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The Ruins

horror


Based on the terrifying best-seller by Scott Smith, "The Ruins" follows a group of friends who become entangled in a brutal struggle for survival after visiting a remote archaeological dig in the Mexican jungle...

Rotten Tomatoes® scores

  • Critic Score
    48%
  • Audience Score
    30%
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  • Tomatometer®

    48%
    reviews counted: 24
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  • Audience

    30%

Top Critic Reviews

Fresh:

- Dave White, Movies.com, Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Rotten: Squabbling among the skin-deep characters doesn't induce much sympathy, though thesps do their best.

- Dennis Harvey, Variety, Friday, April 4, 2008

Fresh:

- Devin Faraci, CHUD, Friday, February 27, 2009

Audience Reviews

3 stars

This was better than i expected. Decent ride. Some gorey parts on the unrated version may be a bit too much for some.

- jmanard52, Tuesday, August 19, 2008

0 star

Another one I own but not watched yet.

- stuartb1234, Thursday, August 12, 2010

4 stars

i actually really liked this movie. it was really scary and violent and had a good story. I actually cared about the characters and wanted them to live which isn't the case for most horror movies. there are several scenes that are really intense and disturbing. this is how you make a horror movie. B+

- bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb1, Wednesday, August 4, 2010