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English    Sep 11, 2009 (USA)

Verdict: Cool Movie. Watchable.


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9 is a 2009 Hollywood animation,adventure,science fiction film released on Sep 11, 2009. The film is directed by Shane Acker, produced by Timur Bekmambetov.

An action-packed adventure, director Shane Acker’s animated fantasy epic 9 is the feature-length expansion of his Academy Award-nominated 2004 short film of the same name. The screenplay for the feature is by Pamela Pettler (Monster House); directors Tim Burton (Beetlejuice) and Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) are among the feature version’s producers.
The time is the too-near future. Powered and enabled by the invention known as the Great Machine, the world’s machines have turned on mankind and sparked social unrest, decimating the human population before being largely shut down.
But as our world fell to pieces, a mission began to salvage the legacy of civilization; a group of small creations was given the spark of life by a scientist in the final days of humanity, and they continue to exist post-apocalypse. Another of their own, #9 (voiced by Elijah Wood), emerges and displays leadership qualities that may help them survive and possibly even thrive. The conflicted but resilient tribe already includes #1 (Christopher Plummer), a domineering war veteran and the group’s longtime leader; #2 (Martin Landau), a kindly but now-frail inventor; #3 and #4, scholarly twins who communicate nonverbally and mostly with each other; #5 (John C. Reilly), a stalwart and nurturing engineer; #6 (Crispin Glover), an erratic artist beset by visions; #7 (Jennifer Connelly), a brave and self-sufficient warrior; and #8 (Fred Tatasciore), the none-too-bright muscle and enforcer for #1.
With their group so few, these “stitchpunk” creations must summon individual strengths well beyond their own proportions in order to outwit and fight against still-functioning machines, one of which is a marauding mechanized beast. In the darkness just before the dawn, #9 rallies everyone of his number to band together.
While showcasing a stunning “steampunk”-styled visual brilliance, 9 dynamically explores the will to live, the power of community, and how one soul can change the world.

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Reviews for 9

Rashid Irani


Rashid IraniHindustan Times

Miracles are possible. You wait ages for an outstanding debut film, then two turn up in the same week. Intriguingly still, 9, like District 9 - yes, both movies also share the sam..

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Avijit Ghosh


Avijit GhoshTimes of India

The post-Apocalyptic world is a bleak, dark place filled with industrial wreckage. Against this backdrop, director Shane Acker crafts a multi-layered tale that can be enjoyed as m..

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Raja Sen



There is a peculiar poetry to be found in the sound of metal as it scrapes, tinnily or with a steel resolve, against other material. There's the clang of clumsiness, the squeak of..

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Tushar Joshi


Tushar JoshiMid-Day

9 seems like Tim Burton's adaptation of Terminators. Opening in a post-apocalyptic scenario, the film is a story of 9 ragged dolls fighting for their lives against an oppressive m..

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Rajeev Masand



Animation film 9, directed by Shane Acker, is a bleak apocalyptic tale in which a ragtag group of doll-like creatures appear to be the only survivors on a ruined landscape that's ..

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All Critic Reviews (5)

  • prakashreddy9


    Super Hit Movie

    prakashreddy9, 9 years ago
    Super hit movie. I loved everything about this movie.
  • rajverma67


    Super Hit Movie

    rajverma67, 9 years ago
    Super hit movie. I loved everything about this movie.
  • markpaul12


    Super Hit Movie

    markpaul12, 9 years ago
    Super hit movie. I loved everything about this movie.

All User Reviews (3)

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