Sanctum [2 Discs] [3D] [Blu-ray] [Blu-ray/Blu-ray 3D] [2011]

  • SKU: 2436041
  • Release Date: 06/07/2011
  • Rating: R
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Overview

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
85% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (17 out of 20)

Special Features


  • Deleted scenes
  • Sanctum: The Real Story
  • Nullarbor Dreaming
  • Feature commentary with director Alister Grierson, actor Rhys Wakefield and co-writer/producer Andrew Wight

Synopsis


Sanctum
An intrepid team of explorers gets trapped in a complex underground cave system when a tropical storm makes it impossible to escape the same way they entered in this claustrophobic adventure drama from director Alister Grierson and executive producer James Cameron. Inspired by actual events, Sanctum tells the tale of Frank McGuire (Richard Roxburgh), a master diver intent on being the first to explore the Esa-ala cave system in the South Pacific. Shortly after Frank descends into the caves with a team that includes his teenage son, Josh (Rhys Wakefield), and expedition bankroller Carl Hurley (Ioan Gruffudd), a massive storm collapses the entrance to the system, forcing the adventurers to plunge deeper into the darkness in search of an alternate exit. With supplies quickly dwindling and water levels rapidly rising, Frank and his team surmise that their best hope for survival is to follow an underground river thought to empty into the ocean. But given that few explorers have ever even dared set foot in the Esa-ala system, no one quite knows for sure whether they're racing toward freedom, or another dead end. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Cast & Crew


  • Richard Roxburgh
    Richard Roxburgh - Frank McGuire
  • Rhys Wakefield
    Rhys Wakefield - Josh McGuire
  • Ioan Gruffudd
    Ioan Gruffudd - Carl Hurley
  • Alice Parkinson
    Alice Parkinson - Victoria
  • Image coming soon
    Daniel Wyllie - Crazy George



Overall customer rating

4
85%
would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    James Cameron is 3D

    Posted
    OHguy

    If you ask me, the only reason James Cameron produced this film was to make sure he could deliver true 3D to the home video market. He is, after all, an obsessive compulsive genius and probably wants to make sure the upcoming 3D release of Avatar is a true 3D experience. Don't get me wrong, the movie isn't awful, but not great either. The acting is mediocre and the writing, at times, is laughable, but plausable. The 3D experience is the best, by far, of any of 3Dblurays I have had the opportunity to watch. His 3D cameras immerse you in the film and surrounds you. I can't wait for Avatar home release.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    James Cameron's Sanctum Mystifies & Electrifies

    Posted
    marcodacious
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    A cool deep water movie experience. Once again, James Cameron captures mezmerizing underwater scenes with incredible production technologies. A definite must-have to add to your James Cameron movie collection.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Just Okay

    Posted
    Movinpix73
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    This film isn't backed up by much hype from Producer James Cameron. It's a B-Film feel with the same caliber of actors to boot. They did there best but fell short of making it a winner.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Sanctum

    Posted
    Hoppy
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    This is a very well made film that will tranport you into the world of cave diving. Some elements of the story were predictable, but overall enjoyable movie. I'm at a solid 3.75.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Thriller!!!

    Posted
    Willb
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    I totally enjoyed this movie. It held my interest from start to end. I started to wonder who would be left at the end of the movie.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Not bad.

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    SoDLover
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    The plot and acting is so-so. Deep cave diving + 3D makes for an uncomfortable watch. Not recommended claustrophobics!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Mediocre Cast and Script

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    uscruisers
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    Although the photography and the 3D technology were very good, the cast and script needed o be much better

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Seat of your pants excitement

    Posted
    Chai
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    A change from the usual terrafirma based action with enough twists and turns to keep it interesting.

    I would recommend this to a friend



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