Open Grave
Open Grave (2014)

A man (Sharlto Copley, DISTRICT 9, ELYSIUM) wakes up in a pit of dead bodies with no memory of who he is or how he got there. Fleeing the scene, he breaks into a nearby house and is met at gunpoint by a group of terrified strangers, all… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: July 15, 2014
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Critic Score: 15% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephanie Zacharek
Village Voice

The road to the finale is littered with dead bodies and red herrings, but Open Grave is more notable for its laid-back approach to storytelling than for its plot twists.

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Zach Hollwedel
Under the Radar

The film doesn't break any new ground, and with a few tweaks, it could have packed a far greater punch.

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Scott Weinberg
FEARnet

Decent payoffs for those who are interested in playing along -- and willing to contend with a few slow spots in the mid-section.

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Christy Lemire
RogerEbert.com

Where the story leads is so disappointing-and hackneyed-it makes the entire journey feel like an enormous waste of time.

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Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

Open Grave starts off well enough, but soon finds itself as lost and confused as its amnesiac characters.

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Mike D'Angelo
The Dissolve

It's a nifty what's-going-on-here? setup with loads of potential, all of which is sadly squandered.

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Ian Buckwalter
NPR

The film's aura of mystery only works in the first 20 minutes or so, when it seems effortless; after that it feels like it's working very hard to keep the truth obscured, and in so doing just becomes a colorless slog.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Stock characters in a poorly plotted zombie-apocalypse storyline jabbed with a ham-fisted musical score, "Open Grave" is an elementary horror movie geared to set the genre back 30 years.

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Glenn Lovell
CinemaDope

... another genre head-scratcher from López-Gallego, who last brought us 'Apollo 18' ... It won't impress the more literal-minded fans of 'World War Z' or 'The Crazies.'

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
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Panta Oz
This horror suspense directed by the Spanish director Gonzalo López-Gallego (King of the Hill) has an impressive international cast - South-African star Sharlto… More
Manu Gino
The moment you wake up, the nightmare begins. Good movie! "Open Grave" is a smart movie. Its well thought out narrative structure invites you to… More
Sylvester Kuo
A suspenseful film about a group of six people woke up with no recollection of memories, as they try to discover what has happened, more sinister threats are… More
Shawn Montague
loved the grave scenes, has some cool elements and great actors... its pretty interesting, just felt like it could have had a little more to it. still cool tho
Francisco Godinho
I'm all up for crazy premises and weird twists if they work. Things start out well enough for Open Grave, albeit with already pretty piss poor dialogue,… More