7.0/10
56,037
417 user 92 critic

The Platform (2019)

El hoyo (original title)
TV-MA | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 20 March 2020 (USA)
Trailer
1:49 | Trailer
A vertical prison with one cell per level. Two people per cell. One only food platform and two minutes per day to feed from up to down. An endless nightmare trapped in The Hole.

Writers:

David Desola (screenplay by), David Desola (story by) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Popularity
1 ( 35)
9 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ivan Massagué ... Goreng
Zorion Eguileor Zorion Eguileor ... Trimagasi
Antonia San Juan ... Imoguiri
Emilio Buale Emilio Buale ... Baharat
Alexandra Masangkay ... Miharu
Zihara Llana Zihara Llana ... Mali
Mario Pardo ... Amigo de Baharat
Algis Arlauskas ... Preso
Txubio Fernández de Jáuregui Txubio Fernández de Jáuregui ... Jefe de Restaurante (as Txubio Fernández)
Eric Goode ... Sr. Brambang (as Eric L. Goode)
Óscar Oliver Óscar Oliver ... Cocinero
Chema Trujillo Chema Trujillo ... Preso Nivel 5
Miriam Martín Miriam Martín ... Presa Nivel 5
Gorka Zufiaurre Gorka Zufiaurre ... Preso Síndrome de Down
Miriam K. Martxante Miriam K. Martxante ... Cocinera

'The Platform' & Future Films From the IMDb Top 250

On this IMDbrief, we break down our favorite movies from the IMDb Top 250 that boldly look to what might lie ahead.

Watch now

Learn more

More Like This 

Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

Director: Leigh Whannell
Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Harriet Dyer
The Occupant (2020)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Javier Muñoz, once a successful executive, makes the fateful decision to leave his home, which he and his family can no longer afford.

Directors: David Pastor, Àlex Pastor
Stars: Javier Gutiérrez, Mario Casas, Bruna Cusí
The Hunt II (2020)
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don't know where they are, or how they got there. They don't know they've been chosen - for a very specific purpose - The Hunt.

Director: Craig Zobel
Stars: Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz
Cube (1997)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

6 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps.

Director: Vincenzo Natali
Stars: Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett
Uncut Gems (2019)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

With his debts mounting and angry collectors closing in, a fast-talking New York City jeweler risks everything in hope of staying afloat and alive.

Directors: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie
Stars: Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, Idina Menzel
A Quiet Place (2018)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

Director: John Krasinski
Stars: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds
Vivarium (2019)
Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A young couple looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighborhood of identical houses.

Director: Lorcan Finnegan
Stars: Imogen Poots, Danielle Ryan, Molly McCann
Snowpiercer (2013)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In a future where a failed climate-change experiment has killed all life except for the lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, a new class system emerges.

Director: Bong Joon Ho
Stars: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton
Circle II (2015)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Held captive and faced with their imminent executions, fifty strangers are forced to choose the one person among them who deserves to live.

Directors: Aaron Hann, Mario Miscione
Stars: Allegra Masters, Aimee McKay, Ashley Key
Parasite (2019)
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.

Director: Bong Joon Ho
Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo
O Poço (2019)
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Someone goes through the darkness, finds you and gives you a name: Bo. He drags you to a group that, together, celebrates your arrival. Everyone there was waiting for you. "To the light. Bo... See full summary »

Director: André Borelli
Stars: Lucas Bamonte, Gustavo Ceccarelli, Larissa Furtado
Midsommar (2019)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Director: Ari Aster
Stars: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren

Photos

Edit

Storyline

A vertical prison with one cell per level. Two people per cell. One only food platform and two minutes per day to feed from up to down. An endless nightmare trapped in The Hole.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Trimagasi and Goreng say obviously 26 times along the movie. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Goreng: [narrating] There are 3 kinds of people; the ones above, the ones below, and the ones who fall.
See more »

Connections

References Cube (1997) See more »

User Reviews

 
Great idea, good movie
22 March 2020 | by pesaresigiovanniSee all my reviews

The idea behind the plot is interesting and the movie is effective and powerful but the end left me a bit confused and disappointed.


73 of 99 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 417 user reviews »

Videos

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »
Edit

Details

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

20 March 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Platform See more »

Edit

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$592,501
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed