Elevator Horror

Elevators have long inspired terror in people afraid of heights, technology and tight spaces. Realistically, we are far safer in an elevator than we are driving in a car, and as the technology has matured, the chance of any harm becoming us is extraordinarily low. Nevertheless, the possibility of being suspended indefinitely in a tiny, dark room is enough to fuel our fears and our imaginations. Here is a collection of horror-themed movie posters and book covers that use elevators as a sinister plot device.