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2013 Fourteen Days of Halloween Part One: The Cave (2005)

Posted by invizweb on October 18, 2013

File:The Cave poster.jpg

Courtesy of WikiaPedia

Director: Bruce Hunt

Starring: Cole Hauser, Morris Chestnut, Eddie Cibrian, Rick Ravanello, Daniel Dae Kim, Lena Headey, and Piper Perabo

Producer(s): Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Richard S. Wright, and Andrew Mason

Studio: Lakeshore Entertainment

Distributor: Screen Gems

Run Time: 97 Minutes

When I read 97 minutes, I could not believe it. When I watched this movie on AMC network, it felt as if half a day had gone by. That is not to say it was very atrocious like the previously reviewed Helldriver but this film did not feel fun on the first viewing.  I kept zoning out.  Lena Headey and Piper Perabo  were not utilized to their best though one of them (spoiler alert) got a chance to play bad ass in one of the scenes.  The tropes in this movie were really cliche (I figured the ending  a mile away yet it did not feel like a good pay off) and the CHUDS (cannibalistic humanoid underground dwellers) were not as spectacular as the ones in the Descent.

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