The Ruins Movie

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Who's Involved:

Ben Stiller, Chris Bender, Joe Anderson, Laura Ramsey, Jena Malone, Shawn Ashmore, Jonathan Tucker, Stuart Cornfeld, Carter Smith, Scott B. Smith

strong violence and gruesome images, language, some sexuality and nudity
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Four American friends on vacation in Cancún, Mexico, meet a German tourist that persuades them to join his hunt for his younger brother, who was last seen with his girlfriend near some mysterious ruins.

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Who stars in The Ruins: Cast List

The Next Three Days, Charlie's Angels  

Love Lies Bleeding, Rebel Moon Part 2: The Scargiver  

X-Men: Days of Future Past, Acts Of Violence  

Kill the Irishman, Middle Men  

Murder Company, The Devil Conspiracy  

Who's making The Ruins: Crew List

A look at the The Ruins behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Carter Smith last directed The Passenger and Swallowed. The film's writer Scott B. Smith last wrote Siberia and El Cid.


Scott B. Smith


Chris Bender
Stuart Cornfeld
Ben Stiller

Production Company

Red Hour Films

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Production: What we know about The Ruins?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the best-selling Scott B. Smith novel.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2004 - December: The film was set to Completed  status.

The Ruins Release Date: When was the film released?

The Ruins was a release in 2008 on Friday, April 4, 2008. There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including Nim's Island, Shine a Light and Leatherheads.

The Ruins DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Ruins was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 .

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