Movies about the cave

Movies about the cave
List of the best cave movies selected by visitors to our site: Time Trap, The Pyramid, Beneath, Superdeep, In Darkness We Fall, Palm Springs, 7 Guardians of the Tomb, Sanctum, As Above, So Below, Diggers.

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: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Lifeguards, Climbers, Students, Friends
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Investigation, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceCaves
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, For a group of friends

A group of students become trapped inside a mysterious cave where they discover time passes differently underground than on the surface.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Morocco
Duration01:29
CharactersGods, Monsters, Archaeologists
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Mythology, Excavations
PlaceEgypt, Deserts, Pyramid, Tomb
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become desperate to seek daylight again. They come to realize they aren't just trapped, they are being hunted.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Friends, Fish
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceOcean, Lake
StyleSerious, Disturbing

A crew of coal miners becomes trapped 600 feet below ground after a disastrous collapse. As the air grows more toxic and time runs out, they slowly descend into madness and begin to turn on one another. Inspired by true events.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryRussia
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Investigation, Supernatural

The film is based on real events when, in the 1970s, the deepest well in the world with a depth of more than 12 thousand meters was drilled in Murmansk Region for research purposes. During drilling, seismic sensors began to pick up strange sounds, an explosion occurred that led to mystical events.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountrySpain
Duration01:20
CharactersFriends
PlotSurvival, Travel
PlaceCaves

Group of Spanish friends on the tropical island holiday of a lifetime. Discovering a secret cave adds adventure. They enthusiastically go underground with their camera, but soon become hopelessly lost. Nail-biting tension in the tradition of recent Spanish horror films.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
CharactersStrong women
PlotWedding, Time travel, Treason, Recurring day, Meaning of life
PlaceCaves, California
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.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, action, adventure
CountryChina, Australia, Russia, Thailand
Duration02:13
CharactersMonsters, Spiders, Insects, Archaeologists, Diggers
PlotAdventure, Mummies, Supernatural, Mythology
PlaceCaves, China, Tomb
StyleExciting, Tense

An innocent discovery of a well-preserved mummified Emperor from 200 BC China unearths a 2000 year old nightmare - a secret that should have remained buried.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:49
CharactersInvestigators
PlotSurvival, Expeditions, Diving
PlaceCaves
StyleExciting, Action, Disturbing

The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them deep into the caverns, they must fight raging water, deadly terrain and creeping panic as they search for an unknown escape route to the sea. Master diver Frank McGuire (Richard Roxburgh) has explored the South Pacific's Esa-ala Caves for months. But when his exit is cut off in a flash flood, Frank's team--including 17-year-old son Josh (Rhys Wakefield) and financier Carl Hurley (Ioan Gruffudd)--are forced to radically alter plans. With dwindling supplies, the crew must navigate an underwater labyrinth to make it out. Soon, they are confronted with the unavoidable question: Can they survive, or will they be trapped forever?

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersArchaeologists
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Investigation, Friendship, Death
PlaceParis, France, Tomb
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Philosophical, Serious, Disturbing

When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror
CountryRussia
CharactersVampire
PlotSupernatural
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A couple hires a professional digger (underground structure explorer) to help them find their friends, who mysteriously disappeared in the subway.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
Duration01:30
CharactersMonsters
PlotSurvival, Fight, Investigation, Death, Conspiracies
PlaceTrains, Bunker, Labyrinths, Australia
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Light, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

In 2007, in the midst of the drought and water shortages, the NSW State government has unveiled plans to tap into and recycle millions of litres of water trapped in a network of abandoned train tunnels just beneath the heart of Sydney. However the government suddenly goes cold on the plan and it is not made public why. There is talk of homeless people who use the tunnel as shelter going missing, even though the government states that there are no homeless people in there. This, and the silence from the officials and ministers, leads a journalist, Natasha to begin an investigation into a government cover-up. She and her crew Pete (Producer), Steve (Cameraman) and Tangles (Sound Technichian) decide to investigate the story in the tunnel.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration01:33
CharactersClimbers
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel, Loneliness
PlaceCaves, Mountains, Deserts
StyleTense, Serious

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Iceland
Duration02:46
CharactersDoctors, Climbers
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Death, Expeditions
PlaceMountains, Everest
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Fascinating, Beautiful landscapes, Disturbing

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

Markimdb: 3.3
Genremelodrama
CountryPoland
CharactersMafia, Rich guys and poor girls, Rich, Beautiful actors, Beautiful girls
PlotLove, Passion, Abduction, Relationship, Travel
PlaceItaly
StyleRomantic, Explicit scenes, Beautiful, Fascinating

Massimo Torricelli, a young and handsome boss of a Sicilian Mafia family, has no other option but to takeover after his father has been assassinated. Laura is a sales director in a luxurious hotel in Warsaw. She has a successful career, but her private life lacks passion. She is taking one last shot to save her relationship. Together with her bone-headed boyfriend Martin and some other friends, she takes a trip to Sicily. She does not expect that Massimo, the most dangerous man on the island, will get in her way, kidnap her, hold her captive and give her 365 days - to fall in love with him.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryGermany
Duration01:34
CharactersCannibals, Heroes, Inventors, Investigators
PlotExpeditions
PlaceMetro, Germany
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

Anxious to explore the mysterious hidden world under metropolitan Berlin, an international group of four urban explorers hires a local guide, Kris, who leads them into the maze of escape tunnels and subterranean fortifications under the city. When their guide has a bad fall, two of the girls in the group frantically set off to seek help while Denis, the young American, stays behind. Armin, a former East German border guard suddenly appears from nowhere. Out of sheer desperation, Denis allows Armin to lead them and their unconscious guide to safety and it is at this moment that Denis realizes he has just made the biggest mistake of his life!

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:25
PlotSurvival, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceTrains, England, Metro, London
StyleAction, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

Trapped in a London subway station, a woman who's being pursued by a potential attacker heads into the unknown labyrinth of tunnels beneath the city's streets

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:20
CharactersCannibals, Friends
PlotSurvival, Chase
PlaceTrains
StyleDisturbing

Four guys on a bachelor party get off the subway at a station that shut down in the 70's and, after watching a transit cop get brutally murdered, find themselves running for their lives beneath the streets of NY.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA, Germany, Romania, Mexico
Duration01:37
CharactersMonsters, Scientists, Investigators
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Supernatural, Mystery, Fear
PlaceCaves
StyleTwisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious, For men

After a group of biologists discovers a huge network of unexplored caves in Romania and, believing it to be an undisturbed eco-system that has produced a new species, they hire the best American team of underwater cave explorers in the world. While exploring deeper into the underwater caves, a rockslide blocks their exit, and they soon discover a larger carnivorous creature has added them to its food chain.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:35
CharactersDemons
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Supernatural, Mental disorders
PlaceTrains, Metro
TimeHalloween
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

Karen, a young psychiatric nurse, boards the last subway train of the night only to have it stop in the middle of the tunnel. Suddenly, her nightmare begins: a mysterious cult has decided that it's the end of the world and the only way to save the souls of the living is to kill them in cold blood. As those around her are brutally murdered, Karen and a handful of survivors must face the homicidal cult, supernatural forces and their own fears of Armageddon in order to survive.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryFrance
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Supernatural, Rivalry, Lost memory
PlaceCaves
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Depressive, Serious, For men

A man wakes up deep inside a cave. Suffering amnesia, he has no recollection of how he came to be here or of what happened to the man whose body he finds beside him. Tailed by a mysterious creature, he must continue through this strange and fantastic world. Enclosed, Tolbiac has no other option to reach the surface than to use REZO ZERO, secret observing cells in this cemetery-like abandoned mine.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror
CountryUSA

Six young criminals break into hidden catacombs underneath their town and attempt to steal jewelry buried from the "Great Depression" only to find inhabitants guarding the precious belongings. After being trapped in this dark maze of crypts the group tries to escape alive.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Italy, Romania
Duration01:40
PlotSurvival
PlaceFrance
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Heavy, Disturbing

On her first trip to Paris, a young woman hits a party in the Catacombs, the 200-mile labyrinth of limestone.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryAustralia
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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:04
CharactersHeroes, Climbers
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Expeditions
PlaceMountains, Helicopters
TimeWinter
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Depressive

Trapped near the summit of K2, the world's second-highest mountain, Annie Garrett radios to base camp for help. Brother Peter hears Annie's message and assembles a team to save her and her group before they succumb to K2's unforgiving elements. But, as Annie lays injured in an icy cavern, the rescuers face several terrifying events that could end the rescue attempt -- and their lives.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:39
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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, France
Duration02:15
CharactersHeroes, Losers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Saving the World
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To resolve the crisis, Keyes, along with a team of the world's most gifted scientists, travel into the earth's core. Their mission: detonate a device that will reactivate the core.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, adventure, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Japan, USA, Canada
Duration01:44
CharactersClimbers
PlotSurvival, Friendship
PlaceMountains

They call it the savage mountain. 27 people have perished trying to reach the summit on K2, the world's second highest peak. A U.S. climbing team, funded by millionaire Clairborne is determined to conquer K2.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersHorses, Cowboys, Friends, Hunters, Partners
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Revenge, Friendship, Pursuit
PlaceWild West, Court, Texas
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and adventure on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersCannibals
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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, history
CountryCanada, USA, France, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersScientists, Artists
PlotArt, Mystery
PlaceCaves, France, Antarctica
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France, capturing the oldest known pictorial creations of humankind in their astonishing natural setting.





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