Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Shallow adventure movie about deep caves.

R 2011 109 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 17 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

A Must See

Sanctum has a lot of swearing as the most commonly used word is the F-bomb. Characters drown realistically and one has his head bashed on rocks: His head is covered in blood and one eye has been closed..... permanently. One character get her hair caught in caving equipment and is "scalped" before drowning. One of the divers stabs another and is lit on fire, before also drowning. A teenager drowns his own father to put him out of his misery (he was the victim of the stabbing) Over all this movie is a must see but may be more suitable for 12 year olds or mature people who are younger,

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 15+

15 and up.

sanctum is an awesome action adventure movie but parents you need to know that sanctum has a lot of violence some disturbing images that maybe hard to watch characters used strong language and there is a little bit of smoking and drinking the message is about the struggle to overcome the odds and survive The characters must learn to work together and solve new problems at every turn The secondary theme involves an emotionally distant father and his son finding a connection.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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