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The Canyon (2009)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  23 October 2009 (USA)
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A survival story about a honeymooning couple who get lost in the wide expanse of the Grand Canyon.

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Nick Conway
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Lori Conway (as Yvonne Strahowski)
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Henry
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Motel Manager
Andrea Marcellus ...
Clerk
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Solomon Loop ...
Helicoptor Pilot (as Soloman Loop)
Ed Tracey ...
Helicoptor Pilot #2
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A survival story about a honeymooning couple who get lost in the wide expanse of the Grand Canyon.

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Surviving is just the beginning See more »

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Rated R for brief disturbing content | See all certifications »

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23 October 2009 (USA)  »

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El cañón  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,785 (USA) (23 October 2009)

Gross:

$1,785 (USA) (23 October 2009)
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When the Guide gets bitten by rattlesnakes and the 'mules' are scared, it shows horses running (and naying) away. When he finds a 'mule' it is back to being a mule. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Nick: Hey, were going to make it.
Lori: Not if you don't slow down.
Nick: Grand Canyon by sunrise, remember?
Lori: How can I forget.
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References America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (1988) See more »

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Back Of My Mind
Performed by Jim Reilley
Written by James Scott Reilley
Under license from Ford Music Services
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Nothing new but not a bad movie
20 November 2009 | by (Las Vegas, United States) – See all my reviews

I, like this movie, have very little to say about it. It has been done before. In various locations, with a variety of protagonist and with very similar ending. The writing on this one was not very memorable with the one exception of the alcoholic guide played by Eion Bailey. The cinematography was outstanding, great images of one of the United States great remaining natural wonders.

That being said, I do wish that the filmmakers had given a little more time to the script and less to the backdrop. While I was watching this movie the one thought that did come across over and over was that of Darwin theory of survival of the fittest.

I don't think this movie deserves it's low rating. I enjoyed watching it even if I found it somewhat predictable it did have an interesting ending.


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