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Jessica Birnie 7 months ago
District 9 is awesome on almost every level.
Eric Brainard over 2 years ago
A sci-fi faux doc that deserves to be watched. A great idea! Watch it.
Amanda Mathews 3 years ago
Watched for a class. Not sure I'd watch again.
Tony Gandía almost 5 years ago
Captivating and original, "9" needed more polish and nuance; dangerously close to cartoony
Ryan Boucher almost 5 years ago
It's not racist because they look like prawns.
D Tuck 5 years ago
Gritty and novel - a great platform for character empathy and CG eye-candy
Jonathan Evans 5 years ago
After Children of Men I was skeptical. It didn't seem believable. The ending fixed that.
Damian Campo over 5 years ago
It shows the implications and conditions of a character that suffers a physical change.
Dillan Richardson over 5 years ago
very interesting take on the alien movie genre, shows inequality in a whole different way
Kayla S almost 6 years ago
an OUTSTANDING & INNOVATIVE science fiction-social issue film
Kazi Nazrul Fattah 6 years ago
A very interesting take on aliens! Well directed and definitely worth watching.
Dominique Laurion 6 years ago
Brilliant and original sci-fi story set in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Srungeer Simha 6 years ago
too damn bizarre but an interesting concept though
J.H. Howes over 6 years ago
Really well done, Blomkamp is a new household name in sci-fi.
Agus Echagüe over 6 years ago
Best in class.
Kory Sansom over 6 years ago
Very dark film but this is Neill Blomkamp's style. Interesting plot with amazing shots!
Ted Azevedo over 6 years ago
Prawns are sort of people too.
Charlie Alcock over 6 years ago
An inventive narrative but inconsistent in tone.
Anders Klingsheim over 6 years ago
Fernando Olivas over 6 years ago
As a Mexican this movie gave me anxiety issues.
District 9 is a 2009 science fiction film directed by Neill Blomkamp, released August 13, 2009. It takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa. District 9 is based on Alive in Joburg, a short film directed by Neill Blomkamp, Sharlto Copley, Simon Hansen and Shanon Worley. The title and plot elements are influenced by the real-life District 6 in Cape Town. Copley also portrayed one of the interviewed policemen. The short film is about aliens landing in South Africa and becoming confined to a specific area and forced to work.
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