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District 9 (2009)  link to District 9 on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 386

cover District 9

IMDb Rating:
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8.0/10 (540510 votes)

Country: South Africa, 1h 52min

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi

Director(s): Neill Blomkamp

Cast: Sharlto Copley (as Wikus Van De Merwe), Jason Cope (as Grey Bradnam - UKNR Chief Correspondent / Christopher Johnson), Nathalie Boltt (as Sarah Livingstone - Sociologist), John Sumner (as Les Feldman - MIL Engineer), William Allen Young (as Dirk Michaels)

Medium: Bluray,

Storyline: In 1982, a massive star ship bearing a bedraggled alien population, nicknamed "The Prawns," appeared over Johannesburg, South Africa. Twenty-eight years later, the initial welcome by the human population has faded. The refugee camp where the aliens were located has deteriorated into a militarized ghetto called District 9, where they are confined and exploited in squalor. In 2010, the munitions corporation, Multi-National United, is contracted to forcibly evict the population with operative Wikus van der Merwe in charge. In this operation, Wikus is exposed to a strange alien chemical and must rely on the help of his only two new 'Prawn' friends.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1