Top 20 Claustrophobia Movies
The Great Escape (1963):
Also set during World War II, this film follows the true-ish story of a group of Allied prisoners (American, Polish, and British) who break out of an incredibly forbidding Nazi fortress by a laborious and secretive process of tunnel-digging. Despite the escape's ultimate success, a great deal of the flm is shot inside the tight tunnels themselves, full of fear and darkness
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In the new film Detour
, Jackson Alder (Neil Hopkins) finds himself trapped by a mudslide inside his car, alone. It takes intense mental control, as well as purposeful distraction, to escape that kind of claustrophobic, panic-inducing situation (View it in iTunes
.) So should you ever be in such tight quarters, you'll need plenty of material with which to distract yourself -- such as a list of the most claustrophobic movies to ever come out of Hollywood. By Diana Clarke.
Published on March 29, 2013