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Beneath (2013)




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Five high school graduates venture to a secluded lake for a weekend celebration, but get stranded in the water when a flesh-eating creature emerges from the depts. Now, trapped in the treacherous waters without an oar, the teens must figure out a way to reach the shore without getting devoured. Meanwhile, distrust and infighting threatens to be their undoing before they even dare to face the terror below. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovimore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Horror
Directed By: ,
Written By: Tony Daniel, Brian D. Smith, Patrick Doody, Chris Valenziano, Patrick J. Doody
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 14, 2014
Universal Pictures - Official Site


Mark Margolis
as Mr. Parks
Jeff Fahey
as George Marsh
Lauren Gores
as Reporter
Joey Kern
as Randy
Jason Masek
as Rescue Worker
Kelly Noonan
as Samantha Marsh
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Critic Reviews for Beneath

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

Whatever tension the pic manages to build ... is mostly undercut by the recurring appearance of the fish and by the generally overemphatic performances of the human cast ...

Full Review… | July 18, 2013
Top Critic

A proudly lowbrow, low-budget monster movie that sees nothing wrong with the cheap-and-dirty shortcuts of yesteryear.

Full Review… | July 16, 2013
Village Voice
Top Critic

The title doesn't just refer to what lurks in the lake's still water. It's a guide to where Beneath's substance lies, the acid heart inside its plastic chest.

Full Review… | July 16, 2013
Time Out
Top Critic

The whole film is a campy put-on, right? Apparently not.

Full Review… | July 15, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

A few things could have been improved upon, but it's at least ambitious and has an interesting twist.

Full Review… | April 3, 2014
Aisle Seat

Beneath is both a tribute to monster-in-the-woods and the creature-under-the-water horror and a genuine indie drama in the guise of a horror film.

Full Review… | April 3, 2014
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Audience Reviews for Beneath


A not entirely original thriller that takes place almost exclusively on a small boat, Beneath features a terribly cheesy looking monster but does manage to take the group of victims to some genuinely dark places before the end. A film that believes itself to be a moral drama far above its station, Beneath aspires to be more than it is yet still manages to be a relatively entertaining and brutal little horror film....

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