Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.

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Storyline

One misty morning, Liz Dunn stumbles down the road to her school and screams for help. A police psychologist gets her to reveal her story: A month earlier: three rebellious teenagers - Mike, Frankie and Geoff are trying to ditch the school field trip to Wales. The school nerd Martin helps them out by allowing them to stay in an old war bunker for the three days on the condition that his friend Liz joins them. The teens go down, party and have great fun but Martin doesn't return to let them out and they hope and pray that someone will find them... Written by RJDL

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Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, sexuality/nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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£4,158,370 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£673,777 (UK) (20 April 2001)

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$45,715 (Brazil) (27 September 2002)
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Nick Hamm wanted to make the film seven years before he actually did. See more »

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In the downward shot as the four enter the shelter, two legs of the cameras tripod can be seen. See more »

Quotes

Frankie: What's the time now?
Mike: Same as when you asked two minutes ago.
Frankie: Well it can't be the same time if two minutes have passed, can it.
Geoff: It's three thirty-two, then.
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References Heavenly Creatures (1994) See more »

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Show Me The Money (Jerry Maguire Mix)
Written by Paul Akabah and Ashley Akabah
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
Performed by Architechs
Courtesy of Go!Beat/Polydor UK Ltd.
Licensed by kind permission of The Film & TV Licensing Division, part of the Universal Music Group
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Grim, sad and intelligent movie
30 January 2002 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

This is no teen horror movie. Instead its a really good exploration into consequences of obsession. The direction was very good. I found it entertaining, frightening and most of all, thought provoking. Special mention to Thora Birch who adeptly highlights the subtle transformation of her character throughout the story.


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