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Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth. Not to conquer or give aid, but to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens' welfare but will do anything to ma
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 2009-08-05
Runtime 112 minutes
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katie_wilson_6055 shared a tip "I love this movie, but it's so disturbing. The mindless cruelty against the aliens is hard to watch."
amy_santi shared a tip "One Of Those Unique Movies"
regina1026 shared a tip "An interesting futuristic look at how we treat refugees. Thought provoking."
jamie_malos shared a tip "Obvious analogies but very well done in the guise of sci-fi."
andrew_5280 shared a tip "So much going on in this. It’s way more than sci-fi. It’s begging for a sequel."
jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "This movie is a lot of fun to watch, didn't know what to expect!"
dorian_adams shared a tip "My favorite alien movie."
jrm shared a tip "9/10. Academy Award nominee for Best Picture. One of a kind foreign film."
freemon_jackson shared a tip "Masterpiece"
emily_heisler shared a tip "One of the best Sci fi. An original."
kevin_brown_2328 shared a tip "Clever creature feature"
Incenta shared a tip "I really enjoyed this!!!"
erryn_rivers shared a tip "I really liked the ending with the flower it was a good way to end it I think."
alana_9695 shared a tip "It's amazing how often science fiction uses aliens for social commentary. This one did it well."
joseph_lhommedieu shared a tip "Sick movie"
yvan_menard shared a tip "A lil too real."
sariblibli_guh shared a tip "It will break your heart beautifully and with an action packed punch"
jacqui_momplaisir shared a tip "Good but disturbed me a bit"
matthew_758 shared a tip "Amazing movie! Fun, slightly gross, losts of action!"
michael_lindsey_7616 shared a tip "Me too. Soo many favorite parts. Totally underrated movie. His relationship with his wife is amazing, especially at the end. ❤"
brad_cairns shared a tip "Did not think I would like this movie from the previews. Great movie. Strong message."
mohsin_khan shared a tip "Good alien movie"
mohsin_khan shared a tip "The way the movie is shot like a documentary and the weapon system"
casey_linnell shared a tip "An excellent look at racial stereotyping from a xenobiological standpoint."
james_hackbarth shared a tip "Political undertones to make you think about how you treat others."
trevor_josephs shared a tip "A sci-fi movie with soul."
_9050 shared a tip "Very vulgar language not suitable for some viewers other than that great movie"
kevin_marley shared a tip "Great alien film and social commentary"
scyonlw shared a tip "One of my favorite movies ever. I suggest this to anyone into sci-fi and action. I am seriously in love."
marissa_paulenko shared a tip "Not that I can think of at the top of my head."
kitia_reynolds shared a tip "Sharlto Copley is fantastic"
kristine_kindice_1939 shared a tip "The deeper message is about prejudice, but from a purely entertainment perspective, this movie is a ride you won't want to miss!"