With Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Davis, Olivia Williams, Scott Foley, Holt McCallany
Directed by David Twohy

There had been so many U-boat films over the years, the classic
Das Boot and more recent U-571 only a few (not to mention the nuclear world threat ones like The Hunt For Red October).
What the makers of Below attempted was to go the nautical route of the recent Ghost Ship. When an American WW2 submarine picks up three shipwrecked passengers, secrets, lies and horror is the result. Besides German boats above the surface dropping depth chargers, trapping them below, a dark ghostly force seems to be on board, not only able to cause panic, but also result in fatality.
A fair amount of suspense prevails amid this damp claustrophobic thriller with a couple of good scares making for passable entertainment.

3 / C
- PB

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6 - Volcanic
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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