As Above, So Below
As Above, So Below (2014)

Miles of twisting catacombs lie beneath the streets of Paris, the eternal home to countless souls. When a team of explorers ventures into the uncharted maze of bones, they uncover the secret of what this city of the dead was meant to… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 29, 2014
DVD Release Date: December 2, 2014
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Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: After an intriguing setup that threatens to claw its way out of found-footage overkill, As Above/So Below plummets into clichéd mediocrity.

Wesley Morris

Once upon a time, when someone in a horror movie turned a doorknob or drove toward a storm, you got to feel superior and shout, "Don't go in there!" Now it's more like, "Seriously? You're not gonna put down that camera first?"

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Simon Abrams

"As Above, So Below" is novel enough to be worth the price of admission, but you'll think twice before getting back in line for a second visit.

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Robert Kojder
Flickering Myth

As long as your content with watching stupid people do stupid things you'll obtain a modicum of fun from As Above, So Below

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Randy Cordova
Arizona Republic

Once the characters go underground, things start happening. Not scary things, mind you, but things.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

While the film has a reasonably engaging cast and some decent scares, the script feels like an uneasy blend of The Blair Witch Project and Tomb Raider.

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Brooke Corso
The Monitor (McAllen, TX)

Apparently, these young adults are experts on urban planning, metallurgy, civil engineering, languages, Egyptian mythology and ancient mysticism, but their smarts are only matched by a lack of common sense and accountability.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

The movie's signature signage - "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here" - is the only instruction we really need.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

An entertainment-free sinkhole of Dramamine-worthy nonsense ...

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Becky Suter

It just isn't scary or clever enough and doesn't really gain momentum until a last minute dash towards a toe-curlingly obvious resolution.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
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Dan Brown meets The Blair Witch Project in this harrowing horror movie that has good actors and makes expert use of the subjective camera to enhance the sense… More
Shawn Montague
Awesome idea... Bad idea... While I was again excited for the hype behind the idea, and to see Cloverfields own behind the camera again.. Found footage films… More
KJ Proulx
Spectacular sound design and an interesting set-up will have you hooked on "As Above, So Below," but never will I recommend this film to anyone,… More
Jeffrey Meyers
As above, so below Surprisingly engaging, and intriguing from the onset, As Above, So Below is a film that seemingly invigorates the found footage drama, at… More
Gimly M.
It's dumb. It's really really really dumb. But it's not boring, and boring is the worst thing a movie can be. I actually can't remember the… More
Jesse Ortega
For a found footage horror film, this actually has a pretty cool concept all things considered.  The concept, while used tremendously in films like Rec, Troll… More