House of 9 is a 2005 thriller film directed by Steven R. Monroe and starring Dennis Hopper. The film was first released in France at the Cannes Film Festival on 20 May 2004, followed by a limited release in the United States.
The film commences when nine unconnected strangers realize that they are locked inside a deserted house. As they begin to wonder why they are there, The Watcher (voiced by Jim Carter) who's viewing everything on surveillance cameras hidden throughout, tells the house guests through an intercom that they've been brought there to play a game of survival for The Watcher's entertainment. The last person left alive after this game will receive an award of 5 million dollars.
Each of the nine people captive in the house try different methods of getting out but all attempts are doomed to fail. When they see no way of escape, the house soon turns into a killing fest, until the final survivor remains; unaware of the twist in store for them.
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