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Alister Grierson


Rhys Wakefield
Allison Cratchley
Christopher Baker


2011 Rogue Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: Sanctum.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


An exploratory venture into an uncharted cave turns treacherous when a tropical storm hits, trapping a team of climbers inside. With supplies running low, the group is forced to find a new exit or suffer a watery death.

Content Details

Why Is Sanctum Rated R?

Sanctum is rated R for language, some violence and disturbing images

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Sanctum...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent portrayals of graphic and non-graphic violence.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

- Portrayals of drowning and fighting.

- Upsetting and disturbing scenes.

- Infrequent hand-to-hand violence and depiction of a gory injury.

- Frequent portrayals of death and corpses with some blood, wounds, detail shown.

- Pervasive peril to main characters.

- Frequent portrayals of emotional suffering.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references.

- Buttock nudity shown in a non-sexual content.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent use of crude sexual language.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in non-sexual contexts.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions

- Slurs.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Sanctum.

Nine climbers enter The Cave but it is certain they won’t all survive the trip down into the subterranean cavern. On a barren Icelandic mountainside, a scientist and his nephew discover the opening to an uncharted cave in Journey to the Center of the Earth.

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Violence.
AB 14A Coarse Language, Gory Scenes, Not Recommended for Children.
MB 14A Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Disturbing Content.
QC 13+

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