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As Above, So Below (2014)

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When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.

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John Erick Dowdle

Writers:

John Erick Dowdle (screenplay), Drew Dowdle (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Perdita Weeks ... Scarlett
Ben Feldman ... George
Edwin Hodge ... Benji
François Civil ... Papillon
Marion Lambert Marion Lambert ... Souxie
Ali Marhyar Ali Marhyar ... Zed
Cosme Castro Cosme Castro ... La Taupe
Hamid Djavadan Hamid Djavadan ... Reza (as Hamidreza Javdan)
Théo Cholbi ... Gloomy Teenager
Emy Lévy Emy Lévy ... Tour Guide (as Emy Levy)
Roger Van Hool Roger Van Hool ... Scarlett's Father
Olivia Csiky Trnka ... Strange Young Woman
Hellyette Bess Hellyette Bess ... Strange Old Woman
Aryan Rahimian Aryan Rahimian ... Iranian Armed Guard
Samuel Aouizerate Samuel Aouizerate ... Danny
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Storyline

Miles of twisting catacombs lie beneath the streets of Paris, the eternal home to countless souls. When a team of explorers ventures into the uncharted maze of bones, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead. A journey into madness and terror, As Above, So Below reaches deep into the human psyche to reveal the personal demons that come back to haunt us all. Written by Universal Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The only way out is down.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence/terror, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Latin

Release Date:

29 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

As Above, So Below See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,342,000, 31 August 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$21,197,315, 3 October 2014
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

"As Above, So Below" is a saying from Occult Lore. See more »

Goofs

The characters dived into water several times, yet many scenes after their dive into the water show their head hair completely dry when they should be wet. See more »

Quotes

Zed: I have a child I've never seen. I know it's mine, but I deny it.
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Crazy Credits

On the last seconds of the end credits, you can hear a character saying "The only way out is down", followed by some of the noises heard on the catacombs earlier in the film. See more »


Soundtracks

Nuit de Mes Reves
Written by Sebastien Chenut, Sebastien Fouble and Maud Geffray
Performed by Scratch Massive
Courtesy of Pschent Music
By arrangement with Because Editions/Sawnd
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This one is different, in a good way.
19 June 2017 | by Ghost33See all my reviews

If you're into horror movies, you already know that a modern, moderately unknown horror movie receiving over a 6 on IMDb is a good sign. As usual, with the films I like, I think it deserves better.

This movie is different than others in this genre. It's well done and the subject matter is perfect for a horror movie. Oh sure, there's things you can pick apart if you're into dissecting every plot hole or unbelievable character action. But if you just sit back and enjoy the ride, I guarantee you'll find a movie that surpasses many in this genre in sheer plot alone. The acting is good and the movie builds and builds to a satisfying ending.

I've re-watched it over three times. Half the horror movies nowadays, I turn off in 10 minutes.

8/10


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