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The ruins [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present A Red Hour production ; produced by Chris Bender, Stuart Cornfeld, Jeremy Kramer ; screenplay by Scott B. Smith ; directed by Carter Smith.

Bender, Chris, 1971- (Added Author). Cornfeld, Stuart. (Added Author). Kramer, Jeremy. (Added Author). Smith, Scott, 1965- (Added Author). Smith, Carter, 1971- (Added Author). Tucker, Jonathan, 1982- (Added Author). Malone, Jena, 1984- (Added Author). Ramsey, Laura, 1982- (Added Author). Ashmore, Shawn, 1979- (Added Author). Anderson, Joe, 1982- (Added Author). DreamWorks Pictures (1994-2006. (Added Author). Red Hour Films. (Added Author). Spyglass Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Jonathan Tucker, Jena Malone, Laura Ramsey, Shawn Ashmore, Joe Anderson. (Cast).


Jeff and Amy are an American couples who goes to Mexico for a vacation. They find themselves in the most brutal struggle when, on an archaeological dig into the jungle, they are ambushed by hostile Mayans and forced to the top of an ancient temple. There, a monstrous and diabolically clever entity awaits them among the ruins.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1415740062 (DVD)
  • ISBN: 9781415740064 (DVD)
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Spyglass Entertainment ; [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Scott Smith.
Special features: Alternate ending; commentary; deleted scenes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features: Widescreen version -- Never-before-seen alternate ending -- 3 deleted scenes -- Behind-the-scenes featurettes -- Commentary by director Carter Smith and editor Jeff Betancourt -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; French Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 surround -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Darius Khondji ; editor, Jeff Betancourt ; music, Graeme Revell ; production designer, Grant Major ; special effects supervisor, David Fletcher ; visual effects supervisor, Gregory L. McMurry.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jonathan Tucker, Jena Malone, Laura Ramsey, Shawn Ashmore, Joe Anderson.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong violence and gruesome images, language, some sexuality, and nudity.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital; NTSC.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Vacations > Mexico > Drama.
Excavations (Archaeology) > Mexico > Drama.
Mayas > Mexico > Drama.
Temples > Mexico > Drama.
Mexico > Drama.
Genre: Horror films.
Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Upper Skagit Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Upper Skagit Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Upper Skagit Library RUI 1013100 New DVD Available -

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