take a risk and share their plan with the newcomer. Over the course of three days, the prisoners and friends break through the concrete floor using a bed post and begin to make their way through the sewer system -- yet their escape is anything but assured.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama
CountryRussia, Germany, Ukraine
Duration01:39
PlotOn real events, Survival, Disasters, Apocalypse, Friendship
PlaceChernobyl
StyleSoulful, Disturbing

A group of friends and bandmates look to escape from the Chernobyl disaster.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUkraine
PlotMystery, Mystery
PlaceChernobyl
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Inside the Chornobyl exclusion zone Grandma Prisa, the family matriarch, consorts with water nymphs, eats a diet filled with hallucinogenic mushrooms, and claims to have personally stabbed 12 SS soldiers to death during World War II. She lives together with her divorced and chronically ill daughter Slava and grandson Vova. Unexpectedly, their measured life comes to an end - Grandma Prisa receives a mystical warning about an impending catastrophe.





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