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R| 1 hr. 26 min.

Plot Summary
A group of young tourists (Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Jonathan Sadowski, Devin Kelley), hoping for an adventure off the beaten path, hires an extreme-tour guide. In spite of warnings, the tour guide takes the sightseers to the town of Pripyat, Ukraine, once home to workers at the nearby Chernobyl nuclear power plant but abandoned after the 1986 nuclear disaster. After briefly exploring the ghost town, the tourists find themselves stranded -- and worse, they are not alone.

Cast: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal , Jonathan Sadowski , Devin Kelley , Jesse McCartney , Olivia Taylor Dudley , Nathan Phillips , Dimitri Diatchenko , Milos Timotijevic

Director: Brad Parker

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Chernobyl Diaries (2012)

Release Date: May 25th, 2012|1 hr. 26 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 21 )
  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Despite an unlikely setting and a moderately intriguing premise, Chernobyl Diaries proves to be a generic horror flick where young tourists are systematically victimized in unoriginal and not terribly scary ways. show more

  • 60
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    The novelty of the setting ultimately proves highly effective. Shot mainly in Eastern European locations that effectively stand in for Prypiat, which is now actually a tourist site, the film is highly convincing in its verisimilitude. show more

  • 40
    Movieline

    The problem with Chernobyl Diaries isn't that it's offensive, it's that it's dumb. show more

  • November 16, 2012 jm00000000132998
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    This movie didn\'t live up to its potential in almost any way. The only real scares come from things jumping out at you from around the corner. Felt more like a post-apocalyptic experience than a horror movie.

  • October 25, 2012 dq00000000131648
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    i thought this was pretty goof. thought it was going to be scaryier though. but not bad

  • October 22, 2012 kittyhawkgrl
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    I just rented this and I usually don\'t like stuff by this guy but this really wasn\'t that bad. It held me for the entire movie. Worth watching but it won\'t win awards!!

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'Chernobyl Diaries' Controversy: Charity Slams Found-Footage Film For Being Insensitive

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Moviefone Staff on May 21st, 2012 1:49PM

This weekend, "Chernobyl Diaries" hits theaters. The film tells the story of six tourists who hire a tour guide to take them to Prypiat, the now deserted town near the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant...

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