12 Movies Even More Locked Down Than You
So you think you’re suffocating, need to get out of your home and get away? Others have it worse in the movies. Obviously ‘Saw’ and ‘The Evil Dead’ will make you feel positively liberated by comparison but there are plenty of other Lockdown movies to choose from, if you’d care to experience some schadenfreude. This dozen came from the top of my head – there are hundreds more so-called ‘precinct’ movies with a single location.
Jodie Foster is locked inside her panic room in a nail-biter from David Fincher
A group awake inside a series of small cubes hiding lethal traps. Skip the sequel, go to the 3-quel, Cube Zero.
A group find themselves in a room solving science puzzles to stay alive – Spanish thriller
Workers clearing asbestos from a closed-down asylum start to get cabin fever
A group of friends become infected in a cabin
The Belkin Experiment
Business staff are locked in their office overnight in a dawn-to-dusk survival game
From Tobe Hooper, four friends get locked in a funhouse with a carnival freak
A group awakes to find they’re in a lethal escape room game. Sequel on the way.
Burglars bite off more than they can handle when an ex-vet locks them in his house
Students on a stalled ski-lift are trapped above wolves in a blizzard in freezing temperatures
Job applicants find themselves trapped in their interview room with blank question papers.