9 (Nine) parents guide

9 (Nine)

Overall C+

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.

Violence C
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use B+

Why is 9 (Nine) rated PG-13? The MPAA rated 9 (Nine) PG-13 for violence and scary images.

Run Time: 80 minutes

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9 (Nine)
Rating & Content Info

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Why is 9 (Nine) rated PG-13? 9 (Nine) is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence and scary images.

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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9 (Nine)
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, May Frighten Young Children.
Alberta PG Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children, Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes.
Quebec G Not recommended for young children.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "9 (Nine)"

Cast and Crew

9 (Nine) is directed by Shane Acker, TIm Burton and stars Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, Crispin Glover. Christopher Plummer, John C. Reilly, Tim Burton..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of 9 (Nine) movie is December 29, 2009. Here are some details…

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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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.