What to watch: 9 films with a plot similar to "The Squid Game"

What to watch: 9 films with a plot similar to "The Squid Game"

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Dedicated to fans of the South Korean hit "Squid Games". 9 films and series with a similar plot that capture as well as the sensational "survival"

Squid Game is the first South Korean series to top the Netflix chart. And he beats all records in views. It became the most viewed in the history of Netflix. In the first 28 days after its release, 111 million people watched it. If you are one of them and are now thinking about what else to tickle your nerves, we offer you a selection of films and TV shows, the plot of which is somewhat similar to "Squid Games". They are certainly not for family viewing with children. Like "Squid Games", they are included in the "18+" category. This is a good option for a family cinema when the kids are sleeping or visiting grandma. So, stock up on the submissive and get ready to catch the adrenaline.

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What to watch: 9 films with a plot similar to "The Squid Game"

1. "Cube", 1997

How to wake up in a maze and find a way out of it? A group of strangers is trying to survive without food and water and not die, having fallen into the secret traps of a closed prison.

What to watch: 9 films with a plot similar to "The Squid Game"

2. "Island", 2005

The only place suitable for life is a beautiful island. Getting there is not easy if you live in isolation. The film starring Scarlett Johansson tells about the future after a global catastrophe.

What to watch: 9 films with a plot similar to "The Squid Game"

3."13 sins", 2014

Elliot Brindle is a participant in the death game, which has 13 tasks. With each new level, the task becomes more difficult. The heroes have only two ways: to survive and get rich, or to die without completing the task. Doesn't it remind you of anything? Yes, yes, it is in this scenario that the storylines of the heroes of the "Squid Game" are played out.

What to watch: 9 films with a plot similar to "The Squid Game"

4. "Circle", 2015

50 kidnapped people end up in one room. They must choose who deserves to live. And who is to die. "Survival" is even worse than in "Squid Games".

What to watch: 9 films with a plot similar to "The Squid Game"

5. "What would you do", 2012

These people do not know each other. But now they are connected by a common game. The tasks make it clear that only one person will come to the finish line.

What to watch: 9 films with a plot similar to "The Squid Game"

6. "Alice in the Borderlands", 2020"Alice in the Borderlands", 2020

The Japanese series in two seasons tells about a gamer-loser and his friends who got into a parallel world. There they need to participate in the most cruel games, otherwise they risk dying.

What to watch: 9 films with a plot similar to "The Squid Game"

7. "Saw", 2004

The famous film, which stretched in time as much as 9 parts, has long won the hearts of those who like to tickle their nerves. Longtime maniac Joe Kramer confronts people with death. After all, they perform complex and dangerous tasks that allow you to get out of the trap.

What to watch: 9 films with a plot similar to "The Squid Game"

8. "Royal battle", 2000

The Japanese dystopian survival story takes place in a world where government officials create a program called Battle Royale. It is attended by students who were moved to a desert island. It becomes a real ring for the fight for life.

What to watch: 9 films with a plot similar to "The Squid Game"

9. "Platform", 2019

Another Japanese film that keeps you in suspense well. All events take place in a multi-storey prison. Food is lowered down the mine every day, but nothing reaches the lower floors, and the prisoners try to survive in every possible way.

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