The Cave
The Cave (2005)

Terror lurks deep beneath the surface of the Earth in this thriller. While on a dig in a Romanian forest, a group of scientists make a startling find -- they find a huge abbey, dating back to the 13th Century, which was built over the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 26, 2005
DVD Release Date: January 3, 2006
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Despite its stylized and impressive sets, this horror-monster movie mish-mash suffers from endless cliches and wildly implausible plotlines.

Scott Brown
Entertainment Weekly

Fright-wise, The Cave is a dry hole.

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Robert Koehler

Feels stunningly familiar as it goes through the rote edicts of the scientific crew vs. toothy beastie formula.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Bland, boring, conventional, cliché, and dumb...

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Dennis Lim
Village Voice

Spare and single-minded, The Cave is an insistently entertaining piece of pulp.

Joshua Starnes

The Cave is a decently crafted but unoriginal and uninspiring creature feature with a few moments of true entertainment that the rest of the film never matches up to.

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Russ Breimeier
Christianity Today

About what you'd expect from a low budget, B-movie destined to reside among the direct-to-video releases at Blockbuster and the Saturday night features on the Sci-Fi Channel.

Teresa Wiltz
Washington Post

The Cave isn't just a bad movie, it's a very, very, very bad movie, so bad that it can't even redeem itself by turning into high camp.

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Cole Smithey

Replete with winged undersea cave monsters, unlikely mountain climbing heroics and a mutating microbe that turns its victims into creatures-in-waiting "The Cave" is a paint-by-numbers thriller lacking in pigment.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

O roteiro é ridículo, mas o filme consegue criar algumas seqüências tensas. Ainda assim, empalidece frente ao ótimo (e similar) The Descent.

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Flixster Audience Score: 28% Flixster User Reviews
vieras esine
If you're into caving and diving, you might get a slight kick out of this. If you're not, then don't bother.
Alex roy
I view The Cave as a bad rip-off of the superior British horror film, The Descent. The Cave basically follows the exact same path, except its a lot less… More
Kevin M. Williams
An intrepid group of underground, underwater cave explorers try their hand in Romania (Dracula territory, a tip off), where they've found a new cave, under… More
Wahida K
I dont know how many similar Movies I have seen and I just cannt believe they go on making the same old stuff till it doesnt make sense any more, it is just to… More
Film Crazy
I quite like this movie ive seen it a few times now and although its certainly not the scariest nor the most fantastic storyline it certaily doesnt promise… More
Dead Angel
Whoa the ending part was seriously mysterious. Are they going to make a second part of this? Hope so. It clearly states that.