The Pyramid (2014)

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Critic Consensus: Poorly lit and thinly writ, The Pyramid houses little more than clunky dialogue, amateurish acting, and dusty found-footage scares.

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The ancient wonders of the world have long cursed explorers who've dared to uncover their secrets. But a team of U.S. archaeologists gets more than they bargained for when they discover a lost pyramid unlike any other in the Egyptian desert. As they unlock the horrific secrets buried within, they realize they aren't just trapped, they are being hunted. (C) Fox
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R (for some horror violence and bloody images)
Genre:
Drama
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Cast

Denis O'Hare
as Holden
Philip Shelley
as Provost
Faical Attougui
as Corporal Shadid
Joseph Beddelem
as Taxi Driver
Amir Kamyab
as Michael Zahir
James Buckley
as Fitzie
Chakir El Faaiz
as Skinny Digger
Ait Hamou Amine
as 8 Year Old Boy
Omar Benbrahim
as Egyptian Intern
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Critic Reviews for The Pyramid

All Critics (40) | Top Critics (11)

Like so many filmmakers before him, Levasseur doesn't seem to grasp that in the horror genre, less can be more.

Full Review… | December 6, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

If you're looking for cheap scares and have 90 minutes to kill, you could do worse than The Pyramid. But not a lot worse.

Full Review… | December 5, 2014
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

The air inside the pyramid isn't the only thing that's stale in this ludicrous yet mildly likable horror film.

Full Review… | December 5, 2014
Washington Post
Top Critic

A stinker in every sense.

Full Review… | December 5, 2014
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

"The Pyramid," despite an unpretentious matinee vibe, is mostly interesting in seeing how little light can be on screen before a bare minimum of suspense and coherence dissipates. There is, truly, not much to see in this movie.

Full Review… | December 5, 2014
New York Times
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It's hard to know what's worse, the under-lit "found footage" from the documentary team or the wretched dialogue.

Full Review… | December 5, 2014
New York Daily News
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Audience Reviews for The Pyramid

Good Film never going to win any oscars but according to this it's bloody terrible total shit this review site is !!! . A good film with a few scares but defo not the worst .

Barry John Millsip
Barry John Millsip
½

Okay, I love B-movies so I usually grade these higher than probably most other people. But this was horrible. It's another "found footage" film where you are made sick having to watch something through bad lighting and constant motion. It's plagued with stupid decisions, bad acting, and capped off with a very stupid (yet predictable) ending. Now the "monster" was a cool idea but boy did they screw the pooch on this... smh

rusty allen
rusty allen

Somewhat predictable while still being able to put a little bit of a different spin on the found footage films before it. It keeps your attention because of the higher budget, some of the rooms in the pyramid are highly detailed so kudos to the set designer.

Carson  Slick
Carson Slick

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