Movies about the cave

List of the best cave movies selected by visitors to our site: The Descent, The Hills Have Eyes 2, Palm Springs, Tunnel, Red Line, Corporate Animals, Belle and Sebastian: The Adventure Continues, Under the Silver Lake, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, War for the Planet of the Apes.

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

The Descent (2005)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersMutant, Cannibals, Monsters, Girlfriends, Friends
PlotSurvival, Expeditions, Friendship, Death, Vacation
PlaceCaves, Closed Space
TimeDark ones
StyleWomens in main roles, Disturbing

After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.

The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersMutant, Military, Soldier, Cannibals, Lifeguards
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Supernatural, Rivalry, Release of hostages
PlaceCaves, Deserts
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.

Palm Springs (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
PlotWedding, Treason, Recurring day, Meaning of life, Rest
StyleLight, Romantic, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.

Tunnel (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersDogs, Bears, Journalists, Fathers, Reporters
PlotSurvival, Cars, Death, Water, Snow
PlaceCaves, Mountains, Korea
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

A police detective from 1986 travels in time to the present to save his daughter.

Red Line (2013)
Markimdb: 4.9
PlotSurvival, Death, Hostage
PlaceTrains, Caves, Metro, USA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to see daylight again. Full of fast-paced action and suspense, Redline is a thriller that will have you holding on for safety.

Corporate Animals (2019)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, comedy
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Earthquake, Death
PlaceCaves, USA
StyleAction, Disturbing

Disaster strikes when the egotistical CEO of an edible cutlery company leads her long-suffering staff on a corporate team-building trip in New Mexico. Trapped underground, this mismatched and disgruntled group must pull together to survive.

Belle and Sebastian: The Adventure Continues (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure, family
CharactersDogs, Strong women, Rabbits, Bears, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Mystery, Missing people
PlaceAircraft, School, Caves, Mountains, France
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating, Makes me think

September, 1945. Sebastian impatiently waits for the return of his friend Angelina, whom he has not seen for two years. When the plane carrying the young woman to her small village in the Alps is reported to have crashed in the mountains, Sebastian is convinced that Angelina is still alive. Along with his faithful dog Belle, Sebastian embarks on the most dangerous adventure of his life.

Under the Silver Lake (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, crime, detective, film noir
CharactersDogs, Pirates, Cannibals, Billionaires, Celebrities
PlotDancing, Investigation, Obsession, Dolls, Weapon
PlaceCaves, Party, Cemetery, USA
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Young and disenchanted Sam meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who's swimming in his building's pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal and conspiracy.

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountrySpain, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Portugal
CharactersDogs, Horses, Knights, Giants, Gypsies
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceVillage, Caves, Helicopters
StyleLight, Atmospheric

Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth.

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CharactersHorses, Snipers, Special Forces, Thieves, Monkeys
PlotWar, Survival, Travel, Prison Break, Revenge
PlaceVillage, Jungle, Caves, Mountains
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Epic

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

The Sea of Trees (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CharactersBlonde girls, Scientists, Students, Writers
PlotSurvival, Death, Flooding, Cancer, Funeral
PlaceAircraft, Caves, Forest, Japan, Kitchen
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Touching, Disturbing

A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.

Museum Hours (2012)
Markimdb: 6.9
CountryAustria, USA
CharactersHorses, Artists, Friends
PlotDancing, Money, Friendship, Death, Art
PlaceTrains, Caves
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Smart, Fancy, Makes me think

The most famous Museum in Vienna appears in the film as a mysterious intersection where the characters explore their own lives, the city and how art reflects the world.

The Forbidden Room (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, detective
PlotVolcanoes, Snow, Dreams
PlaceSubmarines, Trains, Caves

A submarine crew, a feared pack of forest bandits, a famous surgeon, and a battalion of child soldiers all get more than they bargained for as they wend their way toward progressive ideas on life and love.

Arrowhead (2017)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrefantastic, short
CharactersSnipers, Aliens
PlotSurvival, Freedom
PlaceSpaceships, Caves, Australia
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Kye is a prisoner of war caught between two armies that he doesn't believe in. When offered an opportunity for freedom, Kye sets out on one last rescue mission only to become stranded when his ship crash lands. Kye soon realises that the deadliest creature on the desert moon is himself.

Black Water: Abyss (2020)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CharactersMonsters, Crocodiles, Friends, Tourists, Diggers
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Death, Killer animals, Water
PlaceCaves, Australia
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

An adventure-loving couple convince their friends to explore a remote, uncharted cave system in the forests of Northern Australia. With a tropical storm approaching, they abseil into the mouth of the cave, but when the caves start to flood, tensions rise as oxygen levels fall and the friends find themselves trapped. Unknown to them, the storm has also brought in a pack of dangerous and hungry crocodiles.

Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico, Australia
CharactersTeens, Monkeys, Elephants, Foxes
PlotDancing, Adventure
PlaceJungle, Caves, Mountains
StyleFascinating, Womens in main roles

Dora, a girl who has spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, now must navigate her most dangerous adventure yet: high school. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego, and a rag tag group of teens on an adventure to save her parents and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost Inca civilization.

Against the Wild (2013)
Markimdb: 4.5
CountryCanada, South Africa
CharactersDogs, Wolves, Bears, Family, Husky
PlotSurvival, Adventure
PlaceCaves, Canada
StyleExciting, To cry, Serious, Disturbing

The action-packed feature film tells the dramatic tale of two siblings and their Alaskan Malamute, who must make an emergency landing when their small plane has engine problems. They find themselves in a beautiful but potentially dangerous natural environment that they must overcome together.

Demon Hole (2017)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, comedy
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Indians, Demons

A fracking crew drills on sacred Native American land, unleashing an ancient demon. There are only two ways out of the woods, succumb to the demon or die.

The Darkness (2016)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDogs, Wolves, Demons, Snake, Autistic
PlotSupernatural, Pursuit, Swimming, Bulimia, Self-sacrifice
PlaceCaves, Hospitals
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

A family returns from a Grand Canyon vacation with a supernatural presence in tow.

Jeruzalem (2015)
Markimdb: 4.8
CharactersZombie, Demons, Giants, Jews, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Vacation
PlaceCaves, Asia, Israel
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

When a couple of American young adults fly to Israel to visit the city of Jerusalem, a biblical nightmare falls upon the city