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The Ruins

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Jena Malone, Laura Ramsey, ...
Vince Valitutti

The Ruins

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
91 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/04/08
performer:
Jena Malone, Jonathan Tucker, Shawn Ashmore, Laura Ramsey
director:
Carter Smith
distributor:
Paramount Studios
author:
Scott B. Smith
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Horror

We gave it a C-

Former fashion photographer Carter Smith exchanges beauties for a beast — in this case, a nefarious…something (no spoilers here!) that lurks deep in the jungles of Mexico, methodically picking off a clutch of unfortunate American tourists that includes actors Jena Malone (Into the Wild) and Shawn Ashmore (X-Men). Based on a seriously scary best-selling book by Scott Smith (who also penned the novel-turned-film A Simple Plan). (April 4)