Movie Reviewsno image

Published on September 9th, 2009 | by simeon



By Amara
Excited to see what would come of a post apocalyptic animated film I entered “9” with high hopes yet murky expectations.

When a curious, small burlap toy/robot, marked only with the number 9 on its back, comes to life he discovers the haunting remains of human civilization. Curiously venturing out of the lab he was born in, 9 encounters a number of other creatures numbered 1 through 8. Our protagonist then leads this ragtag band of burlap creatures out into a battle against the remaining destructive forces that brought down mankind.
The cast is well chosen from Elijah Wood as the voice of heroic 9 to Christopher Plummer as the cautious creature 1. Martin Landau, Crispin Glover, and Jennifer Connelly provide some of the other notable voices in the film.

“9” explores the varied, and often destructive, nature of mankind through the lens of small almost defenseless creatures. It is a heartfelt film with characterization that is so exquisite it would be easy to overlook the graphic destruction explicitly illustrated throughout the film.

The movie is magnificently well illustrated and boldly tackles themes often overlooked by American animated films. The story does display the magic of childhood exploration ala “the Last Mimzy” yet it is a far darker film. Blatantly addressing mature themes like death and war, “9” is likely to appear offensive to traditional American animated film fans. Adding to these adult themes are frightening visual elements from monsters, one of which is a robotic snake-spider with the face of a baby doll, to eerie depictions of dead humans caught in the crossfire of misused technology.

An excellent mature film with a number of interesting and impassioned ideas,” 9” is an impressive tale, yet the adult themes and striking visuals are most suitable for mature audiences.

About the Author

Comments are closed.

Back to Top ↑
  • The Vore

  • PR Newswire

  • ——————- is the professional writing service that is always ready to help you with writing
    Term Paper Easy is the most professional and reliable custom research paper company is a number one essay writing company. Come visit and see for yourself.
  • Entertainment Earth
  • If you want to play something fresh and innovative, we recommend that you check out the best slingo casino sites recommended by CasinoPilot.
    Start your casino journey by signing up at a new no deposit casino listed on NewCasinoUK and enjoy the latest casino games.
    Looking for a fully licensed UK online casino? Make sure you take a look at for honest and unbiased reviews.

    Take a look at the Best Casino Sites in the UK here

    White Hat Gaming is one of the leading casino software companies on the internet and listed all the current live brands.
  • Purearts

    See this and many other Movie, game, and pop culture collectibles here.

    When time is up order urgent movie review essay writing because you will find it fast.
  • ———————

    Looking for the best blackjack games for Arab players? Check out for the top casinos to play Blackjack

    Find a variety of the most popular casino games, sports betting, and online slot games in Kuwait.

    Play and earn real money online at

    Looking for online casinos in Qatar? Visit for a wide variety of gambling sites available in Qatar.

    The best tips and resources on online casinos in the Philippines are found in

    Looking for an online casino? Click here for a list of all UK casino sites.

    If you're looking for a low deposit casino, click here to see a list.

    Latest US betting info available at find bonuses and betting picks.

    Find all the best UK Casino info on – Casino Bonuses & Free Spins available.
  • Recent Posts

  • Categories

  • Archives