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... read more
Directed by: Shane Acker
Release Date: September 9, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 29, 2009
Stats: 16,015 reviews
Flixster Reviews (16,015)
December 30, 2009
Interesting take on the dark apocalyptic future world genre.
The movie is excellent. Well done. Great voice talents and amazing attention to detail by Shane Acker.
April 5, 2013
Stylish and mysterious, it is probably best to remember that 9 is set in a fantasy world and that it's not necessarily necessary that everything should be explained to the nth degree as frustrating as that may first be. I was quite happy to just get lost in it, much like a comput...
January 3, 2013
Based on the similarly themed animated short film this dark and visually stunning adventure follows a number of puppet-like creatures that seem to be all that's left with a soul in a post-apocalyptic world, where the machines dominate. The lovable main characters, that show more ...
December 22, 2012
This film does have a concept that could have worked much better in a more assured and creative hands. Now it is mostly just a wasted potential of imaginaton and takes itself way too serious.
Somewhere behind it's paper thin script and half baked ideas there lies a something tha...
September 2, 2012
the forces of intolerance are at havoc yet again, and so a hero will rise. is it the guy who thinks if you hide then mr. bad man will go away? what about the guy who thinks more muscle is the answer? or the hottie who wants to face evil all by herself cause nobody's man enuff?...
August 8, 2012fb791220692
Cold and lifeless (no pun intended), 9's worst offense isn't its mediocre visuals or underutilized cast - though it does have both - but rather, its flimsy plot that could easily have been crafted by a seven year old and its baffling lack of sophisticated dialogue or character de...
March 25, 2012
Machines. The soul beings that were created to improve our lives, betrayed us. But life is remaining in the form of 9 ragdolls, that are left to stop the remaining robots, and keep the flame of life going.
9 Takes place in an apocalyptic world where all human life is dead exce...
March 2, 2012
The animation is fantastic, however, the film did not give me a whole lot to care for. The story suffers from being a little too dark for kids but at the same time being too simple and straight-foward to adequately engage adults. The character's also lack development, which tak...
January 19, 2012
I don't see why people hate on this film. I thought the film was a dark, surreal thriller more than anything else. Keep in mind, it's so dark that it's not PG. You must have a strong heart to endure the thematic elements such as loneliness, long stretches without talking, and ver...
December 14, 2011fb1672039553
The original short film should have been left alone. A simple concept was stretched thin and added nothing that was worth the effort or your time.
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