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Director: Quentin Tarantino
Starring: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen and Daryl Hannah
The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against Bill, her former boss and lover; Budd, his reclusive brother and nightclub bouncer - who buries her alive - and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.
The Premature Burial (1996)
Director: Douglas Heyes
Starring: Boris Karloff, Sidney Blackmer, Scott Marlowe and Patricia Medina
An aging millionaire survives being buried alive but his devilish fiancée plans to take advantage of his next cataleptic seizure by marrying him and then making sure he stays in his grave. Then the gorgeous Victorine will inherit his estate and run off with her young lover, a painter. But the cataleptic millionaire and his loyal physician Dr. Thorn take every possible measure to allow him to survive another mistaken entombment.
Director: Rodrigo Cortés
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, José Luis García Pérez, Robert Paterson and Stephen Tobolowsky
A U.S. truck driver working in Iraq is attacked by a group of Iraqis and he awakens to find that 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.
Director: Daniel Alfredson
Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre and Peter Andersson
As computer hacker Lisbeth and journalist Mikael investigate a sex-trafficking ring, Lisbeth is accused of three murders, causing her to go on the run while Mikael works to clear her name.
Trying to find out the truth about her father will cause Lisbeth to be shot and buried alive!
Director: Frank Darabont
Starring: Tim Matheson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, William Atherton and Hoyt Axton
Clint Goodman has established a construction company and built a comfortable house in his hometown through hard work. He and his wife Joanna have been trying unsuccessfully to have a baby. Unknown to Clint, Joanna is having an affair with the local doctor Cort van Owen and the lovers plot to kill Clint, sell his house and company, then move to New York City.
Cort provides Joanna with poison and she spikes Clint's wine with it. Clint has a heart attack and is immediately buried without an autopsy in a cheap coffin. During the night, Clint wakes buried alive but he succeeds in escaping. He goes to his house and he finds out the truth about his wife and the doctor. Furthermore, he learns that Joanna was pregnant and Dr. Cort had conducted an abortion of his child. Clint plots a dark revenge against Joanna and Cort.
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Starring: William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, George Eads, Jorja Fox, Eric Szmanda, Robert David Hall and Paul Guilfoyle
CSI Nick Stokes is kidnapped from a crime scene. Later, a package arrives at the Las Vegas crime lab with a tape recorder. The kidnapper demands $1 million in cash for Nick's release. A live video feed shows that Nick is buried in a glass casket. The team works against the time as Grissom calculates that Nick only has a limited amount of air left.
Director: Jack Smight
Based on the short story by Rad Bradbury
Starring: Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotton, Ed Nelson, Walter Pidgeon, Charles Robinson, Laraine Stephens, Lonny Chapman, Gene Andrusco, Jan Arvan and Charles Drake
A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has been buried alive. Her family, however, refuses to believe her story, and sees the incident as an opportunity to prove the woman's mind has snapped so they can take control of her money.
Director: Tim Matheson
Starring: Ally Sheedy, Stephen Caffrey, Tracey Needham and Tim Matheson
A woman inherits a fortune, causing her husband and his lover to plot her demise by poisoning her. The only trouble is it only places her in a deep coma that resembles death. When an accident occurs in the embalmer's office he doesn't complete the embalming process, causing her to be buried alive. Awakening from the grave, she claws her way out and seeks revenge against the two who caused her supposed demise.
A list of my favorite films about people who try to escape after being buried alive.
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