Squid Game Similar Movie from All Over The World!

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In this article we will share to you squid game similar movie from all over the world that you can watch while waiting for the next season.

Squid Game Similar Movies

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As many people watched squid game, people start finding the next great thriller movie similar to squid games. Below we list some movies for your preference to add to your watch list during your free time.

Alice in Borderland

This movie is also adapted from manga written by Haro Aso with the same name. This movie revolves around strange world where players are forced to participate in a life and death games. The premise is that they were put in the middle of Shibuya with a visa after the first game, and if they win the next game, then the visa will be extended, if not, they will be killed by a laser.

Main Cast:

  • Kento Yamazaki as Ryohei Arisu
  • Tao Tsuchiya as Yuzuha Usagi
  • Nijiro Murakami as Chishiya
  • Aya Asahina as Kuina
  • Keita Machida as Karube

As the Gods Will

This movie was adapted from a manga series written by Muneyuki Kaneshiro. The movie follows a group of high school students who are coerced into playying series of deadly childhood games, including “daruma san ga koronda” aka Japanese style of Korean “red light Green light”.

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Main Cast:

  • Ryunosuke Kamiki as Amaya Takeru
  • Mio Yuki as Shoko Takase
  • Sota Fukushi as Shun Takahata
  • Hirona Yamazaki as Ichika Akimoto
  • Shota Sometani as Satake

The Hunger Games

Hunger Games is a hollywood movie battle royal that takes place in Panem with Jennifer Lawrence as the main actress. Panem was divided into 12 districts in which each district must present two participants that was chosen by lot or voluntarily.

Later on, these people who was chosen will engage in a merciless fight for survival as VIP’s and all of the 12 district watch this battle royal LIVE online in a big screen. Those who win will enjoy a luxurious life.

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Main Cast:

  • Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen
  • Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark
  • Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne
  • Woody Harrelson as Haymitch Abernathy

Fermat’s Room

Fertmat’s Room movie follows four brilliant mathematicians that were invited to solve complicated numerical riddles. What makes it thrilling is that as they are engage in their given task, the walls of the room begin to close and if they fail to solve the riddles within the time frame, they will die.

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Main Cast:

  • Federico Luppi as Fermat
  • Alejo Sauras as Galois
  • Elena Ballesteros as Oliva
  • Santi Millán as Pascal
  • Lluís Homar as Hilbert

Battle Royale

Battle royal is a japanese movie adopted from novel made by Koushun Takami. This movie is about 42 students that were randomly selected and sent to an abandoned year to start playing the games where only 1 person will survive. Those students have to wear an explosive collar around their neck to make sure they don’t break the rules and leaving the games.

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Main Cast:

  • Tatsuya Fujiwara as Shuya Nanahara
  • Aki Maeda as Noriko Nakagawa
  • Taro Yamamoto as Shogo Kawada
  • Kou Shibasaki as Mitsuko Souma
  • Takeshi Kitano as Kitano

Liar Game

Liar game is a famous korean drama tha was adapted from a manga with the same name, written by Kaitani Shinobi. This movie tells a story of survival games where the winner will be rewarded with KRW 10 Billion.

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Main Cast:

  • Lee Sang-yoon as Cha Woo-jin
  • Kim So-eun as Nam Da-jung
  • Shin Sung-rok as Kang Do-yeong
  • Cha Soo-yeon as Lee Yoon-joo

Escape Room

Escape room is a movie about solving a series of puzzles and escape room to survive this life and death games. Whoever wins will be rewarded with $10,000. There are only 6 participants with various backgrounds. This life and death movie is much more complicated compare to children games that we saw in Squid Games.

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Main Cast:

  • Taylor Russell as Zoey Davis
  • Logan Miller as Ben Miller
  • Deborah Ann Woll as Amanda Harper
  • Tyler Labine as Mike Nolan
  • Nik Dodani as Danny Khan

Death Bell

Death Bell is Korean horor movie that was set in a high school environment where 24 students are trapped inside a classroom with no way out where suddenly there is a TV screen showing the top student trapped in an aquarium tied to a chair. 

The aquarium then begins to be filled with water after a mysterious voice announces that they must complete the given exam within a certain time frame or both them and the top student’s life will be over.

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Main Cast:

  • Nam Gyu-ri as Yi-na
  • Kim Beom as Kang Hyeon
  • Lee Beom-soo as Hwang Chang-ok
  • Hahm Eun-jung as Kim Ji-won

A Million

A Million is a 2009 Korean movie exactly similar with squid games, it is a story of a survival show with eight participants that are in it to win KRW10 billion. In order to win, they must camp for a week in an australian dessert with challenge following each one of them.

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Main Cast:

  • Shin Min-a as Jo Yoo-jin
  • Park Hae-il as Han Ki-tae
  • Lee Min-ki as Park Cheol-hee
  • Park Hee-soon as Director Jang

Kaiji

Kaiji was adopted from a manga series written by Nobuyuki Fukumoto. Kaiji movies is a story revolves around the eponymous character, Kaiji Itō, who spend most of his time by drinking and gambling that resulted in a huge debt.

One day, a debt collector appear proposed him 2 options in which the first is to work day and night for a decade or spend a night on a gambling boat. Obviously, he chose the second option that lead him to a life and death situations.

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Main Cast:

  • Tatsuya Fujiwara as Kaiji Itō
  • Yūki Amami as Rinko Endō
  • Teruyuki Kagawa as Yukio Tonegawa
  • Ken Mitsuishi as Kōji Ishida
  • Kenichi Matsuyama as Makoto Sahara

Gantz

GANTZ was adapted from the manga series of the same name written by Hiroya Oku, and the film was released in 2011.

GANTZ story revolves around two protagonists, Kei Kurono and Masaru Kato, who are childhood friends. One day, Kurono chances upon Kato at a train station. But their ordinary encounter becomes unusual as they are transported to an unknown apartment with an enormous black ball that calls itself “Gantz”.

The orb forces the people in the apartment to eliminate aliens within a set timeframe. Each kill awards them points, and Kurono and Kato must achieve a total of 100 points in order to leave or die.

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Main Cast:

  • Kazunari Ninomiya as Kei Kurono
  • Kenichi Matsuyama as Masaru Kato
  • Yuriko Yoshitaka as Tae Kojima
  • Kanata Hongo as Joichiro Nishi
  • Natsuna Watanabe as Kei Kishimoto

I saw the devil

I saw the devil is a 2010 revenge horror thriller movie where we see a secret agent who embarks on an unrelenting manhunt to find, torture andmurder the serial killer responsible for the death of his fiancee. This is much more like a brutal cat and mouse game with bracing gore and violence.

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Main Cast:

  • Lee Byung-hun as Kim Soo-hyun
  • Choi Min-sik as Jang Kyung-chul
  • Oh San-ha as Jang Joo-yun
  • Jeon Gook-hwan as Squad Chief Jang

Would You Rather

Would you rather is a David Guy Levy’s 2012 horror thriller movie that centers on Shepard Lambrick (Jeffrey Combs), a cutthroat “philanthropist” who invites seven strangers to a dinner held at his manor to compete in game of “Would You Rather,” with a promise to provide the winner with whatever they desire. 

The challenges range from purely cruel, such as offering a recovering alcoholic $10,000 to drink a glass of wine, to homicidal, such daring one of the players to slit their eye open Un Chien Andalou-style in order to advance.

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Main Cast:

  • Brittany Snow as Iris
  • Jeffrey Combs as Shepard Lambrick
  • Jonny Coyne as Bevans
  • Lawrence Gilliard Jr. as Dr. Barden

Death Parade

Death Parade is an anime centered on a group of characters fighting for the fate of their very souls. The series follows Decim, mysterious bartender on the fifteenth floor of a large tower, who oversees the “Death Games.” 

This contest of randomly selected games, like darts or pool, is played from the afterlife: Recently deceased souls compete for the chance to either be reincarnated on Earth or banished to a void of non-existence. 

The animation is stellar, with an eccentric cast of immortal characters, each with their own approach to arbitrating the Death Games.

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Main Cast:

  • Alex Organ as Decim
  • Asami Seto as Chiyuki
  • Jad Saxton as Nona
  • Zach Bolton as Clavis

Darwin's Game

Darwin’s game is similar to Alice in Borderland except with a different concept. The story revolves around Kaname Sudou, a 17-year-old high school who accepts an invitation from a friend to play a mysterious mobile game called Darwin’s Game. 

He soon finds himself embroiled in a brutal life-or-death battle with a homicidal “player” in a panda suit, one who possesses their own unique supernatural ability known as a “Sigil.” When one of his friends is killed while defending him from his attacker, Kaname swears to find the creators of Darwin’s Game and take his revenge on them. 

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Main Cast:

  • Alexis Tipton as Shuka Karino
  • Stephen Fu as Kaname Sudo
  • Anthony Bowling as Inukai
  • Brittany Lauda as Sota/Sui

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