Some choice trailers from the list:
If you would like to read the list without the film titles as an epic poem about claustrophobia, car wrecks, leisure time and work time, I have copy/pasted it here, or perhaps you can save it for Christmas as a fun post-Christmas dinner game of ‘Guess-The-Film-Title’ (serving suggestion only – link to handy pdf version: IMDb user list ‘My Favorite CONFINED to a Small Space Movies’) :
The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract information for their plot against the President of the United States.
Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it’s a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
In the far reaches of space, a small crew, 20 years into their solitary mission, find things beginning to go hilariously wrong.
7 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps.
Eight strangers awaken with no memory and find themselves in a puzzling cube shaped room where the laws of physics do not always apply.
A young man whose job is to watch over the Cube endeavours to rescue an innocent woman trapped in one of its rooms.
Four individuals sign up for a psychological research study only to discover that they are now subjects of a brutal, classified government program.
On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
Jo, Max, Gwen and Dave win the competition.Then they head off on an all expenses paid trip to New York…
Three skiers stranded on a chairlift are forced to make life-or-death choices which prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death.
A group of people are trapped in an elevator and the Devil is mysteriously amongst them.
Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet’s power problems.
Decades-old found footage from NASA’s abandoned Apollo 18 mission, where two American astronauts were sent on a secret expedition, reveals the reason the U.S. has never returned to the moon.
In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth’s botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft.
With a dead body lying between them, two men wake up in the secure lair of a serial killer who’s been nicknamed “Jigsaw”. The men must follow various rules and objectives if they wish to survive and win the deadly game set for them.
Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.
Racism collides with corporate greed when nine strangers are trapped in a Wall Street elevator, and one of them has a bomb. They will do anything to survive.
A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house’s safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.
A woman and a man awake in individual white cells in an abandoned prison or mental institution wearing only underwear and without any memory…
Fish has spent six years in jail. Six years alone. Six years keeping his mouth shut about the robbery…
A man trapped in a car wreck at the bottom of a ravine must overcome incredible odds to survive.
Two college students share a ride home for the holidays. When they break down on a deserted stretch of road, they’re preyed upon by the ghosts of people who have died there.
26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.
Russell Carpenter reluctantly admits his wife Sadie into an experimental treatment facility for her life threatening disease…
Flight 7500 departs Los Angeles International Airport bound for Tokyo. As the overnight flight makes its way over the Pacific Ocean during its ten-hour course, the passengers encounter what appears to be a supernatural force in the cabin.
A demented boss works six captives to death.
Post-apocalyptic surrealist black comedy about the landlord of an apartment building who occasionally prepares a delicacy for his odd tenants.
A psychological thriller in which a deadly virus infects a small Ontario town.
Communication is the key for the survival of nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman…
Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman unknowingly agrees to compete in a deadly game of “Would You Rather,” hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.
A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet, the child vanishes, and nobody will admit she was ever on the plane.
Lisa, a gambler who lives for the cards. Robert, a millionaire philanthropist, Mark (Elias Koteas), a cop reaching the end of a gruesome career…
Four friends travel to a lakeside cabin for a carefree weekend, the fun turns into a nightmare when 3 of them end up locked in a hot sauna. Every minute counts and every degree matters as they fight for their lives in the heat up to 247°F.
A friendly St. Bernard named “Cujo” contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
A man wakes up to find himself locked in a tiny, cramped concrete room, in which he can barely move…
A who-is-it setting in the claustrophobic corridors of an abandoned and locked-off office building that…
How low would you go to win a million dollars? Just how desperate are you for the cash? Desperate enough to enter the Red Room…
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