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Secret of the Cave

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Message-heavy mystery has boy dealing with parents' divorce.

Movie PG 2009 88 minutes
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SECRET OF THE CAVE is for people who like message movies. There are a lot of good ones, for sure. Wouldn't it be nice to go around doing nice things for people unawares? What a good feeling. But since that's the heart of the mystery there's not much depth to the storyline.

There's lots of cloaked figures running around and some creepy moments to reign viewers in and keep it interesting, but it doesn't build up to much at the end. And why does it take Roy so long to finally go in the cave? That's a mystery in itself.

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