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Sanctum (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray)

3.7 out of 5 stars 229 customer reviews

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Conceived and shot in 3D! From executive producer James Cameron (Avatar) comes a thrilling underwater adventure based on true events. Master diver Frank McGuire leads a team—including his 17-year-old son—to explore the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. But when a tropical storm cuts off their only escape route, the team must work together to find their way through an uncharted and dangerous underwater labyrinth to make it out alive. With time running out, can they survive, or will they be trapped forever? Discover why critics are calling this incredible journey “mind-blowing & jaw dropping” – Sandie Newton, CBS-TV.

Special Features

  • Feature Commentary with Director Alister Grierson, Actor Rhys Wakefield, and Co-Writer/Producer Andrew Wight
  • BD-Live
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Sanctum: The Real Story
  • Nullarbor Dreaming
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  • Product Details

    • Actors: Richard Roxburgh, Ioan Gruffudd, Rhys Wakefield, Alice Parkinson, Dan Wyllie
    • Directors: Alistar Grierson
    • Writers: Andrew Wight, John Garvin
    • Producers: Andrew Wight, James Cameron
    • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, AC-3, Color, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, Subtitled, 3D, Widescreen
    • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), English (DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1), Spanish (DTS 5.1)
    • Subtitles: Spanish
    • Dubbed: Spanish
    • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
    • Region: All Regions
    • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Rated:
      R
      Restricted
    • Studio: Universal Studios Home Entertainment
    • DVD Release Date: June 7, 2011
    • Digital Copy Expiration Date: November 30, 2011 (Click here for more information)
    • Run Time: 218 minutes
    • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (229 customer reviews)
    • ASIN: B004UA8D1O
    • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #45,973 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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    Format: Blu-ray Verified Purchase
    Although some people called this movie crap I just can't imagine why. I even hesitated on purchasing this due to the reviews. Maybe they did not see the 3D version? This movie in 3D is the highest quality 3D I've seen - wow ever actually! It beats all these 3D movies - Avatar, Thor, Narnia, etc. The quality of the 3D has the birds flying out of your TV and the water flowing from your TV.. truly amazing! I thought the story was right on, they did what they had to do to survive. I'm a certified scuba diver and trust me, they followed all the protocols of survival. It was crazy to buddy breathe with a full facemask, that was a desperate attempt for survival for sure, but in the end the outcome was spot on. Great show thru & thru. I even watched it back to back because the 3D graphics were so good I wanted to take it all in again! EXCELLENT choice, great movie!
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    Based on a real life, near death caving experience, Sanctum is a thriller that squeezes claustrophobic audiences into tight, dark spaces, and forces all viewers to imagine and evaluate their personal fortitude if put in a precarious situation.

    Frank McGuire (Richard Roxburgh), a professional cave diver compared to Jacques Cousteau and Neil Armstrong, is on a caving/cave-diving expedition with his highly trained team and his mercurial son Josh (Rhys Wakefield). Exploring the Esaala Caves in Papua New Guinea, the team has to traverse thousands of meters of virgin caves in order to ultimately find a connection to the sea. The eccentric financier, Carl (Ioan Gruffudd), with experience sky diving, caving, and cave diving, stalag-might have a problem with an imminent typhoon that threatens the expedition. The team is in over their heads when Mother Nature expedites the timeline; and they must navigate an underwater labyrinth in order to survive.

    Similar to a real surfer watching Point Break, a rock climber watching Cliffhanger, or a skydiver watching...Point Break, there are plenty of technicalities to nitpick. The point, however, is entertainment, not a documentary. While utterly predictable during most moments, the movie nonetheless whitens knuckles and squeezes air from lungs. Beautifully rendered and lit, the cinematography had to naturally extend a little creative license in order to capture some of the brilliant underwater scenes. Particularly thrilling were the wide-angle cave diving shots and the crystal clear caverns. If pristine, unexplored worlds, alien to the average human eye were intended, then kudos are warranted.

    While I enjoyed the script (regardless of predictability), the dialogue was weak at times.
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    By NVPAT on September 27, 2011
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    This movie was very exciting. The 3D effects were great. I was holding my breath in the under water scenes, it was that realistic. I will be watching it again which is not what I usually do with movies.
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    This is an exciting, tense movie describing a crisis and disaster suffered by cave explorers. The dark environment of the system of caves contributes to the mood of the film. The camera work is excellent, as might be expected of Cameron. The 3D is as good as any that I have seen and contributes well to the effectiveness of the photography.
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    Format: DVD
    If you're like me, you saw the trailer for this film and the prominent mention of James Cameron as executive producer. If you're like me, you loved Cameron's "The Abyss," and wondered if there would be something here to love. If you're like me, you'll regret even spending the dollar at Redbox to find out otherwise.

    "Sanctum" is centered around a team of cave explorers in Papua New Guinea (actually filmed in Australia) as they go deep into a cave purported to be one of the world's most unexplored and possibly largest systems. Of course, a tropical storm is on the way, but they all believe they'll be just fine, with a few days to spare. The storm turns into a typhoon, the comm system goes down, and the team is trapped deep in the earth as the torrent of rain causes the water to rise within the caverns and threaten their lives. In the midst of these struggles, we find a teenaged boy at odds with his famous explorer-dad, and others who are more interested in self-preservation than in any act of human decency. We find bits of "The Abyss," "Alien," and "The Descent" all mish-mashed into a colossal mess.

    The first obstacle for me was the ridiculous dialogue, which sounded like teenagers trying to impress friends and screenwriters trying to fabricate drama. The next obstacle was the world-class explorers who panic and turn on each other the moment any danger hits. The third obstacle was the typhoon which arrives in seeming minutes, with no time to warn anyone even though a storm was known to be approaching days earlier. The fourth obstacle was watching experienced explorers leave others far behind in caves and then asking where they are. This is just ridiculous behavior by anyone who has spent more than a few hours outdoors or in the wild.
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    This is a great movie. There is no Hollywood monster, but it is terrifying (unless extremely deep water and not being able to breathe doesn't frighten you?). It is based on a true story, and you really wonder what on earth possesses these people to want to go several miles down under water to explore an unknown cave? But it is very interesting, the acting is believable, the ending is good. I have actually watched this movie a couple of times. This movie arrived on time, and was packaged securely
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