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The Ruins 2008

  • Carter Smith
  • April 2, 2008
  • 91 mins
  • English
  • Drama, Horror
Terror has evolved.
A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins


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It was nice actually and a bit weird

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After going through the motions of many films like this involving stranding a group of teens in the middle of nowhere, this is a film that stands or falls on whether you buy into the unique, yet ridiculous premise at its heart. To the filmmakers and the actors credit, they do a credible job of creating tension and ensure that the characters' response to the threat is believable within the context of the film. This certainly helps to build the sense of helplessness and dread as the film progresses, but ultimately the film is always working to overcome a scenario that is just as likely to induce laughter as well as fear. Still enjoyable enough to watch though.

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Watched it randomly when it came on the TV, I actually enjoyed it

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