Buried

Buried

DVD - 2011
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Paul Conroy is not ready to die. But when he wakes up six feet underground with no idea of who put him there or why, life for the truck driver and family man instantly becomes a hellish struggle for survival. Buried with only a cell phone and a lighter, his contact with the outside world and ability to piece together clues that could help him discover his location are maddeningly limited. Paul has only ninety minutes to be rescued before his worst nightmare comes true.
Publisher: [United States] : Lions Gate Entertainment, 2011.
Branch Call Number: DVD Buried
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.

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Dreamstime
May 08, 2016

Unrealistic and disappointing.

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2monkeyreaders
Dec 08, 2015

If you have claustrophobia, this is probably not the movie for you!

I enjoyed it. Ryan Reynolds does a great job keeping things interesting.

Gritty and nerve-racking.

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0cho
Sep 22, 2015

Very surprised with this movie, other than the snake part in the movie, this was really good. Surprised Ryan Reynolds needed a flashlight to see in the dark, his pearly white teeth can be seen from outer space!!! Worth the watch.

Quimeras Jun 25, 2015

Not bad for a movie with one on-screen character and no change in setting. Nice ending.

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jblaze3170
Dec 11, 2014

I really enjoyed this movie!!!!!! Now this is something that will scare you about being Buried Alive!!

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jimg2000
Aug 16, 2013

What else to expect from a movie when everything happens inside a box and all the dialogue from phone conversations. Not my cup of tea at all though it got a lot of accolades:
Buried has received massive critical acclaim, with many critics stating Reynolds deserved a Oscar nomination. Review aggregate Rotten Tomatoes reports that 87% of critics have given the film a positive review based on 148 reviews, with an average score of 7.3/10. With the following consensus: "Wringing a seemingly impossible amount of gripping drama out of its claustrophobic premise, Buried is a nerve-wracking showcase for Ryan Reynolds's talent."

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britprincess1
May 29, 2013

A very claustrophobic film. It has a tense realism, gritty in that everything happens as if it were in real-time (you know, the gimmick that the TV series 24 used). I was disappointed in BURIED; there was just no sense of catharsis. It wasn't bad, no, but I still wouldn't recommend it.

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lyleminn
Apr 28, 2013

The battery lasted only for an hour and a half your watching the entire experience he has in the box. Superbly acted and very tense, depressing movie. I liked the ending and I never saw it coming. Ryan does a great job at keeping you involved in the story.

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modestgoddess
Apr 12, 2013

Definitely tense, but also very grim. May also have you shouting at the screen, as I did, "ANSWER THE DAMN PHONE!" May also have you wondering how the battery on the phone lasted so long, with all the videos made and sent and received.... And how he didn't run out of air, breathing the way he was and running that Zippo lighter for so much of the time. And also, where the heck did that snake come from? Still, pretty gripping and gruesome, if rather unbelievable. Confess I didn't see the ending coming.

Kadie2 Jul 26, 2012

UGH! I HATE this movie.

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Marcell_Murray
Mar 25, 2013

"I am sorry Paul.....I'm so sorry........."

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