A Lonely Place to Die
A Lonely Place to Die (2011)

A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 20, 2012
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

Part high-altitude adventure movie, part kidnapping caper film, "A Lonely Place to Die" is more exciting than smart, though that's not the worst thing you can say about a movie.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

I never expect much from a small-studio or low-budget thriller because they're usually disappointing. But "A Lonely Place to Die" is a cut above them, with only minor logic plot points getting in the way.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Probably one of the most engrossing films in a truly lackluster year...

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Nigel Floyd
Time Out

The film's relentless momentum, coupled with Ali Asad's breathtaking location photography, distract us from the often two-dimensional supporting characters.

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John Gholson
Movies.com

It's simply too good to label it a misfire, but the film starts from the gate with such a confident, breathless level of suspense that it's a shame that it can't be maintained.

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Glenn Lovell
CinemaDope

... a small find ... Plucking ideas from 'Deliverance,' 'The Most Dangerous Game' and half a dozen North Face adventures -- the Gilbeys have fashioned one of the year's more unnerving thrillers

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Paul Chambers
CNNRadio

Despite the many faults with the story (particularly the logic), there's good action and the film moves well once it gets started. Lots of running, climbing and dodging bullets. You could do worse.

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Shawn Levy
Oregonian

It's a deeply satisfying entertainment filled with energy and made with savvy and cinematic wit. And it marks Gilbey as a director to keep an eye on.

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Charlie Lyne
Ultra Culture

Five c**ts go up a mountain. Far too many come down.

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Manu Gino
Out there, there's nowhere to hide. Decently good movie! Although filled with pointless landscaping shots (which remain beautiful for all of a minute) and… More
Nicki Marie
Started off boring. Picked up. Then went back to boring in the last half hour. Seriously, these people were pretty damn stupid.....SPOILERS........... What was… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"Out there, there's nowhere to hide"</i> A group of mountaineers in the Scottish Highlands discover a kidnapped girl and are… More
Cynthia S.
Really good movie. Starts off slow, but quickly turns into a roller coaster ride filled with drama, suspense, and edge of your seat action. Top rate acting by… More
Lewis C.
"Where has your compassion gotten you today?" A Lonely Place to Die is a tense thriller from the UK that turned out to considerably exceed my… More