Search - Secret of the Cave on DVD


Secret of the Cave
Secret of the Cave
Actors: Patrick Bergin, Sheila Flitton, Rhoda Griffis, Joseph Kelly, Peadar Lamb
Director: Zach Gray
Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
PG     2009     1hr 28min


     

Larger Image

Movie Details

Actors: Patrick Bergin, Sheila Flitton, Rhoda Griffis, Joseph Kelly, Peadar Lamb
Director: Zach Gray
Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Family Life, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: First Look Pictures
Format: DVD
DVD Release Date: 08/07/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 28min
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English
See Also:

Similar Movies

Every Second Counts
Director: John Bradshaw
4
   PG   2009   1hr 28min
Finding Rin Tin Tin
Director: Danny Lerner
5
   PG   2008   1hr 30min
   
The Lost and Found Family
Director: Barnet Bain
   PG   2009   1hr 31min
   
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Director: Ken Loach
   NR   2007   2hr 7min
The Secret of Roan Inish
   PG   2000   1hr 42min
Smoke Jumper
Director: John Terlesky
   PG   2009   1hr 33min

Similarly Requested DVDs

The Phantom of the Opera
Widescreen Edition
Director: Joel Schumacher
   PG-13   2005   2hr 23min
   
Nim's Island
Widescreen Edition
Directors: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin
   PG   2008   1hr 36min
   
Madagascar
Widescreen Edition
Directors: Tom McGrath, Eric Darnell, Gary Trousdale
   PG   2005   1hr 26min
   
Inkheart
Director: Iain Softley
   PG   2009   1hr 46min
   
Love Comes Softly
Director: Michael Landon Jr.
   UR   2004   1hr 24min
   
Jurassic Park
Widescreen Collector's Edition
   PG-13   2000   2hr 7min
   
Hidalgo
Widescreen Edition
Director: Joe Johnston
   PG-13   2004   2hr 16min
   
Apocalypse Now Redux
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
   R   2001   2hr 33min
   
The Passion of the Christ
Widescreen Edition
Director: Mel Gibson
   R   2004   2hr 7min
   
Love's Long Journey
Director: Michael Landon Jr.
   UR   2006   1hr 25min
   
 

Movie Reviews

A Five-star Family Movie
Artist & Author | Near Mt. Baker, WA | 12/06/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"For traditional values families, especially religious families, any movie that is subtlety based on Scripture has to be well worth watching. This is actually a (university) student project movie, but it is done in every way as professional as the best of what Hollywood produces. It will hold the interest of both the kids - my grandson was five when he saw it - and their parents, so it truly is a great family movie. Roy is fascinated by the 'ghost' of the cave, and sets out to solve the mystery. Along the way, it seems that the ghost does good deeds for the people in the community. When the mystery is solved, it is made clear that the basis for the good deeds was to follow Jesus' teaching that when you have done it the least of these, you have done it to Me. I can hardly think of a better movie for families.

In response to the one-star reviewers, I'd say that their reviews reveal their bias against anything Christian - even when it is as subtle as its presented in this movie - more than their ability to judge movies. As of this writing, I have about 4,000 DVDs of live-action movies for kids, about kids, or appropriate for kids (e.g. Historical stories, nature, biographies, etc.), I watch as many as 35 movies a week and write reviews of them when I am writing at my mountain cottage. Therefore, I think I can say that I have a pretty broad basis from which to judge movies, especially those pertaining to children and teens. The 'Secret of the Cave' easily come in among the top 5% of movies made for or about kids, especially for families that want to instill good character and long-established traditional values. It may not be 'politically correct' to advocate orthodox morality, but Universal laws cannot be changed by personal opinions. For those who believe that there is a right and wrong, and who believe that doing good deeds for people in need (personally, NOT through the government) is indeed as if it was done for the Lord, this movie is top notch.

[Maybe I need to add that I am Catholic and not Adventist, and that I do not know any of this group (although I do know many Hollywood stars and movie crew members). I worked for about five years making TV and theatrical movies.]"
Secret to a good movie
Keith Davis | Anywhere, United States | 06/26/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I enjoyed this movie and have told others about it as well. I didn't realize it was made by a private Christian college until looking it up here at Amazon with the purpose of buying the DVD. I had watched it as a video on demand. If you like family movies with good moral developments as well, you'll enjoy this film."
What a pleasant surprise
M. Denny | Hermosa Beach, CA United States | 12/20/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"On my intuition we rented this at Blockbuster as part of a 99 cent night for kids movies. We have a 10 year old boy and and 7 year old girl. They were entranced on several levels: the boy's feelings as his parents separated and he was dumped by his father on his uncle; the strange and wondrous to them world of this village; and the developing ghost story. As the ghost subplot developed both of them wound up snuggling with me. As the story resolved itself into its spiritual conclusion all of us were very moved. My son said "That was deep" and spent quite some time afterwords looking into the fire."
Believable Human Beings
Go for Baroque | Denver | 10/25/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Whether the film intended a "Christian theme" or not, it shares a sense of humanity and warmth appreciated by many of us. These are people who appear real, not artificial nor unbelievable. No explosions, shootings, crashing cars, profanity, or threats of physical violence. Just people, people with human strengths and weaknesses, who care about each other. Upon first viewing, I had no intention of comparing this film to any of the great masterpieces from film history; however, I was surprised to read that the project was a student effort. Although I felt that the end of the story line could have had more clues leading to it and not been quite so arbitrary, the production was fairly successful. I recommend it not only to families but also to any person who also cares about other people."