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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Pamela Pettler
Elijah Wood
John C Reilly
Jennifer Connelly
Crispin Glover
Christopher Plummer
Martin Landau
Directors
Shane Acker
Screenwriters
Shane Acker
Running Time
79 minutes

9
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Plot
In a post-apocalyptic future, sackcloth doll 9 (Elijah Wood) wakes up to find more of his kind struggling for survival against terrifying machines. When 2 (Martin Landau) is abducted, 9 rallies his cohorts for one last chance to save humanity...


Verdict
The apocalyptic 9 offers innovative images of a broken Earth inhabited by woven warriors battling machines. But it’s more style than substance — this mechanical tale needs a human touch.


Reviewed by Tony Horkins

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