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Best Cave Movies

  • The Descent

    The Descent (R, 2006)

    Shauna MacDonald, Natalie Jackson Mendoza, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder, Nora-Jane Noone
    A group of close female friends on a yearly adventure vacation find themselves trapped and hunted in... read more a series of caves by an unknown force that lurks in the shadows in The Descent, the second horror feature from Dog Soldiers writer/director Neil Marshall. After suffering a devastating car crash one year before, Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) is lured to the States with her friend Beth (Alex Reid) to a special spelunking trip by the fearless Juno (Natalie Mendoza), who abruptly fled from the U.K. after Sarah's accident. Along with two old friends and a new acquaintance of Juno's, the group embark on a cave expedition that takes a turn for the worse after a rock fall leaves them stranded in an uncharted cave with no map and only a handful of supplies to last them the rest of the trip. As tensions arise in the group, they are faced with another danger -- one whose love of the dark is as strong as its lust for blood. Opening to rave reviews in the U.K. in July of 2005, the creature-feature went on to show at the Venice Film Festival and garnered the top prize for Euro feature at Sweden's Fantastic Film Festival. The Descent was picked up for future U.S. distribution by Lion's Gate, whose work was cut out for them considering the tame opening of the similarly-themed stateside production of The Cave in late-August of the same year. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi
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      fb1077523731: em is the fact that, although they had a couple sequences of the women chatting before entering the cave, they didn't do a good enough job of differentiating one woman from another. Therefore, when th
      Reviewed 28 days days ago
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      Take a group of thrill seeking women and shove them in a dark cavern to do some exploring. Sounds stupid but it much more than that. Director Neil Marshall should
      Reviewed 15 months days ago
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      fb688685903: Six adventurous women get lost in the wrong cave complex and find themselves facing a grisly set of circumstances and their own personal demons
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
  • Sanctum

    Sanctum (R, 2011)

    Richard Roxburgh, Rhys Wakefield, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Parkinson, Daniel Wyllie
    The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater... read more cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them deep into the caverns, they must fight raging water, deadly terrain and creeping panic as they search for an unknown escape route to the sea. Master diver Frank McGuire (Richard Roxburgh) has explored the South Pacific's Esa-ala Caves for months. But when his exit is cut off in a flash flood, Frank's team--including 17-year-old son Josh (Rhys Wakefield) and financier Carl Hurley (Ioan Gruffudd)--are forced to radically alter plans. With dwindling supplies, the crew must navigate an underwater labyrinth to make it out. Soon, they are confronted with the unavoidable question: Can they survive, or will they be trapped forever? Shot on location off the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, Sanctum employs 3-D photography techniques Cameron developed to lens Avatar. Designed to operate in extreme environments, the technology used to shoot the action-thriller will bring audiences on a breathless journey across plunging cliffs and into the furthest reaches of our subterranean world. -- (C) Universal
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      fb595080674: . Check your brain at the door and enjoy this visually striking cave adventure.
      Reviewed 2 months days ago
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      spitfiremk51: . I can't imagine what it would be like to dive in caves, I will NEVER do it. The 3D makes Sanctum so much better than 2D, 2D just doesn't nearly have
      Reviewed 4 months days ago
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      Wasn't this supposed to be a cave movie? Where are the caves? Aside the acting? Everything looks CGI rendered/children splash pad
      Reviewed 2 years days ago