The Scariest Horror Movies That Take Place Underground Films

The Scariest Horror Movies That Take Place Underground

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Small spaces, complete darkness, and terrifying killers combine to make underground horror movies seriously frightening. The top cave horror movies feature characters fighting for their lives without the benefit of sunlight. This is a list of the top subterranean horror movies featuring everything from Mimic to The Midnight Meat Train to End of the Line.

What films will you find on this list of the top underground cave horror movies? Fans of the classics might vote The Phantom of the Opera up to the very top. This timeless story finds the title character lurking in the cellars of the Paris Opera as he pines for the woman he loves. The Descent – which is set in an unexplored system of caves and tunnels – is another scary movie set underground. The film Buried finds Ryan Reynolds fighting to stay alive after he wakes up in a coffin which has been covered in earth. Other good movies featured on this roundup of the best underground horror films include The Cavern, Stag Night, and The Strangeness.

Which underground horror movie do you think is the best? Give your favorites a thumbs up and add any great flicks that are missing.

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    Gabi Golan, Keren Miedzinski, Shosh Miedzinski

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    Lena Headey, Piper Perabo, Morris Chestnut

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    Emir Kusturica, Miki Manojlović, Lazar Ristovski

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    Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Mary Philbin

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    Ryan Reynolds, Samantha Mathis, Stephen Tobolowsky

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    John Goodman, Daniel Stern, John Heard

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    The Cavern 
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    The Cavern Danny A. Jacobs, Sybil Temchen, Mustafa Shakir

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    Shinya Tsukamoto, Ayumu Saito, Shun Sugata

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    Josh Brolin, Mira Sorvino, Norman Reedus

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    Kevin Bacon, Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen

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    Josh Dallas, Shauna Macdonald, Nora-Jane Noone

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    Luke Arnold, Peter Overton, Goran D. Kleut

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    Dead Mine 
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    Dead Mine Carmen Soo, Joe Taslim, Miki Mizuno

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    P!nk, Shannyn Sossamon, Cabral Ibacka

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    Louise Fletcher, Shawn Weatherly, James Hong

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    Ray Stevenson, Julian Wadham, Richard Brake

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    The Strangeness 
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    The Strangeness Dan Lunham, Terri Berland, Rolf Theison

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    Perdita Weeks, Ben Feldman, Edwin Hodge

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    Vinessa Shaw, Scott Adkins, Breckin Meyer

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    Bradley Cooper, Brooke Shields, Leslie Bibb

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    Briana Evigan, Julianna Guill, Alex Meraz

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    Anne-Marie Martin, Rebecca Balding

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    The Depraved 
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    The Depraved Anne Heywood, Basil Dignam, Carroll Levis

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    Cuba Gooding Jr., Ron Perlman, Henry Rollins

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    Brad Dourif, Stephen Macht, Andrew Divoff

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    The Severed Arm 
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    The Severed Arm John Crawford, Paul Carr, Marvin Kaplan

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    Alexa Vega, Reiley McClendon, Adam Hendershott

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    Linné Ahlstrand, Michael Forest, Frank Wolff

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    Edward Furlong, Amber Benson, Cerina Vincent

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    Franka Potente, Jeremy Sheffield, Joe Anderson

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    The Pyramid 
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    The Pyramid Ashley Hinshaw, Denis O'Hare, James Buckley

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    Bottom Feeder 
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    Bottom Feeder Tom Sizemore, Philip Akin, Richard Fitzpatrick

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