Sanctum

(2011)

Overview

The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them deep into the caverns, they must fight raging water, deadly terrain and creeping panic as they search for an unknown escape route to the sea. Master diver Frank McGuire (Richard Roxburgh) has explored the South Pacific's Esa-ala Caves for months. But when his exit is cut off in a flash flood, Frank's team--including 17-year-old son Josh (Rhys Wakefield) and financier Carl Hurley (Ioan Gruffudd)--are forced to radically alter plans. With dwindling supplies, the crew must navigate an underwater labyrinth to make it out. Soon, they are confronted with the unavoidable question: Can they survive, or will they be trapped forever?

  1. Alister Grierson

    Director

  2. John Garvin

    Writer

  3. Andrew Wight

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ioan Gruffudd

    Ioan Gruffudd

    Carl Hurley

  2. Richard Roxburgh

    Richard Roxburgh

    Frank McGuire

  3. Alice Parkinson

    Alice Parkinson

    Victoria Elaine

  4. Daniel Wyllie

    Daniel Wyllie

    Crazy George

  5. Allison Cratchley

    Allison Cratchley

    Judes

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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 4, 2011
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

Budget $30,000,000.00

Revenue $108,609,310.00

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