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District 9

135 Ratings: 3.6
A 2009 science fiction / action film directed by Neill Blomkamp.

      A provocative science fiction drama,District 9 boasts an original story that gets a little lost in blow-'em-up mayhem. Set in Johannesburg, South Africa, District 9 begins as a mock documentary about the … see full wiki

Director: Neill Blomkamp
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Release Date: August 14, 2009
MPAA Rating: R
31 reviews about District 9
Quick Tip by . February 22, 2010
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totally not a sci fi person, but this wound up better than I thought it would when it started.
Quick Tip by . January 18, 2010
It's a case of humans are 'alienised' while aliens becoming more human-like! I like the movie more than I can to admit :-)
review by . December 22, 2009
 The start of this film really presented somewhat of a unique challenge for first time feature film director, Neill Blomkamp as it adopted a realistic documentary story telling style for the majority of this bizarre Sci-Fi picture. This was a unique style and for the entire time that was maintained I found myself being utterly enthralled by the whole ordeal. Something went wrong however, and in the last 45 minutes or so, Blomkamp abandoned that cinematographic method for a generic action sequence …
review by . August 20, 2009
For starters, I'm reviewing a movie I've not seen.  However, my "encounter" with the trailer left me with this brief, yet interesting take...  Let's see, where to begin...      So, this is another quick run-off movie about aliens who've crashed to Earth.  Through some intervention, a town...dubbed District 9...has been cordoned off and alloted for these aliens.  The aliens look like shrimp transformers..hence my headline.      …
Quick Tip by . August 24, 2009
Some really interesting thoughts provoked at the start — but devolves into a bit of a mess by the end
Quick Tip by . August 20, 2009
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District 9 is an all around solid movie grounded in good acting & storytelling. Different from any Alien movie out there to date. See it!
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