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9 (Nine)

Released

Sep 09, 2009

Latest Home Video

Dec 29, 2009

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Shane Acker, TIm Burton

Cast

Elijah Wood
Jennifer Connelly
Crispin Glover. Christopher Plummer
John C. Reilly
Tim Burton.

Studio

2009 Focus Features / Universal

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Synopsis

Endowed with life as the last hope of a dying scientist, 9 (voice of Elijah Wood) sets out into the waste of what was once the human world. There he discovers 8 other creatures like himself who are battling an army of machines that wiped out mankind.

Content Details

Why Is 9 (Nine) Rated PG-13?

9 (Nine) is rated PG-13 for violence and scary images.

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Portrayals of the aftermath of war, death and bombed buildings are central to this film. There are also depictions of corpses, including a dead mother and child. Machines in dog and bird-like forms hunt down and shoot at the characters in this story. One character is captured and carried off by a robot. Others are killed or injured. An individual unknowingly plays with a bullet. A bomb releases a deadly gas across the city that kills the populace. Characters have their eyes burned out. A magnet causes a mind-altering experience for one of the dolls. Buildings are engulfed in flames. Massive explosions cause the destruction of homes and factories. Characters participate in a funeral and are subjected to repeated moments of peril.

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Along with live action films, many of the actors in this movie also work in animated productions. In Up, Christopher Plummer lends his voice to an adventure explorer. Elijah Wood can be heard as a penguin named Mumble in the environmentally minded movie Happy Feet.

Tim Burton, who is one of the producers of this movie, has been involved in other animations, like The Corpse Bride and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Another scientist creates creatures he hopes will help the future in I, Robot. And a mechanical devise with a personality is left to clean up the mess left by humans in the Pixar film Wall-E.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Violence, May Frighten Young Children.
AB PG Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.
MB PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Violence, Frightening Scenes.
ON PG Frightening Scenes.
QC G Not recommended for young children.
NB
NS
NL
PE
PG

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of 9 (Nine)...

Release Date: 29 December 2009

9 on DVD is presented in widescreen, with audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French and Spanish). Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish. Special features include:

- Commentary with Writer/Director Shane Acker, Animation Director Joe Ksander, Head of Story Ryan O’Loughlin and Editor Nick Kenway.

- Featurettes: 9 - The Long and the Short of It, The Look of 9, Acting Out and 9 - The Original Short.

- Deleted Scenes

9 on Blu-ray is presented in widescreen, with audio tracks in DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English) and DTS 5.1 (French and Spanish). Subtitles are available in English, French and Spanish. Bonus extras include:

- Commentary with Writer/Director Shane Acker, Animation Director Joe Ksander, Head of Story Ryan O’Loughlin and Editor Nick Kenway.

- Featurettes: On Tour with Shane Acker, 9 - The Long and the Short of It, The Look of 9, Acting Out and 9 - The Original Short.

- Deleted Scenes

- My Scenes

- U Control - Picture in Picture

- Blu-ray features: Pocket Blue App, BD Live and D-BOX

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