Metacritic Movie Ratings
Sanctum Reviews

3.0

42

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyAdam Markovitz

    As we go deeper into the cave, walls squeezing, water rising, the movie has a narrative pull as sure as gravity.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Sanctum is far from a good movie, just as 3-D is far from the movie industry's savior. But it certainly looks good, and watching it through those plastic glasses reopens your eyes to the promise of the third dimension.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterMichael Rechtshaffen

    Banal dialogue, over-modulated performances and melodramatic scoring combine forces to sink the stirringly photographed proceedings quicker than that treacherous flash flood.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    A documentary on the formation of stalagmites would have been more compelling.

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