District 9: with Spanish Subtitles

R| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
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 master their advanced technology. When a company field agent (Sharlto Copley) contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.

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Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: Array

District 9: with Spanish Subtitles (2009)

Release Date: August 14th, 2009|1 hr. 51 min.

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  • This baby has the stuff to end the movie summer on a note of dazzle and distinction. show more

  • There's a wonderfully sly, farcical verve to these early moments, but it dissipates when the script, with its strains of "E.T." and "The Fly," moves into high sci-fi gear. show more

  • There is a lot of shield-your-eyes ickiness in District 9, a lot of violence and gore. What there is not a lot of, however, is humanity - even in the film's depiction of the inhumanity humans are capable of. show more

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  • February 25, 2013 dm00000000134039
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    Terrible. Completely overrated. Basically said humanity is incapable of empathy unless you become what you fear. No representation of an opposing opinion, makes every human being look shallow. \"If they were from another country, we\'d understand. But they\'re from another planet, so no.\" Direct quote.

  • August 29, 2011 hh00000000100932
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    Terrible movie!

  • January 20, 2011 Dixie Bean
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    Wow! Where to start? A thinly veiled political statement: "20+ years after aparteid it just isn't working. No matter how we try they can't take care of themselves". Substitute indigenous peoples for the "Prawns" and there you have it. Another "I can't believe someone actually paid to make this" trash bin classic. Hated it.

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