The Cave (2005 film)

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Mosaic from church interior in The Cave (2005 film)...

Summary

"There are places man was never meant to go. Beneath heaven lies hell, beneath hell lies... The Cave." Bloodthirsty creatures await a pack of divers who become trapped in an underwater cave network below an eerie Carpathian mountain church.

Details

  • Release Date: 2005
  • Country/Language: US/Germany/Romania, English and Romanian with subtitles
  • Genres/Technical: Horror, Thriller, Adventure
  • Runtime: 1 hr 37 min
  • Starring: Piper Perabo, Morris Chestnut, Cole Hauser
  • Director: Bruce Hunt
  • Writer: Michael Steinberg, Tegan West
  • Producer/Production Co: Screen Gems, Cinerenta Medienbeteiligungs KG, Lakeshore Entertainment
  • View Trailer: (link)

Ratings

MPAA Ratings

  • Rated: R (Violence, Profanity)

Tentacle Ratings

A rough measure of how "Lovecraftian" the work is:

  • S____ (One Tentacle: Debateably Lovecraftian; has almost no direct connection to Lovecraft's work)

Not very Lovecraftian, but a race of tentacle-parasite-vampire-monsters wouldn't be far out of place in "the Mythos". It's sort of like a cavern-setting Alien with a little bit of The Thing here and there.

Note: This rating is not intended as a measure of quality, merely of how closely related to Lovecraftian "Weird" fiction the work is.

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Synopsis

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Deadly monsters hunt members of an exploration team within a vast network of caverns beneath the Carpathian Mountains.


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Associated Mythos Elements

  • TO DO
  • race: vampire-gargoyle-parasite-things


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