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Rated R for language, some violence, and disturbing images.

R In Theaters 02/4/2011 , 109min.
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Viewer score based on 221 ratings
Critic score based on 33 reviews

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July 31, 2011
I loved it! Not a 'feel good' movie mind you, but a very good movie
July 05, 2011
Pretty good movie, had me sitting on the edge of my seat near the end because of the decisions some of the characters made in the story
June 21, 2011
Id call this a one time watcher. It was pretty good though.
March 04, 2011
As real as scuba diving in a cave without the risk!. The 3D does it!
February 21, 2011

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Washington Post
This is a movie that features not one, but two graphic mercy killings. Forget "127 Hours": Sanctum makes sawing off your own arm look like a minor penalty for the crime of spelunking while clueless. Full Review
Adam Markovitz
Entertainment Weekly
As we go deeper into the cave, walls squeezing, water rising, the movie has a narrative pull as sure as gravity. Full Review
Amy Nicholson
Boxoffice Magazine
There's plenty of atmosphere and awe, even if it's in the service of a story that starts rote and finds its sea legs only when half the divers have sunk their bones to Davy Jones. Full Review
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
What it has instead is really bad acting set against often-stunning cave-wall backdrops and underwater action sequences. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
A documentary on the formation of stalagmites would have been more compelling. Full Review
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