During current times of lock down and high-anxiety, these are 5 films that are an exceptional piece of cinema, however not recommended if you have fears of claustrophobia, isolation and no-escape situations.
1. The Shining
Jack and his family head out to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences Jack into violent behaviour.
Trapped within the confines of a coffin, Paul (Ryan Reynolds) is in a race against time to somehow find a way out with just a cell phone and a lighter – and no idea where he is.
3. Shutter Island
US Marshall Teddy Daniels and his partner Chuck are sent out to a private island to investigate the disappearance of a patient. However, little does Teddy know that he is actually a patient of the island that is led to believe he is a detective trying to crack the missing person case.
4. Grave Encounters
If you’re familiar with the popular TV show Ghost Adventures, Grave Encounters is a movie that takes on a similar approach to proving the existence of the paranormal.
A group of paranormal investigators decide to investigate a haunted psychiatric hospital in order to boost the ratings for their show. However, they get more than they bargained for when they find out all the main doors either lead them to a dead end or another corridor within the hospital.
Mike, who specialises in debunking paranormal occurrences, checks into the dolphin hotel in order to investigate room 1408. At first Mike is sceptical but he then goes onto questioning his own sanity when the room he’s staying in takes him on a twisted journey with no escape.