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Release Date: September 24th, 2010

DVD Release Date: January 18th, 2011

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
A civilian truck driver in Iraq, Paul Conroy (Ryan Reynolds) falls victim to a band of insurgents. An unknown length of time later, Paul awakes in a coffin, with little more than a lighter, a cell phone, and his ever-growing anxiety. Faced with a dwindling oxygen supply and a dying battery, Paul must fight panic, despair and delirium as he awaits a rescue that might not arrive in time.

Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Robert Paterson, José Luis García-Pérez, Stephen Tobolowsky, Samantha Mathis, Warner Loughlin, Ivana Miño, Erik Palladino

Director: Rodrigo Cortés

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Production Co: Versus Entertainment S.L.

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Your enjoyment - if that's the right word - of Buried will hinge on two things: Your ability to tolerate situations in which characters are confined to very tight spaces, and your willingness to be emotionally manipulated in the cheapest way imaginable. show more

  • It's brilliantly silly entertainment whose flaws are glaring only in hindsight; in the moment, you'll have much more fun if you stop looking for holes in the script and join Paul in looking for a way out. show more

  • Ninety minutes of being buried alive with Ryan Reynolds: Didn't we all suffer that in "The Proposal"? show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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